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  • Celeb-backed Infantino offers FIFA plan of finance and fudge

    Part of Sportingintelligence’s guide to the 2016 FIFA presidential election: HOME PAGE here . By James Corbett at Wembley 1 February 2016 FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino today unveiled a 90-day action plan for his first three months in office if he wins the election scheduled for later this month, 26 February. Appearing at a […]


    Part of Sportingintelligence’s guide to the 2016 FIFA presidential election: HOME PAGE here . How the manifesto promises compare NB: an earlier version of manifesto comparisons is here; before all candidates were confirmed . By Bonita Mersiades 1 February 2016 With less than four weeks to go until Election Day, all candidates have now issued or updated […]

  • IAAF, Adidas, doping and internal contradictions of WADA report

          By Ross Tucker  (left, professor, Uni of the Free State, South Africa)  & Roger Pielke Jnr (right, professor, University of Colorado-Boulder) 25 January 2016 . The big news in global track and field today is that Adidas will end their sponsorship of the world governing body, the IAAF, four years early, according to a story broken […]

  • Arsenal face test of title credentials against bogey team Chelsea

    By Brian Sears  22 January 2016 Arsenal enter the weekend at the top of the Premier League table but here comes an acid test of their title credentials, a game against Chelsea. The Gunners’ recent record against Chelsea has been poor. Worse than poor. Awful. Wretched. Lousy. Miserable. Paltry. Or shocking, hopeless, inadequate, tortured (if you want to […]


    Part of Sportingintelligence’s guide to the 2016 FIFA presidential election: HOME PAGE here. . Will the real Prince Ali please stand up? By James Corbett 15 January 2016 When I caught up with Prince Ali Bin Hussein at the launch of his 2016 FIFA presidential manifesto in London last week, it was a day short of […]

  • Leicester buck trend in season of Premier League home discomfort

    By Brian Sears  15 January 2016 Many fans in the Premier League this season have had to come to terms with their teams finding it harder to gain points on home soil. The statistics show home wins are running at an all-time low, or 39 per cent of matches to be precise. The lowest home win percentage in any completed […]

  • Why Messi’s 2015 Ballon d’Or is a fait accompli

    By Joel Oberstone 11 January 2016 We are terribly spoiled, having the two greatest footballers of the modern era playing at the same time in the same league. As fans this allows us to marvel at the immense talents of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the only two genuine contenders to Pele and Maradona for […]

  • Prince Ali says FIFA faces ‘catastrophe’ without true reform

    Part of Sportingintelligence’s guide to the 2016 FIFA presidential election: HOME PAGE here . By James Corbett 5 January 2016 FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Hussein has warned the organisation faces ‘catastrophe’ if FIFA’s congress makes the wrong decision when meeting to elect a new president next month. Speaking at the launch of his manifesto, an updated […]

  • Burton pip Arsenal to be best in English league football in 2015

    By Brian Sears  31 December 2015 Of all the teams who spent any time in the four main divisions of English football in 2015, Burton, Arsenal and Middlesbrough were the standout performers in the calendar year. Those three clubs were the only three who amassed more than two points per game in the year, with Burton top […]

  • American broadcast giant invites FIFA candidates to live TV debate

    By James Corbett 29 December 2015 Major broadcaster ESPN is taking steps to organise a live televised debate between the five candidates still in the running to become the most powerful man in world football, Sportingintelligence can reveal. The US giant has proposed a date of 29 January 2016 and a location of London for the […]

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