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Maitre Carrard and the FIFA scandal involving not so few rogues 
Former IOC director general Francois Carrard's comments about American soccer -- "an ethnic sport for girls in schools" -- exposed ...
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Maitre Carrard and the FIFA scandal involving not so few rogues
by Paul Kennedy on Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 10:02 PM EDT
Former IOC director general Francois Carrard's comments about American soccer -- "an ethnic sport for girls in schools" -- exposed his ignorance and forced FIFA to distance itself from the remarks, suggesting via a spokeswoman on Thursday that they were his "personal views" and "do not reflect the views or position of FIFA."

  
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Mexico calls up Torres for Olympic qualifying camp 
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Maitre Carrard and the FIFA scandal involving not so few rogues
Former IOC director general Francois Carrard's comments about American soccer -- "an ethnic sport for girls in schools" -- exposed ...
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It's time for FIFA to move out of the Alps
It has occurred to me at regular intervals during the past decades that one of the problems that entangle FIFA is this: its location. Switzerland. Is that a good place to be for an organization in charge of a sport that can lay claim to being the most global activity that the world has ever known?

"I wasn't worried -- if it was going on for three, four or five games more, then maybe so. But it's early days and I knew when the chances came I would take them."

-- Wayne Rooney, who broke a 10-game scoring drought with a hat trick in Manchester United's 4-0 UEFA Champions League win over Club Brugge. (Guardian)

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