Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
FIFA Won't Pursue Sanctions Against Taylor
Reuters, March 20th, 2008 5:45PM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

FIFA will not to seek any further sanctions against Birmingham City defender Martin Taylor over his tackle that left Arsenal striker Eduardo da Silva with a broken leg and out of the European Championship. FIFA spokesman Andreas Herren said a FIFA news statement that FIFA would discuss the Taylor case with the English FA was "imprecise."

"There will be a meeting next month with the FA," said Herren, "but it will be an exchange of views on disciplinary matters in general.
 It will not be related to the Taylor case per se because that has now been dealt with. The FA have pointed out to us the considerations they took in determining his sanction and the case is not going to be pursued by FIFA. Both sides felt however that a general discussion would be beneficial, and we hope the meeting can help us get a broader picture of the issues involved."

President Sepp Blatter said FIFA was aiming to crack down on tackles that caused serious injuries.  "We are considering a number of options," Blatter said. "But one we could consider is if a player is out injured for nine months, then the player who has caused him that injury also cannot play again until his victim has recovered."

Read the original story...



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
World Cup Boosts German Beer Sales    
The World Cup is credited for boosting German beer sales by 4.4 percent in the year's ...
Glazers Selling selling 8 million Man United    
The Glazer family will make around $150 million by selling 8 million shares of its stake ...
Former Palestine Midfielder Killed in Bombing    
Former Palestinian national team player Ahed Zaqout has been killed by an Israeli bomb that hit ...
Neymar Aims to Be Fit for Barcelona Opener    
Brazilian star, Neymar, who fractured a bone in his back following a challenge from Colombia's Juan ...
Mourinho: Lukaku Lacked Motivation    
Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho, after his club sold 21-year-old Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku to Everton for ...
Former Zambia Boss Takes Ivory Coast's Helm    
Frenchman Herve Renard has been appointed coach of Ivory Coast, replacing Sabri Lamouchi, who left after ...
Steven Gerrard: 'Every Person Slips'    
Steven Gerrard says the slip that arguably ended Liverpool's title hopes and England being knocked out ...
La Liga Champ Eying Chicharito    
Mexican striker Javier Hernandez, who started just six Premier League games for Manchester United last season ...
No Charges for Moyes Over Bar Incident    
Former Manchester United coach David Moyes is in the clear after he was investigated over an ...
West Ham Acquires Ecuador World Cup Striker    
West Ham has finalized a $20 million transfer of Ecuador striker Enner Valencia from Mexican club ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives