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REFEREES should be given the green light to explain their decisions after games, according to Arsene Wenger. The former Arsenal boss, who is now Fifa’s head of global football development, suggested the change would bring clarity and openness to controversial calls during matches. Wenger believes one of the biggest issues for fans is not always knowing why decisions which affected their team were reached. And giving refs the option to address those criticisms would make a positive change, the Frenchman believes. Wenger often criticised Prem match officials during his 22-year spell in charge of the Gunners and in 2017 labelled…

As the Brazilian star dates his niece, Hulk’s ex-wife accuses him of making her “dying inside.” After he left her with their three children before marrying her niece, Hulk’s ex-wife has accused the Brazilian athlete and his new spouse of metaphorically “cutting her skin like a knife.” After he left her to pursue a relationship with her niece, Hulk’s ex-wife claims she ‘died inside.’ After the Atletico Mineiro attacker and his new girlfriend Camila Angelo announced they were expecting their first child, Iran Angelo began an attack on them. It comes after Hulk’s 12-year association with Iran came to an…

Hooligans swarm the ground and throw flares at each other, forcing the Slovakia derby to be called off. After only 15 minutes, the Slovak Super Liga derby match between bitter rivals Spartak Trnava and Slovan Bratislava had to be called off due to hooligan violence on the pitch. After hooligans invaded the ground and tossed flares at each other, a Slovakian football match was called off after only 15 minutes. Shortly after kick-off, the Slovak Super Liga rivalry between bitter rivals Spartak Trnava and Slovan Bratislava was called off due to racial tensions in the seats spilling onto the pitch.…

FIFA wants $1 billion every four years from EA in order to keep the video game name. The disagreement between FIFA and Electronic Arts (EA) about whether the popular football video game franchise can maintain “FIFA” in its name is still ongoing, according to a recent report, and it appears to be over money. According to the New York Times, FIFA is demanding more than double of EA’s previous payment. That means FIFA wants more than $1 billion for every four eyes in order for EA’s video game series to keep the word “FIFA” in its name. Every four years,…

FIFA 22 could be the final installment in the series, with football executives demanding a $2 billion premium for the rights to the name. As license renewal talks between FIFA and EA heat up, FIFA 22 could herald the end of an era. Last week, EA revealed that it is “considering” rebranding the FIFA franchise. The news came as the publisher’s 10-year licensing agreement came to an end. It’s set to expire after the World Cup in Qatar next year, and FIFA is reportedly raising the price. Negotiations have been ongoing for the past two years, according to the New…

JEREMY CROSS: Hungary fans clashed with police and booed England players for taking a knee at Wembley on Tuesday – with one supporter being arrested for a racially aggravated public order offence Gianni Infantino has a degree in law – so how come he remains blind to the atrocities Hungarian supporters are inflicting on the beautiful game? And while we’re at it, why has no-one inside FIFA briefed their own president on the well-worn phrase ‘the punishment doesn’t fit the crime.” Following the Euros this summer, UEFA ordered Hungary to play two games behind closed doors following the homophobic and…

Hungarian Ultras battled with riot police, booed players taking the knee and subjected a steward to racist abuse to overshadow there nation’s 1-1 draw with England at Wembley on Tuesday night FIFA have condemned the thugs who clashed with police to overshadow England’s 1-1 draw with Hungary at Wembley. Hungarian Ultras battled with riot police in the stands and on the concourse minutes after Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier kicked off. Around 1,000 travelling fans also booed both teams taking the knee, while one steward was subjected to racist abuse. The Metropolitan Police made just one arrest and described what happened…

THIS is the shocking moment Hungarian football thugs attacked cops at Wembley on Tuesday. Police made six arrests as crowd trouble marred England’s World Cup qualifying draw – including one for voyeurism. Officers were attacked after going into the crowd to take care of a Hungarian accused of racially abusing a steward. A video clip emerged showing hooligans waded in on the police and forcing cops backwards before having to use batons in an attempt to regain control. Riot police eventually calmed the situation having been forced back under the stands, where around 1,000 visiting fans were in place. The…

The company is considering renaming the world’s best selling sports videogame series. Fans took to Twitter to speculate what ‘FIFA’ could be replaced with in future, including “Rebound Simulator 23” EA Sports could rename its blockbuster football gaming series after twenty-seven years of FIFA, the company revealed today. The newly-released FIFA 22 could be the last to bear the name of the International Federation of Association Football, which featured in the title of the best-selling football franchise since 1993. The general manager of the EA Sports Group, which develops FIFA, announced the company was thinking of the move as it…

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