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Video refereeing in football is long overdue

Football will join cricket and rugby in using video replays in decisions in 2018

Eddie Jones’ England go ten games unbeaten with win against South Africa

England’s first win against South Africa in ten years further demonstrated the profound improvements facilitated by Eddie Jones in the past year

Political Football

In the wake of the debate over whether international footballers should display a poppy on their kit, maybe it is time to realise that, contrary to the well-worn adage, sport and politics should, and do, mix regularly

Are FIFA right to ban the Home Nations from wearing the Poppy?

FIFA have banned England and Scotland from wearing the poppy in a 2018 World Cup Qualifier this Armistice Day, but both teams are planning to ignore it

FIFA scraps anti-racism taskforce

Fifa has attracted widespread criticism for abolishing taskforce which aimed to eradicate racism within football

FIFA chaos as the world cries out for change

With Platini, Blatter and leading football chiefs embroiled in a web of problems, it is time for change

Walking in a Winter World Cup Land

Harry Newton discusses the problems with a winter World Cup in Qatar

Interview: Mike Catt

England’s 2003 World Cup winning legend, and current attacking coach, Mike Catt spoke to The Mancunion’s Liam Kelly.

Watch out! Fifa fail ethically yet again

The latest corruption scandal involving Fifa shows how endemic a problem it is.