world soccer 19.9.2017 08:40 pm

FIFA bans Caribbean FA chief for six years

FIFA suspended Caribbean Football Union president Gordon Derrick from the sport for six years on Tuesday after he was found guilty of several ethics violations.

Derrick becomes the latest in a long line of football executives sanctioned by FIFA's ethics committee, which has thrown dozens of people out of the sport over graft.

FIFA bans Caribbean FA chief for six years
FIFA bans Caribbean FA chief for six years

FIFA bans Caribbean FA chief for six years

FIFA suspended Caribbean Football Union president Gordon Derrick from the sport for six years on Tuesday after he was found guilty of several ethics violations.

Koeman banks on Everton home comforts
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Koeman banks on Everton home comforts

Everton manager Ronald Koeman is hoping a run of four home games starting with Wednesday’s League Cup tie against Sunderland will help his side arrest an alarming run of defeats.
Szczesny replaces Buffon as Juventus look for perfect five in Serie A
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Szczesny replaces Buffon as Juventus look for perfect five in Serie A

Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will replace skipper Gianluigi Buffon as champions Juventus look to make it five Serie A wins out of five against Fiorentina on Wednesday.
Rio Ferdinand launches boxing career
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Rio Ferdinand launches boxing career

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand said Tuesday he is launching a new career as a professional boxer two years after retiring from football as a way of channelling his anger.
PSG win again but tensions simmer between Neymar, Cavani
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PSG win again but tensions simmer between Neymar, Cavani

Paris Saint-Germain kept their perfect start to the season going on Sunday, but the 2-0 win over Lyon also laid bare certain tensions in their all-star front line.
Cologne change mind over controversial Dortmund goal protest
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Cologne change mind over controversial Dortmund goal protest

Cologne have made a U-turn on plans to lodge an official protest to the German Football Association (DFB) about a controversial goal in their 5-0 drubbing at Borussia Dortmund, the club said on Tuesday.
Bayern’s Neuer out until January after foot operation
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Bayern’s Neuer out until January after foot operation

Bayern Munich have confirmed their Germany goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer will be out until January having undergone another operation on Tuesday after again fracturing his left foot.
Bernabeu boos can make Bale better – Zidane
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Bernabeu boos can make Bale better – Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes the harsh treatment meted out to Gareth Bale by his own fans at the Santiago Bernabeu can push the Welshman to greater heights.
Man Utd fans urged to drop ‘racist’ Lukaku chant
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Man Utd fans urged to drop ‘racist’ Lukaku chant

British anti-discrimination group Kick It Out on Tuesday called on Manchester United fans to stop a “racist” chant about striker Romelu Lukaku.
Ox was right to pick Liverpool, says Klopp
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Ox was right to pick Liverpool, says Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reassured Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain that he has not made a mistake in swapping the Emirates for Anfield despite a lack of game time.
Barca shorten Dembele recovery time after operation
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Barca shorten Dembele recovery time after operation

Barcelona hope record signing Ousmane Dembele could be back in action in three and a half months after successful surgery on a torn hamstring in Helsinki on Tuesday.
Golbang — the Twitter generation’s ‘beautiful game’
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Golbang — the Twitter generation’s ‘beautiful game’

Golbang, a new three-a-side format of the beautiful game, hopes to fill the same role as Twenty20 and sevens in cricket and rugby, its creator Bruno Schwobthaler told AFP.
Man Utd’s Herrera says pressure on big-spending City
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Man Utd’s Herrera says pressure on big-spending City

Manchester United’s Ander Herrera says “favourites” Manchester City face intense pressure to win the Premier League after their summer spending spree and trophyless campaign last season.
Jedinak back for Australia’s World Cup play-off
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Jedinak back for Australia’s World Cup play-off

Australia received a boost on Tuesday with captain Mile Jedinak named in an extended squad for their crunch World Cup play-off against Syria after he missed their final qualifiers through injury.
Ronaldo back for Real Madrid, Deulofeu in for Dembele
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Ronaldo back for Real Madrid, Deulofeu in for Dembele

Barcelona begin a four-month stretch without injured club record signing Ousmane Dembele, but will be expected to sweep aside Eibar to continue their 100 percent start to La Liga on Tuesday.
Everton and Sunderland to raise money for Lowery Foundation
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Everton and Sunderland to raise money for Lowery Foundation

Everton and Sunderland, the two football clubs most associated with the late Bradley Lowery who became one of the iconic faces of last season’s Premier League campaign, are to raise money for the foundation named after him on Wednesday.
Liverpool’s Ox set for first start in League Cup
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Liverpool’s Ox set for first start in League Cup

Liverpool take on Leicester City in the pick of the English League Cup ties this week as manager Jurgen Klopp seeks to eradicate the frustrating defensive blunders dogging his team.
Resurgent Schalke pose threat to Ancelotti’s Bayern
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Resurgent Schalke pose threat to Ancelotti’s Bayern

Following their best start to a Bundesliga season in six years, resurgent Schalke are relishing Tuesday’s home clash with Bayern Munich, whose coach Carlo Ancelotti has faced criticism from one of his former mentors.
Cologne set to protest over controversial VAR goal
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Cologne set to protest over controversial VAR goal

Cologne say they plan to protest to the German Football Association (DFB) on Monday over a controversial goal which has raised debate over the video assistant referee (VAR) in Germany’s top flight.
Stuttgart’s Gentner ‘on way to recovery’ after horror injury
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Stuttgart’s Gentner ‘on way to recovery’ after horror injury

Stuttgart’s badly injured captain Christian Gentner is “on his way to recovery” after a horror collision saw him swallow his tongue and left him with multiple facial fractures, his club said.
Wolfsburg fire Jonker, hire Schmidt
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Wolfsburg fire Jonker, hire Schmidt

Andries Jonker became the first Bundesliga head coach to be sacked this season when Wolfsburg replaced him with ex-Mainz boss Martin Schmidt on Monday.
PSG’s Kurzawa victim of video blackmail plot
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PSG’s Kurzawa victim of video blackmail plot

Paris Saint-Germain left-back Layvin Kurzawa was the victim of a 200,000-euro ($239,000) blackmail plot involving a video of the France international mocking national coach Didier Deschamps, judicial sources revealed on Monday.
Wayne Rooney hit by two-year driving ban after guilty plea
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Wayne Rooney hit by two-year driving ban after guilty plea

Former England captain Wayne Rooney was Monday banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid community work after pleading guilty to drink-driving.
Goal-hungry Man City can still improve, warns Pep
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Goal-hungry Man City can still improve, warns Pep

Pep Guardiola says his free-scoring Manchester City side can still improve — in a chilling message to Premier League rivals — but is refusing to get carried away by their electrifying early-season form.
Football: ‘Overweight’ Tevez symbol of Chinese largesse
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Football: ‘Overweight’ Tevez symbol of Chinese largesse

When Carlos Tevez emerged in airport arrivals in Shanghai he had a bunch of flowers thrust into his hands and his signing was heralded as a coup for Chinese football.
Five things we learned in Serie A
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Five things we learned in Serie A

Paulo Dybala and Dries Mertens scored hat-tricks as Juventus and Napoli bounced back from Champions League flops to stay perfect in Serie A and join Inter Milan with four wins from four in Italy.

results

Arrows 4-1 AmaZulu
P Stars 0-0 Chippa Utd
Chiefs 1-1 Wits
Baroka 1-0 FS Stars

fixtures

P City vs FS Stars
SuperSport Utd vs Chippa Utd
Pirates vs CT City
Maritzburg Utd vs Chiefs

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Golden Arrows 4 8
2 Maritzburg United 4 8
3 Baroka FC 4 8
4 Orlando Pirates 4 8
5 Mamelodi Sundowns 3 6
6 Cape Town City 3 6
7 SuperSport United 3 6
8 Kaizer Chiefs 4 5
9 Bloem Celtic 3 5
10 Ajax Cape Town 4 4
11 Chippa United 4 4
12 Polokwane City 4 4
13 AmaZulu 4 4
14 Bidvest Wits 4 2
15 Free State Stars 4 1
16 Platinum Stars 4 1

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