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  1. Is it time for UEFA to take the Nuclear Option and split from FIFA? By Simon Evans

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    Let’s cut to the chase with this FIFA nonsense. Department of Justice indictments here, Swiss federal investigations there, the corrupted or corruptible soccer leaders from around the world are still going to vote for Sepp Blatter as president.

    British newspapers headlines can scream for Blatter to go – FIFA congress delegates will vote for him to stay.

    The FBI can round-up the latest generation of bribe-takers in the Caribbean and the Americas – that region’s representatives will still back Blatter.

    As Nascimento Lopes of the Guinea-Bissau federation told a gathering of African officials on Thursday: “It is a state conspiracy. People are always trying…

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  2. Dick Advocaat walks away from Sunderland

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    Dick Advocaat has rejected the opportunity to become permanent head coach at Sunderland. The Black Cats confirmed on Wednesday evening that the 67-year-old, who was drafted in in March for just nine games in which he was able to secure … Continue reading