Posts Tagged ‘FIFA’

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Padania – Alternative World Champions

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We doubt many have heard of the VIVA World Cup, but if you have then you’ll also know that Northern Italy, Padania, have dominated the tournament since its inception. Frazer Lloyd-Davies tells us about what exactly the VIVA World Cup is, and how Padania’s dominance might be just another example of size and wealth overcoming all else.

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FIFA feigning interest in technology

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The debate over introducing video technology into football is one of the game’s more long standing issues, and James Dixon looks at the reasons for FIFA failing to make what seems like an obvious and straight forward change.

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The View From Southeast Asia

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The magic of the World Cup captivates the entire globe, even those not directly involved, as Neil Sherwin found out on a recent trip to Indonesia. Walking down the streets of Bali, one of the 6,000 or so inhabited Indonesian islands, you would be forgiven for thinking that the locals were gearing up to follow their […]

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“Have, have, need, have, need…..”

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Sticker books have been around for what seems like an eternity and, like everything else, have moved with the times with FIFA and Panini launching an online version of the popular pastime. I completed my one and only Premier League sticker book as a nine year old back in 1994 after months of haggling and […]