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Monthly Archives: June 2012

‘Human beings make mistakes’ shock UEFA confession

The introduction of goal-line technology appears all but inevitable after Fifa’s president, Sepp Blatter, said it is “a necessity” in the wake of Ukraine being denied an equaliser in the 1-0 defeat to England. Blatter, who hopes to convince the game’s rule-makers – the International Football Association Board – to give technology the green light, posted on Twitter: “After last night’s match … Continue reading

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Street League – winners

On June 19th Street League was named winner of the Beyond Sport UK Impact Award. Beyond Sport is the global organisation which promotes, develops and supports the use of sport to create positive social change across the world. Street League uses football and career coaching to build confidence and change the lives of some of the most disadvantaged young people in … Continue reading

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Heavy metal irritates Euro 2012 shirt-wearers

BEUC, Europe’s consumer watchdog have discovered that official team strips of Poland, Spain, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Italy, France, Holland and Portugal, all produced by adidas, Nike and Puma, contained “worrying” levels of toxic chemicals and heavy metals designed to prevent sweat odour. Full story here. Better to stick to a 100% natural, cashmere scarf, eh?

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