The most likely Fixed Champions League matches played in England over the last 3/4 years

The announcement today from Europol that a Champions League tie played in England over the last 3 to 4 years was fixed has had football fans wondering just which encounter it could possibly have been. European police did not reveal which Champions League match it was due to “ongoing judicial proceedings.” But, Rob Wainwright, director of […]

Video of the first confirmed fixed football match: Argentina v Bolivia (U20) in 2010

World football has been rocked today with the Europol announcement that over 680 matches in the past five years have been fixed or attempts made to manipulate them by a Singapore-based network. Operation Veto has established that high profile matches were fixed at the “World Cup and European Championship qualification matches, two Uefa Champions League […]

Nasty! Antonio Amaya (Real Betis) spits on Diego Costa (Atletico Madrid)

The West Brom-Spurs encounter was not the only high profile football match to feature a rather repulsive spitting incident. Diego Costa was the recipient of the phlegm from Real Betis Antonio Amaya but the Atletico Madrid substitute did not seem to bothered post match. Costa: “I don’t have a score to settle with anyone.  What […]

Video: David De Gea’s best saves in Manchester United’s win at Fulham

The last time Manchester United played in London, David De Gea was widely criticised after a poor punch allowed Clint Dempsey to equalise for Spurs in injury time. On Saturday it was a different story for the 22-year-old with a large section of the Manchester United support backing their number one in the face of […]

Neymar’s shocking dive to win a penalty for Santos against Sao Paulo

It may only have been the Paulista pre-season championship but Santos and Neymar produced a big win over Sao Paulo on Sunday night. Against Paulo Henrique Ganso, on his first return to Santos and versus one of the traditional giants of Brazilian football, with Lucio now in their back line, Neymar and co. romped to […]

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