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Football 16 Oct 2019 | 5:06 PM

Bulgarian police detain six over racist chants at England game

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian police said on Wednesday they had detained six people in connection with the racist abuse faced by England's black players during a Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia with more arrests likely.

Football 18 Sep 2019 | 3:49 AM

Amsterdam police detain some 300 Lille football supporters

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch police said on Tuesday they had detained 303 supporters of French soccer club Lille in Amsterdam's city centre.

Football 12 Sep 2019 | 5:42 PM

Former Anderlecht general manager arrested in widening fraud sting

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Anderlecht's former general manager Herman van Holsbeeck was arrested on Thursday in a widening investigation into fraud, corruption and money laundering during player transfers.

Football 19 Jul 2019 | 2:25 AM

CAF President Ahmad sacks deputy as purge continues

CAIRO (Reuters) - Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad fired his deputy Amaju Pinnick on Thursday just as global governing body FIFA was releasing details of a road map to put the crisis-hit organisation back on its feet.

Football 18 Jul 2019 | 6:28 PM

Infantino rejects 'colonialism' criticism

CAIRO (Reuters) - FIFA president Gianni Infantino has rejected comments that the global soccer body has taken a "colonialist" attitude towards African football and its governing organisation CAF (Confederation of African Football).

Football 17 Jul 2019 | 11:28 PM

Infantino says African football will "significantly improve" with FIFA help

CAIRO (Reuters) - FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will "significantly improve" the sport on the continent.