Players critical: ‘Additional referees? No, Thanks’
The majority of the captains of the clubs in the Europa League see no benefit in the experiment with the 5th and 6th referee. In a survey held by FIFPro, 70 per cent indicate they have not seen any advantage.
Shot Cabañas recovers slowly and leaves hospital
Salvador Cabañas has left the hospital on Tuesday, five weeks after he was shot in the head in a bar in Mexico City. The Paraguayan striker moved to a rehabilitation centre in a suburb of the Mexican capital.
South African union defends bribery suspects
The South African Football Players Union is ‘very disturbed’ by accusations against footballers made by club managers, who accuse them of taking bribe to throw games.
Bolivian problems solved after strike threath
The new season in Bolivia began with a strike, but also with a unique fact. On Friday players’ union Fabol reached an agreement with the League, which ensured that all players will be paid their salaries from last season.
Australians chose Brisbane’s pitch as country’s best
Brisbane Roar’s Suncorp Stadium has the best pitch in the A-League. Professional Footballers Australia introduced a pitch rating system for the 2009/10 season, and asked all footballers to rate the playing surfaces.
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