Should Palestinian supporters book their tickets to the ICC?

   While friends and supporters of Palestine were outside the Zurich Venue of FIFAs Congress, holding placards and Palestinian flags, the Palestine Football Association was inside working out a deal to pull the motion to ban the Israeli Football Federation (IFA). Instead of forcing the Congress to consider the motion which sets out why the …

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Blair resignation eclipsed by FIFA crisis

   The Middle East envoy Tony Blair finally let go of his role on the day the FIFA crisis blew, the 27th of May. Normally PR experts look to sue bad news on a day when it can be buried under other more prominent news.  But his resignation was such good news for Palestinains it …

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FIFA arrests on the eve of Congress to discuss suspension of Israeli Football Association

I am not one for conspiracy theories. Now comes the 'but'.     Can it be a complete coincidence that the arrests of seven top FIFA officials took place on the 27th of May 2015, just two days before FIFA's Congress? Two key items were on the agenda, the election of FIFA's next President and the …

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