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Women’s football isn’t popular? Pull the other one. Chris Ison/PA

Debunked: four myths about women’s football

The progressive march of women’s football offers a refreshingly different FIFA story from that which has dominated the headlines over the past few weeks.
American justice at work. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

What the FIFA scandal really tells us – about the US

I have lived in the US for over three decades. And I have never seen soccer – that is, real “football” – dominate the front pages of US newspapers for so many days and with so many stories. In that sense…
No really, don’t get up. EPA/Walter Bieri

Blatter survives – for now

Blatter's re-election reflects the powerful rejoinder he's made to the Eurocentric view of football. But he'll be hard pressed to outlive the latest crisis.

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