Football* en-au Copyright (c) 2015 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Thu, 28 May 2015 13:38:09 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport 144 36 U20 World Cup boss arrested in FIFA probe (AAP)

The man overseeing the FIFA committee in charge of the under-20 World Cup has been arrested as part of a probe into corruption.

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U20 World Cup boss arrested in FIFA probe (NZ Newswire)

The man overseeing the FIFA committee in charge of under-20 World Cup is arrested as part of a probe into corruption.

Thu, 28 May 2015 22:00:55 +1200
FFA reviewing FIFA corruption arrests (AAP)

Football Federation Australia hierarchy are reviewing arrests of FIFA officials and marketing executives, charged with corruption.

Thu, 28 May 2015 21:51:21 +1200
Analysis - Quality shines through as Sevilla triumph over Dnipro (Reuters)

By Patrick Graham
WARSAW (Reuters) - In the end the harsh realities of a gap in class, budgets and big time experience came to bear on Wednesday's Europa League final as favourites and ...

Thu, 28 May 2015 20:58:43 +1200
Gamba and Guangzhou book AFC quarter-final places (AFP)

Doha (AFP) - Gamba Osaka of Japan and Guangzhou Evergrande of China booked their places in the quarter-finals of the Asian Champions League Wednesday after the two former champions defeated South Korean sides FC Seoul and Seongnam FC in the Round of 16.

Thu, 28 May 2015 20:21:17 +1200
U20 World Cup boss banned amid FIFA arrests (Newstalk ZB)

The chairman of the under-20 FIFA World Cup organising committee is one of 11 people banned by world football's governing body in the wake of the allegations of corruption.

Thu, 28 May 2015 19:36:10 +1200
US prosecutors allege 'World Cup' of soccer fraud (AFP)

New York (AFP) - The United States charged soccer officials Wednesday with corrupting a sport loved by billions, warning an investigation has just begun and seeking the extradition of suspects arrested in Switzerland.

Thu, 28 May 2015 19:06:49 +1200
Luongo set to link with QPR (AAP)

Australian midfielder Massimo Luongo is set for a move to Championship side Queens Park Rangers, according to reports in the UK.

Thu, 28 May 2015 19:06:17 +1200
Brazil leaders, soccer bosses back FIFA graft probe (AFP)

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - The Brazilian Football Confederation and the country's president said Wednesday they backed a corruption probe into world body FIFA following the arrest of seven top officials, including the man who led the CBF until last month.

Thu, 28 May 2015 18:55:43 +1200
Bacca double helps Sevilla clinch Europa League (Reuters)

By Toby Davis
WARSAW (Reuters) - Sevilla retained their Europa League title and lifted the trophy for a record fourth time amid a cascade of tears and ticker tape after securing a 3-2 v...

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