Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Club owner under attack over controversial remarks

Wigan Athletic's new manager Malky Mackay and Chairman Dave Whelan background pause, during a press conference at the DW Stadium, in Wigan, England,  Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014. Wigan was condemned by English football's anti-discrimination organization for hiring Malky Mackay as its manager on Wednesday while he is still under investigation for offensive comments. Since August, the English Football Association has been looking into a dossier from Mackay's time as Cardiff manager, including text messages he acknowledged were "completely unacceptable, inappropriate." (AP Photo/PA, Barrington Coombs) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

The owner of an English soccer club is being investigated by the Football Association after making controversial comments about Jewish and Chinese people, sparking a backlash from community leaders and sponsors on Friday.

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Wigan owner makes controversial comment about Jews

Wigan Athletic's new manager Malky Mackay and Chairman Dave Whelan background pause, during a press conference at the DW Stadium, in Wigan, England,  Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014. Wigan was condemned by English football's anti-discrimination organization for hiring Malky Mackay as its manager on Wednesday while he is still under investigation for offensive comments. Since August, the English Football Association has been looking into a dossier from Mackay's time as Cardiff manager, including text messages he acknowledged were "completely unacceptable, inappropriate." (AP Photo/PA, Barrington Coombs) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

WIGAN, England (AP) — The owner of English club Wigan has made controversial comments about Jewish people while defending his decision to hire a coach who is under investigation for sending racist and anti-Semitic messages.

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FIFA to review World Cup corruption report

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting the status of hosts Russia and Qatar back in question.

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FIFA to further review World Cup corruption probe, putting Russia, Qatar back in question

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA to further review World Cup corruption probe, putting Russia, Qatar back in question.

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Pele’s son released from jail in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — The 44-year-old son of soccer great Pele has been released from jail and will remain free while he appeals a conviction in a money laundering case that involved a drug gang.

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