NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Football in the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Cyprus is riddled with match-fixing by referees, an operation designed to line the pockets of soccer officials and politicians, according to a senior Cypriot referee.
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WIGAN, England (AP) — Dave Whelan has resigned as chairman of second-tier English soccer club Wigan after serving a six-week ban for racially-aggravated misconduct.
ROME (AP) — Roma president and American investor James Pallotta remains optimistic that construction will begin on a new stadium inspired by the Colosseum by the end of the year.
LONDON (AP) — Dave Mackay, a former Tottenham captain who also won the English league and FA Cup double with the club in 1961, has died. He was 80.
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian Football Association has appointed Hector Cuper, from Argentina, as the new manager of its national team.