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FIFA ethics committee opens formal proceedings against Secretary General Valcke

ZURICH (Reuters) – World soccer body FIFA's ethics committee said on Thursday it opened formal proceedings against Secretary General Jerome Valcke, after its investigators recommended a nine-year ban against him. Investigators for the ethics committee recommended on Tuesday that Valcke be banned from world soccer for nine years and fined 100,000 Swiss francs ($99,000). The ...

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Soccer-Injuries mar Everton's win over City

Jan 7 (Reuters) – Everton's 2-1 victory over Manchester City in the first leg of their Capital One Cup (League Cup) semi-final came at a cost with the trio of Romelu Lukaku, Tom Cleverley and Seamus Coleman sustaining injuries during the contest on Wednesday. Striker Lukaku, the joint top-scorer in the Premier League on 15 goals, headed home the winner ...

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