Tag Archives: About Fucking Time!

FIFA 16 – We’re In The Game

28 May

In the game

In what I consider to be a giant leap forward (and about time), EA Sports announced today that women’s international teams will be available to play in FIFA 16. There will be 12 women’s sides available in one of the game modes. Continue reading

FIFA on Head Injuries

25 Aug

So, we finally have some information from FIFA on the topic of head injuries and concussions in football. And by some I mean lots. Be warned; this is going to be a wordy post. My inner editor is (sadly) on strike. Continue reading

CristianOROnaldo!

13 Jan

Bd4cdYrCUAAos8a (1)Well deserved and hard earned. Congratulations Cristiano! The Ballon D’Or belongs to you! He wept, his mama wept, Irina wept, I wept. Lordy, it was a cascade of tears. And he brought Junior on stage with him! Continue reading

UEFA opens disciplinary case against Busquets

12 May

Well, I’m happy to see that something is finally happening in the Busquets racial slur allegations case. What a nice birthday present for Marcelo: UEFA is finally taking this seriously. Thanks to wa-tishista! Maddy for the heads up and the UEFA article link.

From UEFA.com

Published: Thursday 12 May 2011, 16.09CET

UEFA has started disciplinary proceedings against the FC Barcelona midfield player Sergio Busquets – with the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body to deal with the case on 15 May.

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against FC Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets, who is alleged to have violated Article 11 bis of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations by directing racist abuse towards a Real Madrid CF player in the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg between the clubs on 27 April.

The proceedings have been launched on the basis of evidence provided by Real Madrid (video and statement of club and player). The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body will deal with the case on Sunday 15 May and the decision will be communicated to the club on Monday 16 May.
Another article from FC Barcelona Blogspot:

UEFA punish Busquets studied five patidos

As reported by the Catalan radio RAC1, the disciplinary committee of UEFA consider punishing Sergio Busquets, who plays for Barcelona, ​​with five-match ban for racist insults Marcelo during the first leg of the semifinals of the Champions League.

Also, the station reported that the Catalan club have already received notification and have until Sunday to file claims. To be paid the penalty, the player would miss the final of the European competition on May 28 against Manchester United at Wembley Stadium. (via AS)