Outrageously camp football referee caught on camera

We saw plenty of controversial refereeing in the World Cup 2006 games, some of which appeared to decide the outcome of the games much to the chagrin of players and fans alike.

However, there was nobody like the football adjudicator in th (read the entire post)...



Zidane? Try North Korean women footballers instead...

Women's Asian Cup, China 1 - North Korea 0 in Adelaide last Thursday:

* Goalie Hye Yong Han red-carded and kicked the ref in the back;

* Players Kyong Sun Sonu and Jong Sun Song banned suspended one game for throwing bottles (read the entire post)...



Bans and fines for Zidane and Materazzi

Zinedine Zidane: banned three games, fined 7,500 Swiss Francs (US$6,000).
Marco Materazzi: banned two games, fined 5,500 Swiss Francs (US$4,000).

That's FIFA's verdict on the 2006 World Cup final headbutting incident.
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Rotten core of Italian football punished

A few days ago, I wrote about Marcello Lippi resigning as coach of Gli Azzuri. Lippi felt that the massive match-fixing scandal that is rocking top-level Italian football currently had rubbed off on him and his son, Daniele. There's no hiding tha (read the entire post)...



Zidane's mum demands Materazzi's balls on a platter

We have now heard Zidane's version of what caused the Word Cup headbutting incident: Materazzi repeatedly shouted very coarse insults against Zidane's mother and sister.

Zidane's mother is convalescing after a serious illness and the Sydne (read the entire post)...



What did Materazzi say to Zidane?

Speculation is rife about what Italy's hardman Marco Materazzi said to Zinedine Zidane during the last minutes of the World Cup final. Everyone agrees it was insulting enough, as Zidane lost his cool and headbutted Materazzi in the chest.

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