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Former German International Footballer To Make WWE Debut In November

As career paths go, the direction taken by former German intentional goalkeeper Tim Wiese is quite something. The 34-year-old retired from professional football in 2014. While some former footballers decide to take up roles in coaching or punditry, Wiese decided to embark on a career as a wrestler. However, it seems that this is a move that has worked out well for …

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Football To Follow Rugby’s Lead And Introduce ‘Penalty Goals’

Melbourne Rebels v British & Irish Lions

Football’s law makers are considering the introduction of penalty goals, similar to rugby’s penalty tries. Although rugby fans have long argued that football needs to follow rugby’s lead in certain areas, few would have thought they would look to introduce a rule similar to the penalty try. However, strange as it seems, The International Football Association Board (IFAB), the body …

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Former France Manager Admits He Would Have Liked The Ireland Job

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 11: Raymond Domenech, head coach of France is thoughtful ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group A match between Uruguay and France at Green Point Stadium on June 11, 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

If France had won the World Cup under Raymond Domenech, which they very nearly did in 2006, history would have been far kinder the former Lyon boss. Instead, he will forever be known as the eccentric who allegedly dropped Robert Pirès because of his star sign (astrology played a big part in his team selections apparently), who essentially bullied Zinedine Zidane , Claude …

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14 Ways The World Has Changed Since Henry’s Handball

It’s been a quick five years since the infamous Thierry Henry handball effectively halted any chances of Ireland making it to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Here is a list of 14 things that have happened around the world since that faithful day in 2009. 14. Ireland’s opponents from last night’s friendly – the USA have played in two World …

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