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FIFA ethics committee judge arrested in Malaysia on suspicion of corruption

FIFA has fined four clubs over the late payment of players.
FIFA ethics committee judge Sundra Rajoo was arrested in Malaysia.

A FIFA ethics committee judge has been arrested in Malaysia on suspicion of corruption.

Sundra Rajoo's lawyer told the Associated Press his client had been detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) after returning from FIFA business in Zurich the previous evening.

The lawyer, Cheow Wee, said a court refused a request for a seven-day remand order against Rajoo, who was later released unconditionally.

"The judge agreed with our position that he has diplomatic immunity and privileges,"...

U.S. Soccer not approached by ex-Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui - agent

Following Sergio Ramos' comments on his departing manager, the FC guys question if Julen Lopetegui ever had the support of the Real Madrid dressing room.

Julen Lopetegui did not offer his services to U.S. Soccer with a view to taking over the national team, his agent has told ESPN FC.

Sports Illustrated on Tuesday reported that former Spain and Real Madrid coach Lopetegui had approached U.S. Soccer via an intermediary to express an interest but had been turned down.

"That is not correct," agent Carlos Bucero said. "Julen has not offered his services for any position.

"It has only been a few days since his exit from Real Madrid and now is the time...

Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane leave Republic of Ireland jobs

With their positions in the Nations League decided, neither Denmark nor Ireland could find an offensive breakthrough as they settle for a 0-0 draw.

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill and assistant Roy Keane have left their jobs by mutual agreement, the Football Association of Ireland has said.

O'Neill, who took over in November 2013, was in charge for 55 games but had endured a disappointing run of results in 2018.

The Republic finished last in their Nations League group and have won only one of their last 11 games, with reports after Monday's goalless draw with Denmark suggesting the manager's future was in doubt.

Former Republic and...

Greece sack coach Michael Skibbe after poor Nations League run

Greece have sacked coach Michael Skibbe after a disappointing run in the Nations League, the country's Football Association (EPO) said on Thursday.

The EPO has appointed 65-year-old Angelos Anastasiadis as his successor, the first Greek coach for the national team who is not an interim appointment in 17 years.

Skibbe, from Germany, took over in 2015 after the 2004 European champions' failure to qualify for Euro 2016, and last year signed a contract extension to include Euro 2020 if they qualified.


Germany's Jerome Boateng to miss France match after suffering injury vs. Netherlands

Kasey Keller says if Joachim Low doesn't make changes soon it might be him that gets changed, after Germany's 3-0 loss to the Netherlands.

Germany defender Jerome Boateng will not face France in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday after suffering a calf problem.

Bayern Munich's Boateng picked up the injury as Germany slumped to a 3-0 defeat to Netherlands on Saturday.

The 30-year-old has now returned to Munich, and in a statement Bayern noted that national boss Joachim Low had opted not to substitute him in Amsterdam.

"After suffering a calf injury, Jerome Boateng had to leave the Germany squad early on Sunday," the statement said.