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Somewhere in this picture is a mobile phone. While you're looking for it, here are some interesting football-related stories we've come across this week.

FIFA probing World Cup vote corruption allegations - AFP -
A FIFA investigation was under way on Sunday after the Sunday Times reported senior officials had allegedly offered to sell their votes in the bidding race for the 2018 World Cup.

Liverpool Takeover - The American view - Sox brand to expand globally - Boston Herald
"U.K. soccer team buy to be entree into Europe..."

Sponsor Power in Sweden - Eurosport
The sponsor of a leading Swedish football club threatened to withdraw their business if they did not suspend a player accused of rape.

Malcom Allison Dies - QUOTE
"John Bond has blackened my name with his insinuations about
the private lives of football managers. Both my wives are upset"
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flamboyant, fedora-wearing former Manchester City manager passes away aged 83. MA and the The Jose Mourinho link - The Mirror

FIFA Finally Break In The Battle Over Goal-Line Technology - Soccerlens

A Mother's love -  Mother Of Serbian Fan Ivan Bogdanov Claims Her Son Is A Caring Person - PeaceFM.

Shanghai stars held in soccer graft probe - Ongoing nationwide investigation into soccer corruption in China.