Swiss authorities have opened criminal proceedings against
individuals on suspicion of mismanagement and money
laundering related to the allocation of the 2018 and 2022
FIFA soccer World Cups in Russia and Qatar.
Norwich City's return to the Premier League at the first
attempt via the playoffs owes much to their young Scottish
manager Alex Neil, who was virtually unknown south of the
border when he was appointed in January.
It was not meant to be this way. Steven Gerrard
disconsolately trudged off an English Premier League pitch
for the final time after Liverpool were battered 6-1 at Stoke
City, their worst top-flight defeat since 1963.