SEPP Blatter’s vice-like grip on FIFA indicates that the ongoing twin investigations are the greatest hope for genuine reform, says David Davutovic.

    FOOTBALL Federation Australia doesn’t fear a potential backlash from Asia after voting against Sepp Blatter in Saturday’s FIFA presidential election.

    INFURIATED by her own ineptitude, Sam Stosur has been jettisoned from the French Open at Roland Garros by nemesis Maria Sharapova.

    A DAY after the Australian Oaks in April, Chris Waller ­inspected Winx and conceded that it was going to be a task to keep her up for the Queensland ­carnival.

    SEPP Blatter shrugs off FIFA’s latest corruption scandal to win a record fifth term as president before delivering a bizarre acceptance speech.

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    AFL Round 9 - Richmond v Essendon

    May 25, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 9 
    Teams:                  Richmond v Essendon
    Date:                     Saturday May 25, 2013
    Start time:             7.50pm

    Curtain-raiser:      Rio Tinto Cup (Northern v Southern) from 4.00pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 4.00pm
    MCC members: 4.00pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 2.30pm (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 85,000

    Tickets: All public seats and standing room have sold out. General admission will not be available in the public areas of the stadium.

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Richmond - Bay M3 (Rows A-K) and Bay M4 (Rows A-K)
    Essendon - Bay M33 (Rows A-S)

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