Thursday, September 9, 2010

Putting the "gold" back in the game?

FIFA may abolish extra time at World Cup

By Brian Homewood
BERNE (Reuters) - FIFA may abolish extra time at the World Cup with drawn knockout matches going straight to penalties, the federation's president Sepp Blatter said Thursday.
Blatter said in an interview with FIFA's web site ( that too many teams had played defensively at the World Cup in South Africa and soccer's governing body would look at ways of encouraging more attacking tactics. ...
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