Abolish penalty shoot-outs, Cameron jokes in Germany

FIFA should not only do away with Sepp Blatter but put an end to penalty shoot-outs as well, British Prime Minister David Cameron joked on Friday at a news conference in Berlin with Germany’s Angela Merkel. After telling a news conference that the FIFA president should step aside over allegations of corruption in soccer’s world governing body, Cameron offered a self-deprecating joke about England’s penalty shoot-out trauma in big tournaments, where they almost always lose — and often to Germany. “I don’t think there’s anything else to add on the footballing issue — though, of course, perhaps it’s an opportunity to say that we should have no more penalty shoot-outs,” Cameron deadpanned.

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Team of the Season – Ryan Bertrand

Having started the 2013/14 campaign at Chelsea, Ryan Bertrand would only make one appearance for the Blues before moving on loan to Aston Villa in the January transfer window. The defender made 16 starts for Paul Lambert’s struggling side, registering only three shut-outs. Before the beginning of last term, Bertrand would find himself on the […]

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