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Newshour: settlement football

this evening (tuesday 9th), 9.20-9.25pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“One of the great myths perpetuated by sports administrators is that sport somehow transcends politics … FIFA is being asked to rule whether football clubs from Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank should be allowed to carry on playing in Israel’s official leagues.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
jibril rajoub, head of the palestinian football association
• israeli diplomat alan baker
shay bernthal, chairman of ariel football club (more…)

Newshour: FIFA

this afternoon (friday 29th), 2.12-2.16pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by owen bennett jones) includes …

“FIFA delegates will also be deciding whether Israel should be suspended from world football. The vote is part of a Palestinian strategy of internationalisation, bringing grievances into as many global arenas as possible.”

with contributions from …
• bbc reporter kevin connolly
jibril rajoub, former head of the preventive security force, now head of the palestinian football federation
• israeli footballer yossi benayoun
• retired israeli diplomat alan baker (more…)

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