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5lfd: FIFA paid to stop legal action over Henry handball goal 04 Jun 15

June 4th, 2015

Episode 170 of 618 episodes

John Delaney, the chief executive of the Football Association of Ireland, has confirmed that FIFA paid the association five million euros not to proceed with a legal case following the infamous Thierry Henry handball incident in 2009. Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by the Sports Editor at the Irish Sun Cathal Dervan to discuss this latest revelation. We also hear how the former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner will reveal all he knows about corruption at the organisation, Jamie Vardy talks about his journey from non-league football to England international, and Jermaine Defoe shares his joy at the news Dick Advocaat will stay on as Sunderland Head Coach.

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