Sepp Blatter Wants to End Penalty Shoot-outs in World Cup Final

September 28, 2006

fifa-world-cup-2010-south-africa-logo.jpgFIFA President Sepp Blatter has proposed ending World Cup Final shoot-outs with replays, or golden goals, with players removed for more space.

The impracticality of replays has seen them relegated to a novelty, and the idea of each side playing with less players to create scoring chances seems difficult to imagine.

Nonetheless, Blatter said these ideas will be on the table when discussing the rules for the 2010 World Cup.

BBC- Full Report

FIFA World Cup 2010 Official Site

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2 Responses to “Sepp Blatter Wants to End Penalty Shoot-outs in World Cup Final”

  1. Tanzer Vaz Says:

    Reduce players during the 15 minutes extra times or the second half of the extra time. Or have a third extra time with no offside rule . . .


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