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Conte, Egyptian smiles and Transnistria

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 03 August 2012

With the Juventus coach Antonio Conte, facing a big ban from football for allegedly not reporting match-fixing at Siena, we speak to the journalist Declan Hill, who has closely followed match-fixers.

The coach of Egypt's Olympic team Hany Ramzy, says they're aiming to put a smile back on the face of people back home with a successful campaign at London 2012.

FC Sheriff, who are owned by a former KGB officer, are currently trying to qualify for the Champions League. The Moldovan champions are from the unrecognised break-away republic of Transnistria. It's an enclave frozen in its Soviet past, and now a haven for money launderers, smugglers and mobsters. We try to find out more.

And with Canadian teams now a major part of the MLS in the USA – we find out what this means for football back home in Canada. We speak to the commissioner of Major League Soccer Don Garber, the owner of Montreal Impact Joey Saputo and the former Canadian international Nick De Santis.

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