Werder make progress over Diego impasse

August 7, 2008
Werder Bremen have received 'positive signals' from FIFA in their search for an agreement with the Brazilian Football Association over the release of midfielder Diego for the Olympic Games.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Wednesday ruled in Bremen's favour in their case against FIFA, who had earlier insisted it was 'mandatory' to release all players under the age of 23 for the Olympics.

The ruling meant Bremen were not obliged to release Diego, but after consideration ...

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