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FIFA lifts Bulgaria player's doping suspension

Associated Press | September, 26 2013

ZURICH -- FIFA has lifted the suspension of a Bulgarian player, hours after announcing he tested positive for doping at a World Cup qualifying match. FIFA says its disciplinary committee chairman, Claudio Sulser, "revoked his decision ... fol...

Bulgaria introduces new anti-racism rules

ESPN staff | February, 25 2013

The Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) has given match delegates the power to abandon league games in the event of racist behaviour by fans.

FIFA threatens World Cup expulsion over racism

ESPN staff | February, 5 2013

Bulgaria and Hungary have both lost their appeals against sanctions handed down by FIFA after racist incidents involving their supporters, and warned both countries that any repeat could lead to expulsion from World Cup qualifying.

Bulgaria and Hungary to play behind closed doors

ESPN staff | January, 8 2013

FIFA has ordered Bulgaria and Hungary to each play a World Cup qualifier in an empty stadium.

Gianluigi Buffon says Italy need to calm down

Adam Digby, Italy Correspondent | September, 10 2012

Gianluigi Buffon has told La Stampa that one of his international team-mates "talked a bit too much", following television footage of the Italy side rowing.

Prandelli stands by Juve-dominated Italy selection

Adam Digby | September, 7 2012

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has defended his team selection ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria after earmarking seven Juventus players to start the match and handing the number ten shirt to Sebastian Giovinco.

UEFA fine Bulgaria for fan behaviour in qualifier

November, 18 2011

The Bulgarian Football Union have been fined 40,000 euros (£34,000) by UEFA for incidents during the Euro 2012 qualifier against England on September 2, European football's governing body have announced.

Berbatov snubs Bulgaria calls, swipe at Man Utd

ESPNsoccernet staff | October, 18 2011

Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov says that he can't consider a return to international football with Bulgaria as he is not a regular for his club.

UEFA to probe England racism

October, 5 2011

UEFA will look into the racist chanting that erupted during England's recent trip to Bulgaria at a hearing in Switzerland on October 13.

Matthaus sacked by Bulgaria after double defeat

ESPNsoccernet staff | September, 19 2011

Lothar Matthaus has been sacked as coach of Bulgaria just two days before the first anniversary of his appointment.

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