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What would happen if we boycotted FIFA?

Could European football exist as a separate parallel entity?

By Stefan Szymanski  

UEFA's competitions are among football's best-loved—but would Europe really split from the sport's governing body? © Raul Caro/EFE/Press Association Images

On Friday Stewart Regan, chief executive of the Scottish Football Association, said that UEFA, the 54 member governing body of European football, might consider boycotting FIFA competitions, including the World Cup. Regan also mentioned the possibility of establishing a rival global body. UEFA will consider a boycott when it meets this week in…

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