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Ex-Barcelona, Atletico Madrid & Real Madrid boss dies at 71

Luton Town legend Radomir Antic, who went on to manage Spanish giants Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, has died at the age of 71.

Antic spent four years with Luton, famously scoring the goal that kept the Hatters in the top flight at the expense of Manchester City in 1983.

Antic’s biggest successes in management came at Atletico, with whom he won La Liga and the Copa del Rey in 1996.

The former Yugoslavia defender also had a spell in charge of Serbia.

“We are devastated to learn of the passing of Town legend Radomir Antic,” Luton posted on social media. “A true Hatters hero, for promotion and preventing relegation.”

When he was appointed Barcelona boss in 2003, Antic become only the second man to coach both Real and Barca.

In Other News – Former Fifa executives accused of bribes over World Cup bidding

Former Fifa executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup, according to US prosecutors.

In what could be a highly significant twist in the FBI’s long-running investigation into allegations of football corruption, a new indictment was revealed in the US District Court on Monday.

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The documents claim several former Fifa executive committee members “were offered or received bribes in connection with their votes”. read more

Source – BBC

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