Category Archives: FIFA

Tuesday Kickoff: FIFA statement on Valcke contradicts prior reports; Real Madrid eye Aguero; and more

FIFA have released a statement declaring that secretary general Jerome Valcke had no knowledge or $10 million in money transferred to CONCACAF that was meant for the South African FA. Continue reading »

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FIFA Ticker: Valcke identified as official involved in bribe transfers; CONCACAF bans Sanz; and more

The identity of a high ranking FIFA official who allegedly signed off and approved millions of dollars in transfers to then-CONCACAF president Jack Warner has reportedly been revealed. Continue reading »

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Blatter wins FIFA presidential election

Sepp Blatter will lead FIFA as president for a fifth successive term after opponent Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein withdrew from consideration Friday at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: England FA chair calls for UEFA WC boycott; Nike denies wrongdoing in FIFA scandal; and more

Greg Dyke has called for a UEFA boycott of the World Cup in the event of Sepp Blatter’s reelection, while Nike has denied any wrongdoing with regards to the latest FIFA scandal. Continue reading »

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‘Disappointed’ Gulati backs Prince Ali in upcoming FIFA elections

Sunil Gulati has stated his support for Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein in the upcoming FIFA elections while revealing his frustration with the recent scandals surrounding the organization. Continue reading »

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Blatter denies wrong-doing in first public comments since FIFA scandal arrests

Sepp Blatter says that he will help lead the charge as FIFA attempts to better police itself in the wake of the organization’s recent scandal. Continue reading »

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The SBI Show: Episode 208 (Talking FIFA corruption, U.S. Open Cup, and more)

Co-host Garrett Cleverly and Ives Galarcep break down the FIFA corruption charges that have hit this week, the U.S. Open Cup results from Wednesday night, and more. Continue reading »

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FIFA Ticker: Warner arrested in Trinidad; UEFA threatens boycott; and more

By DAN KARELL One of the key defendants in the U.S. Department of Justice’s case against CONCACAF and CONMEBOL, Jack Warner, is spending the night in jail after turning himself in to Trinidadian authorities. Trinidad and Tobago authorities filed an … Continue reading »

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