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Telegraph for Warner; ex-FIFA VP on the run again

Chaguanas West MP and ex-FIFA vice-president Jack Warner was under international media scrutiny again today, which could only mean that another report about the molestation of football was made somewhere on the planet. The UK-based Daily Telegraph fingered Warner, his sons Daryll and Daryan and an unnamed employee for allegedly …

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Samba versus Tiki Taka: Brazil plots Spanish resistance

Brazil is the only South American country that the Spanish conquistadors of old did not colonise. And, as football’s new favourites prepare to cross swords with the game’s old favourites, Spain’s football team must know already the scale of the task ahead in tomorrow’s FIFA Confederations Cup final at the …

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Why Brazilians are protesting the 2014 World Cup

Most Brazilians feel that the biggest football festival in the world, along with the foundation of their country, is being stolen from them. By Marina Amaral and Natalia Viana On Wednesday, days after massive protests took over the streets, officials in 14 cities in Brazil—including the capitals Sao Paulo, Rio …

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FIFA official: The FBI and IRS will deal with Warner

FIFA today acknowledged for the first time that its former vice-president and Trinidad and Tobago politician Jack Warner might be a target for the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Inland Revenue Services (IRS). Warner insisted that he was unfairly targeted by a CONCACAF integrity report and got …

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Blazer banned: FIFA acts on CONCACAF report

Former Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner continues to scoff at the findings of a CONCACAF Integrity Report but, in the world of football, the Ethics Committee’s investigative work has brought a premature end to the administrative career of his former colleague, Chuck Blazer. FIFA Ethics Committee chairman Hans-Joachim Eckert announced today …

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Controversial ex-FIFA VP concedes his last political post

Austin “Jack” Warner, an unabashed gift taker, an amateur accountant of astounding creativity, one of the greatest storytellers of his generation and a servant of football, Trinidad and Tobago and, most of all, himself, passed away as a political entity on Saturday 27 April 2013 after resigning his seat in …

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