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Swiss prosecutor: ‘Clear signs of criminal behaviour by Infantino’; Fifa: Report ‘malicious and defamatory’

Dr Stefan Keller: “There are clear indications of criminal behaviour on the part of the Fifa president…” Fifa press office: “Fifa and the Fifa president are shocked by the statement issued today by ‘special prosecutor’ Stefan Keller. This statement is both malicious and defamatory in nature and demonstrates his extreme …

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Fifa gives Haiti football president, Jean-Bart, life ban for sexual abuse of female players

Haitian Football Federation (HFF) president Dr Yves ‘Dadou’ Jean-Bart has been banned for life by Fifa, after being found guilty of ‘systematic sexual abuse against female football players between 2014 and 2020’. The decision was released today by the adjudicatory chamber of Fifa’s Ethics Committee, which also imposed a 1,000,000 …

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Fifa ‘welcomes’ TTFA’s acquiescence but still ‘assessing’ next step, after two weeks

It is almost two weeks since the court of appeal broke the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s legal resistance to Fifa, with the local football body’s member delegates swiftly voting to subsequently hand its reins to the governing body’s normalisation committee. Having forced regime change, Fifa president Gianni Infantino is …

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Dear editor: There was nothing ‘pyrrhic’ about Wallace and the UTTFA’s fight, history will smile on them

“[…] The UTTFA and supporters of its stand against the mighty Fifa might also be encouraged by the words of a martyr for the cause of Poland’s Solidarity Workers in the 1980s. “Before he was brutally murdered on 19 October 1984, Father ‘Pop’ (Jerzy Popiełuszko) reportedly urged embattled workers with …

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TTFA members cut Wallace adrift; 94% vote to accept normalisation and abandon Fifa litigation’

There will be no Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) appeal against Fifa at the privy council. This morning, the general membership finally had its say; and it meant the last rites for the William Wallace-led administration. Trinidad and Tobago Football Referees Association (TTFRA) vice-president Osmond Downer moved the decisive …

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