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X-rated: the FBI’s sordid tale of FIFA corruption, mental disability and Jack Warner

Predictably, the United States Department of Justice’s latest X-rated exposé of FIFA—picture football administrators and television executives sneaking into deserted boardrooms to aggressively screw football fans and players—was effusive in its awe of the world governing body’s answer to John Holmes, former FIFA VP, CONCACAF president and Trinidad and Tobago …

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CFU endorses Nakhid for FIFA presidency; aims to recover Warner money

Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president Gordon Derrick has endorsed former Trinidad and Tobago football captain David Nakhid’s bid for the role of FIFA president, as the most unlikely presidential campaign gathered considerable traction. Nakhid, who never worked within FIFA before or held an administrative portfolio outside of his Lebanon-based David …

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US Justice Dept confirms: Warner charged; Daryan, Daryll pleaded guilty

The United States Department of Justice confirmed this morning that Chaguanas West MP and ex-FIFA vice president Jack Warner is among 14 persons charged for racketeering. According to a statement by the Department of Justice, the defendants and their co-conspirators—nine of whom were FIFA officials—“corrupted the enterprise by engaging in …

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Warner named among FIFA officials facing extradition for corruption

New York Times alleges that Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner among FIFA officials set for indictment and extradition request from United States Attorney General: Swiss authorities began an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges. …

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