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CONCACAF: Warner “deceived us” on Centre of Excellence

Ex-Barbados chief justice Sir David Simmons accused Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister and former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner of fraudulent behaviour and deceiving CONCACAF regarding the ownership of the Macoya-based Centre of Excellence at today’s CONCACAF Congress in Panama City, Panama. Simmons, according to Reuters, claimed that Warner hid …

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Sponsors take over FIFA

FIFA has published its annual Financial Report, six weeks ahead of their annual congress on the Indian Ocean holiday island of Mauritius. There’s no need for delegates to examine the entire 106 pages because the first fifteen confirm, relentlessly, that FIFA’s world is indeed a sunny place. As they relax …

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Jennings: What I told the FBI about the FIFA crooks

THE REVELATION that the FBI is investigating FIFA should bring an end to three decades of institutional corruption, personified in recent times by President Sepp Blatter. I have been talking with Special Agents from the Organised Crime and Racketeering Section of the Department of Justice in Washington and with an FBI …

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Euro 2020 is coming to the Caribbean… Maybe

Scene: Office of Caribbean Football Union President, Gordon Derrick. The telephone rings. “Good morning, Bonjour, Buenos Dias, Goedemorgan, Guten morgen, Chow Baby, Gordon Derrick speaking.” Photo: Recently elected CFU president Gordon Derrick “Uhm, Good morning, Mr Derrick. Sepp Blatter here.” “Ah, your Lordship. How are you, sir?” “I’m very well, …

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Post-Warner CONCACAF still smouldering

When new president, Jeffrey Webb ended his acceptance speech on 23 May, 2012 at the five-star Boscolo Hotel in Budapest, Hungary, football officials from the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football, otherwise known as CONCACAF, rose to their feet to give him a standing ovation. There was …

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