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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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Jack accuses Blatter of fraud over TV deal

A leaked hand-written letter, supposedly penned by FIFA General Secretary Jérôme Valcke to ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner, added new weight to the latter’s claim that FIFA President Sepp Blatter acted improperly in awarding him the Caribbean’s World Cup television rights. The alleged Valcke letter, revealed exclusively by British investigative journalist …

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