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A Jonas Brother Just Testified About Paul McCartney in FIFA Corruption Trial

It all has to do with a concert in Buenos Aires that at least one person won't admit ever happened. So, you know, normal stuff.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.7.17
world cup controversies
world cup controversies

How The 2002 World Cup Became The Most Controversial Tournament in Recent Memory

The 2002 World Cup is remembered as the tournament of Ronaldinho, Rivaldo and Ronaldo. However, thanks to referees, the golden goal rule and South Korea, it is also considered one of the most contentious of all time.
Will Magee
7.18.17
fifa
fifa

What FIFA Whitewashed From The Garcia Report

A 430-page condemnation became a 42-page everything is fine dot gif
Aaron Gordon
6.28.17
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fifa

Newly Released World Cup Corruption Report Not as Clean as FIFA Claimed

FIFA released Michael Garcia's full report into allegations of corruption involving the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids. Here's what we've found so far.
Aaron Gordon & Sean Newell
6.27.17
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fifa

What We Know About Corruption in the 2018 And 2022 World Cup Bids

​The FBI and Swiss authorities are currently investigating both bids.
Aaron Gordon
6.27.17
us soccer
us soccer

Tony DiCicco, Who Coached Iconic USWNT Team, Dies at 68

To trace the career of Tony DiCicco, who coached the U.S. women in their 1999 World Cup win, is to follow the transformation of the sport he devoted his life to.
Howard Megdal
6.20.17
fifa gonna fifa
fifa gonna fifa

Sepp Blatter Bolsters Credentials for FBI Director, Slams Whistleblowers

"Before long whistleblowers will be allowed to go to everything."
Aaron Gordon
6.19.17
soccer
soccer

Everything You Need to Know About the Russia World Cup One Year Away

The FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off this weekend, marking the one-year countdown to the 2018 World Cup. Is Russia ready? Are you?
Aaron Gordon
6.16.17
fifa
fifa

'Apolitical' FIFA Removes Qatari Referees Due to Diplomatic Crisis

On the same day that Gianni Infantino said that FIFA's role is "not to interfere in geopolitics," they removed a Qatari ref on the United Arab Emirates' request, citing the 'geopolitical situation.'
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.11.17
fifa
fifa

FIFA Could Lose $500 Million Thanks to Backroom TV Deal

Hoping to avoid litigation, FIFA gave FOX and Telemundo a sweetheart deal for the 2026 World Cup that Bloomberg now reports could cost the federation as much as $500 million.
Mike Vorkunov
5.30.17
soccer
soccer

Ex-Barcelona President Arrested as FIFA Corruption Case Hits Club Soccer

So far, the FIFA corruption case has largely left the club soccer world untouched, but a series of raids this morning may hint that is coming to an end.
Aaron Gordon
5.23.17
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somaliland national team

The Somaliland National Soccer Team Needs Recognition More Than Acclaim

In representing a country that remains unrecognized by the international community, the Somaliland national team are making a statement both on and off the pitch.
Will Magee
5.12.17