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fourthirtythree wrote:This is being led by the FBI tough isn't it? They have less reason to support the incumbent regime than most potential racket busters. I'd put the popcorn on.
There are two seperate investigations - Swiss authorities are investigating corruption around the awarding of world cups to Russia and Qatar, whereas the FBI are investigating the corrupt award of tournament and broadcasting rights in the Americas

http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/nine-fifa ... piracy-and

https://www.admin.ch/gov/en/start/docum ... 57391.html
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It could also be a case of rounding up the people below Blatter and threatening them with punishment unless they spill the beans on him.

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The FBI turned Chuck Blazer, he is their supergrass!
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Dave Cahill wrote:The FBI turned Chuck Blazer, he is their supergrass!
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Why am I unsurprised that Jack Warner was amongst those who were indicted?

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Sevilla beat Dnipro 3-2 in Europa League final. They get into the Champs League for next season too. 5 Spanish teams next season.
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The Europa is such a huge drain for clubs I think it is right and proper that if you win it you get into the CL the following year. Good luck to them and well done.
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Logorrhea wrote:
blockhead wrote:FIFA policy is guided by backhanders and brown envelopes.
Exactly. A few days on interesting paper headlines but absolutely nothing will change. Blatter will get elected and those in charge of football will continue to give their votes to those that pay the highest.
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Lamb of BOD wrote:
Logorrhea wrote:
blockhead wrote:FIFA policy is guided by backhanders and brown envelopes.
Exactly. A few days on interesting paper headlines but absolutely nothing will change. Blatter will get elected and those in charge of football will continue to give their votes to those that pay the highest.
QED
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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-32986950

The bold Sepp could do time over this...
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Is there a code for a Leinsterfans league in Fantasy Football this year?
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Were you not automatically re-signed up to it? I can see 20 teams in there but I don't know how to get the code, sorry.
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Best league in the world had another bad night. Arsenal lose at home to Olympiakos 2-3 and Chelsea lose 2-1 away to Porto. That's 5 defeats in the first 6 games for the the premier leagues finest.
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blockhead wrote:Best league in the world had another bad night. Arsenal lose at home to Olympiakos 2-3 and Chelsea lose 2-1 away to Porto. That's 5 defeats in the first 6 games for the the premier leagues finest.
The top 4 could soon become the top 3!
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Wahey Ireland! Some food for thought for the squad on Sunday. We'll done.
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Well
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Incredible result. Fantastic stuff.
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That was really rather splendid
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Is there room on the bandwagon please?

Still a lot to do to qualify. Great stuff tonight but a long way to go yet.

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