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  • Tuesday, February 09

    Leverkusen vs. Werder Bremen, 1pm ET, ESPN Deportes & ESPN3

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    West Ham vs. Liverpool, 2:30pm, FS1 & FOX Soccer 2GO

  • Tuesday, February 09

    Stuttgart vs. Dortmund, 2:30pm ET, ESPN Deportes & ESPN3

  • Wednesday, February 10

    Heidenheim vs Hertha Berlin, 1pm ET, ESPN3

  • Wednesday, February 10

    Bochum vs Bayern Munich, 2:30pm ET, ESPN Deportes & ESPN3

  • Wednesday, February 10

    Peterboro vs. WBA, 2:45pm ET, FS1 & FOX Soccer 2GO

  • Wednesday, February 10

    Valencia vs. Barcelona, 3pm ET, beIN SPORTS & fuboTV

New World Association of Leagues aims to help FIFA rebuild

A group of professional soccer leagues from all over the world have decided to create a ‘World Association of Leagues’ following a meeting in Paris, the French Professional Football League (LFP) president said on Tuesday. The English, French and Spanish leagues are joined by 20 others from around the world […]

What happened to the FIFA members who voted for Russia and Qatar

Five years ago on Wednesday, FIFA’s executive committee chose Russia to host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar for 2022 in one of the most controversial votes in sporting history. Sixteen of the 24 executive members have been suspended, arrested for bribery, or banned. Others have faced questions about their […]

Transparency watchdog slams national associations for compounding risk of corruption

Anti-graft watchdog Transparency International (TI) on Thursday blasted scandal-plagued FIFA’s member national football associations for compounding the risk of corruption through a lack of transparency. The Berlin-based non-governmental organization said the various FAs’ reluctance to publish financial information had contributed to tarnishing the image of soccer. “Most of the 209 national […]

FIFA watchdog: We must accept ‘corruption is systemic’ in soccer

Corruption is “systemic” in soccer, the head of FIFA’s audit watchdog said Thursday, calling for soccer’s world body to be more transparent in its reform moves. “We have to accept that corruption is systemic in football. If we accept this, we can solve the problem,” Domenico Scala, head of FIFA’s independent […]

We, soccer’s fans, are to blame for FIFA’s corruption

Today’s news that the German soccer federation could have been involved in bribery around the 2006 World Cup will shake many people to the core. It is easy to point to nations with a history of abuse (Qatar) or corruption (Russia), or individuals with suspicious pasts, and say that they are […]

Who is Issa Hayatou, world soccer’s acting FIFA President?

Now that Sepp Blatter, the most powerful man in world soccer, has been suspended from all soccer-related activities for the next 90 days, Issa Hayatou will serve as the interim FIFA President until a new one is appointed in February 2016 when the FIFA presidential elections happen. But up until now, […]

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Presidencia de la FIFA: Infantino minimiza acuerdo Asia-Africa de Salman

El candidato a la presidencia de la FIFA Gianni Infantino, minimizó este martes el acuerdo entre las confederaciones africana y asiática, presidida por su principal rival, el jeque bahreiní Salman. El acuerdo de cooperación entre la Confederación Asiática (AFC, con 46 votos) y la Africana (CAF, con 54 sobre 209 […]

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Ex-FIFA VP received $50,000 a month in bribes from sports marketing companies

Fallen FIFA vice president Eugenio Figueredo received $50,000 a month in “improper payments” from sports marketing companies, authorities in his native Uruguay alleged Tuesday in an indictment. The 83-year-old ex-soccer boss, one of seven top FIFA officials arrested at a Zurich luxury hotel in May, received “hefty sums” each month […]

Wages of sin return to haunt sports barons

Judges and prosecutors trashed the reputations of two of the leading Lords of the Rings in 2015 and criminal charges against Sepp Blatter and Lamine Diack were a warning that sport has got to clean up its act. Bribes, doping, even more bribes, the sky seems to be the limit […]

Switzerland hands US prosecutors FIFA evidence

Switzerland on Wednesday handed over an initial package of bank documents to US prosecutors requested by Washington as evidence in the ongoing criminal cases targeting senior FIFA leadership. The material “relates to bank accounts allegedly used for bribes connected with the grant of marketing rights to soccer tournaments in Latin […]