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Archives: Sepp Blatter

John Oliver describes Blatter and Putin as a ‘vortex of concentrated evil’ [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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FIFA and Sepp Blatter were the topics yet again for a segment on the hit HBO show ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.’ During Sunday night’s show, John Oliver tackled the topics of Sepp Blatter and Vladimir Putin standing on … Continue reading

Will Jeffrey Webb and Aaron Davidson try to bring down US Soccer in their plea deals?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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It’s difficult to conceive that US Soccer President Sunil Gulati and USSF CEO Flynn had no inkling of CONCACAF corruption. Gulati regularly would have been in contact with Blazer, Warner and Jeffrey Webb, who succeeded Jack Warner as CONCACAF President. … Continue reading

Andrew Jennings calls for revolution to oust Sunil Gulati from US Soccer

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Investigative reporter Andrew Jennings has called for a revolution within American soccer to oust US Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati and USSF CEO Dan Flynn from office. Jennings, who spoke in front of the US Senate panel hearing last Wednesday on … Continue reading

Comedian throws cash at Sepp Blatter to disrupt FIFA press conference [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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At today’s FIFA press conference, an English comedian disrupted the event by throwing money at Sepp Blatter before being whisked away by security. The comedian, Simon Brodkin, said, “”This is for North Korea, 2026.” Once the press conference started after … Continue reading

Watch FIFA’s ExCo Meeting press conference at 9am ET [LIVESTREAMING]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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FIFA President Sepp Blatter and FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke will participate in a press conference today in Zurich, which will be streamed live beginning at 9am ET. The extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee meeting is taking place today. During the … Continue reading

Sepp Blatter reneging on resignation shows his power

Posted on by Earl Reed
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If you went out in the streets and fired off guns in the air on the day Sepp Blatter resigned as FIFA President, you were obviously premature in your celebration. Or mistaken. Or maybe both. You see, Uncle Sepp has … Continue reading

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Three reasons why Sepp Blatter can still control FIFA

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Last week, just days after winning re-election to a fifth term, Sepp Blatter placed a call to the heads of every continental confederation (at least those not in jail) to inform them that he was resigning as head of soccer’s … Continue reading

John Oliver fulfills promise following Sepp Blatter resignation [VIDEO]

Posted on by Chris Moore
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In recent weeks, TV host and soccer fan John Oliver has pleaded with companies such as Adidas, Budweiser and McDonalds to stop supporting FIFA and FIFA President Sepp Blatter. Oliver stated,”Budweiser, if you pull your support and help get rid … Continue reading

Do not let Sepp Blatter be the one to reform FIFA

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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I’m sick and tired of many in the soccer world taking the opportunity to laugh and celebrate the forthcoming departure of Sepp Blatter from FIFA. Yes, I’m pleased that the FIFA President will no longer be in office in six … Continue reading

FIFA President Sepp Blatter being investigated by FBI as part of corruption scandal

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FIFA President Sepp Blatter is being investigated by the FBI as part of the corruption scandal, sources have told ABC News. ABC News Senior Investigative Reporter Josh Margolin reports that Blatter is being investigated by the FBI and U.S. prosecutors. He … Continue reading

How to contact sponsors to tell them to stop supporting FIFA, Sepp Blatter, slavery and corruption

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s time for action. Put your anger about Sepp Blatter being re-elected as FIFA President to good use by contacting the FIFA sponsors and demanding that they STOP: (1) supporting FIFA President Sepp Blatter, (2) supporting the use of slavery … Continue reading

Sepp Blatter wins FIFA Presidential Election after Prince Ali withdraws from race

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA President, and will serve his fifth term from 2015-2019. The voting was conducted on Friday in Zurich by members of the FIFA organization. Blatter defeated Prince Ali of Jordan at the 65th FIFA … Continue reading

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FIFA corruption charges are only the tip of the iceberg

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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The FIFA corruption charges from the US Department of Justice today come not as a major surprise, but the first truly public salvo in the attempt to wash out the clearly rampant corruption inside soccer’s governing body. But for the … Continue reading

FIFA issues statement welcoming US Dept. of Justice investigation

Posted on by Jord Willis
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FIFA, the world football governing body, released a statement regarding the arrests of FIFA officials by Swiss authorities and extradited to the United States earlier today. The statement welcomed any approach to try and provide transparency regarding the allocations of the … Continue reading

FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges; Sepp Blatter not among them

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Swiss authorities conducted an early-morning operation in Zurich to arrest a number of top FIFA officials and extradited them to the United States on federal corruption charges. FIFA president Sepp Blatter was not among those rounded up by authorities, but vice-president Jeffrey … Continue reading

Watch the trailer for ‘Sepp Blatter,’ e:60′s new investigative film about FIFA President [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In its newest documentary, E:60′s Jeremy Schaap presents the most complete look done by television, at the most powerful man in the world of sports and the current crisis his organization is facing, FIFA President Sepp Blatter. The trailer for … Continue reading

Luis Figo proposes expanding the World Cup to as many as 48 teams

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Former Ballon d’Or winner Luis Figo released his manifesto at a Wembley press conference today as he prepares to challenge Prince Ali Bin Hussein, Michael van Pragg and incumbent Sepp Blatter for the presidency of FIFA. During his press conference, the … Continue reading

U.S Soccer president Sunil Gulati needs to take a stand against Sepp Blatter and FIFA

Posted on by Abe Asher
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On April 19th, 2013, Sunil Gulati – at least in theory – became one of the most powerful men in soccer. No one remembers the razor-thin margin of his victory – an 18-17 vote victory over Mexican Federation President Justino … Continue reading