Chuck Blazer

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An aerial view of the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, during the 1994 World Cup final. Photograph: Mike Powell/Getty Images

A joint bid from the US, Canada and Mexico to host the enlarged 2026 World Cup is expected to be finalised this year for submission to Fifa, according(...)

Fifa are looking to reclaimtens of million of dollars from indicted former employees. Photograph: PA

Fifa has lodged a claim in the US for tens of millions of dollars in damages and compensation from the indicted former executives who have plunged the(...)

US attorney-feneral Loretta Lynch: accused two generations of Fifa  officials of “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption, “ both abroad and here in the United States”. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

It may have been a German judge who finally banished Sepp Blatter from the world of football, but the longtime Fifa president’s real nemesis was a di(...)

Fifa whistleblower Chuck Blazer, pictured with Sepp Blatter, has been banned from football for life by the organisation’s ethics committee. Photograph: Getty

Chuck Blazer, the former Fifa executive committee member who turned whistleblower for the FBI, has been banned from football for life. The ban was ann(...)

Lionel Messi dribbles past Robbie Keane in the friendly between Ireland and Argentina at the Aviva Stadium in 2010. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

The FAI has denied allegations made in Argentinian newspaper La Nacion that the friendly between Ireland and Argentina at Lansdowne Road in 2010 wa(...)

 Former Fifa executive committee member Chuck Blazer agreed to act undercover for US prosecutors and has been cooperating since at least 2011 in the government’s investigation of soccer corruption. Photo: Wilfredo Lee: AP

Chuck Blazer was working undercover for the FBI for 18 months while still a member of Fifa’s executive committee, his plea agreement with US justice a(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter promised in 2011 that his fourth term as president would be his last before performing a U-turn. Photograph: Ennio Leanza/EPA

Fifa has moved to head off speculation that Sepp Blatter could stay on as president by pointedly making it clear the adviser responsible for suggestin(...)

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke attends a news conference during his visit to Samara, one of the 2018 World Cup host citie in Russia. Photo: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

Fifa’s secretary general Jerome Valcke has told a news conference in Russia that details on the bidding process for the 2026 World Cup, which were (...)

Jack Warner: paid his deputy Chuck Blazer $750,000 out of the $10m payment that was officially destined for the CFU as a legacy programme to support football in the Caribbean. Photograph: Diego Urdaneta/AFP/Getty Images

The $10 million sent from Fifa to Jack Warner never appeared in the annual accounts of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) and nor did Fifa track the m(...)

Fifa vice-president Jack Warner is accused of diverting $750,000 of funds donated by Fifa towards Haiti earthquake victims. Photo: Diego Urdanetta/Getty Images

Jack Warner, the embattled former Fifa vice-president at the centre of corruption charges, faces a new slew of allegations as more details emerge of p(...)

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