Bermudan FA President warns of FIFA ban over finances probe

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By David Gold

September 27 – The Bermuda Football Association (BFA) President Larry Mussenden (pictured) has warned his country’s Sports Minister Glenn Blakeney that FIFA could ban the country from international competition if he presses ahead with an inquiry into their finances.

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FIFA drop multi-million pound TV deal with Warner’s firm

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By Andrew Warshaw

September 9 – FIFA have terminated a multi-million pound TV deal for the 2014 World Cup after discovering the rights had been sublicensed to a company owned by Jack Warner, their former senior vice-president who resigned from all footballing activities after being charged in the recent bribery and corruption scandal.

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Visa renews partnership deal with SUM

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By David Gold

September 6 – Visa is extending its partnership with Soccer United Marketing (SUM) in a deal which will see them continue as the official payment services company of Major League Soccer (MLS), US Soccer and the Mexican national team’s US tour until 2014.

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