Warner to step down from FIFA roles after given key post

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

May 29 – Jack Warner (pictured), the FIFA vice-president, has been sworn in as Trinidad and Tobago’s new Minister of Works and Transport and has admitted that he will have to step down from a number of key football roles. 

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Celebration match proposed for Jack Warner election success

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

May 26 – A match between Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica has been proposed to celebrate the re-election of FIFA Executive Committee member Jack Warner (pictured) as an MP in his country’s General Election, which saw a coalition of opposition parties, including Warner’s United National Congress (UNC), sweep to power.

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Warner accused of “untruths” over World Cup bonuses

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

May 2 – FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has been accused by 13 Trinidad and Tobago players, including Sunderland striker Kenwyne Jones (pictured) and former West Ham United goalkeeper Shaka Hislop, of trying to mislead the public about a row over unpaid bonuses from the 2006 World Cup.

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MLS to go ahead after strike crisis averted

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

March 20 – The new Major League Soccer (MLS) season will kick-off as planned in the United States next week after a deal – reached with the help of Landon Donovan (pictured) – was hammered-out to prevent the players going out on strike.

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Garber hails progress of MLS

By Andrew Warshaw in Manchester

March 3 –
Don Garber (pictured), the Commissioner of the Major League Soccer (MLS), says football in his country has come on leaps and bounds but still has a long way to go to match the established sports in the United States.

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