Blatter sends 50th Birthday wishes to Obama


By David Gold

August 4 – When Barack Obama gets around to opening his birthday cards, he will be finding a message of support from FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who wrote to the United States President, hailing him as a “visionary leader and unifier”.

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FIFA whistleblower Blazer under investigation

Chuck Blazer in London

By Andrew Warshaw

June 15 – Yet another twist in the ongoing FIFA bribery scandal emerged today when it was revealed that CONCACAF general secretary Chuck Blazer has been questioned by FIFA’s Ethics Committee after complaints were made against him by Caribbean associations.

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Jack Warner ally tries to fire FIFA whistleblower


By Andrew Warshaw in Zurich

May 31 – Chuck Blazer, the prominent FIFA official who blew the whistle on the biggest bribery scandal in its history, faced a battle to keep his position as general secretary of the CONCACAF Confederation tonight as the crisis at the heart of the world governing body took a farcical turn.

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