The Confederations Cup and FIFA’s drop in the bucket approach to combat poverty in Brazil

THE GREEDY BASTARDS’ WORLD TOUR CONTINUES: When FIFA boss Sepp Blatter announced the world’s governing body would spend close to $100-million at next year’s World Cup for social assistance you can excuse the Confederations Cup protesters in Brazil for failing to acknowledge this seemingly impressive gesture. While good ole â€?Septic’ … Continue reading

FIFA launches match-fixing hotline

The global soccer community can now make anonymous tips of match-fixing and corruption on a new FIFA web page. The governing body shrewdly set up the hotline ahead of Monday’s bombshell announcement by European police organization Europol which found 680 suspicious matches including World Cup, Champions League and European Championship … Continue reading