Archive for the ‘FIFA’ Category

FIFA officials arrested en masse in Switzerland

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

It looks like one of the world's most notoriously corrupt organizations, FIFA, experienced its "Apalachin" moment in Switzerland on Wednesday morning. For those of who you might have families or hobbies, Apalachin is the 1957 raid in which some 60 mob bosses were arrested at or around the Apalachin, New York ...

Chelsea Gives New Meaning To Addition By Subtraction

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Imagine your a pro sports franchise and you’ve just been told you can’t improve your team over the next 18 months. And no, this isn’t a post about the Pittsburgh Pirates.  English Premier League power Chelsea was banned from adding new players for two transfer windows after FIFA ruled the club illegally ...