Grant Wahl is not FIFA President Material

When I logged onto my Twitter account this morning I saw talk about an article written by Grant Wahl regarding the FIFA Presidency. Having an interest in the matter, I zipped over to Sports Illustrated’s website to have a look. And I was outraged. Outraged, I tell you. Essentially, Wahl has thrown his hat into […]

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Finding a New FIFA President

Following last week’s Zurich debacle, and having got fed up with seeing the smug face of Sepp Blatter everywhere, I wanted to find out how the FIFA President is elected. Given the murky way in which the World Cup hosts are decided, I’d rather expected it to be conducted in secret, with very little accountability.And […]

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Football Is Failed Again (Or FIFA, For Short)

So, after years of planning, politicking, jetsetting and begging, the World Cups in 2018 and 2022 were awarded to Russia and Qatar respectively. The initial shock faded after about an hour, to be replaced by a cold, simmering rage, which then transformed into overwhelming apathy at the pointlessness of it all, before giving way to […]

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