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  1. Report: Garcia’s World Cup ethics report to be released after all

    Dec 19, 2014, 8:05 AM EST

    "I've done what?" — Getty Images

    And to think, all it took was months and months of continuous anger and frustration from nearly everyone who wasn’t a part of FIFA itself.

  2. Final rankings of 2014 released by FIFA, as USA climb one place

    Dec 18, 2014, 2:11 PM EST

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    Germany end 2014 on top, as the USMNT sit steady inside the top 30.

  3. American lawyer Michael Garcia resigns as FIFA’s ethics prosecutor

    Dec 17, 2014, 11:06 AM EST

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    Garcia walks away from FIFA after his appeal against how his own work on alleged corruption in the World Cup bid process was represented.

  4. FIFA dismiss appeal from American lawyer Michael Garcia over World Cup probe

    Dec 16, 2014, 8:05 AM EST

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    This embarrassing episode for world soccer’s governing body takes another dramatic twist.

  5. Blatter to Asian delegates: “The World Cup 2022 will be played in Qatar”

    Dec 1, 2014, 10:52 AM EST

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    Perhaps the “where” is out of the way, but the when and how remain.

  6. Five investigated, including three FIFA execs, in World Cup corruption probe

    Nov 27, 2014, 3:17 PM EST

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    Three FIFA ExCo members and German legend latest to be under the spotlight.

  7. USA drop five places in latest FIFA world rankings; England on the up

    Nov 27, 2014, 7:28 AM EST

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    Klinsmann’s men drop further in FIFA’s latest rankings.

  8. FIFA releases 20-man shortlist of top defenders

    Nov 26, 2014, 7:45 AM EST

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    Four Premier League defenders found their way onto FIFA’s shortlist for the 2014 FIFPro World XI.

  9. FIFPro’s World XI five goalkeeper shortlist includes… Iker Casillas???

    Nov 24, 2014, 8:20 AM EST

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    Certainly keepers like David De Gea, Tim Howard, Wojciech Szczesny, Hugo Lloris and Salvatore Sirigu are scratching their heads.

  10. FIFA saga takes new twist: World Cup corruption report to be reviewed

    Nov 20, 2014, 2:31 PM EST

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    Review of FIFA’s corruption report ordered, as Qatar, Russia scrutinized once again.

  11. FIFA whistleblower “offered FBI protection” after threats against herself, family

    Nov 19, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

    Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani and his wife Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser al-Misnad hold a copy of the World Cup trophy after the awarding of the 2022 World Cup. The event marked the first time a World Cup finals was awarded to a nation in the Middle East - the second time the event will take place in the Asian confederation (Japan-South Korea 2002).

    Whistleblower who claimed corruption against Qatar speaks of threats.

  12. Funtime: Wojciech Szczesny sold himself in FIFA, then used “money” to bring Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Arsenal

    Nov 18, 2014, 10:25 PM EST

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    Szczesny sold himself to Manchester United for about $29 million so Arsenal could buy a defensive midfielder.

  13. FIFA files criminal complaint with Swiss Attorney General regarding WC report

    Nov 18, 2014, 11:22 AM EST

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    FIFA is looking for criminal action regarding “the international transfer of assets” in connection to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

  14. Reports: FIFA broke promises of confidentiality to corruption whistleblowers

    Nov 17, 2014, 11:11 AM EST

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    In other news, Garcia is being advised to leak his report and an England official involved with the bidding in 2010 called it the Wild West.

  15. English official compares 2018, 2022 World Cup bidding to “Wild West”

    Nov 16, 2014, 5:14 PM EST

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    Robertson got the job in 2010, while the process was going on, and his initial questions as to how England’s bid was going were met with an interesting response.

  16. Telegraph: FIFA spurns United States, will announce “Hell” as 2026 World Cup host site

    Nov 15, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

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    Better luck next time, America, because you’re not getting the 2026 World Cup either.

  17. German league President: UEFA could leave FIFA if full Garcia report not released

    Nov 15, 2014, 5:31 PM EST

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    The German Football League President has said UEFA would have to consider leaving FIFA if world governing body doesn’t come clean over Garcia report.

  18. USSF president Gulati, CONCACAF boss Webb take aim at FIFA’s report

    Nov 14, 2014, 10:50 AM EST

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    “Providing the entire independent report for inspection is in the best interest of the game and FIFA,” reads the joint statement.

  19. Report: Equatorial Guinea steps in to host Africa Cup of Nations

    Nov 14, 2014, 7:47 AM EST

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    The tournament was scheduled to be held in Morocco, but that host nation balked at the prospect of hosting due to fears of the Ebola virus.

  20. English FA reject FIFA’s criticism of 2018 World Cup bid

    Nov 13, 2014, 9:34 AM EST

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    England’s 2018 World Cup bid comes under criticism in FIFA’s report into alleged corruption.

  21. FIFA report “erroneous” says American lawyer who investigated corruption claims

    Nov 13, 2014, 8:06 AM EST

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    Garcia says FIFA’s report into his findings “contains numerous materially incomplete and erroneous representations of the facts and conclusions”

  22. FIFA report clears Russia, Qatar to host World Cups but fallout continues

    Nov 13, 2014, 7:44 AM EST

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    FIFA released 42-page report on Michael Garcia’s investigation, but huge question marks remain.

  23. Luis Suarez working hard to control himself, cut out “mistakes”

    Nov 12, 2014, 2:29 PM EST

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    Suarez: “I’m trying to be a bit more intelligent and to take a breath.”

  24. VIDEO: Which goal should win FIFA’s Puskas award as best of 2014?

    Nov 12, 2014, 1:38 PM EST

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    Watch the 10 nominees for the best goal scored over the past 12 months.

  25. Barcelona’s appeal heading to court over year-long transfer ban from FIFA

    Nov 11, 2014, 12:42 PM EST

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    Barca’s appeal to be heard by CAS on Dec. 5, ahead of January transfer window.

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