Progress?

Jack Warner resigns as FIFA vice-president! Corruption is no more!

“But through it all, when there was doubt, I ate it up and spit it out…”

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It’s a start, but FIFA’s statement about Jack Warner’s resignation hardly smacks of an organisation who will go to the ends of the earth to uncover any dubious dealings and dodgy doings. They [...]

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Legal News

Oh dear, looks like Paolo Maldini is in a spot of bother

Oh, it’s like butter wouldn’t melt!

Paolo Maldini

Up until, well, a few hours ago, were you to bundle a football manager into the back of a van and use the threat of violence to make him list some decent football role models, he’d almost definitely say Paolo Maldini. [...]

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MENTAL OLIGARCH SHOCKER

Is AC Milan’s potential owner as crazy as their current one?

Albanian oil baron alleged to have ordered journo beating…

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Last month, rumours were swirling of a bid to wrest AC Milan from the wandering hands of everyone’s favourite political liability, Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi. Albanian oligarch Rezart Taci was ready to lump €700m on the Rossoneri,

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corruzione

An organised crime family tried to buy Lazio

Naughty gang attempted to use Serie A club for money laundering

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A story is emerging today concerning a notorious crime gang – the Clan dei Caselesi – and their attempts to buy Lazio in 2006. Italian authorities claim that the family from the Camorra, the Naples version of the [...]

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The England manager

Fabio Capello’s already in trouble!

England’s stern new gaffer has run into a little tax difficulty

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The Italian tax detectives have been pointing their magnifying glasses at the bank accounts of Fabio Capello recently, reports Milan’s Il Giornale. Mr Capello, a one-time employee of Juventus, a club whose enthusiasm for football took a [...]

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