Tag Archives: Spain/Portugal
- World Cup verdict is imminent
December 2, 2010
After what seems like an eternity for the bidding countries today marks the day they’ve all been waiting for. By around 3pm the hosts will have been decided for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup and that will be that until FIFA gives China the tournament in 2026. Both contests...
- England sends the super heroes to Zurich
December 1, 2010
Bidding processes for world sporting events are riddled with the amounts of tension and corruption that you would expect to find in a Hollywood blockbuster. Amongst all the bidding parties for 2018 are some of the world’s most powerful countries but even they are scared witless at the uncertainties regarding...
- England still drifting with bookies for 2018
November 19, 2010
It appears ever more likely as each day goes by that the English bid to host the World Cup in 2018 is going to fall by the wayside. Even the suspension of two FIA executive members yesterday for attempting to sell votes contained a dig at the British media for...
- FIFA announces investigation into corruption
November 12, 2010
Last month FIFA chairman Sepp Blatter and his organization uncovered large scale corruption and vote fixing. Sepp and his mates all sounded rather surprised at all of it and looked as if they were completely alien to the word corruption. Blatter’s getting rather serious about it all now though. The...
- Only a month until the 2018 World Cup hosts revealed
November 5, 2010
This week marked a month until that time every few years that Sepp Blatter gets to act out his fantasy as king of the world. Sepp does stop short of donning robes and scepter (which he probably received as “gifts”) though. The decision he announces in the ceremony will tell...
- Shock, horror. Corruption uncovered at Fifa!
October 21, 2010
FIFA, and sports in general, really aren’t having the best of times right now. If the undercover bookies’ being introduced into cricket weren’t bad enough it looks like we’re returning to the dark ages in terms of crowd violence at football grounds. Anyone wanting to gamble on the outcome of...
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October 17, 2017