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Blatter At The BBC – The Film Of The Book

Blatter At The BBC – The Film Of The Book

After Fifa president Sepp Blatter’s interview with Dutch daily newspaper de Volksrant comes a 21-minute interview with BBC Sport’s Richard Conway, available on the Beeb’s website to gaze at in wonder. At the end an appropriately nauseating still of Blatter appears, a...
Blatter Blether In Double Dutch

Blatter Blether In Double Dutch

If you thought Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore talked delusional shite in newspaper interviews… you’d be right. But even he can only watch and learn from the master, one Joseph S Blatter. Since the May 27th arrests of a number of his Fifa Executive...
The FIFA Scandals: An FBI Indictment On Us All

The FIFA Scandals: An FBI Indictment On Us All

It’s an old joke, better heard than read, which I first heard from Irish comedian/actor Niall Toibin, who used it to showcase his mastery of Irish regional accents. The gist is that the Dublin Corporation put some public works out to tender. They got three bids. The...
The FIFA Scandals – Andrew Jennings Strikes Again

The FIFA Scandals – Andrew Jennings Strikes Again

Sometimes, sleeping pills aren’t necessary. Just read these fifteen words: “The United States Senate Commerce Sub-Committee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security.” The current FIFA scandals may seem tenuously linked to the US Senate. But...