FIFA Get Set To Weed Out Corruption

Ian

Ian began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

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  1. mick nick says:

    I’d actually rather we didn’t win it. If you think football is too sanitized and corporate now….

  2. Yeah, I’d rather it went elsewhere, not least because of the disgraceful inclusion of Milton Keynes in the bid. Anyway, there are more pressing problems to sort out at home than hosting a corporate jamboree for the benefit of various people’s Swiss bank accounts.

  1. October 29, 2010

    […] “So today and tomorrow, in Zurich, FIFA are discussing what – if anything – to do to rescue the reputation of its World Cup bidding process, a process which has descended very publically into the pettiest of playground squabbling in the couple of weeks since The Sunday Times first called its integrity into question with its allegations of cash-for-votes. I expect they’ll do the absolute minimum they think they can get away with – which might be as little as nothing, but will probably involve some token gestures, possibly including the delay of the 2022 vote until sometime next year.” (twohundredpercent) […]

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