Jack Warner

CONCACAF

Former CONCACAF president Jack Warner: USMNT elimination was 'happiest day of my life'

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Former CONCACAF president Jack Warner wasn't among those that felt bad for the U.S. Men's National Team. Rather, he was more than ready to dance on their grave.

The T&T native said Tuesday was the "happiest day of my life" because of the USMNT's elimination at the hands of his home country.

Traitor Jack

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This is some crazy stuff, even if you think you know about the bottomless soul pit that is Jack Warner. We all like to talk about "The Shot Heard 'Round The World' from 1990 World Cup qualifying - but have any of us heard of this aspect of that famous game before now? Check it. - Greg Seltzer

Montagliani elected as CONCACAF's new president

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CONCACAF officially has a new leader.

CanadianVictor Montagliani was elected as CONCACAF's new president at the confederation's congress in Mexico City on Thursday morning.Montagliani defeated lawyer Larry Mussenden from Bermuda.

The Canadian businessmanjoins a list of CONCACAF presidents that haven't been held in high regard as of late.

FIFA

Ex-FIFA VP Jack Warner blasts Garcia Report, questions USSF innocence

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If the soccer world thought it was done with ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner, it was sadly mistaken.

The controversial figure in the FIFA corruption scandal spoke out against FIFA's Garcia Report on Thursday, questioning the validity of the document, particularly as it pertains to the decision to absolve the U.

Jack Warner says FIFA owes him money

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Disgraced former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner scoffed Friday at reports that the new leaders of the global football governing body are seeking to sue him, insisting FIFA owes him money.

"I don't owe FIFA one nickel and I know that FIFA owes me, but we will deal with that in the fullness of time," Warner said, addressing reporters on the steps of the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain.

Jack Warner says FIFA owes him money

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Disgraced former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner scoffed Friday at reports that the new leaders of the global football governing body are seeking to sue him, insisting FIFA owes him money.

"I don't owe FIFA one nickel and I know that FIFA owes me, but we will deal with that in the fullness of time," Warner said, addressing reporters on the steps of the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain.

Report: Germany pledged millions to Jack Warner for World Cup vote

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Germany's soccer association promised a package worth millions of euros to secure a crucial vote from disgraced official Jack Warner for its bid to host the 2006 World Cup, Der Spiegel said Friday. The news magazine which in October broke the story alleging Germany bought votes to secure hosting rights for the tournament said it has seen a contract detailing perks that the Trinidad and Tobago official and the association he headed would be given by the German football association (DFB).

Report: Germany pledged millions to Jack Warner for World Cup vote

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Germany's soccer association promised a package worth millions of euros to secure a crucial vote from disgraced official Jack Warner for its bid to host the 2006 World Cup, Der Spiegel said Friday. The news magazine which in October broke the story alleging Germany bought votes to secure hosting rights for the tournament said it has seen a contract detailing perks that the Trinidad and Tobago official and the association he headed would be given by the German football association (DFB).

Jack Warner likens FIFA arrests to US-led conspiracy to take over FIFA

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Fallen Trinidad and Tobago soccer honcho Jack Warner said Friday the latest fallout from the corruption scandal gripping world soccer showed the United States was winning its battle to "take over FIFA."

Speaking outside a court hearing where he is seeking to stave off his extradition to the United States, Warner said there were ulterior motives for the US indictments charging him and a host of other top soccer officials and marketing executives with corruption.

Jack Warner likens FIFA arrests to US-led conspiracy to take over FIFA

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Fallen Trinidad and Tobago soccer honcho Jack Warner said Friday the latest fallout from the corruption scandal gripping world soccer showed the United States was winning its battle to "take over FIFA."

Speaking outside a court hearing where he is seeking to stave off his extradition to the United States, Warner said there were ulterior motives for the US indictments charging him and a host of other top soccer officials and marketing executives with corruption.

Notes from Curtin’s presser, Nogueira, new trialist, more news

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Notes from Jim Curtin's weekly press conference. Nogueira hopes to return. New tiralist at left back. More news.

Soccer News: The Champions League vs FIFA

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It's soccer on the field vs soccer politics in Tuesday's update with the Champions League games up against more FIFA news. Read More

Jack Warner touches the sky.

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No, he has not teamed up on a track with Kanye. This event occurred when he was officially flung from soccer by FIFA using a large catapult. Is a change really coming? We shall see.- Greg Seltzer

FIFA confirm life ban for former vice-president

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FIFA confirm life ban for former vice-president - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Football's governing body FIFA has confirmed their Ethics Committee has banned former vice-president Jack Warner for life from football activities.

The 72-year-old from Trinidad and Tobago was the vice-president and executive committee member, while he was former president of CONCACAF.

FIFA Finally Get Around To Banning Disgraced Ex-Vice President Jack Warner For Life

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FIFA have, today, finally, got around to banning disgraced ex-vice president Jack Warner from football for life.

Warner submitted what FIFA called a "self-determined resignation" back in June, which coincidentally came shortly before the US government began attempting toextradite himon charges of corruption and bribery.

“A step late every time”: Recaps and reaction to Crew loss, league results, more

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Union drop an opportunity. Again. League results. Copa Centenario update. More FIFA corruption news.

Readying for LA, Union draw DC for Open Cup fifth round, Palacios, latest FIFA news, more

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Union face LA on Saturday. US Open Cup draw has Union hosting DC in fifth round. USWNT bits. Latest FIFA news. More.

US faces Nigeria, Union host Rhinos in USOC, Palacios trialing, latest FIFA news, more

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US look to finish top of group tonight. Union host Rochester in USOC. Wilson Palacios trialing with Union. Blazer plea unsealed. More.

US faces Sweden in WWC tonight, Union bits, FIFA news, more

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US plays second group game at Women's World Cup against team led by former USWNT head coach. Union bits. Lots of FIFA corruption updates. More.

League says DC should’ve gotten two red cards, Riise “not going to happen,” Vitoria training again, FIFA, more

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League tells Jim Curtin DC should've been shown two red cards in Saturday's loss. Source says Riise to Union not happening. Vitoria returns to training. Latest on the FIFA corruption scandal. More.

Recaps and reaction to loss in DC, Riise, results wrap, national team and FIFA news

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Reaction to DC game. Are the Union interested in John Arne Riise? Results wrap. National team news. Latest from FIFA. More.

Jack Warner pleads innocence to racketeering conspiracy and corruption

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Jack Warner, former FIFA vice president and President of CONCACAF, has responded to the news that he and CONCACAF officials have been arrested and indictedfor racketeering conspiracy and corruption by issuing a press release.

Despite being named as one of the persons indicted by the US Department of Justice, Warner says he has not been questioned regarding the matter.

Jack Warner pleads innocence to racketeering conspiracy and corruption

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Jack Warner, former FIFA vice president and President of CONCACAF, has responded to the news that he and CONCACAF officials have been arrested and indictedfor racketeering conspiracy and corruption by issuing a press release.

Despite being named as one of the persons indicted by the US Department of Justice, Warner says he has not been questioned regarding the matter.

Surprise! A FIFA perp walk begins.

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Noted crook Jack Warner and CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb were among those arrested on Tuesday night (alternate link for those unable to see the NYT report). Let's hope it continues and we get some change at FIFA before everyone's tummy is as sour as mine is today about the game.Thus far, Sepp Blatter is free and clear.

FIFA officials arrested, indicted

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United States Attorney General bringing wire fraud, racketeering, and money laundering charges against "more than 10" FIFA officials, including Jeffrey Webb, Eugenio Figueredo, and Jack Warner.

In a stunning move, officials in Switzerland have begun an operation "to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges" reports the New York Times.

Epic. Takedown.

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Mini pitches, area schools in NCAA tourney, US-Costa Rica tonight, more

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Union Foundation targets building 50 mini pitches in and around Philly. Villanova, RIder, and Delaware in NCAA tourney. Klinsmann says US can win in Costa Rica tonight. More news.

News from Union training camp, BSFC schedule released, HCI’s new home, more

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Pontius eager for fresh start. Conceicao has good first day. Fernandes sharpest. BSFC home opener April 3. HCI has new home. More news.

Local USOC qualifier on Sunday, key offseason dates, US begins WCQ campaign, more

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West Chester United hosts Salone FC on Sunday in US Open Cup qualifier. MLS announces key offseason dates. US begins World Cup qualification. More news.

Philadelphia Union

Union deals with Houston in the works? Timbers MLS champs, USWNT game cancelled over field conditions, more

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Are Cristian Maidana and Andrew Wenger on their way to Houston? TImbers win MLS Cup. USWNT friendly in Hawaii cancelled. More FIFA fun.

Big decisions as Union ready for Open Cup final, TOW honors for Blake and White, more news

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Curtin says he's confident either Blake or McCarthy can help get a win in Wednesday's final. More Open Cup final and team news. FIFA hands Jack Warner a lifetime ban. More news.

Blaketacular: Recaps and reaction from Union draw with NE, league results, latest FIFA scandal news

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Reaction to Andre Blake's outstanding goalkeeping effort in Saturday's draw. League results wrap. Latest FIFA scandal news after opening of Swiss investigation into Sepp Blatter. More.

Barnetta with ToW honors, Union Academy USYT callups, 2016 USOC local qualifiers dates, more

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Union bits, trademarks, Temple No. 23, CONCACAF CL changes, Hall of Fame news, more

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Newsy news bits.

US faces Germany in WWC semi, Union faces DC in USOC, that Sakiewicz interview, more

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US faces Germany tonight in Women's World Cup semis. Union faces DC in US Open Cup. That Sakiewicz interview. More news.

Union bits, results wrap, US draws with Sweden at WWC, Steffen big as US falls to Serbia at U-20 WC, latest FIFA news

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Union news. HCI, Reading, and Ocean City results. MLS results and standings. US attack absent in scoreless draw with Sweden at Women's World Cup. US lose to Serbia in U-20 World Cup. Latest FIFA news.

US tops Oz in Women’s World Cup opener, Sapong and Williams earn PoTW honors, Union face Reading in friendly tonight, more

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US powers through shaky start for 3-1 win over Australia. Sapong and Williams receive Player of the Week honors. Union face Reading tonight in annual friendly. FIFA news. More.

“Something special”: Recaps and reaction to win over Crew, Inqy calls out Sakiewicz, FIFA, more

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Recaps and reaction from Wednesday's victory over Columbus. Inquirer editorial calls comments from Sakiewicz. Blazer dishes and more FIFA corruption news.

“We’re happy”: Reaction to draw at NYCFC, Union Academy’s Pellegrino gets US U14 BNT call-up, SoB River Cup tryout info

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Recaps and reaction from Union's draw at Yankee Stadium. Union Academy's Michael Pellegrino called up by US U-14 BNT. Sons of Ben River Cup team tryout info. More.

The Rest

B&RU Match Prediction Game - Week 13

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"Of Midweek Games and FIFA Prosecutions"

The winner of Week 12 was dccal with 25 points. Your prize is the very same pair of handcuffs used to arrest former CONCACAF president Jack Warner (signed by Warner himself for an undisclosed amount of money). Hot on his heels were DoddsDC (23 points) and fischy (20 points).