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FIFA’s Luis Suarez Investigation: Evidence-Collection Procedures

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced on June 24, 2014, according to ESPN.com., “it will investigate the Luis Suarez alleged biting incident with Liverpool’s Uruguayan striker.” ESPN.com also contends Suarez is “likely to face a lengthy ban if found guilty.” According to a video of the match, Suarez appeared to bite Italy’s Giorgio … Continue reading

World Cup Eve for the USNMT: A New York Times Feature on Jurgen Klinsmann

As American soccer fans (new and old) wait for the United States national men’s soccer team’s first Group G match in the 2014 FIFA World Cup against Ghana (which takes place Monday, June 16, 2014, 6:00 PM; Estádio das Dunas, Natal), a good read on the team’s coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, was featured in the The … Continue reading

Update on the FIFA Investigation into the 2022 Qatar World Cup Vote

Several media agencies are reporting the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) chief investigator, Michael Garcia, is reviewing allegations that FIFA executive committee members were provided expense-paid trips and gifts prior to the vote for the 2022 World Cup finals, which was awarded to Qatar. Specifically, according to The Telegraph, Garcia, who has been conducting … Continue reading