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Tag Archives: Jack Warner

Jack’s way or the highway

Oh, to be Jack Warner. Must be wonderful being fawned over by underlings, fanned by tropical breezes, knowing that in Trinidad, his island home, he’s practically a king. Who dares take on Teflon Jack? Who would be so foolish? Well, there is one man. The Minister of Works and Infrastructure of the Caribbean nation of […]

Investigate all FIFA ex-co members

What are the odds? In 2011 Thailand Football Association president Worawi Makudi’s name appeared on title deeds on land for a National Football Training Centre, partly developed with FIFA funds, in Bangkok. The FIFA executive committee member disgracefully escaped any sanction after providing a piece of paper with his signature on it from 2003 saying […]

FIFA: who would want it?

Paul Kelso has speculated in London’s Telegraph that there are “increasing signs that the president will struggle to see out his full term to 2015, and could be forced out by the end of the year” in a coup d’etat orchestrated by the man who’s been waiting in the wings for a seeming eternity: UEFA […]

Teflon Jack and the sticky truth

A word on this latest secret video business with Jack Warner. That the guy gives a bad name to football officials everywhere, past or present, is beyond dispute. Going by his extensive rap sheet, he’s an avaricious grub. Andrew Jennings memorably called him a “racist kleptomaniac”. CONCACAF and FIFA are clearly in a better place […]

Hard questions must be asked of Thai FA president

Worawi Makudi is not a name most people in football will be readily familiar with; though that’s perhaps the way Worawi, president of the Football Association of Thailand and a member of FIFA’s executive committee, would prefer it given some of the bad press he’s been getting in Bangkok in recent times. Mohamed Bin Hammam […]