FIFA bans Jack Warner for life amid corruption reports

Jack Warner is out of the game and he’s not coming back. FIFA announced on its website Tuesday it has banned Warner from all soccer activities for life. FIFA’s Ethics Committee handed down the ultimate punishment to Warner, a former vice president, Executive Committee member and president of CONCACAF, following its investigation into the bidding process for the right to host...
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

FIFA Bans Former CONCACAF head Jack Warner for life, like it mattered

Jack Warner was a world renown wheeler and dealer in the world of international soccer. Few within the FIFA hierarchy held more sway than Warner did, but it led to many rumblings of corruption and in May it led to the United States attorney general indicting Warner and 13 others within FIFA. The Trinidadian is fighting extradition to the United States, but after its own internal...
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

John Oliver’s Fiery Response To Jack Warner Ups Ante In Spat (Video)

Round 2 of the war-of-videos between John Oliver and Jack Warner could be a barn-burner. Oliver responded Sunday night to Warner’s video reply to his opening takedown of the former FIFA vice president at the end of the most recent episode of “Last Week Tonight.” Oliver, whom Warner branded a “comedian fool” last week, offered to help Warner better...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

John Oliver responds to Jack Warner’s response (with fire!)

The war between John Oliver of Last Week Tonight and Jack Warner continues to roll right along. On Sunday night, Oliver touched on Warner once again, issuing a response to Warner’s latest ridiculous video. There are so many good things about this video, including… -John Oliver’s business card -The revelation about Warner’s dramatic music -FIRE! FIRE! FIRE! Will Warner respond...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

EX-FIFA VP Jack Warner Responds To ‘Comedian Fool’ John Oliver (Video)

Jack Warner received the message John Oliver sent to him via Trinidadian television but the former FIFA vice president made the mistake of responding to the comedian. Warner hit back at Oliver on Thursday, airing a video response to the “Last Week Tonight” host’s takedown titled “The Mittens of Disapproval Are On.” Warner bought time on Trinidad’s...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Warner calls out John Oliver in bizarre address

FIFA’s corruption scandal has now officially come to a global war of words between disgraced former executive Jack Warner and British comedian John Oliver.  Although Oliver has been slinging comedic arrows at FIFA for quite some time now, apparently his buying TV time in Warner’s home country of Trinidad & Tobago was the final straw. Warner taped this address finally...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jack Warner Received $750K Of FIFA Cash Meant For Haiti Earthquake Relief

Jack Warner seemingly rode FIFA’s gravy train during good times and bad ones. Federal investigators in the United States are investigating Warner’s connection to the disappearance of $750,000 meant for disaster relief efforts in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake, according to the BBC. FIFA sent $250,000, and the South Korean Football Association added...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Former FIFA exec Jack Warner investigated over Haiti disaster money

Jack Warner is in even more trouble. Warner, former and one of the primary targets of the ongoing FIFA investigation, is being further investigated for “the disappearance of money meant for victims of the Haiti earthquake.” Warner stands accused of taking $750,000 intended for the Haitian people. This money was donated by FIFA ($250,000) and the Korean Football Association ...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

John Oliver’s latest monologue on FIFA is a work of art

By Matt Yoder John Oliver’s monologue on Last Week Tonight is becoming a weekly must-see event. When that monologue is on FIFA corruption, it is a true thing of beauty. Oliver has previously targeted FIFA on multiple occasions on his program, but this week’s episode amounted to a victory cigar after the arrest of several FIFA executives on corruption charges. Here it is in...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Disgraced former CONCACAF president Jack Warner cites an Onion article as the real thing

The FIFA bribery scandal has certainly made for good copy for the world’s newspapers. As they continue to report on Sepp Blatter and his minions, the papers have some new fodder and it’s none other than former CONCACAF President Jack Warner who has released a video regarding his arrest last week. Now it starts off innocuously with Warner proclaiming his shock and innocence of...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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