The German Football Federation (DFB) and the German Football League (DFL) announced on Monday the creation of a task force to probe the betting scandal, which has rocked European football. European football’s governing body UEFA called a crisis meeting at their base in Nyon, Switzerland, for this Wednesday and the DFB and DFL will join forces to probe 32 German games out of some 200 which are under suspicion.
Let’s take a look.As every soccer betting fan is probably aware of, Jeffrey Webb, the CONCACAF president and a FIFA vice president, pleaded not guilty to charges for soliciting bribes to give out lucrative deals for media and marketing. He was released on $10 million bond secured by real estate, cars, bank accounts and expensive jewelry.
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Even with the fever pitch anticipation of the 2015 UEFA Champions League Finals currently dominating the talks in the world of soccer betting, the biggest news doing the rounds in the realms of football is the recent corruption allegations against senior FIFA officials.The U.S. government launched an attack on FIFA in what it called deep-seated “year after year, tournament after tournament” of corruption in soccer, forcing them to pull FIFA executives out of a luxury Zurich hotel to face ...
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The German Football Federation (DFB) and the German Football League (DFL) announced on Monday the creation of a task force to probe the betting scandal, which has rocked European football.
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