Blatter: FIFA to root out corruption, regain soccer’s trust

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ZURICH (AP) — While accepting the trust of world soccer has to be regained, FIFA President Sepp Blatter responded to the arrest of top officials on Wednesday by insisting it showed his efforts to eradicate corruption were working. The deepest crisis in FIFA’s 111-year history is threatening Blatter’s bid to win a fifth, four-year term in a contest against Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan on Friday, with European soccer leaders trying to delay the election. “This is a difficult time for football, the fans and…

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Latin America hails FIFA indictments that hit long-serving soccer bosses
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A sprawling U.S. criminal probe into the “World Cup of fraud” within global soccer touched hard on Latin America and the Caribbean and made clear that many disgusted fans were hungering for a housecleaning. Hardly anyone ...

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