Foul!: The Secret World of FIFA: Bribes, Vote Rigging and Ticket Scandals - Andrew Jennings Reviews
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by - written on 14/06/10 (Very useful, 25 readings)
This book will make your blood boil, it is basically about FIFA, the world football governing body and is written in an honest and brutal way that will make you despise Sepp Blatter and more especially Jack Warner, who comes out of this book like a real dodgy character. Whether they really are it is hard to tell as this is the writers researched view, but they really do come out of it badly. The writer does show these characters in an unsavoury light and their own comments post publication and in general do appear to support the fact that their knowledge of football doesn´t quite match their personal egos. As somebody with Spanish blood I really ... Read the complete review
by - written on 21/02/10 (Very useful, 108 readings)
Tom Bowers book "Broken Dreams" lifts the lid on the seamy side of British Footie and this book is the essential companion piece to that excellent work. Andrew Jennings is an investigative journalist of some repute. He exposed corruption in the Olympic movement and in this work he exposes the corruption at the heart of FIFA, the world games governing body. If you have ever wondered why FIFA has never taken action against the FA or the Premier League then the answer is very simple. FIFA is more corrupt than either of these bodies. Mr Jennings focuses on the Secretary of FIFA , Sepp Blatter, and systematically dismantles the guys ... Read the complete review