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Blatter warns English FA over World Cup report

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has warned the English of the legal consequences of their demands for the World Cup corruption report to be published.

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FIFA files criminal complaint in Switzerland against unnamed individuals in World Cup bidding

GENEVA (AP) — The latest twist in FIFA’s World Cup bid corruption case has landed on the desk of Switzerland’s attorney general.

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Qatari whistleblower protests FIFA judge’s report

In this Friday, July 27, 2012 file photo, Chairmen of the two chambers of the new FIFA Ethics Committee Michael Garcia, left, from the US and Joachim Eckert, right, from Germany attend a press conference, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA ethics judge Joachim Eckert is unlikely to reach final decisions in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding corruption probe until early next year.  FIFA has cleared Russia and Qatar of any wrongdoing in their winning bids for the next two World Cups. German judge Joachim Eckert formally closed FIFA’s probe into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests on Thursday, almost four years after the vote by the governing body's scandal-tainted executive committee. Eckert noted wrongdoing among the 11 bidding nations in a 42-page summary of FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia’s investigations. (AP Photo/Keystone, Walter Bieri, File)

GENEVA (AP) — A Qatari whistleblower has lodged a complaint about her treatment in the World Cup bid corruption report by FIFA’s judge, and the English Football Association demanded the release of the full corruption investigation on Monday.

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