PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Police said former FIFA vice president Jack Warner would spend Wednesday night in jail after surrendering to face an arrest warrant issued at the request of U.S. authorities, who filed corruption charges against him and 13 others tied to international soccer.
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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk player Matheus collapsed during the closing minutes of the Europa League final against Sevilla on Wedneday.
ZURICH (AP) — Blatter says FIFA will work hard with authorities to ‘root out any misconduct’
ZURICH (AP) — Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA on Wednesday, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and threatened with extradition to the U.S. in an investigation of what was called “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — UEFA says the election scheduled Friday to elect FIFA’s president should be postponed and that it will consider boycotting this week’s FIFA congress following the arrests of soccer officials in Zurich.