Fifa corruption scandal live: Football body paid Irish FA '€5m' to not take legal action over Thierry Henry handball

Thierry Henry's actions arguably denied Republic of Ireland a place at the 2010 World Cup

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Blazer's explosive testimony lifts lid on decades of bribery

 

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Last night the FBI’s key informant Chuck Blazer laid bare the decades-long schemes of bribery and back-handers that stretch all the way from France 1998 to South Africa 2010 and, probably, beyond.

In forty pages of explosive testimony, the corrupt American football official Chuck Blazer admitted “accepting bribes in conjunction with the selection of South Africa as host of the 2010 World Cup” and also to “facilitating the acceptance of a bribe in conjunction with the selection of the host nation for the 1998 World Cup.”

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