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The Kaiser’s Bill

The Twenty-oh-six World Cup bid/ Cost Germany millions of quid/ Ex-footballer Franz/ Who fixed the finance/ Must now explain just what he did./// https://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/sep/01/franz-beckenbauer-criminal-investigation-corruption-allegations-2006-world-cup-bid The Twenty-oh-six World Cup bidCost Germany millions of quidEx-footballer FranzWho fixed the financeMust now explain just … Continue reading

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More FIFA Madness

A FIFA supremo named Blatter/ Whose wallet grew fatter and fatter/ From dubious dealing/ Declares he’s appealing/ (A somewhat debatable matter)./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/35144652 A FIFA supremo named Blatter Whose wallet grew fatter and fatter From dubious dealing Declares he's appealing (A somewhat debatable matter). — … Continue reading

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FIFA Madness #2

Police are now questioning Blatter/ Regarding a criminal matter;/ He wrote massive cheques/ To FIFA execs/ Whose wallets got fatter and fatter./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34384930 Police are now questioning #Blatter Regarding a criminal matter; He wrote massive cheques To FIFA execs Whose wallets got fatter and … Continue reading

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Little Jack Warner Fighting His Corner

Ex-FIFA Vice-President Warner/ Fights back like a rat in a corner/ And threatens to name/ The others to blame/ For he’s not the only suborner./// http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/jun/04/fifa-crisis-jack-warner-says-he-fears-for-life-and-will-reveal-avalanche-of-secrets Ex-FIFA Vice-President Warner Fights back like a rat in a corner And threatens to name The others … Continue reading

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Sepp Away

There was an old fellow named Sepp/ Whose steadily worsening rep/ Made rendering briefer/ His tenure at FIFA/ A quite unavoidable step./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/fifa-corruption-probe-sepp-blatter-is-being-investigated-by-fbi-claims-report-10293216.html There was an old fellow named Sepp Whose steadily worsening rep Made rendering briefer His tenure at FIFA A quite unavoidable … Continue reading

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FIFA Madness

Tho FIFA says nothing’s the matter/ With bidding by Russia and Qatar/ That’s not the idea/ Of Michael Garcia/ Creating a problem for Blatter./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/30042309 Tho FIFA says nothing's the matter With bidding by Russia and Qatar That's not the idea Of Michael … Continue reading

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What Big Teeth You Have, Grandma

According to Suarez’s gran/ The way FIFA gave him a ban/ Was how one might treat/ A dog on the street/ (Quite apt, as he’d bitten a man)./// https://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/news/world-cup-barbaric-punishment-treats-suarez-like-dog-082202813–sow.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/482531417214447616

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Blatter in Qatar

The FIFA head honcho Sepp Blatter/Declared of the World Cup in Qatar:/Your June is too hot,/December is not./On balance I favour the latter./// http://www.arabianbusiness.com/qatar-wc-2022-should-be-played-in-nov-dec-says-blatter-525633.html The FIFA head honcho Sepp BlatterDeclared of the World Cup in Qatar:Your June is too hot,December … Continue reading

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Samoa Over the Rainbow

A football XI that’s the worst/In the world had a victory – its first/American Samoa/Can’t go any lower/But hopes its decline is reversed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15867180

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Blatt the Pratt

Sepp #Blatter got egg on his face/Making misguided comments on race/But no need to worry/He now says he’s sorry/Tho many say he’s a disgrace. http://www.aljazeera.com/sport/football/2011/11/2011111813457191143.html

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