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The fall of the house of FIFA

David Conn

The fall of the house of FIFA

the multimillion-dollar corruption at the heart of global soccer

by David Conn

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fédération internationale de football association,
  • Corporations,
  • Soccer,
  • Corrupt practices

  • About the Edition

    When Sepp Blatter joined FIFA in 1975 it had just twelve employees. Forty years later, the FBI have accused fourteen executives of forty-seven counts of money laundering, racketeering and tax evasion linked to kickbacks. This book tells the story of how football got big, how FIFA got corrupt and what this means for soccer fans around the world.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-312) and index.

    StatementDavid Conn
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV943.55.F44 C66 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328 pages
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26928372M
    ISBN 101568585969
    ISBN 109781568585963
    LC Control Number2017905020
    OCLC/WorldCa958355816

    The fall of the house of Fifa. [David Conn] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Conn. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description.   • The Fall of the House of Fifa by David Conn is published by Yellow Jersey (£). To order a copy for £ go to or call Free UK p&p over £

      Buy a cheap copy of The Fall of the House of FIFA: The book by David Conn. In , FIFA-the multibillion dollar governing body of the world's most-loved sport-was brought down by allegations of industrial-scale bribes, kickbacks, money Free shipping over $   It's World Cup time, so what could be more appropriate for my "Year of Crime and Punishment" to read David Conn's "The Fall of the House of Fifa"?Unfortunately, this book gets so bogged down in the details that it's tough to understand the big-picture mechanics of how money was moving around within Fifa.

    The Fall of the House of Fifa is the definitive story of Fifa's rise - and the most spectacular fall sport has ever seen.. 'No person should be allowed to arrange matches for personal profit' - Fifa congress. A century later: 'Fifa is a Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organisation (RICO) enterprise' - A judge in Brooklyn, using a term originally coined for the mafia. The Fall of the House of FIFA situates FIFA's unraveling amid revealing human portraits of soccer legends such as Michel Platini and Franz Beckenbauer and features an exclusive interview with former president Sepp Blatter. Even as he chronicles the biggest sport scandal of all time, Conn infuses the book with a passionate love of the game.


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Even as he chronicles the biggest sport scandal of all time, Conn infuses the book with a passionate love of the game /5(36). With ‘The fall of the house of FIFA’, Conn marks the end of his hiatus of five years. His last book, ‘Richer than God‘, was a superb tale about the invasion of foreign money into the English premier league; a must-read for every modern day football fan.

In his new book, he treads the serpentine trail of fraud and breach of trust in the. • The Fall of the House of Fifa is published by Yellow Jersey.

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The definitive story of Fifa - from its humble beginnings as the amateur organiser of international football, to the behemoth mired in corruption, written by one of the greatest investigative writers in football.

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Yellow Jersey Press, Where did it all go so wrong for Fifa. In his excellent new book, Guardian journalist David Conn argues that there were two major turning points in the descent into corruption and scandal. The first wasthe year that Conn watched his very first World Cup tournament at the age of nine.

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The house of cards that was FIFA cronyism started to come apart. In Britain, politicians wanted to know why millions had been spent on a failed bid to have England host the World Cup. Review of "The Fall of the House of FIFA" With the World Cup just over a year away, Russia will be the next host of the prestigious tournament.

How they won this honor for and Qatar did so for has been the subject of investigations into the governing body of soccer, FIFA. Book Title: The Fall of the House of Fifa: ISBN: By Author(s) David Conn: Publisher: Nation Books: Pages: Format: Hardback: Dimensions: cm x 2 Brand: Nation Books.

The Fall of the House of Fifa is the definitive story of Fifa's rise - and the most spectacular fall sport has ever seen. 'No person should be allowed to arrange matches for personal profit' - Fifa congress.

A century later: 'Fifa is a Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organisation (RICO) enterprise' - A judge in Brooklyn, using a term originally coined for the mafia/5(38). The Fall of the House of Fifa Summary The Fall of the House of Fifa by David Conn Fifa was founded in to unite the football-playing world, its first congress stating that 'no person should be allowed to arrange matches for personal profit'.

The Fall of the House of FIFA situates FIFA's unraveling amid revealing human portraits of soccer legends such as Michel Platini and Franz Beckenbauer and features an exclusive interview with former president Sepp Blatter. Even as he chronicles the biggest sport scandal of all time, Conn infuses the book with a passionate love of the game /5(4).

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The Fall of the House of FIFA by David Conn Book Review. by Karl Hornsey. David Conn has established himself as an investigative journalist of the highest stature in recent years.

Whether in his columns for The Guardian or in deconstructing the modern behemoth that football has become in his books The Football Business and The Beautiful Game?, he has established a reputation as a fearless.

The Fall of the House of FIFAsituates FIFA's unraveling amidst revealing human portraits of soccer legends such as Michel Platini and Franz Beckenbauer and features an exclusive interview with former president Sepp Blatter.

Even as he chronicles the biggest sport scandal of all time, Conn infuses the book with a passionate love of the game.The Fall of the House of Fifa is the definitive story of Fifa's rise - and the most spectacular fall sport has ever seen.

'No person should be allowed to arrange matches for personal profit' - Fifa congress A century later: 'Fifa is a Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organisation (RICO) enterprise' - A judge in Brooklyn, using a term originally coined for the mafia For forty years Joao.

The Fall of the House of FIFA, book review. The Fall of the House of FIFA is a perfectly straightforward blow-to-blow account of how FIFA’s greedy tentacles have gotten in a sorry knot.4/5.