football official


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an official who enforces the rules at a football game

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Warner, 72, was one of 14 football officials and sports marketing executives indicted in the United States on May 27 on bribery, money laundering and wire fraud charges involving more than $150 million in payments.
Garcia, who heads an investigative committee for world football's governing body FIFA, was in the Middle East, where he was expected to meet Qatar football officials as part of the probe.
The documents also show how Bin Hammam was making payments directly to football officials in Africa to allegedly buy their support for Qatar in the contest, it said.
Imagine a football official raising his hands to score a touchdown before a player crosses the goal line because the official believes that crossing the goal line is imminent.
McKenney Award for top collegiate football official to ECAC head linesman David Carter of Duxbury, Mass.
In his positions as a football official, he was a key player in schemes involving the offer, acceptance, payment and receipt of undisclosed and illegal payments, bribes and kickbacks as well as other money-making schemes.
Greg Dyke, chairman of the English FA, said that Blatter's response to corruption claims over Qatar 2022 was worrying after a British newspaper alleged that disgraced Qatari football official Mohamed Bin Hammam had made illegal payments to football officials in return for their support of Qatar's successful World Cup bid.
As claimed, Qatari former football official Mohamed bin Hammam bribed colleagues around the world to help secure the bid.
The Sunday Times said it had seen a cache of documents which revealed that Qatar's victory in securing the tournament was sealed by a covert campaign by disgraced former football official Mohamed bin Hammam.
Britain's Sunday Times newspaper said it had obtained millions of emails, documents and bank transfers relating to alleged payments made by Qatari former top football official Mohamed bin Hammam.
The Sunday Times said it had obtained millions of emails, documents and bank transfers relating to alleged payments made by Qatari former top football official Mohamed bin Hammam, AFP said.
Dubai: An Emirati football official, detained on March 23 on charges of having consensual sex with a 16-year-old boy, is being questioned by prosecutors, Gulf News has learnt.
MANAMA: A top Asian football official has poured water on allegations that Bahrain's 10-0 drubbing of Indonesia on Wednesday could have been the result of match-fixing.
The senior football official was received by his Lebanese counterpart, Hicham Haidar and Kuwait Embassy to Lebanon Advisor Jassim Al-Najim, along with other embassy diplomats.
Joe Pettitt, 16, who has been officiating for two years, intends eventually to get right to the top as a football official.