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Newcastle United charged with tax fraud over player transfers

By Tony Attwood

Goodness knows how many police raids, tax fraud allegations, court cases, questions about contractual clauses and the like we’ve covered in the nearly 10 years we’ve been running, but it has been quite a few. Spanish football has been rife with scandals, but there has been some activity in the UK too. […]

President of Spain’s FA arrested. And behind the corruption, there are stories of referee fixing.

 

by Tony Attwood

A couple of days back, police in Spain say arrested Ángel María Villar Llona, the president of Spain’s football association, Real Federación Española de Fútbol, on suspicion of embezzling funds.

It is an interesting move because Villar Llona is also a senior vice-president at Fifa and Uefa those two gloriously clean […]

In the past it was the clubs lower down the league that fouled most. Now it is the clubs near the top.

By Tony Attwood

The web site Footstats has recently produced some very interesting league tables of its own, and through their kind permission, I am able to bring you one or two of these, starting with the Premier League Table of fouls.

You may remember (if you were paying attention) that in the early days […]

Newspaper claims Arsenal “should have been applauded as CHAMPIONS if officials had done their jobs properly.”

By Tony Attwood

 

“The Gunners should have been applauded as CHAMPIONS if officials had done their jobs properly.”

To confirm from the off, that is not a quote from Untold, but from a national UK newspaper – the Sun. OK not my favourite paper, but actually one that I would have said a year […]

Southampton v Arsenal the teams and final preview

By Bulldog Drummond

The review of recent events, and the league table for 2015 to date appears in the first part of the Southampton Arsenal review. The referee preview also is here. . Now moving on… . The team is most likely to be Giroud Campbell Ozil Walcott Ramsey Flamini Monreal Koscielny Mertersacker […]

FIFA, Uefa and the national FA’s : the same pile of shit?

By Walter Broeckx

A spokesman of the Austrian football federation said last Thursday against the press agency Reuter that Michel Platini can count on the full support of the whole Uefa. This was said after a meeting held in Nyon. An emergency meeting it was about the position of Uefa-president Michel Platini.

Fifa see North Korea not as a warning but as a blueprint

By Walter Broeckx

If it wasn’t so sad, it sure would be funny.

We all know about Fifa and about how rotten and corrupt some of their members are. This is not invented by Untold; we only see how other people who have examined Fifa and their top dogs came to this conclusion.

It is […]

Does Chelsea shake when the USA uses the language of the AAA?

By Tony Attwood

Does Chelsea shake when the USA uses the language of the AAA?

Or come to that does Liverpool worry that no statement from the club will ever be believed again after the admitted lying over Suarez’ contract? Do Rangers fans worry that their club has to pay 30% p.a. interest on a […]

At last the English media recognise there’s something seriously wrong with the referees

By Tony Attwood

And so, after years of pointing out that there is something seriously wrong with refereeing in the Premier League, the English papers have started to admit that there might be a problem.

Not all of them, and most are hedging their bets talking of referee mistakes, and the views of “Arsenal supporters”, […]

Someone has to stop Fifa. Now!

By Walter Broeckx

Look who’s talking.

Joseph Blatter the big boss of the organisation that is out there in order to make as much money as possible out of football, uses all means including overloading players as much as possible with meaningless games on every occasion, (also known as Fifa) has spoken.

He has said […]

Transfer cash is directly related to money laundering: the allegations, and the court case.

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Money Laundering and Football

“Rather than simply being used as a conduit for money laundering the proceeds of other crimes, there is some sort of activity […]

Are the Refs in the Premier League bent? The evidence is worrying.

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By Tony Attwood

About four years ago a number of Arsenal supporters began to be concerned about what we saw as […]

Fourth man arrested in Tottenham bid affair, & a Swiss club thrown out of league in strange circumstances

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By Tony Attwood

I was planning to put up a story today (a couple of days late) saying that a third person has been arrested by […]

When a club is bought, spends big, and then collapses… How money laundering in football works.

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By Anne.

Part one of this article is available here.

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Money laundering through the transfer market is slightly more complicated than the activities described in the first article. […]

Money laundering is not complicated, you just need a cash generating business. Football is a cash generating business.

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Money laundering is not complicated, you just need a cash generating business. Football is a cash generating business.

By: Anne

The Financial Action Task Force […]

After Fulham, what Arsène did not say: an Untold apology

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After Fulham, what Arsène did not say: an Untold apology

By: Anne

In my previous Untold Media article, “After Fulham. All the things the press reported but which Arsène did not say,” I […]

Fifa say the Premier League could be fixed and appoint ex-Interpol man to investigate

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By Tony Attwood

Next month Fifa starts up a telephone hotline for players and officials who come forward with evidence of match fixing. Everyone who does come forward will be guaranteed immunity.

Now […]

The FA and League has only themselves (and the police, and Tottenham) to blame for the racism mess

By Tony Attwood

According to reports Tom Adeyemi who plays for Oldham, on loan from Norwich City, was racially abused by one or more Liverpool fans at the Anfield ground last night. He gave a statement to Merseyside Police in which it is understood he claimed to have been racially abused twice by a supporter.

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Corruption in the Premier League: Poor-Bert, the next head of the PGMOL?

By Walter Broeckx

What on earth is wrong with ref Probert? Last year I wrote an article after the Wigan game which was also a Christmas game only 2 days after a previous game. He then screwed us over with not giving a blatant penalty for handball in the last minute. And that after he […]

Money Laundering in Football – are the crooks really running the show? Part 2 of our investigation

Money laundering, football and the press – part 2 (with added Lassana Diara)

By Anne

In our first article in this series exposing corruption in football we took a quick look at the situation at Tottenham and the minor matter of how a set of phone records got into the wrong hands – before contemplating […]

Money Laundering, Premier League football, Operation Apprentice, and a little more on Portsmouth FC (again)

 

By: Anne

 

You know, it’s amazing how quiet the football media can be when they want to…

Leading into our upcoming series on the transfer market, transfer rumours, and (here’s the big one) possible money laundering in the EPL, I thought I would give our readers a few things to think about in […]

Match fixing in the Premier League: the proof, the evidence, the prediction

By Tony Attwood

Imagine you are taken to the roof of a tower block and invited to jump off. More than like you will say, “well actually no, if you don’t mind, I won’t.” Or words to that effect.

“Why not?” enquires the awfully nice chap with you who is inviting you to do […]

The terrible truth behind how refs are bought in Arsenal games

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By Walter Broeckx

I will start with a question that could be asked at an Arsenal quiz evening and I think that […]

If the FA had any moral sense it would leave Fifa now; and the government would apologise too

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What the Mirror and Sun might have said about Harry if he’d worked for Arsenal

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By Tony Attwood

. The Sun newspaper is in a bit of a pickle at the moment. You see, Harry Redknapp is their columnist and (presumably) paid lots of money to write stuff, which means that when the big news in football is that Harry Redknapp is going to […]