FIFA has announced that Gordon Derrick, the general secretary of the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association, failed an integrity check and won't be allowed to run for president of CONCACAF, the sport's regional governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean.
Domenico Scala, chairman of FIFA's audit and compliance committee, said in a statement on Tuesday that Derrick had been disqualified, but added that "for privacy reasons, we are not in a position to go into further details."
A former vice president of football's international governing body pleaded guilty to four conspiracy counts on Monday in the sweeping FIFA bribery scandal.
Speaking through a translator, Alfredo Hawit told Judge Raymond Dearie in U.S. district court in Brooklyn that he had accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes in connection with a scheme to sell marketing rights to tournaments in Latin America.
Hawit, 64, is free on bail and next appears in court in October. Each count carries a maximum...
Hertha Berlin have no issue with the United States Soccer Federation over the treatment of defender John Brooks, the club's sporting executive Michael Preetz has said.
Despite receiving a knock in the Bundesliga match against Ingolstadt, Brooks travelled to the join the U.S. national team as they prepared for their World Cup qualifier in Guatemala, where he didn't play.
However, because of a knee injury, he returned to his home town of Berlin at the weekend.