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Bobby McMahon

Bobby McMahon

You can see me on Soccer Central most Mondays and Thursdays on Rogers Sportsnet in Canada. I write a regular column for and and frequently guest on various podcasts and radio shows.


A Quarter Century After His Death, Web Woven By Dassler Still Ensnares Soccer

Written by on July 16, 2012 | 1 Comment »
Posted in Money Game

“Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive.” – Sir Walter Scott

Fifteen years ago, in 1997, sports marketing company ISL transferred money to a FIFA bank account. There was nothing unusual about the practice. ISL had owned the marketing and TV rights to FIFA since the company was formed in 1982.

But this time someone at ISL made a horrific error. The money was not supposed to reach a FIFA bank account but rather it was to be routed to the private account of………to read more click on the link.

One response to “A Quarter Century After His Death, Web Woven By Dassler Still Ensnares Soccer”

  1. Robert Quinn says:

    some serious stuff Bobby, excellent as always

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