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World football rocked by U.S., Swiss arrests of officials for graft

ZURICH/NEW YORK - The world's most popular sport was plunged into turmoil on Wednesday as seven senior football officials were arrested on U.S. corruption charges and faced extradition from Switzerland, whose authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups. | Video

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Advocaat quits after keeping Sunderland in Premier League

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England's Hartley ruled out of World Cup opener by ban

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Newcomers Bournemouth sign second goalkeeper Federici

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Napoli ban questions about Benitez's future

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