# fifa - Yesterday’s News
From World Cup announcements to high-profile arrests, Wednesday was another dark day for the sport.
At least this one isn’t Sepp Blatter’s fault…
UEFA leaders want to postpone the Fifa elections for at least six months amid the current chaos.
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The notoriously hard-hitting British media have had their say, and unsurprisingly, they are largely unimpressed.
Coca-Cola, Adidas, McDonald’s and Visa have all told Fifa to clean up its act.
# fifa - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
Nine of the association’s executives were taken into police custody this morning over corruption charges. We’ve been here before, but will this occasion be any different?
European football’s governing body says today’s events are evidence that corruption is ‘deeply rooted’ in Fifa’s culture.
Blatter ‘lives in a cocoon, not the real world’.
“If it it wasn’t so serious it sounds like something out of a mafia movie,” FAI boss John Delaney said.
Friday’s Presidental election will go ahead, as will the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, Fifa say.
# fifa - Tuesday 26 May, 2015
The head of the FAI won’t be voting for the current Fifa president and believes his ‘good friend’ Michel Platini is the right man for the job.
# fifa - Tuesday 5 May, 2015
WDR claim officials erased data from the journalists’ electronic equipment.
# fifa - Thursday 9 April, 2015
The latest list has been released today, with the Boys in Green up to 62nd and Chris Coleman’s men in 22nd.
# fifa - Thursday 19 March, 2015
The Fifa president was the only candidate to reject the invitation.
# fifa - Tuesday 24 February, 2015
The head of the FAI says Fifa should have been clear it was always going to be a winter tournament.
A 23 December final is on the cards for Qatar.
# fifa - Sunday 22 February, 2015
The events of the past week have accentuated the failings to adequately address the issue in the sport.
# fifa - Saturday 21 February, 2015
He was reacting to the incident involving Chelsea fans in Paris.
# fifa - Thursday 19 February, 2015
So Ireland might well be the 33rd team some day.
# fifa - Monday 2 February, 2015
Football’s world governing body announced the four candidates today.
# fifa - Thursday 22 January, 2015
The former Newcastle player’s presidential campaign has been dismissed as a stunt by one rival.
# fifa - Thursday 15 January, 2015
The former French international is being bankrolled by Paddy Power.
# fifa - Monday 12 January, 2015
The Dubliner attended the Ballon d’Or awards ceremony in Zurich but came up just short in the voting.
All three nominees for this year’s Ballon d’Or have enjoyed a remarkable last twelve months.
Broadcaster says there’s ‘no way’ Roche should win the Puskas Award at tonight’s Ballon d’Or ceremony.
The Dutchman is nominated for the Puskas Award along with Ireland’s Stephanie Roche and James Rodriguez.
Voting closes later today and the winner will be announced at this evening’s Ballon d’Or award ceremony.
# fifa - Friday 9 January, 2015
In an FAI video, the LA Galaxy star said that Roche “deserves” to win the award.
# fifa - Tuesday 6 January, 2015
“The headlines should be about football,” he says.
# fifa - Saturday 3 January, 2015
The controversial 78-year-old has been head of the organisation since 1998.
# fifa - Friday 2 January, 2015
“Above all, the whole thing has showed women’s football is not crap because I’ve heard that said a few times.”
The Ched Evans case was a horrible indictment of the sport at its absolute worst.
# fifa - Tuesday 16 December, 2014
Michael Garcia appealed the version of his report that was released, calling it ‘incomplete and erroneous’.
The Argentina captain says he is looking forward to the last 16 clash after Barca were drawn against City again
# fifa - Sunday 7 December, 2014
# fifa - Sunday 30 November, 2014
A previously-unseen submission from the newspaper alleges the England 2018 team hired outside agencies to spy on rivals.
# fifa - Friday 28 November, 2014
The World XI will be announced in January.