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#Sepp Blatter

# sepp-blatter - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Gianni Infantino has Sepp Blatter's wine cellar removed as part of Fifa reform commitment

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has explained some of his efforts towards championing reform, including the removal of a wine cellar.

# sepp-blatter - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Former Fifa president Havelange dies at 100

The Brazilian, who was predecessor to Sepp Blatter at world football’s governing body, serving as president between 1974 and 1998, has died in his native Rio

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

'I’m too good' - 5 of petulant Ronaldo's most famous rants

A glorious night for Iceland on their first-ever appearance at a major international tournament was soured by the player’s jibe

# sepp-blatter - Saturday 4 June, 2016

'Everything is clean and fair,' claims Blatter

Sepp Blatter says claims he received improper bonus payments during the last five years at FIFA are untrue.

# sepp-blatter - Saturday 14 May, 2016

A new crisis looms at Fifa as 'consternated' key reform figure resigns in protest

Domenico Scala had been in charge of the organisation’s Audit and Compliance Committee.

# sepp-blatter - Friday 4 March, 2016

One of the greatest footballers of all time is facing huge questions about possible corruption

Franz Beckenbauer has been investigated by the German football association over the 2006 World Cup.

# sepp-blatter - Monday 29 February, 2016

Richard Keys met Sepp Blatter and Twitter was not impressed

The former Sky Sports presenter gave plenty of fuel to his haters’ fire earlier.

# sepp-blatter - Friday 26 February, 2016

Here’s everything you need to know about today’s Fifa election and the 5 candidates

One man will be voted in to replace Sepp Blatter as the head of world football’s governing body in Zurich.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

You can’t make it up! Fifa reduces Blatter and Platini bans because of their ‘services to football’

The disgraced duo had initially been handed eight-year suspensions.

# sepp-blatter - Friday 12 February, 2016

Sepp Blatter’s former right-hand man gets 12-year football ban

The 54-year-old Frenchman had previously denied any wrongdoing.

# sepp-blatter - Friday 29 January, 2016

Missing Sepp Blatter? Don’t worry, the man ready to succeed him as Fifa boss is a great guy

Tommy Martin takes a look at the man trying to firm up election support, Sheikh Salman of Bahrain.

# sepp-blatter - Thursday 31 December, 2015

10 sportspeople who cannot wait for 2015 to end

As 2015 comes to an end, who is happy to see back of this year?

# sepp-blatter - Monday 28 December, 2015

It’s a funny ol’ game: 8 football moments from 2015 guaranteed to give you a laugh

From Van Gaal’s antics to Kyle Lafferty’s geography.

# sepp-blatter - Monday 21 December, 2015

Tim Roth: I hated playing Blatter in awful Fifa film

United Passions was recently confirmed as the lowest grossing film in US history.

Invincible no more – Blatter’s fall from grace

The 79-year-old is no stranger to scandal but he appears to be fighting a losing battle.

Blatter says ‘sorry’ to Fifa after he and Platini hit with eight-year bans Scandal This post contains videos

Blatter says ‘sorry’ to Fifa after he and Platini hit with eight-year bans

Both men will appeal the ruling while Blatter says he hopes to be back in charge of FIFA by February.

# sepp-blatter - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Sepp Blatter says corruption charge dropped

Fifa investigators have sought life bans against the suspended president.

# sepp-blatter - Monday 7 December, 2015

The journalist who brought Fifa to its knees has another must-watch documentary tonight

Andrew Jennings has served up another Panorama exposé.

Blatter reportedly in FBI spotlight over $100 million bribery case

Blatter reportedly in FBI spotlight over $100 million bribery case

Blatter has long insisted he is unaware of the payments, but the FBI think otherwise.

# sepp-blatter - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Memo appears to back Platini’s claim money received from Fifa was ‘a salary’

The Uefa president is currently suspended by Fifa.

# sepp-blatter - Monday 23 November, 2015

# sepp-blatter - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Bad news for Blatter and Platini as FIFA ethics probe ‘requests sanctions’ against pair

The fallout from the report could prove massive for the future of world football’s governing body.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Iconic Lomu dies at 40, another blow for Tipp & all today’s sport

Elsewhere, the IRFU have blocked Munster’s attempts to sign the Wallabies skipper while Dick Redmond has lost his Superman cape.

Fifa rejects Blatter and Platini’s appeals against suspension

The pair must now go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

# sepp-blatter - Friday 6 November, 2015

‘Stressed’ Sepp Blatter under medical evaluation and ordered to take time off from FIFA

The FIFA chief has been ordered to rest for five days.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

So, one English town has decided to burn a 36-foot tall Sepp Blatter effigy this year

Banned from football and now burned at the stake. Everything’s going pear-shaped for poor aul’ Sepp.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Sepp Blatter says 2018 & 2022 World Cup hosts were decided well before the vote took place

The Fifa president has given a remarkable interview to Russian media.

# sepp-blatter - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

A wild boar hunter & a host of ‘The Apprentice’: meet the Fifa presidential candidates

The group of individuals hoping to succeed Sepp Blatter is a pretty motley crew.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

One of the greatest ever footballers looks set to be banned by Fifa amid internal chaos

Franz Beckenbauer is at the centre of controversy this time.

# sepp-blatter - Thursday 8 October, 2015

We’ll leave it there so: Klopp’s coming in, Blatter going out and the rest of Thursday’s sport

Plus the latest news ahead of a bumper weekend at the Rugby World Cup.

Blatter and Platini suspended by Fifa due to corruption investigation

Chung Mong-Joon has been banned for six years by the ethics committee.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Sepp Blatter has been provisionally suspended by Fifa for 90 days

The organisation’s ethics committee met today.

# sepp-blatter - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Blatter stands firm despite Coca Cola, Visa and McDonald’s demanding resignation

The three high profile sponsors have asked the world governing body’s chief to step down after criminal proceedings were opened by Swiss authorities.

# sepp-blatter - Friday 2 October, 2015

Coca-Cola, McDonald’s say Fifa’s Blatter must resign now

Criminal proceedings were launched against the President earlier in the week.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Recently seen as the man to save Fifa, Michel Platini is now on very thin ice

The Frenchman has so far only succeeded in arousing more suspicion with a far-fetched explanation for his involvement in latest controversy.

# sepp-blatter - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Sepp Blatter’s ally Jack Warner banned from football for life following Fifa investigation

The governing body’s ethics committee have released their findings this morning.

# sepp-blatter - Friday 25 September, 2015

We’ll Leave it There So: Blatter under criminal investigation, Healy starts and all today’s sport

Also, Argentina beat Georgia and Rory McIlroy enjoys a positive start at the Tour Championship.

Swiss authorities open criminal proceedings against Fifa president Sepp Blatter

Authorities have also revealed that Blatter’s office has been searched and data seized.

# sepp-blatter - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Fresh Fifa controversy as Sepp Blatter’s right-hand man ‘released from his duties’

The organisation confirmed the action in a statement this evening.

# sepp-blatter - Monday 14 September, 2015

‘We’re not even at half-time’ – US to make more arrests as part of Fifa corruption scandal

Financial assets, including apartments in the Swiss Alps, have been seized.

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