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#Sepp Blatter

# sepp-blatter - Friday 26 June, 2015

Sepp Blatter: I have not resigned

After announcing he would step down as Fifa president earlier this month, the 79-year-old has hinted he could yet stand for a sixth term.

# sepp-blatter - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Sepp Blatter is reconsidering resignation as Fifa president – reports

Reports in Switzerland suggest the 79-year-old has not ruled out remaining in the position.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Blatter’s computer seized, ‘rear-ending’ Roy Keane and all today’s sport

Also, politicians decide not to quiz John Delaney and Jonny Wilkinson gives his tip for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.

Bidding process for 2026 World Cup suspended as Fifa corruption scandal takes another twist

Meanwhile, reports suggest Sepp Blatter’s 17-year reign will end in December.

# sepp-blatter - Monday 8 June, 2015

Fifa’s €20m film brings in €546 in the first two days of its US release

“One of the most unwatchable films in recent memory.”

# sepp-blatter - Sunday 7 June, 2015

# sepp-blatter - Saturday 6 June, 2015

‘Blatter said to me ‘let’s find a way we could forget’. But I am not someone with two faces’ – Trapattoni

The former Ireland manager has made the claim about Fifa’s outgoing president.

From TheJournal.ie Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa? Money Talks

Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa?

The working and living conditions of some migrant workers in Qatar have been widely denounced.

# sepp-blatter - Friday 5 June, 2015

This is how the FAI was handed €5million by Fifa, according to a new Association statement FAI

This is how the FAI was handed €5million by Fifa, according to a new Association statement

The Association insist ‘at all times in the best interests of Irish football, and in full compliance with Irish company law’.

Disgraced former FIFA VP Jack Warner hailed as ‘Robin Hood’ by the newspaper he owns

Warner’s newspaper say he’s the ‘black whipping boy’ for FIFA

‘Hand of Wad’: The International media reaction to our ‘loan’ from FIFA

John Delaney insists it “was a very good and legitimate deal for the FAI”.

Delaney fears taking 2022 World Cup from Qatar could ‘bankrupt’ Fifa

The FAI chief executive is concerned about potential legal action.

# sepp-blatter - Thursday 4 June, 2015

‘Fifa paid Ireland to stop legal case over Henry handball’ – John Delaney FAI

‘Fifa paid Ireland to stop legal case over Henry handball’ – John Delaney

The FAI chief executive made the claim today.

Jack Warner threatens to implicate Sepp Blatter and Fifa

The indicted former official has unleashed a startling attack on the governing body.

O’Neill: Russia would feel hard done by if they’re stripped of 2018 World Cup

Ireland boss believes Fifa “had to change at some stage.”

From TheJournal.ie “Not clean”: The Fifa corruption investigation has spread to Australia Down Under

“Not clean”: The Fifa corruption investigation has spread to Australia

Australian police say they are looking into corruption claims around the country’s failed 2022 World Cup bid.

The dramatic rise and fall of Sepp Blatter

We look back at one of the most intriguing weeks in world football.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Benitez the man for Madrid, American football in Dublin and today’s sport

There’s also a new radio show for Marty Morrissey and more developments in the Fifa corruption story.

How the football world reacted to Blatter’s departure

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke was fully behind the decision, saying so in a statement on its official website.

Blatter under investigation in US: media reports

The New York Times and ABC reported the claims, citing unnamed law enforcement officials and sources familiar with the case.

# sepp-blatter - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

6 reasons why Sepp Blatter had to resign as Fifa President

His consistent lack of professionalism and more of the 79-year-old’s significant flaws.

We’ll Leave It There So: Sepp’s gone, Paulie’s going and all today’s sport

Poor Jo-Wilfried Tsonga couldn’t believe the news either.

What does Sepp Blatter’s resignation actually mean – and what happens next?

Blatter’s 17-year term at the top of world football is set to finally come to an end.

‘This is good news for world football’ – John Delaney reacts to Sepp Blatter’s resignation

The FAI issued a statement in the aftermath of today’s news.

From The Daily Edge 11 of the best burns from the Sepp Blatter saga Blatter Out

11 of the best burns from the Sepp Blatter saga

To say football fans are gleeful would be an understatement.

8 times Sepp Blatter was so cringeworthy he made us ashamed to be football fans

These are just the tip of the iceberg.

Sepp Blatter resigns as Fifa president

Blatter was only re-elected to the role last week.

Fifa admits controversial $10m payment – but says Blatter’s right-hand man was not involved

Secretary-general Jerome Valcke did not authorise the 2007 transfer, Fifa said.

This comedian’s hilarious mockery of Fifa and its ‘Swiss demon’ will brighten up your morning Version II This post contains videos

# sepp-blatter - Monday 1 June, 2015

Sepp Blatter’s daughter has come out to defend her father

Corinne Blatter insists the re-elected official is “hard-working” and hit out at Michel Platini for failing to run for the position himself.

# sepp-blatter - Sunday 31 May, 2015

What would happen if teams decided to boycott the World Cup?

England would back a European boycott of the 2018 World Cup in protest at the re-election of Sepp Blatter as Fifa president, says Greg Dyke.

# sepp-blatter - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Sepp Blatter says there is a European ‘hate’ campaign against him

‘It doesn’t smell good.’

Getting rid of Blatter not enough to eradicate Fifa’s problems

The 79-year-old was elected for a fifth term as president at Fifa Congress today.

# sepp-blatter - Friday 29 May, 2015

Sepp Blatter elected for fifth term as Fifa president after Prince Ali concedes

The 79-year-old has vowed to lead the organisation out of the corruption “storm” it has become embroiled in.

Delaney: Henry handball ‘arrangement’ between Fifa and FAI is confidential

Delaney and the FAI will back Prince Ali in today’s Fifa presidential election.

From TheJournal.ie There’s been a bomb scare at the hotel where the Fifa congress is happening Controversy

There’s been a bomb scare at the hotel where the Fifa congress is happening

Fifa will vote later on whether to retain Sepp Blatter as president.

# sepp-blatter - Thursday 28 May, 2015

How did it get to this? Here’s the events which led to this week’s Fifa arrests

From World Cup announcements to high-profile arrests, Wednesday was another dark day for the sport.

Now’s probably a good time to remind you of this epic takedown of Fifa

John Oliver touched on nearly every contemporary criticism of the organisation.

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