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Dublin: 6 °C Saturday 28 November, 2015

#Sepp Blatter

# 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.

# sepp-blatter - Friday 31 July, 2015

‘I have to fight the mafia’ – Maradona vows to challenge Fifa

The Argentinian legend claims he has the backing of ‘a number of players’.

# sepp-blatter - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Is this the man to save Fifa? Michel Platini set to run for presidency

Frenchman expected to announce his plans later this week.

# sepp-blatter - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

It will be 2016 before we have a new president of Fifa

The 70-year-old also channeled the spirit of his late mother in Zurich today.

# sepp-blatter - Monday 20 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge That comedian who pelted cash at Sepp Blatter is the same guy who invaded Kanye’s Glasto set It's Raining Yen

Make it rain! Somebody just threw a big wad of cash over Sepp Blatter

Sepp wasn’t impressed. It was fake cash.

# 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 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.

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