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#Sepp Blatter

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Ex-Fifa President Sepp Blatter given new ban of six years
# Suspended
# Suspended

Ex-Fifa President Sepp Blatter given new ban of six years

Mar 24th 2021, 11:44 AM 4,467 Views 8 Comments

The ban has been imposed for multiple breaches of Fifa’s ethics code.

# sepp-blatter - Thursday 20 February, 2020

PSG boss and ex-Fifa number two charged in bribery case
# Problems
# Problems

PSG boss and ex-Fifa number two charged in bribery case

Feb 20th 2020, 12:22 PM 4,382 Views 4 Comments

Nasser Al-Khelaifi and disgraced former secretary general Jerome Valcke are accused of corruption.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Blatter insists he has a 'clear conscience' and that he's willing to testify about Qatar World Cup vote
# Testify
# Testify

Blatter insists he has a 'clear conscience' and that he's willing to testify about Qatar World Cup vote

Dec 11th 2019, 4:51 PM 2,974 Views 6 Comments

Qatar beat Australia, Japan, South Korea and the United States to win the vote. However, the result has been consistently questioned.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'This organisation went from being toxic, almost criminal, to being what it should be' - 4 more years for Infantino
# Staying On
# Staying On

'This organisation went from being toxic, almost criminal, to being what it should be' - 4 more years for Infantino

Jun 5th 2019, 11:30 AM 3,993 Views 5 Comments

The 49-year-old stood unopposed for re-election.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'I want to sue him' - Sepp Blatter hits out at Infantino and Fifa
# Animosity
# Animosity

'I want to sue him' - Sepp Blatter hits out at Infantino and Fifa

May 29th 2019, 7:09 PM 4,544 Views 9 Comments

The current president is running unopposed in his bid for a second term as the head of world football’s governing body

# sepp-blatter - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Blatter lashes out at Fifa president Infantino as 48-team World Cup plans are scrapped
# Squabbling
# Squabbling

Blatter lashes out at Fifa president Infantino as 48-team World Cup plans are scrapped

May 23rd 2019, 6:06 PM 5,883 Views 7 Comments

Ambitions to expand the Qatar 2022 competition were binned last night.

# sepp-blatter - Sunday 24 June, 2018

'He said in football there were 2 types of people - those who pay bribes and those who accept them'
# Red Card
# Red Card

'He said in football there were 2 types of people - those who pay bribes and those who accept them'

Jun 24th 2018, 5:07 PM 29,149 Views 7 Comments

Buzzfeed investigative reporter Ken Bensinger chats about his acclaimed new book on the Fifa corruption scandal.

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Former Fifa President Sepp Blatter would back a UK and Ireland World Cup bid
# Claim
# Claim

Former Fifa President Sepp Blatter would back a UK and Ireland World Cup bid

Jun 20th 2018, 12:30 PM 6,411 Views 16 Comments

The controversial figure also believes a 48-team tournament is a bad idea.

# sepp-blatter - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Sepp Blatter says Hope Solo's 'grabbed ass' claim is 'absurd and ridiculous'
# Response
# Response

Sepp Blatter says Hope Solo's 'grabbed ass' claim is 'absurd and ridiculous'

Nov 11th 2017, 11:15 AM 18,634 Views 53 Comments

The former head of world football has responded to the US goalkeeper’s accusations.

'I had Sepp Blatter grab my ass': Hope Solo accuses ex-Fifa boss of sexual assault
# Allegation
# Allegation

'I had Sepp Blatter grab my ass': Hope Solo accuses ex-Fifa boss of sexual assault

Nov 11th 2017, 12:01 AM 16,614 Views 20 Comments

The former United States goalkeeper alleges the incident took place at the Ballon d’Or award in January 2013.

# sepp-blatter - Monday 5 June, 2017

Why our love of football makes its betrayal by Fifa so hurtful
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

Why our love of football makes its betrayal by Fifa so hurtful

Jun 5th 2017, 10:00 AM 22,369 Views 9 Comments

In his latest book, The Fall of the House of Fifa, David Conn shows that not everything is black and white at the top of world football.

# sepp-blatter - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Fury after Fifa agrees to replace Blatter ethics judge
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

Fury after Fifa agrees to replace Blatter ethics judge

May 9th 2017, 10:35 PM 4,278 Views 3 Comments

The decision prompted a response that his removal was “politically motivated”

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

'All that money was properly accounted for' - Delaney defends FAI dealings with Fifa €5m payment
# Question Time
# Question Time

'All that money was properly accounted for' - Delaney defends FAI dealings with Fifa €5m payment

Jan 18th 2017, 7:26 PM 18,370 Views 6 Comments

The FAI CEO rejected suggestions he is a friend of Sepp Blatter and welcomed a 48-team World Cup.

# sepp-blatter - Monday 5 December, 2016

CAS rejects Blatter appeal, says ex-FIFA leader 'breached code of ethics'
# Political Football
# Political Football

CAS rejects Blatter appeal, says ex-FIFA leader 'breached code of ethics'

Dec 5th 2016, 2:07 PM 1,735 Views 6 Comments

The suspension stands.

# sepp-blatter - Sunday 28 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 28th 2016, 7:23 PM 5,775 Views 6 Comments

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
# FIFA
# FIFA

Former Fifa president Havelange dies at 100

Aug 16th 2016, 5:01 PM 3,332 Views 10 Comments

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
# Infamous
# Infamous

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

Jun 15th 2016, 5:39 PM 9,828 Views 22 Comments

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
# Fifa Investigations
# Fifa Investigations

'Everything is clean and fair,' claims Blatter

Jun 4th 2016, 8:37 PM 2,951 Views 7 Comments

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
# Sounds Familiar
# Sounds Familiar

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

May 14th 2016, 1:37 PM 2,383 Views 0 Comments

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
# Der Kaiser
# Der Kaiser

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

Mar 4th 2016, 3:43 PM 12,464 Views 2 Comments

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
# Sepp Banter
# Sepp Banter

Richard Keys met Sepp Blatter and Twitter was not impressed

Feb 29th 2016, 11:59 AM 7,114 Views 6 Comments

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
# In The Running
# In The Running

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

Feb 26th 2016, 12:30 AM 3,408 Views 6 Comments

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'
# Facepalm
# Facepalm

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

Feb 24th 2016, 11:10 PM 7,794 Views 12 Comments

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
# Punishment
# Punishment

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

Feb 12th 2016, 3:47 PM 2,197 Views 1 Comment

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
# Political Football
# Political Football

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

Jan 29th 2016, 10:17 AM 16,660 Views 19 Comments

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
# Happy New Year
# Happy New Year

10 sportspeople who cannot wait for 2015 to end

Dec 31st 2015, 10:00 PM 217 Views 7 Comments

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
# Selection Box
# Selection Box

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

Dec 28th 2015, 10:00 PM 9,754 Views 9 Comments

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
# Brutal Honesty
# Brutal Honesty

Tim Roth: I hated playing Blatter in awful Fifa film

Dec 21st 2015, 6:27 PM 9,049 Views 11 Comments

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

Invincible no more - Blatter's fall from grace
# Power Struggle
# Power Struggle

Invincible no more - Blatter's fall from grace

Dec 21st 2015, 10:03 AM 4,478 Views 7 Comments

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
# Scandal

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

Dec 21st 2015, 8:42 AM 21,039 Views 40 Comments

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
# Claim
# Claim

Sepp Blatter says corruption charge dropped

Dec 20th 2015, 10:19 PM 6,692 Views 7 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

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

Dec 7th 2015, 2:36 PM 8,501 Views 9 Comments

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

Dec 7th 2015, 10:05 AM 2,278 Views 4 Comments

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'
# New Evidence
# New Evidence

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

Dec 6th 2015, 12:22 PM 13,985 Views 9 Comments

The Uefa president is currently suspended by Fifa.

# sepp-blatter - Monday 23 November, 2015

'I was between the angels and the devil who was lighting the fire' - Sepp thought he was dying
# Full Time
# Full Time

'I was between the angels and the devil who was lighting the fire' - Sepp thought he was dying

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:39 AM 3,501 Views 14 Comments

The Fifa president is grand though, relax.

# sepp-blatter - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Bad news for Blatter and Platini as FIFA ethics probe 'requests sanctions' against pair
# Political Football
# Political Football

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

Nov 21st 2015, 11:07 AM 2,334 Views 4 Comments

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
# Wednesday
# Wednesday

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

Nov 18th 2015, 7:54 PM 10,741 Views 4 Comments

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
# One Last Chance
# One Last Chance

Fifa rejects Blatter and Platini's appeals against suspension

Nov 18th 2015, 1:03 PM 3,110 Views 4 Comments

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
# FIFA
# FIFA

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

Nov 6th 2015, 5:58 PM 10,412 Views 31 Comments

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
# Fawkes' Sake
# Fawkes' Sake

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

Nov 4th 2015, 9:28 PM 6,418 Views 13 Comments

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

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