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#Sepp Blatter

# sepp-blatter - Thursday 20 February, 2020

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

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

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

# sepp-blatter - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

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

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

# 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.

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