# Sepp Blatter

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‘It’s closer to Game of Thrones’ - The story of football’s biggest administration scandal
Writer and producer Miles Coleman on the Netflix documentary series ‘Fifa Uncovered’.
Sepp Blatter: The choice of Qatar to host the World Cup was a mistake
Former Fifa president says that former Uefa president Michel Platini helped turn the vote in Gulf state’s favour.
Swiss prosecutors mull appeal in Blatter and Platini fraud case
The pair were cleared on 8 July by the Federal Criminal Court following a mammoth investigation that began in 2015.
Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini acquitted in Fifa trial
Switzerland’s Federal Criminal Court in the southern city of Bellinzona rejected the prosecution’s request for a suspended prison sentence.
Prosecutor calls for suspended sentence for Blatter, Platini
The Swiss prosecutor’s demand is more lenient than he could have asked for – a maximum of five years in prison if found guilty.
Platini was worth a million, Blatter tells court
The former world football chief and French football legend Platini are being tried at Switzerland’s Federal Criminal Court.
Fallen football chiefs Blatter and Platini start fraud trial
The former FIFA and UEFA bosses appeared in the Federal Criminal Court in Bellinzona, following an investigation that began in 2015.
Date set for fraud trial of Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini
This will be the final hearing in a long-running saga that began in 2011.
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Disgraced ex-Fifa officials Blatter and Platini charged with fraud over €1.8m payment
Swiss prosecutors have today indicted the pair, who have been banned from football since 2015.
Ex-Fifa boss Blatter meets Swiss prosecutor in payment probe
Former Fifa president Blatter, 85, is being investigated over a €1.85million payment to Michel Platini.
Ex-Fifa President Sepp Blatter given new ban of six years
The ban has been imposed for multiple breaches of Fifa’s ethics code.
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.
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.
'This organisation went from being toxic, almost criminal, to being what it should be' - 4 more years for Infantino
The 49-year-old stood unopposed for re-election.
'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
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.
'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.
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 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.
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.
Fury after Fifa agrees to replace Blatter ethics judge
The decision prompted a response that his removal was “politically motivated”
'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.
CAS rejects Blatter appeal, says ex-FIFA leader 'breached code of ethics'
The suspension stands.
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.
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
'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
'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.
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.
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.
Richard Keys met Sepp Blatter and Twitter was not impressed
The former Sky Sports presenter gave plenty of fuel to his haters’ fire earlier.
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.
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's former right-hand man gets 12-year football ban
The 54-year-old Frenchman had previously denied any wrongdoing.
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.
10 sportspeople who cannot wait for 2015 to end
As 2015 comes to an end, who is happy to see back of this year?
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.
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
Both men will appeal the ruling while Blatter says he hopes to be back in charge of FIFA by February.