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Sepp blatter

Nov 27, 2020 23:39
The open criminal proceedings had been focused on suspected mismanagement and misappropriation, plus an act of forgery by Platini, linked to FIFA paying the French soccer great $2 million with Blatter’s approval in 2011. read more
Aug 04, 2020 10:06
Now Infantino’s talks with Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber about the sprawling investigation into football corruption has put them both in the sights of a special prosecutor. There are records of what was said in the three meetings. read more
Aug 02, 2020 11:15
A Swiss special prosecutor opened a criminal case into Infantino’s conduct on Thursday over his meetings with the country’s attorney general who has been leading a sprawling investigation into football corruption. read more
Jun 30, 2020 23:01
FIFA said its ethics committee judges found Kattner guilty of conflicts of interest and abuse of position, including obtaining a recording of a FIFA Council meeting from which he had been excluded. read more
Jun 26, 2020 18:41
Swiss federal prosecutors this month extended their open criminal proceedings into then-FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s role in the payment to include Platini, according to a document seen Friday by The Associated Press. read more
Jun 13, 2020 18:16
The 84-year-old Blatter has denied any wrongdoing during decades of financial scandals linked to soccer’s world governing body, though he was banned from the presidency and now risks being brought to trial in his home country. read more
Jun 02, 2020 16:58
Blatter hit out at Infantino’s proposed expansion of the FIFA World Cup to 48 teams and stated he wants to convert the sport into a money churning machine. read more
Dec 31, 2019 12:07
From national team set-up to domestic tournaments, there have been changes galore in recent years but the so-called ‘sleeping giant’ has not managed to find a permanent place in the top 100 of the FIFA world rankings. read more
Dec 16, 2019 22:37
FIFA banned Platini, its then vice president, in 2015 over the payment he received, sparking years of bitter recriminations from the Frenchman and a falling out with his former ally Blatter. read more
Jun 18, 2019 15:14
Qatar was named to host the World Cup in a decision that triggered controversy over its suitability amid allegations of corruption. read more
Feb 14, 2019 21:54
Swiss authorities are targeting Franz Beckenbauer, former captain and coach of the German World Cup winning sides, who was president of the German 2006 bid. read more
Feb 06, 2019 17:45
The 48-year-old has been in charge of FIFA since February 2016, after succeeding the disgraced Sepp Blatter following the corruption scandal which rocked the organisation. read more
Nov 23, 2018 11:48
he Oceania group says its executive committee — comprising 11 member federation presidents in New Zealand and the Pacific islands — voted unanimously to support Gianni Infantino. read more
Nov 22, 2018 10:22
The Football Leaks website alleges that Infantino offered favours to a senior Swiss prosecutor, Rinaldo Arnold, in a bid to foster a relationship with Lauber, possibly to obtain privileged information about the FIFA probe. read more
Jul 10, 2018 20:16
Contrary to fears that VAR would kill the debates that are often one of football’s most enjoyable aspects, the system has if anything enhanced those post-match post-mortems in FIFA World Cup 2018. read more