• Breaking!! Blatter ban remains after CAS dismisses appeal

    Breaking!! Blatter ban remains after CAS dismisses appeal

    The Court of Arbitration has ruled that former FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s six-year ban from all football activities will remain in place.

    Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s appeal against a six-year ban from all football activities has been dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

    Blatter and his UEFA counterpart Michel Platini were suspended from all football-related activity by FIFA in December 2015 when the adjudicatory chamber of its Ethics Committee ruled a payment of two million Swiss francs, authorised […]

  • Blatter in last fight against FIFA ban

    Blatter in last fight against FIFA ban

    Sepp Blatter will mount his final challenge against his six-year FIFA ban on Thursday, following more than a year of scandal that saw him thrown out of football in disgrace.

    The former FIFA boss has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) seeking to overturn a suspension imposed by world football’s governing body.

    “I’m very confident,” the 80-year-old Blatter told AFP last week, although his prospects for an outright victory would appear to be remote.

    The now infamous, endlessly debated case […]

  • FIFA ban taking toll on my mental health – Blatter

    FIFA ban taking toll on my mental health – Blatter

    Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has admitted his six-year ban from all football-related activity has taken a toll on his mental health.

    In an interview with German broadcaster ZDF to be screened Thursday night, the 80-year-old Swiss says the ban has left ‘a mark’ on him as he continues the fight to prove his innocence.

    “I’ve been marked by it, because of what happened to me, this attack on FIFA shocked me. I suffer to this day because of this blow,” […]

  • FIFA president, Sepp Blatter resigns

    FIFA president, Sepp Blatter resigns

    It was gathered that FIFA President Sepp Blatter has decided to step down as leader of football’s governing body.
    Blatter announced his decision just four days after the FIFA Congress that saw  him win a fifth term  as the body’s president.

    “I cherish FIFA more than anything and I want to do only what is best for FIFA and for football,” Blatter said at a press conference in Zurich.
    “FIFA needs a profound overhaul. I have decided to lay down my mandate […]

  • Sepp Blatter wins FIFA presidency for the fifth term

    Sepp Blatter wins FIFA presidency for the fifth term

    It was gathered that Sepp Blatter won FIFA presidential re-election for an unprecedented fifth term as challenger, Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan, conceded after failing to win by a two-third majority in the first round of voting on Friday.

    At FIFA’s 65th Congress in Zurich, the 209 member nations cast their votes and the 79-year-old Blatter garnered 133 votes to Prince Ali’s 73 of the 206 valid votes cast, but failed to win the two-third majority on the initial […]