FIFA President Gianni Infantino, running unopposed, wins re-election by acclamation at the FIFA Congress in Paris. A statute introduced earlier this week by the FIFA Council meant there was no need for a vote to give the 49-year-old Swiss his first full four-year term. Infantino was elected in February 2016 to replace the disgraced Sepp
Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter is still not ready to move on from his ugly exit as the head of world football’s governing body. Blatter left his post in disgrace almost four years ago, embroiled in a long-running corruption scandal. He was later banned for eight years by FIFA, though the penalty was later reduced
(ATR) A new chapter in the “Fifagate” saga is now beginning.
(WFI) Former UEFA president Michel Platini remains suspended from football until October 2019.
(WFI) French probe into vote for Russia and Qatar reportedly includes questioning former FIFA president Sepp Blatter.
(WFI) Mong Joon Chung wants his five-year ban from football annulled. Gerard Farek reports.
(WFI) Football’s governing body has turned over results of 22-month investigation to Swiss authorities.
Sept. 5 – Thomas Peyer replaces Markus Kattner who was fired in a corruption scandal.
Aug. 3 – FIFA appoints Fabrice Jouhaud to replace Walter De Gregorio, who resigned last year shortly after making a joke on television at Sepp Blatter’s expense. Mark Bisson reports.
June 22 – Fatma Samoura says the appointment of chief financial and compliance officials and improving FIFA’s corruption-tarnished governance structure are top priorities. Mark Bisson reports