March 16 – As it tries to reclaim “tens of millions of dollars” pocketed illegally by corrupt former officials, FIFA admits for the first time that ExCo members sold their votes to help South Africa secure the 2010 World Cup. Mark Bisson reports.
Jan. 15 – Former CONCACAF chief Alfredo Hawit pleads not guilty after extradition to the United States to face trial for bribery charges.
Jan. 5 – FIFA investigators recommend nine-year ban from football for suspended secretary general Jerome Valcke for seven alleged ethics violations. Mark Bisson reports
Dec.11 – CONCACAF decides against appointing interim boss until May after its last three presidents were charged with corruption in wide-ranging FIFA scandal.
Dec. 3 – Just when you thought FIFA had hit rock bottom… U.S. Department of Justice unseals 92-count indictment, charging 16 more officials with offences ranging from racketeering and wire fraud to money laundering. Kevin Nutley and Mark Bisson report.
Nov. 17 World football’s governing body bans two officials from Laos, Nepal for taking cash during FIFA elections.
Nov. 3 – Police raid the headquarters of German FA and homes of president Wolfgang Niersbach and German FIFA Exco member Theo Zwanziger over tax evasion allegations related to 2006 World Cup.
Oct. 3 – Sepp Blatter rejects calls to step down immediately from four top FIFA sponsors after he became embroiled in corruption allegations. Mark Bisson reports.
Sept. 29 – Threat of suspension hangs over Sepp Blatter amid corruption allegations but he refuses to step down… Michel Platini denies any wrongdoing in letter to UEFA members… Presidential hopeful Chung Mong-joon says “justice must be served”. Mark Bisson reports.
Sept. 22 – Disgraced former FIFA vice president Jack Warner could soon be on his way to the USA to face corruption charges.