July 12 – FIFA president Sepp Blatter says times were different when his predecessor Joao Havelange took millions of dollars in kickbacks as part of the infamous ISL marketing scandal… Success of two-year experiment encourages UEFA to continue with AARs in club competitions. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

March 20 – FIFA tells INSIDER that Jerome Valcke will “definitely” return to Brazil to resume his aborted host city tour… Ricardo Teixeira leaves FIFA Executive Committee… Former FIFA president battling bacterial infection. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

Oct. 27 – FIFA chief Jerome Valcke says he’s confident Brazil’s new sports minister Aldo Rebelo, replacement for Orlando Silva who quit over corruption allegations, can put World Cup preparations back on track… British investigative journalist urges Brazil’s government to force corruption-hit FIFA officials out. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.