Nov. 5 – Former FIFA advisor Michael Hershman says he has no confidence that Francois Carrard’s FIFA Reforms Commission – “a bunch of insiders” – will deliver meaningful reforms. Mark Bisson reports.
Feb. 10 – The Jordanian FIFA presidential candidate and UEFA have blasted FIFA over claims made in Der Spiegel that an independent report designed to reform Sepp Blatter’s organization was censored. Mark Bisson reports.
May 28 – Sepp Blatter’s reforms process took a knock today when the FIFA ExCo in Mauritius failed to reach a consensus on terms of office and age limits… New FIFA ExCo members take their seats… ExCo supports resolution on fight against racism and discrimination. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 22 – FIFA’s Independent Governance Committee “welcomes the democratic process” by which world football’s governing body is going about its reforms but urges further action to “survive the next decades” ahead.
March 15 – FIFA’s ruling body meets next week to review the final batch of reform proposals aimed at improving the governance of world football’s governing body. But Mark Pieth believes the ExCo will oppose some of the recommendations. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Feb. 8 – FIFA’s anti-corruption chief tells INSIDER he fears senior figures at world football’s governing body may reject his latest recommendations for reform as they bid to cling to long-held power and privileges.
Feb. 6 – The head of FIFA’s Independent Governance Committee claims European officials are blocking reforms … Whistleblower website launched … More inside this Newsdesk …
Oct. 31 – FIFA says the four task forces created as part of anti-corruption reforms have concluded their business… But Pele’s contribution to the Brazil 2014 panel was zero as he missed all the meetings. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Sept. 28 – President Sepp Blatter denies there is any opposition in the Executive Committee to FIFA’s ongoing reforms process … More from the closing press conference of this week’s Ex-Co inside …
Aug. 30 – The head of FIFA’s Independent Governance Committee tells World Football INSIDER that his committee will soon embark on “the bigger haul” of the process to improve the way world football’s governing body is run. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.