Oct. 19 – Despite allegations of money laundering, FIFA vice-president Julio Grondona wins a record ninth term as Argentine FA president… FIFA ethics official Damaseb hits back at Jack Warner “gifts” slur… Prince Ali gets GOAL Bureau role… Former Oceania football boss ends football exile. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Sept. 6 – Mohamed Bin Hammam has launched a stinging attack on FIFA ethics committee deputy chair Petrus Damaseb and FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke, saying he is confident of coming out “unscathed of these creative [bribery] allegations designed by Valcke and Blatter, and supported by you, to damage my reputation”. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Aug. 4 – FIFA tells INSIDER that the “fully motivated decision” for handing Mohamed Bin Hammam a lifetime football ban has yet to be sent to the former FIFA presidential candidate – nearly two weeks after the ethics committee’s verdict. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.