Dec. 30 – ESPN’s plans for a televised debate featuring the five FIFA presidential candidates in January have fallen through. Mark Bisson reports.
May 27 – Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has taken a swing at the 79-year-old’s leadership in light of most recent scandal.
August 26 – Michel Platini will consult with UEFA’s 54 member federations on Thursday before announcing whether he will take on Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson offers his insights on what may happen.
June 1 – Sepp Blatter is on the verge of re-election as president after the FIFA Congress rejected a proposal from the English FA to postpone today’s election in the wake of corruption allegations that have wrecked the reputation of world football’s governing body… Bin Hammam heads home after failure of appeal. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Zurich
May 25 – CONCACAF general secretary Chuck Blazer has made bribery allegations against presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam and FIFA vice-president Jack Warner that threaten to end the Qatari’s slim hopes of ousting Sepp Blatter from football’s top job.
May 16 – INSIDER editor Mark Bisson rounds up the ten things you need to know about the global football business today.
May 9 – INSIDER editor Mark Bisson rounds up the ten things you need to know about the global football business today.
May 5 – Mohamed Bin Hammam’s absence from the CONCACAF Congress could prove more costly for his presidential chances than he first thought. It emerged today that his trip to Trinidad next Tuesday to explain his plans to the confederation will only involve a meeting with two-thirds of its members. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 31 – Asian football chief Mohamed Bin Hammam today stepped up his campaign to become FIFA president, saying that a vote for him in the June 1 election will “open the door” for the six confederations to fulfill their aspirations. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 31 – FIFA is set to name Sepp Blatter and Mohamed Bin Hammam as the only candidates in the race for the presidency of world football’s governing body after Chilean football legend Elias Figueroa decided not to stand. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.