(WFI) Former FIFA president suggests boycotting the World Cup over the Russian spy poisoning would achieve nothing.
(WFI) Cornel Borbely and Hans-Joachim Eckert say their dismissal is “the end of FIFA’s reform efforts”.
Dec. 5 – The disgraced former football chief could face more trouble after losing his appeal to CAS.
Sept. 12 – FIFA allows Platini to address UEFA Congress on Wednesday as “a gesture of humanity” – despite his world football ban over a corrupt payment. Mark Bisson reports.
Sept. 9 – FIFA bans former CONCACAF chief Jeffrey Webb and opens corruption investigation into salaries and bonuses scheme run by Sepp Blatter and two ex-officials. Mark Bisson reports.
Aug. 25 – Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he’s confident his six-year ban from football will be lifted.
Aug. 16 – Joao Havelange is credited with transforming FIFA into a multi-billion dollar business but his legacy is tainted by corruption. Mark Bisson reports.
(WFI) KPMG is out as FIFA’s auditing firm after more than a decade. Gerard Farek reports…
June 3 – FIFA attorneys say ex-FIFA bosses Sepp Blatter, Jerome Valcke and Markus Kattner got insider deals worth millions.
May 9 – Michel Platini’s career in football administration is finished. He will step down from UEFA after the Court of Arbitration for Sport today rejected his appeal but cut his ban to four years. Mark Bisson reports.