Feb. 5 – Theo Zwanziger, former head of the German FA, was within his right to call Qatar a “cancerous growth of world football”, according to a Dusseldorf court.
Nov. 3 – Police raid the headquarters of German FA and homes of president Wolfgang Niersbach and German FIFA Exco member Theo Zwanziger over tax evasion allegations related to 2006 World Cup.
March 21 – Sepp Blatter declines to comment on the latest bribery allegations linked to voting for the Qatar 2022 World Cup… Theo Zwanziger says FIFA intensifying efforts to improve migrant workers’ rights: “There is a magnifying glass over Qatar”. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 20 – Amnesty International says FIFA “must clarify its stance” on migrant workers rights at its Executive Committee meeting this week.
July 26 – FIFA executive committee member Theo Zwanziger had searing words for those who awarded the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
Feb. 27 – Working group meets to discuss revision of FIFA Statutes … FIFA extends the match-fixing bans of 74 players and officials to have worldwide effect … More inside this Newsdesk …
Dec. 19 – Theo Zwanziger says FIFA must limit the terms of its leaders if it’s to regain the credibility lost by world football’s worst-ever crisis.
Nov. 13 – The end is in sight for FIFA’s ongoing reforms process following a Monday meeting in Zurich. INSIDER‘s Matthew Grayson reports.
Aug. 27 – The lead prosecutor of FIFA’s new ethics committee confirms he will examine the controversial awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar as well as the ISL scandal and corruption allegations involving Sepp Blatter. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
July 16 – Scrutiny of Sepp Blatter’s leadership of FIFA is intensifying following controversial comments he made to SonntagsBlick and calls from Football Supporters Europe for him to resign as president. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.