Swiss Authorities Charge Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for Fraud

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Swiss authorities have charged former FIFA officials Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for criminal offences, including fraud. The prosecutors have investigated a $2million payment from Blatter to Platini for six years and concluded this “damaged FIFA’s assets and unlawfully enriched Platini.” Blatter, 85, and Platini, 65, will undergo a federal criminal trial in a few […] READ MORE


Gianni Infantino: The Return of Sepp Blatter’s Legacy

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Earlier this week, FIFA president Gianni Infantino was making more noise. This time it was not focused on the biennial World Cup. Instead, he announced his latest dream: Isreal co-hosting the World Cup with their Arab neighbours, including Palestine. Such an event would be poignant. Is it realistic? Far from it. What the statement shows […] READ MORE


Sepp Blatter Banned for Further Six Years

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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter banned for another six years is the main talking point today. He has been banned from football for a further six years and eight months after breaching several ethics codes. The ban will come into play as soon as his current suspension ends in October. The same punishment has been […] READ MORE