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# fifa - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Sepp Blatter’s former right-hand man gets 12-year football ban Punishment

Sepp Blatter’s former right-hand man gets 12-year football ban

The 54-year-old Frenchman had previously denied any wrongdoing.

# fifa - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From The42 Ireland climb into top 30 in Fifa rankings but still one place behind Northern Ireland COYBIG

Ireland climb into top 30 in Fifa rankings but still one place behind Northern Ireland

Meanwhile, Euro 2016 opponents remain number one in the world.

# fifa - Friday 29 January, 2016

From The42 Missing Sepp Blatter? Don’t worry, the man ready to succeed him as Fifa boss is a great guy Political Football

Missing Sepp Blatter? Don’t worry, the man ready to succeed him as Fifa boss is a great guy

Tommy Martin takes a look at the man trying to firm up election support, Sheikh Salman of Bahrain.

# fifa - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

From The42 The clear-out continues as Fifa sacks secretary general FIFA

The clear-out continues as Fifa sacks secretary general

Jerome Valcke has been dismissed with immediate effect following allegations of corruption.

# fifa - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From The42 Ireland World XI features Luis Suarez but not Neymar Alternative

Ireland World XI features Luis Suarez but not Neymar

The PFAI members voted for a team with a decidedly stronger Barcelona flavour and no Bayern Munich representatives.

# fifa - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From The42 Suspended Uefa chief Platini throws in the towel in Fifa presidential race On The Defence

Suspended Uefa chief Platini throws in the towel in Fifa presidential race

The Frenchman has confirmed he is to pull out from the election to become the new head of world football.

# fifa - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From The42 Nine-year ban on the cards for Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke

Nine-year ban on the cards for Fifa secretary general

The French man is set for the suspension over corruption allegations.

# fifa - Friday 25 December, 2015

From The42 From Aviva to Zlatan, an A to Z of the 2015 sporting year NEWS MAKERS

From Aviva to Zlatan, an A to Z of the 2015 sporting year

We take a look at the individuals and events that made a mark over the past 12 months.

# fifa - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From The42 ‘I will fight to clear my name’ – banned Platini disgusted with decision On A Mission

‘I will fight to clear my name’ – banned Platini disgusted with decision

Frenchman is also still planning to run for FIFA presidency in February.

# fifa - Monday 21 December, 2015

From The42 Tim Roth: I hated playing Blatter in awful Fifa film Brutal Honesty

Tim Roth: I hated playing Blatter in awful Fifa film

United Passions was recently confirmed as the lowest grossing film in US history.

From The42 Invincible no more – Blatter’s fall from grace Power Struggle

Invincible no more – Blatter’s fall from grace

The 79-year-old is no stranger to scandal but he appears to be fighting a losing battle.

From The42 Blatter says ‘sorry’ to Fifa after he and Platini hit with eight-year bans Scandal This post contains videos

Blatter says ‘sorry’ to Fifa after he and Platini hit with eight-year bans

Both men will appeal the ruling while Blatter says he hopes to be back in charge of FIFA by February.

# fifa - Sunday 20 December, 2015

From The42 Sepp Blatter says corruption charge dropped Claim

Sepp Blatter says corruption charge dropped

Fifa investigators have sought life bans against the suspended president.

# fifa - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

From The42 Dutch club banned from European football for three years Ban

Dutch club banned from European football for three years

Steve McClaren’s former club FC Twente were banned by the Dutch FA.

# fifa - Monday 7 December, 2015

From The42 The journalist who brought Fifa to its knees has another must-watch documentary tonight Investigation

The journalist who brought Fifa to its knees has another must-watch documentary tonight

Andrew Jennings has served up another Panorama exposé.

From The42 I enjoy watching rugby more than football – Beckham Preferences

I enjoy watching rugby more than football – Beckham

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star has revealed he prefers the atmosphere at Twickenham.

From The42 Blatter reportedly in FBI spotlight over $100 million bribery case

Blatter reportedly in FBI spotlight over $100 million bribery case

Blatter has long insisted he is unaware of the payments, but the FBI think otherwise.

# fifa - Sunday 6 December, 2015

From The42 Memo appears to back Platini’s claim money received from Fifa was ‘a salary’ New Evidence

Memo appears to back Platini’s claim money received from Fifa was ‘a salary’

The Uefa president is currently suspended by Fifa.

# fifa - Friday 4 December, 2015

From The42 ‘You will not escape’ – US Attorney General’s warning to corrupt officials Crisis Time

‘You will not escape’ – US Attorney General’s warning to corrupt officials

Fifa in turmoil after 16 arrests but it sounds like prosecutors aren’t finished yet.

# fifa - Thursday 3 December, 2015

There have been even more arrests of Fifa officials accused of taking bribes

Raids took place early this morning in Switzerland.

From The42 Is the World Cup about to get a major makeover? Expansion

Is the World Cup about to get a major makeover?

A proposal to increase the tournament to 40 teams will be discussed later today.

# fifa - Monday 30 November, 2015

From The42 Ronaldo to battle it out with Barcelona pair as Ballon d’Or shorlist revealed Then There Were Three This post contains a poll

Ronaldo to battle it out with Barcelona pair as Ballon d’Or shorlist revealed

Lionel Messi and Neymar will be hoping to stop the Real Madrid star winning the prize for the third year in a row.

# fifa - Sunday 29 November, 2015

From The42 ‘Argentina and Uruguay deserve 2030 World Cup’ Joint Bid

‘Argentina and Uruguay deserve 2030 World Cup’

Uruguay football boss pushes joint bid for tournament which will take place 100 years after both countries contested the final of the competition’s first edition.

# fifa - Thursday 26 November, 2015

From The42 Terry and Rooney among the nominees for Fifpro’s 2015 World XI Dream Team

Terry and Rooney among the nominees for Fifpro’s 2015 World XI

Ten Premier League players are in contention.

# fifa - Monday 23 November, 2015

From The42 ‘I was between the angels and the devil who was lighting the fire’ – Sepp thought he was dying Full Time

# fifa - Sunday 22 November, 2015

From The42 Tyson Fury’s ‘disturbed’ mental state & David Simon on baseball; the week’s best sportswriting Essential Reading

Tyson Fury’s ‘disturbed’ mental state & David Simon on baseball; the week’s best sportswriting

Also, why Fifa needs more women and the man whose football dreams were ended by concussion.

# fifa - Saturday 21 November, 2015

From The42 Bad news for Blatter and Platini as FIFA ethics probe ‘requests sanctions’ against pair Political Football

Bad news for Blatter and Platini as FIFA ethics probe ‘requests sanctions’ against pair

The fallout from the report could prove massive for the future of world football’s governing body.

# fifa - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From The42 Don’t even go there! Fifa presidential candidate wants shirt sponsors for international teams Eye-sore

Don’t even go there! Fifa presidential candidate wants shirt sponsors for international teams

Tokyo Sexwale believes ‘there is space there for much value worth millions of dollars’.

# fifa - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

From The42 Forget a 33rd team, the World Cup should be expanded to 40 says Infantino More Teams

Forget a 33rd team, the World Cup should be expanded to 40 says Infantino

The Uefa general secretary outlined his vision for a bigger tournament.

# fifa - Friday 6 November, 2015

From The42 ‘Stressed’ Sepp Blatter under medical evaluation and ordered to take time off from FIFA FIFA

‘Stressed’ Sepp Blatter under medical evaluation and ordered to take time off from FIFA

The FIFA chief has been ordered to rest for five days.

# fifa - Saturday 17 October, 2015

From The42 Germany FA slams ‘baseless’ World Cup bribery allegations Scandal

Germany FA slams ‘baseless’ World Cup bribery allegations

After a report of alleged bribery in the voting process for the 2006 World Cup, the German Football Federation has threatened legal action.

# fifa - Friday 16 October, 2015

From The42 Germany accused of bribing Fifa to stage 2006 World Cup Corruption

Germany accused of bribing Fifa to stage 2006 World Cup

It’s claimed money was used to secure votes of members of Fifa’s executive committee.

# fifa - Thursday 8 October, 2015

From The42 We’ll leave it there so: Klopp’s coming in, Blatter going out and the rest of Thursday’s sport Sports Round-up

We’ll leave it there so: Klopp’s coming in, Blatter going out and the rest of Thursday’s sport

Plus the latest news ahead of a bumper weekend at the Rugby World Cup.

From The42 Blatter and Platini suspended by Fifa due to corruption investigation Top Men

Blatter and Platini suspended by Fifa due to corruption investigation

Chung Mong-Joon has been banned for six years by the ethics committee.

# fifa - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

From The42 Sepp Blatter has been provisionally suspended by Fifa for 90 days FIFA

Sepp Blatter has been provisionally suspended by Fifa for 90 days

The organisation’s ethics committee met today.

# fifa - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From The42 11 ways you know you’re a FIFA widow(er) Computer Says No

11 ways you know you’re a FIFA widow(er)

The struggle is real.

From The Daily Edge 11 ways you know you’re a FIFA widow(er) FIFA

11 ways you know you’re a FIFA widow(er)

It never ends.

From The42 Blatter stands firm despite Coca Cola, Visa and McDonald’s demanding resignation Political Football

Blatter stands firm despite Coca Cola, Visa and McDonald’s demanding resignation

The three high profile sponsors have asked the world governing body’s chief to step down after criminal proceedings were opened by Swiss authorities.

# fifa - Friday 2 October, 2015

From The42 Coca-Cola, McDonald’s say Fifa’s Blatter must resign now Under Pressure

Coca-Cola, McDonald’s say Fifa’s Blatter must resign now

Criminal proceedings were launched against the President earlier in the week.

# fifa - Thursday 1 October, 2015

From The42 Republic of Ireland fall 3 places in latest FIFA world rankings Where In The World

Republic of Ireland fall 3 places in latest FIFA world rankings

Martin O’Neill’s side are now 54th in the world, even after wins over Georgia and Gibraltar.

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