Sepp Blatter

February 1, 2018
February 1, 2018

Blatter considering legal action against FIFA

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, currently serving a ban from the sport, tells Reuters he is considering legal action against the global football body in an attempt to clear his name.

November 5, 2017
November 5, 2017

Key players in a global scandal

The FIFA scandal, which erupted in May 2015 with the arrest of seven top officials in Zurich, has several judicial tracks.

May 3, 2017
May 3, 2017

Sepp Blatter did not speak to US investigators

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has not spoken to United States prosecutors in Switzerland, his US-based lawyer told Reuters on Tuesday.

March 31, 2017
March 31, 2017

Former UEFA chief Platini lashes out at Blatter

Ex-UEFA president Michel Platini has criticised former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, saying the Swiss who led soccer's world body for 17 years was determined to make him "his last scalp".

March 1, 2017
March 1, 2017

Former FIFA secretary general Valcke appeals 10-year ban

Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against his 10-year ban from football, the tribunal said on Tuesday.

December 9, 2016
December 9, 2016

'Disrespectful Infantino won't answer my calls'

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says successor Gianni Infantino has showed him no respect by failing to return his phone calls.

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

FIFA loses the man who led fight against match-fixing

The man who was leading FIFA's fight against match-fixing has left his post, soccer's world governing body said on Monday.

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

Blatter loses CAS appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Monday that Sepp Blatter breached FIFA's ethics codes as it firmly rejected his appeal against a six year ban for making a $2 million payment to ousted UEFA chief Michel Platini.

September 10, 2016
September 10, 2016

Blatter faces new FIFA probe

Banned FIFA president Sepp Blatter and his former chief lieutenants are under investigation over illicit bonuses.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

Blatter has surgery for skin cancer

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter underwent successful surgery after being diagnosed with skin cancer and has been released from hospital, his spokesman and a report said Sunday.