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Ex-FIFA chief Blatter says England should host World Cup

Ex-FIFA chief Blatter says England should host World Cup

Sepp Blatter has arrived in Moscow to attend matches at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Blatter says he wants FIFA to reconsider his case

Blatter says he wants FIFA to reconsider his case

Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter intends to ask the ethics committee of the global soccer body to reconsider his case and lift his six-year ban from the sport.

Blatter says he is going to World Cup at Putin's invitation

Blatter says he is going to World Cup at Putin's invitation

Sepp Blatter said Michel Platini, the ex-UEFA president who is banned from football over corruption, had also been invited to the tournament by Putin.

World Cup expansion on the cards despite misgivings

World Cup expansion on the cards despite misgivings

FIFA is set to ignore the old adage about not messing with a winning formula by approving president Gianni Infantino's plans to expand the World Cup.

Blatter blasts Infantino over lack of respect

Blatter blasts Infantino over lack of respect

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter accused his successor Gianni Infantino of showing a lack of respect for him in an interview with the BBC.

Ex-FIFA chief Blatter set to learn ban appeal

Ex-FIFA chief Blatter set to learn ban appeal

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter will learn on Monday whether his appeal against a six-year ban from football has been successful, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday.

French soccer body's offices searched, documents seized

French soccer body's offices searched, documents seized

Authorities searched the offices of France's soccer federation and seized documents in support of a Swiss investigation into former FIFA President Sepp Blatter, Switzerland's Office of the Attorney General (OAG) said on Wednesday.

Infantino vows to restore FIFA’s image after corruption scandals

Infantino vows to restore FIFA’s image after corruption scandals

Gianni Infantino vowed yesterday to lead FIFA, the sport’s world governing body, out of years of corruption and scandal after being elected president to succeed his Swiss compatriot Sepp Blatter.

FIFA congress starts to choose new president

FIFA congress starts to choose new president

A FIFA congress to choose a new president for world football's crisis-hit governing body opened in Zurich on Friday, where major reforms were also to be adopted.

FIFA reduces Blatter, Platini bans to six years

FIFA reduces Blatter, Platini bans to six years

A FIFA appeal committee on Wednesday reduced bans against Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini to six years but maintained they were still guilty of ethics breaches.

Prince Ali seeks FIFA vote suspension

Prince Ali seeks FIFA vote suspension

FIFA presidential contender Prince Ali bin al Hussein has called on the international sport tribunal to suspend Friday's FIFA presidential election because of the voting arrangements, his lawyers said.

Prince Ali says FIFA politics affected international fixtures

Prince Ali says FIFA politics affected international fixtures

Some national teams have been given unfavourable competition fixtures for failing to toe the political line inside soccer's world governing body, the Jordanian candidate to become its next president said on Thursday.