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#FIFA

# fifa - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

'I will fight to clear my name' - banned Platini disgusted with decision
# On A Mission
From The42
# On A Mission

'I will fight to clear my name' - banned Platini disgusted with decision

Dec 22nd 2015, 2:17 PM 3,339 Views 9 Comments

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

# fifa - Monday 21 December, 2015

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

Tim Roth: I hated playing Blatter in awful Fifa film

Dec 21st 2015, 6:27 PM 9,072 Views 11 Comments

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

Invincible no more - Blatter's fall from grace
# Power Struggle
From The42
# Power Struggle

Invincible no more - Blatter's fall from grace

Dec 21st 2015, 10:03 AM 4,511 Views 7 Comments

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

Blatter says 'sorry' to Fifa after he and Platini hit with eight-year bans
# Scandal
From The42
# Scandal

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

Dec 21st 2015, 8:42 AM 21,066 Views 40 Comments

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

Sepp Blatter says corruption charge dropped
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Sepp Blatter says corruption charge dropped

Dec 20th 2015, 10:19 PM 6,701 Views 7 Comments

Fifa investigators have sought life bans against the suspended president.

# fifa - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

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

Dutch club banned from European football for three years

Dec 16th 2015, 8:42 AM 14,979 Views 3 Comments

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

# fifa - Monday 7 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 7th 2015, 2:36 PM 8,528 Views 9 Comments

Andrew Jennings has served up another Panorama exposé.

I enjoy watching rugby more than football - Beckham
# Preferences
From The42
# Preferences

I enjoy watching rugby more than football - Beckham

Dec 7th 2015, 10:21 AM 8,614 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Blatter reportedly in FBI spotlight over $100 million bribery case

Dec 7th 2015, 10:05 AM 2,302 Views 4 Comments

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

# fifa - Sunday 6 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 6th 2015, 12:22 PM 14,005 Views 9 Comments

The Uefa president is currently suspended by Fifa.

# fifa - Friday 4 December, 2015

'You will not escape' - US Attorney General's warning to corrupt officials
# Crisis Time
From The42
# Crisis Time

'You will not escape' - US Attorney General's warning to corrupt officials

Dec 4th 2015, 12:55 PM 2,951 Views 8 Comments

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
# Corruption
# Corruption

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

Dec 3rd 2015, 1:20 PM 15,418 Views 17 Comments

Raids took place early this morning in Switzerland.

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

Is the World Cup about to get a major makeover?

Dec 3rd 2015, 11:12 AM 5,243 Views 8 Comments

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

# fifa - Monday 30 November, 2015

Ronaldo to battle it out with Barcelona pair as Ballon d'Or shorlist revealed
# Then There Were Three
From The42
# Then There Were Three

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

Nov 30th 2015, 3:24 PM 8,790 Views 22 Comments

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

'Argentina and Uruguay deserve 2030 World Cup'
# Joint Bid
From The42
# Joint Bid

'Argentina and Uruguay deserve 2030 World Cup'

Nov 29th 2015, 1:59 PM 13,031 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 26th 2015, 3:13 PM 7,473 Views 25 Comments

Ten Premier League players are in contention.

# fifa - Monday 23 November, 2015

'I was between the angels and the devil who was lighting the fire' - Sepp thought he was dying
# Full Time
From The42
# Full Time

'I was between the angels and the devil who was lighting the fire' - Sepp thought he was dying

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:39 AM 3,524 Views 14 Comments

The Fifa president is grand though, relax.

# fifa - Sunday 22 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 22nd 2015, 7:15 AM 6,696 Views 3 Comments

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

# fifa - Saturday 21 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 21st 2015, 11:07 AM 2,357 Views 4 Comments

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

# fifa - Thursday 19 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 19th 2015, 1:42 PM 11,338 Views 13 Comments

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

# fifa - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 10th 2015, 8:15 PM 6,734 Views 8 Comments

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

# fifa - Friday 6 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 6th 2015, 5:58 PM 10,431 Views 31 Comments

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

# fifa - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Germany FA slams 'baseless' World Cup bribery allegations
# Scandal
From The42
# Scandal

Germany FA slams 'baseless' World Cup bribery allegations

Oct 17th 2015, 9:48 AM 1,739 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Germany accused of bribing Fifa to stage 2006 World Cup

Oct 16th 2015, 7:18 PM 16,448 Views 41 Comments

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

# fifa - Thursday 8 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 8th 2015, 8:22 PM 8,100 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Blatter and Platini suspended by Fifa due to corruption investigation

Oct 8th 2015, 11:44 AM 9,634 Views 24 Comments

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

# fifa - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

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

Sepp Blatter has been provisionally suspended by Fifa for 90 days

Oct 7th 2015, 6:35 PM 10,908 Views 32 Comments

The organisation’s ethics committee met today.

# fifa - Saturday 3 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 3rd 2015, 1:21 PM 5,850 Views 3 Comments

The struggle is real.

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

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

Oct 3rd 2015, 1:00 PM 3,881 Views 2 Comments

It never ends.

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

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

Oct 3rd 2015, 10:16 AM 2,468 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 2nd 2015, 10:58 PM 4,324 Views 15 Comments

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

# fifa - Thursday 1 October, 2015

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

Republic of Ireland fall 3 places in latest FIFA world rankings

Oct 1st 2015, 11:08 AM 5,615 Views 12 Comments

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

# fifa - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Sepp Blatter's ally Jack Warner banned from football for life following Fifa investigation
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

Sepp Blatter's ally Jack Warner banned from football for life following Fifa investigation

Sep 29th 2015, 12:21 PM 10,189 Views 13 Comments

The governing body’s ethics committee have released their findings this morning.

# fifa - Saturday 26 September, 2015

The man who helped change cycling has set his sights on real Fifa reform
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

The man who helped change cycling has set his sights on real Fifa reform

Sep 26th 2015, 10:00 AM 11,982 Views 6 Comments

Sports ethics campaigner Jaimie Fuller believes real change is possible.

# fifa - Friday 25 September, 2015

Swiss authorities open criminal proceedings against Fifa president Sepp Blatter
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Swiss authorities open criminal proceedings against Fifa president Sepp Blatter

Sep 25th 2015, 3:34 PM 12,774 Views 35 Comments

Authorities have also revealed that Blatter’s office has been searched and data seized.

The dates for a pre-Christmas 2022 World Cup have been officially confirmed
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

The dates for a pre-Christmas 2022 World Cup have been officially confirmed

Sep 25th 2015, 2:45 PM 19,915 Views 56 Comments

The move will heavily disrupt scheduling for the Premier League and several other competitions.

# fifa - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Can you guess the year these Fifa games were released by their covers?
# Nostalgia
From The42
# Nostalgia

Can you guess the year these Fifa games were released by their covers?

Sep 24th 2015, 5:34 PM 17,802 Views 16 Comments

Fifa 16 is officially out today so we’re taking a trip down memory lane.

# fifa - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Fresh Fifa controversy as Sepp Blatter's right-hand man 'released from his duties'
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Fresh Fifa controversy as Sepp Blatter's right-hand man 'released from his duties'

Sep 17th 2015, 8:58 PM 8,489 Views 8 Comments

The organisation confirmed the action in a statement this evening.

# fifa - Monday 14 September, 2015

'We're not even at half-time' - US to make more arrests as part of Fifa corruption scandal
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

'We're not even at half-time' - US to make more arrests as part of Fifa corruption scandal

Sep 14th 2015, 10:00 PM 4,070 Views 4 Comments

Financial assets, including apartments in the Swiss Alps, have been seized.

# fifa - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Wales will be officially better than Brazil if they win tomorrow
# Underdogs
From The42
# Underdogs

Wales will be officially better than Brazil if they win tomorrow

Sep 5th 2015, 2:53 PM 6,552 Views 16 Comments

Chris Coleman’s men could also go third in the world if they win their pivotal match tomorrow.