Blatter and Platini were issued eight-year bans from all football-related activity last month
'I do believe you can make the change from within football and I want to prove that's the case'
It has been a year to make us think again about how we look at the sports we love, from corrupt chiefs to drugged athletes,but even if we rightly look back in anger and confusion, the new year brings with it plenty of contests to relish, as always
Banned President says his father told him never to take bribes as a 12-year-old
Blatter and Platini have been banned from all football-related activities for eight years over a £1.3m payment made by the Fifa president to his vice-president in 2011
Blatter and Platini have been banned from all football-related activities for eight years each after they were found guilty of making a "disloyal payment" to each other in 2011
Blatter and Platini have been banned from all football-related activities after failing to explain a £1.3m payment between the pair
Fifa's ethics committee announced the decision on Monday morning
Governing body's ex-chief João Havelange says his successor had ‘full knowledge’ of dealings with marketing firms
Five current and former members of Fifa's executive committee are reportedly among those charged by US prosecutors
Issa Hayatou was filmed with his eyes closed during today's get together in Zurich
Two more arrested at the hotel Baur au Lac on Thursday morning
Fifa President was admitted to hospital after 'small emotional breakdown'
Blatter and Platini face long bans
Pair are currently serving provisional suspensions from Fifa and could now face further action after sanction requests were passed on to adjudicatory chamber chairman Hans-Joachim Eckert
Hayatou standing in after Sepp Blatter's 90-day suspension