Michel Platini, the current UEFA President, looks set to run for the FIFA presidency
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Monday 04 April 2011
Good sportsmanship was traditionally defined as being humble in victory and gracious in defeat. Now, ideals of fair play are being inverted on sports pitches countrywide, with children throwing tantrums, sulking and swearing when victory eludes them.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
The Fifa president Sepp Blatter warned Brazil yesterday that they need to speed up their preparations to host the 2014 World Cup. "I would like to tell my Brazilian colleagues the World Cup is tomorrow, they think it's just the day after tomorrow," he said. "We are hoping for a little good faith, things are not advancing very quickly."
Monday 28 March 2011
FIFA presidential challenger Mohamed Bin Hammam has launched a personal jibe at his rival Sepp Blatter, claiming the organisation is only unpopular because of him.
Saturday 26 March 2011
Jack Warner, a key ally of Fifa president Sepp Blatter, will be re-elected as Concacaf president without a challenger in the North and Central American and Caribbean region.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Sepp Blatter will make way for a successor as FIFA president in four years' time if he is re-elected in June, he announced today.
Friday 18 March 2011
Asian football chief Mohamed Bin Hammam has today confirmed he will challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency.
Saturday 12 March 2011
It's a big weekend for...
If anyone knows how shaming it is for England to fail to beat Scotland at Twickenham, it is Andy Robinson.
Tuesday 08 March 2011
The Football Association would support any credible challenger to Fifa president Sepp Blatter in June's election, according to senior figures.
Tuesday 22 February 2011
“Regular” readers of this column may fancy that the byline photo in today's paper is a little larger than yesterday’s, but you'd be wrong.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has rejected David Cameron's description of footballing politics as "murky".
Tuesday 08 February 2011
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played in the summer as originally planned and will not be co-hosted with neighbouring countries, the Fifa president Sepp Blatter said yesterday.
Monday 07 February 2011
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played in the summer as originally planned and will not be co-hosted with neighbouring countries, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said.
Thursday 20 January 2011
Asian Football Confederation president Mohamed bin Hammam today called for talk of a winter World Cup in Qatar to stop until after the 2018 tournament in Russia.
Wednesday 12 January 2011
UEFA president Michel Platini has called for the 2022 World Cup to be played across the whole of the Arabian Gulf rather than just in Qatar.
Monday 10 January 2011
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