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FIFA Votes to Ban Third-Party Player Ownership

FIFA has recently announced that it will soon ban third-party player ownerships. While the association made the sensible decision to bar the sketchy involvement of third parties, the ban will not be effective immediately. Following a meeting on the issue, FIFA President Sepp Blatter stated, “We took a firm decision that TPO (third-party ownership) should be banned but it cannot...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FIFA to ban third party ownership of players in Ghana

Blatter wants to end the practice of player ownership by agentsFIFA president Sepp Blatter has promised that the world’s football governing body would ban third-party ownership (TPO) of players globally within three or four years which means player managers in Ghana would be unable to own players.Blatter is desperate to outlaw the practice that sees players managers owning the...
Via Ghanasoccernet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sepp Blatter Rejects Calls To Make FIFA World Cup Corruption Probe Public

ZURICH — Under pressure from FIFA’s independent prosecutor to unlock the secrecy that surrounds a FIFA World Cup bidding corruption probe, Sepp Blatter shut down that populist move Friday. Blatter was in combative form at a news conference after a two-day executive committee meeting, and used his chance to seize back control of an agenda dominated for a week by ethics prosecutor...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA Will Not Release Russia and Qatar WC Bidding Report

Surprise, Surprise. FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced that FIFA will not be releasing the contents of the recently turned in report on the bidding processes involving the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Blatter claims that no one in the Executive Committee has requested the information be released. If this is true, then what is the Executive Committee at FIFA doing? Several influential...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA Will Not Release Russia and Qatar WC Bidding Report

Surprise, Surprise. FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced that FIFA will not be releasing the contents of the recently turned in report on the bidding processes involving the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Blatter claims that no one in the Executive Committee has requested the information be released. If this is true, then what is the Executive Committee at FIFA doing? Several influential...
Via 32 Flags
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Asia football head backs Blatter for 5th FIFA term

The head of the Asian Football Confederation is backing Sepp Blatter's bid for a fifth term as FIFA president. President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa says Asia's growth in world football can be ''credited to the dynamic relationship'' between the AFC and Blatter's FIFA. Blatter has confirmed to executive committee colleagues - including Shaikh...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blatter appoints CAF president Issa Hayatou as FIFA No. 2

CAF President Issa Hayatou Fifa president Sepp Blatter has confirmed Confederation of African Football (Caf) head Issa Hayatou, as the senior vice-president of world football governing body. Former Argentine football chief Julio Grondona, who passed away in July , previously held the post. This new appointment means Hayatou is now the second most powerful man in global football....
Via Afrikan Soccer
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sepp Blatter: World Cup corruption probe to stay secret

ZURICH -- A corruption probe into the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will stay secret, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Friday, rejecting a request from the chief investigator to make his report public. Blatter said FIFA's ethics rules state that all such investigations should be confidential, and that no member of his executive committee asked for the report to be published...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA to ban third parties owning transfer rights

ZURICH -- FIFA's executive committee has voted to ban ''third-party ownership'' of players which allows outside investors to profit from transfers. FIFA President Sepp Blatter says a working group will draft now rules to be phased in. The decision on Friday is a political victory for UEFA and President Michel Platini, who have repeatedly urged FIFA to act. Third...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blatter tells FIFA board he'll run for re-election

ZURICH (AP) FIFA President Sepp Blatter has told his executive committee colleagues he plans to run for re-election next year, though he is not yet an official candidate. The Swiss official says he told them he ''will accept, let's say, demands, pleas'' from national federations to seek a fifth mandate. Blatter says he has not yet submitted formal nomination...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA to ban third-party ownership

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has announced that third-party ownership (TPO) in football is to be banned. The practice of investment […]
Via Soccer News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blatter: World Cup corruption probe to stay secret

ZURICH (AP) FIFA President Sepp Blatter says ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia's report into alleged corruption in the 2018-2022 World Cup bidding will stay secret. Blatter says no member of his executive committee asked for the report to be published at its meeting on Friday. Garcia issued a statement on Wednesday calling for FIFA's ruling board to allow ''appropriate...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA to ban 3rd parties owning transfer rights

ZURICH (AP) FIFA's executive committee has voted to ban ''third-party ownership'' of players which allows outside investors to profit from transfers. FIFA President Sepp Blatter says a working group will draft now rules to be phased in. The decision on Friday is a political victory for UEFA and President Michel Platini, who have repeatedly urged FIFA to act....
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA's president Blatter set to announce candidacy for re-election

GENEVA -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter will announce on Friday his candidacy for re-election in a 2015 campaign he is overwhelmingly favored to win. No surprise there: Blatter has carefully plotted his path toward formal declaration by many small steps in recent months. Events this month have perfectly condensed Blatter's 16-and-counting years atop football's often storm-tossed...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA chief Blatter to confirm run for 5th term

GENEVA (AP) FIFA President Sepp Blatter will announce on Friday his candidacy for re-election in a 2015 campaign he is overwhelmingly favored to win. No surprise there: Blatter has carefully plotted his path toward formal declaration by many small steps in recent months. Events this month have perfectly condensed Blatter's 16-and-counting years atop football's often storm...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cauldron: Roger Goodell Has a Big Admirer in Sepp Blatter

Roger Goodell Has An Admirer The post The Cauldron: Roger Goodell Has a Big Admirer in Sepp Blatter appeared first on SportsPickle.
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WATCH: John Oliver slams Goodell's press conference

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has been one of the biggest highlights of HBO’s schedule in recent months. Oliver has skewered everyone worth skewering, and has even delved into the sports world (with an epic takedown of FIFA president Sepp Blatter). Oliver went after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Sunday for his pathetic press conference last week, and while the segment...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ghana to vote for Sepp Blatter in FIFA election after CAF’s unanimous support for Swiss

Sepp Blatter will enjoy Ghana’s support at next year’s FIFA electionsGhana will vote for Sepp Blatter in next year’s Fifa presidential election after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) decided throw its weight behind the Swiss administrator who is widely seen a keen supporter of Africa football.CAF unanimously voted on Saturday at the meeting of its executive committee...
Via Ghanasoccernet
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cameroon to host 2019 African Cup

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) Cameroon has been chosen to host the 2019 African Cup of Nations while Ivory Coast will hold the tournament in 2021 and Guinea in 2023. The Confederation of African Football announced the decisions on Saturday after a two-day executive committee meeting in Ethiopia. Africa's football body also repeated its backing for FIFA President Sepp Blatter for...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sepp Blatter doesn’t get irony

Presenting our latest episode of Zillionaire Sports Executives Detached From Reality starring this tweet from Sepp Blatter. Everyone in the global football community has a responsibility to act ethically. Football fans rightly demand this. FIFA has taken the lead. — Joseph S Blatter (@SeppBlatter) September 19, 2014 That’s right, FIFA, who have been under investigation for corruption...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Champagne To Run For FIFA Presidency Next Year

Former French diplomat Jerome Champagne has announced his intention of challenging Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency at next year’s elections. Last week, Blatter announced that he would seek a fifth term in office as the head of world football’s governing body, citing ‘unfinished business’ as the main reason to run for re-election. “You see a mission is never finished...
Via World Soccer Talk
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Champagne confirms plan to challenge Blatter

ZURICH (AP) Former FIFA international relations director Jerome Champagne has confirmed his plan to challenge President Sepp Blatter in next year's election. Champagne wrote on his campaign website Monday that he informed FIFA's 209 member federations and the election supervisor, Domenico Scala, of his decision. The French former diplomat launched his campaign in London...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Champagne confirms plan to challenge FIFA president Sepp Blatter

ZURICH (AP) Former FIFA international relations director Jerome Champagne has confirmed his plan to challenge Sepp Blatter for the presidency next year. Champagne writes on his campaign website that he informed FIFA's election supervisor, Domenico Scala, of his decision. The French former diplomat launched his campaign in January, and said even then that he doubted he could beat...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: US Soccer Head, Sunil Gulati, Refuses Gift $25k Watch While Sepp Blatter And Others Accept

In a report from The Sunday Times in England, an investigation conducted by them discovered that three members of the FIFA Executive Committee including US Soccer President Sunil Gulati, Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan and Moya Dodd of Australia refused $25,000 watches from FIFA sponsor Parmigiani during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The three Committee members reported...
Via 32 Flags
17 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: US Soccer Head, Sunil Gulati, Refuses Gift $25k Watch While Sepp Blatter And Others Accept

In a report from The Sunday Times in England, an investigation conducted by them discovered that three members of the FIFA Executive Committee including US Soccer President Sunil Gulati, Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan and Moya Dodd of Australia refused $25,000 watches from FIFA sponsor Parmigiani during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The three Committee members reported...
Via Bloguin Best
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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