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SEPP BLATTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Will FIFA ever care to change?

Last week, FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced that FIFA would finally release the “Garcia Report” (with redacted names) to the public. This is good news, except that he also stated that the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids would not be revisited, defying the very purpose of the report. Can we all take a step back for a moment to marvel at this? Whether it’s out of frustration...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA reform process ongoing – Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter insists the reform process at football’s governing body is ongoing, but will be a success. Chairman […]
Via Soccer News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blatter determined to stand for fifth term as FIFA president

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is committed to standing for a fifth term in office, despite another turbulent year which has seen his leadership questioned time and again. The 78-year-old Swiss, the FIFA president since 1998, is determined to stand in May's presidential elections as he seeks to maintain power at the top of football's world governing body. Candidates have until the end...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA says the crisis is over despite much controversy

Fifa has maintained it will not re-open the voting process for the hosting rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, but president Sepp Blatter said that the confidential report into the bidding process for football’s showpiece events will be published in part. Following a meeting of Fifa’s Executive Committee today (Friday) in Marrakech, Morocco, Blatter said the decisions would...
Via 90Soccer
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Qatar, Russia World Cup’s still going on per FIFA President Sepp Blatter

View image | gettyimages.com FIFA President Sepp Blatter says the Qatard and Russia World Cup’s are safe, per Rob Harris. Breaking: FIFA President Sepp Blatter says “will not revisit the 2018 and 2022 vote” for World Cup hosts. Russia & Qatar safe — Rob Harris (@RobHarris) December 19, 2014 The Qatar World Cup is a complete joke. Well then again FIFA seems to...
Via Soccer Xtra
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sepp Blatter 'surprised' by Michael Garcia resignation

MARRAKECH, Morocco -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter tells The Associated Press he is ''surprised'' by the resignation of Michael Garcia, the American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process. Asked for his reaction, while attending the Club World Cup in Morocco, Blatter says he and his executive committee will formulate their response when they...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Blatter to AP: "Surprised" by Garcia resignation

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) FIFA President Sepp Blatter tells The Associated Press he is ''surprised'' by the resignation of Michael Garcia, the American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process. Asked for his reaction, while attending the Club World Cup in Morocco, Blatter says he and his executive committee will formulate their response when they...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Blatter to oppose winter 2022 World Cup, says FIFA's Valcke

MARRAKECH, Morocco -- FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says President Sepp Blatter will oppose a January kickoff for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, despite it being a key option under consideration. Valcke tried to narrow the choice to January-February or November-December after FIFA last month hosted leaders of confederations, leagues, clubs and players' unions. They meet against...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA Not Responsible For Qatar’s Workers Conditions According to Blatter

Sepp Blatter is in that zone where you wouldn’t be shocked by anything that he says. Blatter tested that in Sri Lanka by deflecting responsibility for Qatar’s labor situation to individual companies who employ those workers. In a report from The Guardian, Blatter said that, “[companies from European countries] are responsible for their workers and not Fifa.” Alright let...
Via Bloguin Best
26 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA expected to clear Qatar on corruption charges

The BBC reports that FIFA is going to clear Qatar of corruption charges based on bidding for the 2022 FIFA World Cup when the FIFA ethics report is published tomorrow morning. Also, the English FA will be in trouble for associating themselves with former FIFA VP, Jack Warner, who resigned due to bribery allegations. After many allegations that Qatar bribed people to vote for them...
Via 32 Flags
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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