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Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini face Swiss corruption trial

June 07, 2022 12:44 pm

Swiss prosecutors accuse the pair, once among the game's most powerful figures, of unlawfully arranging a payment of two million Swiss francs ($2.08 million) in 2011 from FIFA to Platini.

Blatter, Platini finally going to court in FIFA fraud trial

June 06, 2022 7:13 pm

The fallout from the case ousted Blatter ahead of schedule as president of FIFA and ended Platini’s campaign to succeed his former mentor. It also removed Platini as president of UEFA, the governing body of European soccer.

Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini indicted for fraud in Switzerland

November 02, 2021 8:44 pm

Former FIFA officials Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been charged with fraud and other offenses by Swiss prosecutors after a six-year investigation into a controversial $2 million payment.

Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter says money risks ruining the sport

May 11, 2019 4:39 pm

Sepp Blatter has told various media that he plans to take legal action against his successor Gianni Infantino over damage done to his reputation by the corruption scandal and information FIFA made public about payments to him that he says was inaccurate.

Ex-FIFA head Sepp Blatter flying to Moscow for FIFA World Cup 2018: Spokesman

June 19, 2018 4:22 pm

Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter will fly to Moscow on Tuesday to visit the soccer World Cup and meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, his spokesman told Reuters.

Sepp Blatter appeals for World Cup without VAR

March 01, 2018 8:03 pm

Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Thursday that the World Cup should not be used as an occasion to experiment with video replay technology.

Sepp Blatter hints at new evidence to challenge six-year FIFA ban

February 02, 2018 8:25 pm

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter claims to have new facts and wants to re-open the financial misconduct case that led to his six-year ban.

Sepp Blatter considering legal action against FIFA

February 01, 2018 7:01 pm

Sepp Blatter, who led FIFA for 17 years, was handed a six-year ban for ethics violations, imposed amid the biggest corruption scandal to shake world football's governing body in 2015.

After corruption, former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter now accused of sexual assault

November 11, 2017 5:30 pm

US goalkeeper Hope Solo said disgraced former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter grabbed her rear end shortly before the two appeared onstage at Ballon d'Or ceremony in 2013

Andrew Jennings and Grant Wahl tried to take on Sepp Blatter, were taken down by system

February 26, 2016 6:06 pm

One went deep inside to expose FIFA’s dirty secrets, the other couldn’t even get past its doors. We profile the two men who took on FIFA.