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Archives: Sepp Blatter

Carlo Ancelotti Believes It Is Impossible For Sepp Blatter ‘To Shut His Mouth’

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking at his press conference ahead of his club’s match against Cornella, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has responded to comments made by FIFA president Sepp Blatter while the head of world football’s governing body was speaking to local press … Continue reading

World Cup 2022 Matches Could Start At 1am, Says Official

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Harold Mayne-Nicholls, who is considering challenging Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency, has suggested that some 2022 World Cup matches in Qatar kick-off as late as 1am; meaning matches could end as late as 3:30am local time. The ex-Chilean football … Continue reading

Why It’s Imperative That Sepp Blatter Is Challenged At FIFA Presidency Election

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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The 1st of June 2011 saw Joseph ‘Sepp’ Blatter elected to his fourth term as FIFA President.  He (in)famously was the only candidate listed as his challenger Mohammed bin Hammam had to withdraw from the election due to charges of corruption. … Continue reading

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter Confirms 5th Consecutive Presidential Run

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Current FIFA President, Sepp Blatter has announced his bid for re-election, after first being elected as president of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association in 1998 Blatter has served four consecutive terms for the past 18 years. Although Blatter hinted … Continue reading

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Announces Trials For Television ‘Replay’ System

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking at Manchester’s Soccerex, FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced plans to introduce a TV trial which would allow coaches to challenge referee decisions. The ‘replay’ system would be similar to the ones used in the NFL, tennis and Major League Baseball. … Continue reading

Sepp Blatter Wants to Give Managers the Power to Challenge Refereeing Decisions During Games

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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At FIFA’s Congress in Sao Paulo today, FIFA President Sepp Blatter proposed the idea of allowing managers the opportunity to make two challenges during a game regarding questionable refereeing decisions. The concept of the challenge is not a new idea … Continue reading

Sepp Blatter Suggests Inter-Planetary Soccer Competitions in the Future [VIDEO]

Posted on by Ben Weich
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Amid calls for his resignation, Sepp Blatter today came out with one of his most bizarre statements yet. The FIFA president whimsically suggested that soccer could be played on other planets in the future, possibly resulting in an inter-galactic tournament … Continue reading

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Faces Backlash From European Powers

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s attempts at demagoguery and playing at fear may have gone over well with Asian and African nations on Monday but Tuesday he faced he major backlash from leaders in the European game. Michael van Praag, a … Continue reading

Time For FIFA To Reform: Anger At Soccer’s Governing Body Reaching Tipping Point

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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The Sunday Times’ report into alleged corruption surrounding Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid is yet another unwanted body blow to FIFA’s credibility as the custodians of world soccer. The central allegation revolves around former Asian Football Confederation President Mohammed Bin … Continue reading

Bumbling IFAB Gets In The Way Of Eliminating Triple Punishment Rule In Soccer

Posted on by Noel S. Williams
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Soccer is truly the world’s game. Yet, the rules for all organized soccer are set by an anachronistic body made up of 8 members. Have you seen a picture of them? They look more like the Royal and Ancient organization … Continue reading

Blatter Slams Brazil By Insisting ‘No Host Country Has Been So Far Behind’: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FIFA President Sepp Blatter has slammed Brazil World Cup 2014 organizers by saying that no host country has been so far behind before in their preparations to host the major soccer tournament even though Brazil is the only host nation … Continue reading

Sepp Blatter’s Bizarre Address to Oxford University: Full Speech [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Last week, FIFA President Sepp Blatter spoke for 45 minutes to the Oxford Union at Oxford University in England. During the discussion, Blatter impersonated Ronaldo and compared him to a commander, blamed the UK media for misrepresenting him, called himself … Continue reading

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Premier League Blasts Sepp Blatter Proposal to Have 2022 World Cup in Qatar Played in Winter: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The Premier League have blasted Sepp Blatter’s proposal to move to 2022 World Cup from the summer to the winter, calling it “neither workable nor desirable.” FIFA announced today that they plan on discussing whether to move the 2022 World … Continue reading

Could FIFA’s Role in the Brazilian Crisis Be Little More Than A Convenient Scapegoat?

Posted on by Robert O'Connor
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A generation from now, naughty children around the world will be hushed into submission by whispers of a hideous and sinister figure from the darkest corner of history. Disobedient little ones will tremble at the mention of his name, balk … Continue reading

Blind Blatter Gives American Soccer A Tongue Lashing

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

As the New Year has come to the fans and writers of US Soccer, we have to start discussing the wonderful world of FIFA President Sepp Blatter. He has done it again, as the Gaffer detailed in his recent posting. … Continue reading