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Tag Archives: Sepp Blatter

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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Jerome Champagne To Run For FIFA Presidency Next Year

Posted on by Cronan Yu
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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 … Continue reading

Should U.S. Join the English and Scottish FA in FIFA Protest?

Posted on by Robert Hay

Soccer fans this weekend saw the best of the beautiful game pushed aside by the worst.  As Barcelona were dismantling Manchester United with passing and play that was textbook in perfection, the drip-drip-drip of allegations coming out of FIFA’s headquarters … Continue reading

FIFA Ruining Growth of Soccer Worldwide

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Soccer is by far the most popular sport in the world. But there are still two massive continents in this world (Asia and North America) as well as other regions where the sport could be much more popular and where … Continue reading

Breaking News: Ireland Ask FIFA To Let Them Go To South Africa

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well, you can’t blame them for trying, two weeks after that hand ball incident and FIFA and UEFA being as patronising as possible, the Football Association of Ireland have asked to be included in the World Cup draw on Friday … Continue reading

Should FIFA Use Live Video Review?

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

Yesterday, I considered the question of the name of our sport, football vs soccer. Today I jump on another question regarding the purity of the beautiful game: should we implement live video review? Please use the comment section to weigh … Continue reading

Ashley Cole Can’t Keep His Mouth Shut While Liverpool Is Overpriced

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

So we have another Premier League footballer in trouble with the law. Chelsea defender Ashley Cole early Thursday morning decided after a night out doing charity work, that he would decide to have a little too much booze and then … Continue reading

Arsenal Finances Paint Positive Picture While FIFA Wins Round One of the Six Plus Five Battle

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

So Arsenal’s half-year finances are out and in all fairness, for being in a recession, they did pretty damn good. When you generate more match day revenue (an increase of 3.3 million to 44.4 million pounds), more television revenue (an … Continue reading

The 6+5 Rule Would Radically Alter Football, But Not in a Good Way

Posted on by tyduffy

FIFA recently approved the “6+5 rule” in a 155-5 vote among member nations.  The rule would mandate that clubs field at least six players from the nation in which they play.  By targeting wealthy clubs, particularly English ones, buying foreign … Continue reading

FIFA Votes For Quotas On Foreign Players

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

I’ve been meaning to do an in-depth piece on FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s proposal to introduce quotas on the number of foreign players that teams can field. Yesterday, FIFA held a vote and Blatter’s proposal cleared its first major hurdle. … Continue reading

FIFA Votes For Quotas On Foreign Players

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

I’ve been meaning to do an in-depth piece on FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s proposal to introduce quotas on the number of foreign players that teams can field. Yesterday, FIFA held a vote and Blatter’s proposal cleared its first major hurdle. … Continue reading