ARTICLES RELATING TO SEPP BLATTER

Come on, take me on - Blatter

2014-08-09 19:39

Sepp Blatter wants his detractors to stand up and take him on in a FIFA presidential election rather than just criticise him.

FIFA, Qatar discuss 2022 SWC

2014-07-24 16:40

The Emir of Qatar has discussed with FIFA president Sepp Blatter the preparations for the 2022 SWC which the Gulf state hosts.

Blatter: Brazil 2014 better than SA 2010

2014-07-15 10:00
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FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lavished praise on Brazil's SWC, rating it higher than the 2010 edition in SA.

Who said what about Germany

2014-07-09 10:50

A look at the global reaction to Germany's record-breaking 7-1 mauling of Brazil in the Soccer World Cup semi-finals.

Blatter loses Platini support

2014-06-12 15:28

Football was plunged into open warfare as UEFA president Michel Platini said he would no longer support Sepp Blatter.

Blatter looks to tennis, cricket

2014-06-12 07:30

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter wants football managers to be given the chance to challenge refereeing decisions, similar to tennis and cricket.

FIFA a 'mafia family': Ex-boss

2014-06-11 22:00

FIFA acts like a "mafia family" with head Sepp Blatter its "Don Corleone" according to a former chairman of England's FA.

Blatter to declare candidacy

2014-06-11 12:38

FIFA leader Sepp Blatter is expected to defy opposition from European football chiefs and declare his candidacy for a new term.

Tuesday's Top 8 SWC stories

2014-06-10 13:27

The 2014 Soccer World Cup is only two days away! Here are the Top 8 not-to-be-missed news stories from today.

Blatter confident over SWC

2014-06-06 09:18

Football supremo Sepp Blatter has voiced confidence that Brazil would deliver a successful Soccer World Cup.

Champagne: I won't bow to Blatter

2014-05-30 12:00

FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne says he won't stand aside for Sepp Blatter

Blatter: Qatar a 'mistake'

2014-05-16 10:13

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says it was a mistake to choose Qatar in the Middle East to host the 2022 Soccer World Cup.

Blatter to stand for 5th term

2014-05-09 10:28

Sepp Blatter has announced that he will stand for a fifth term as president of world football governing body FIFA in 2015.

All SWCs have delays: Blatter

2014-04-25 10:37

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has played down concerns over Brazil's hosting of the 2014 Soccer World Cup.

SWC will be 'well done'

2014-04-04 09:02

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the SWC will be "well done," but he criticized Brazilian authorities for starting late on projects.

Blatter to stand for 5th term

2014-02-07 14:39

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he is ready to stand for a fifth term if he receives the backing of member associations.

Blatter pays homage to Madiba

2014-01-31 22:35

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has visited and paid homage at the Houghton home of the late former president Nelson Mandela.

Brazil plans to cap World Cup airfares

2014-01-23 14:40

Legacy shows that prices often escalate by as much as ten times the normal price during prestigious tournaments such as the Soccer World Cup - but certain airlines in Brazil are planning to buck the trend.

FIFA signs new Visa deal

2014-01-14 14:39

FIFA has extended its sponsorship deal with Visa until the 2022 Soccer World Cup, president Sepp Blatter has announced.

Brazil's SWC prep work blasted

2014-01-06 16:10

FIFA president Sepp Blatter cannot remember a World Cup host nation falling as far behind with their preparations as Brazil have.

'Madiba-moment' at FIFA CWC

2013-12-12 07:42

Deceased former president Nelson Mandela will be honoured at the start of all games during the upcoming FIFA CWC in Morocco.

2014 SWC on track: Blatter

2013-12-04 10:27

Global football chief Sepp Blatter insists preparations for the 2014 SWC in Brazil are on track despite construction delays.

Blatter hits back in Qatar row

2013-11-22 22:30

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has hit back at criticism over work conditions on SWC venues in Qatar, lashing out at European companies.

Blatter: Get rid of playoffs

2013-11-05 21:15

Sepp Blatter wants to get rid of SWC qualifying playoff ties in future, saying it is a hard way for teams to miss out on the finals.

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Sepp Blatter mocks Ronaldo!

2013-10-30 08:35

Watch FIFA president Sepp Blatter mocking Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.

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FIFA corruption 'nauseating'

2014-08-04 10:25

Former England striker Gary Lineker believes the decision to award Qatar the 2022 Soccer World Cup is "ludicrous".

Messi award surprises Sepp

2014-07-15 10:07

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has admitted that he was not expecting Lionel Messi to win the Golden Ball award at the World Cup.

Blatter jeered at SWC final

2014-07-14 07:21

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff and FIFA President Sepp Blatter have been jeered and whistled by spectators at the SWC final.

Blatter hails SWC a success

2014-07-02 17:46

Sepp Blatter has declared that the SWC in Brazil was a success, saying that fears of anti-tournament protests had not materialised.

Blatter proposes TV review

2014-06-12 09:11

FIFA president Sepp Blatter caught world soccer's ruling body by surprise when he proposed a new television review system.

FIFA boss ready for new term

2014-06-12 07:15

Despite calls to stand down, Sepp Blatter has announced he is ready to seek a new term as FIFA's president.

Blatter calls for 'integrity'

2014-06-11 18:30

Sepp Blatter has called for "integrity" at FIFA's congress and geared up for a controversial bid for a fresh term as president.

Dutch FA: Blatter must quit

2014-06-10 20:00

The head of the Dutch Football Association has called on embattled FIFA head Sepp Blatter not to stand for re-election.

Blatter slams 'racist' critics

2014-06-10 09:05

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter says he believes unnamed critics of Qatar's 2022 SWC are motivated by "racism and discrimination."

Blatter 'ducks' Qatar re-vote

2014-06-06 07:48

Football governing body chief Sepp Blatter resisted calls to order a re-vote for the 2022 Soccer World Cup in Qatar.

Cheers, jeers await Blatter

2014-05-27 14:41

The two sides of being FIFA president Sepp Blatter are on display just before the troubled World Cup kicks off on June 12.

Blatter: Act on racism

2014-05-12 14:02

FIFA president Sepp Blatter demanded action be taken by the Italian bosses after a banana was thrown at defender Kevin Constant.

Blatter to revive quota plan

2014-04-25 15:40

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has suggested reviving his “6-plus-5” plan to limit foreign players in a club team’s starting line-up.

'Be optimistic' about Brazil

2014-04-24 11:31

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has encouraged fans to be optimistic that the Soccer World Cup in Brazil will be a success.

Blatter wants flares outlawed

2014-03-13 21:45

FIFA president Sepp Blatter does not want to see flares in soccer stadiums and described the people who let them off as arsonists.

Blatter: Scrap IOC age limit

2014-02-06 12:00

FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants the International Olympic Committee to scrap its age limits for members.

Blatter cools SWC fears

2014-01-24 09:20

Brazil and FIFA played down concern about SWC preparations, with President Dilma Rousseff insisting stadiums would be ready.

Champagne in bid to lead FIFA

2014-01-17 17:15

Sepp Blatter's former right-hand man Jerome Champagne is set to launch a bid to succeed his ex-boss as FIFA president.

Ronaldo over Blatter rift

2014-01-13 18:43

Real Madrid hotshot Cristiano Ronaldo says his rift with FIFA president Sepp Blatter was settled in telephone call.

Blatter angered by simulation

2014-01-03 12:42

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is fed up with "preposterous" simulation and "extravagant" diving by players.

FIFA mourns 'great humanist'

2013-12-06 07:11

Sepp Blatter has described Nelson Mandela as one of the "greatest humanists of our time" after the former president passed away.

SWC stadium's roof collapses

2013-11-27 20:00

Part of the stadium that will host the 2014 SWC opener in Brazil collapsed, killing two people and causing significant damage.

Blatter favours Nov-Dec SWC

2013-11-08 17:51

FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirmed he would favour playing the controversial 2022 Qatar World Cup in November and December.

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Football's biggest clown?

2013-11-01 08:48

Time to retire? A hilarious video starring Sepp Blatter, FIFA president.

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Blatter sorry for Ronaldo jibe

2013-10-30 07:51

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has apologised for having mocked Cristiano Ronaldo while praising Barcelona rival Lionel Messi.

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