Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter: ‘I am still Fifa president. I regret, but I am not ashamed’

Sepp Blatter has responded to his eight-year ban from football by insisting that he is not guilty of any wrongdoing over a payment to Michel Platini. The 79-year-old said that he remains president of Fifa, before stating that he will take his case to the court of arbitration for sport. The Fifa ethics committee, chaired […]

Sepp Blatter launches angry attack on ‘envious and jealous’ Michel Platini

Sepp Blatter has launched a remarkable attack on the “envy and jealousy” ofMichel Platini – blaming what he called an organised conspiracy of the Uefa president, the European Union and the media for bringing him down. In a wide-ranging interview with the Russian news agency TASS, Blatter spoke in detail about the £1.3m contract at […]

Diego Maradona: I have many chances to become Fifa’s new vice-president

Diego Maradona has claimed that he may be in line to become a vice-president of Fifa should Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein be elected as Sepp Blatter’s successor as president. The 1986 World Cup winner and former Argentina coach, whose last role in football was as “spiritual coach” to the Primera D side Deportivo Riestra, has […]