Joseph Blatter

FIFA opens proceedings against Blatter over salary and bonus payments

The FIFA ethics committee has opened new proceedings against banned former president Joseph Blatter relating to bribery and corruption, the world football governing body said Friday.

Blatter says payments were "fair and clean" in FIFA probe

Banned former FIFA president Joseph Blatter has denied claims he enriched himself over the last five years at football's governing body.

FIFA: Blatter and other top officials skimmed 80 million dollars

Three former FIFA top officials including Joseph Blatter enriched themselves by more than 79 million Swiss francs (80 million dollars) in the last five years, an internal investigation by the...

Blatter confident on ban appeal, says 2006 WC probe "German problem"

Former FIFA president Joseph Blatter believes his six-year football ban will be overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Blatter offers Infantino help but warns on friends

Joseph Blatter has offered his help to newly elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino but has told him miracles will be expected and friends "become rare."

Blatter, Platini bans reduced; FIFA executives want reforms approved

Joseph Blatter and Michel Platini have had appeals against football bans rejected, and although the bans were shortened from eight to six years, they will miss Friday's crucial congress of the...

Beleaguered FIFA set to elect new president and pass reform package

FIFA elects a new president to succeed now banned Joseph Blatter and is to approve a wide-ranging reform package at its congress Friday in order to restore credibility. Further meetings including...

Blatter at FIFA headquarters to appeal eight-year ban

Jospeh Blatter was back at FIFA headquarters Tuesday to appeal against his eight-year ban from all football-related activity.

FIFA chamber to appeal, wants tougher bans for Blatter, Platini

FIFA ethics investigatory chamber intends to appeal against the eight-year bans imposed on Joseph Blatter and Michel Platini and is calling for tougher sanctions.

Blatter to appeal FIFA ban, lawyer says

Joseph Blatter, the barred head of the world football body FIFA, will appeal his eight-year ban, his lawyer said Sunday.