FIFA presidency

Richard Scudamore

Salman would offer senior FIFA post to England’s Scudamore

LONDON (Reuters) – The Bahraini sheikh bidding to become FIFA president next month says he…

Gianni Infantino

German FA backs Infantino for FIFA presidency

BERLIN (Reuters) – The German Football Association said on Wednesday it was backing FIFA presidential…

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein

Iraq to back Prince Ali in FIFA election

REUTERS – The Iraq Football Association (IFA) have pledged their support for Prince Ali Bin…

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein

Prince Ali asks FIFA to investigate Africa-Asia agreement

(Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan has complained to…

Tokyo Sexwale

Sexwale feels sorry for banned FIFA president Blatter

LONDON (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale feels sorry for Sepp Blatter, the banned…

President Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa

FIFA presidential candidate Salman says he would examine role of US law, consulting firms

By Simon Evans PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al…

Michel Platini

Platini withdraws candidacy for FIFA presidency

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Banned European soccer boss Michel Platini has withdrawn his…

Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein

Prince Ali fears ‘catastrophe’ for FIFA if wrong leader elected

By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) – FIFA faces a “catastrophic” future if the wrong man…

FIFA Logo

CAS upholds decision to bar Bility from FIFA election

REUTERS – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected an Thursday an appeal by…

FIFA Elections

ESPN in TV debate invite to FIFA election five

By Simon Evans MIAMI, (Reuters) – U.S. sports television network ESPN has invited the five…

Michel Platini

FIFA seeking life ban for Platini, say his lawyers

PARIS (Reuters) – Former French football great Michel Platini, until recently seen as the man…

Michel Platini

CAS confirms Platini appeal against 90-day ban

ZURICH (Reuters) – Sport’s highest tribunal confirmed on Friday that European soccer chief Michel Platini…

Nakhid

Nakhid appeals ban from FIFA presidential race

By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) – Former Trinidad and Tobago international David Nakhid has appealed…

Issa Hayatou

Acting FIFA president Hayatou undergoes kidney transplant

CAIRO (Reuters) – Acting FIFA president Issa Hayatou has undergone a successful kidney transplant and…

Tokyo Sexwale Sepp Blatter

FIFA presidency candidate Sexwale warns against ‘sponsor activism’

By Mica Rosenberg and Mark Hosenball NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major sponsors of world football…

Jerome Champagne

Presidential candidate Champagne wants a more humble FIFA

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne wants soccer’s crisis-hit government…

Sheikh Salman

FIFA candidate Sheikh Salman denies role in punishing protesting athletes

By Simon Evans WASHINGTON (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa…

Michel Platini

Platini still sees good chances to head FIFA – Le Matin

ZURICH (Reuters) – Michel Platini still expects to be elected president of FIFA, despite his…

7 Candidates for FIFA Presidency – Nakhid misses out

By Joshua Franklin ZURICH (Reuters) – Worl Soccer’s governing body FIFA, shaken by the worst…

Bility claims he is only credible FIFA candidate

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Liberian Football Association president Musa Bility, one of…

Champagne, Nakhid say backers want to remain secret

By Brian Homewood AARHUS, Denmark (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidates Jerome Champagne and David Nakhid…

Sheikh Salman

Sheikh Salman submits candidacy papers to FIFA

REUTERS – The president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al…

Ginola may run for FIFA job but says election needs delay

By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) – Former France winger David Ginola is ready to run…

Nakhid launches FIFA campaign with attack on frontrunners

ZURICH (Reuters) – Former Trinidad and Tobago midfielder David Nakhid launched his campaign to be…

German DFB chief to play his part in FIFA restructuring

BERLIN (Reuters) – German soccer (DFB) chief Wolfgang Niersbach has said he wants to play…