FIFA

  • Photo: justinshanks/Flickr
    By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    26.02.2016 /
    Chances are that this Friday 26 February will mark the old FIFA’s ultimate defiance of the pressure exerted over five years by most of football’s fans and stakeholders. There will be reform, but will there be change?
  • Photo: Cuiabà paulisson miura/Flickr
    25.02.2016 /
    Less than 20 percent of football fans state that they have confidence in FIFA, say numbers from a poll conducted by Transparency International that also shows that 60 percent would choose neither of the presidential candidates running in Friday’s FIFA election.
  • Photo: Book cover
    09.02.2016 /
    A new book on sports governance in the EU analyses the authorities that the EU holds in relation to sports organisations.
  • Photo: Henrik Christensen
    03.02.2016 /
    Unions and the sporting goods industry have had enough of FIFA and demand a showdown with the past and reform of football’s governing body. At last week’s forum on the future of FIFA, held in the European Parliament, the tone against FIFA sharpened.
  • Photo: John Taylor/Flickr
    By Christer Ahl
    25.01.2016 /
    What does it mean that the U.S. Justice Department has been the instigator of unravelling what has been taking place in FIFA? In this comment piece, Christer Ahl looks at the pros and cons of the U.S. involvement.
  • Photo: Dan Noctor/Flickr
    14.01.2016 /
    FIFA has served Real Madrid and Atlético with bans on registering new players for the next two transfer windows due to violations of the regulations on minors.
  • Photo: Fotos GOVBA/Mateus Pereira/Secom/Flickr
    06.01.2016 /
    FIFA's secretary general, Jérôme Valcke, who was suspended in October 2015 pending an investigation into reports of unethical behavior, may look forward to a nine-year ban from FIFA.
  • Photo: Felipe Sampaio Quintanilha/Fotoarena/Flcikr
    22.12.2015 /
    FIFA’s Ethics Committee has banned FIFA President Joseph Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini from all football-related activities for breaching a number of FIFA rules.

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