Like a lot of kids the great Martinican/Algerian revolutionary Frantz Fanon loved playing soccer as a youngster. Returning to Martinique in 1945 after fighting in Europe and North Africa in World War II.
Michel Platini has accused Sepp Blatter of making him “his last scalp” as FIFA president in the affair which saw both banned from football.
Argentine legend Diego Maradona has been handed a new FIFA role to eradicate corruption despite sketchy past of drug binges.
FIFA’s decision to increase the number of countries taking part in the World Cup has provoked a predictable range of responses in football.
Ex-Spy at the centre of the Trump ‘dirty dossier’ controversy made more than £1million in 2 years by supplying information about FIFA to FBI.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino presented a package of implanted reforms and changes in the world football governing body.
Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a six-year ban by FIFA.
Franz Beckenbauer, Horst Schmidt, Theo Zwanziger and Wolfgang Niersbach will face charges of fraud, criminal mismanagement, money laundering.
Sepp Blatter, who has stepped down as FIFA president for scandals, will file his final challenge against the six-year FIFA ban.
Awarding the World Cup to Qatar was clearly not about passion for the game, nor about offering communities of players and spectators access to this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner is being sued for more than $50 million by the CONCACAF.
Former presidents of the Chilean and Colombian football federations have been handed life bans for corruption, the sport’s world governing body FIFA said on Friday.