FIFA president Sepp Blatter appealed against the 90-day ban that forced him out of office, his lawyers confirmed, as world football's sleaze-tainted governing body headed into months of turmoil over how to find a new leader.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter appealed against the 90 day ban that forced him out of office, a report said on Friday as world football's sleaze-tainted governing body headed into months of turmoil over how to find a new leader.
Football legend Diego Maradona showed no restraint in supporting his beloved Argentinan team at the Rugby World Cup as he danced in the changing room post the South American nation's 45-16 thrashing of Tonga here.
Major soccer sponsors on Friday issued the strongest calls yet for the immediate resignation of FIFA president Sepp Blatter, a week after Swiss authorities said they were opening a criminal investigation into the head of the world soccer body.
UEFA chief Michel Platini has told AFP in an exclusive interview that he did nothing wrong in accepting a 1.8million euros ($2million) payment from FIFA and that he was "still determined" to stand for the presidency of the troubled world organisation.
Sepp Blatter has not ruled out trying to stay on as FIFA’s president beyond February’s scheduled election, despite facing a criminal investigation and a possible internal ethics probe, a close confidant told Reuters on Tuesday.