Possible FIFA rivals Michel Platini, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein meet for talks
Possible FIFA rivals Michel Platini, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein meet for talks

Potential FIFA presidential election rivals Michel Platini and Prince Ali bin al-Hussein met for the first time on Wednesday since Sepp Blatter announced his exit.

Shame Blatter was re-elected FIFA president: Romario
Shame Blatter was re-elected FIFA president: Romario

Former Brazil striker Romario said football "will continue to be assaulted" following Sepp Blatter's re-election as FIFA president in Zurich.

US sponsors, lawmakers seek swift Blatter action
US sponsors, lawmakers seek swift Blatter action

Just as US authorities said indictments of FIFA leaders were only the beginning of their investigation, US-based FIFA sponsors and lawmakers said Friday that Sepp Blatter`s re-election only starts his work to rebuild trust.

FIFA presidential election: Members vote to elect new chief
FIFA presidential election: Members vote to elect new chief

World football governing body FIFA voted on Friday to elect its new chief - with incumbent Sepp Blatter seeking a fifth term challenged by Jordanian heavyweight Prince Ali bin al-Hussein.

US, Canada to back Prince Ali in FIFA vote
US, Canada to back Prince Ali in FIFA vote

US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati said Thursday he is joining the bid to oust embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter, in a move that could risk America`s chances of hosting another World Cup.

FIFA prepares to vote as Prince Ali bin al-Hussein challenges Sepp Blatter
FIFA prepares to vote as Prince Ali bin al-Hussein challenges Sepp Blatter

The world will be watching as the FIFA presidential election is taking place on Friday amid the crisis it is in after the arrests of top officials involved in bribery and scams.

FIFA graft scandal: Sepp Blatter eyes re-election as chief; Michel Platini asks him to step down
FIFA graft scandal: Sepp Blatter eyes re-election as chief; Michel Platini asks him to step down

One day after FIFA was rocked by the indictment of nine of its officials in the United States on graft charges, the world football governing body elects its new president for the next four years on Friday with the under-pressure incumbent boss Sepp Blatter favourite against Jordan's Prince Ali bin al-Hussein.

Australia to vote for Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein in FIFA election
Australia to vote for Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein in FIFA election

Football Federation Australia will seek a fresh start for football's governing body FIFA and vote for Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein as its next president, FFA Chairman Frank Lowy said today.

Russia's Vladimir Putin says US trying to block Sepp Blatter reelection as FIFA head
Russia's Vladimir Putin says US trying to block Sepp Blatter reelection as FIFA head

Russian President Vladimir Putin slammed the arrests of top FIFA delegates in a US probe as an attempt by Washington to oust Sepp Blatter as head of the organisation.

'Scathing' Diego Maradona slams Sepp Blatter for plunging FIFA into 'anarchy'
'Scathing' Diego Maradona slams Sepp Blatter for plunging FIFA into 'anarchy'

Legendary Argentina footballer Diego Maradona has launched a blistering tirade on Sepp Blatter, accusing the FIFA president of plummeting the world football's governing body into 'anarchy' in his tenure.

Luis Figo calls CONCACAF congress undemocratic
Luis Figo calls CONCACAF congress undemocratic

FIFA presidential hopeful Luis Figo has hit out at what he called a lack of democracy at CONCACAF`s congress on Thursday after incumbent Sepp Blatter was the only candidate given a chance to speak.

Portuguese sports secretary hails Luis Figo's FIFA candidacy
Portuguese sports secretary hails Luis Figo's FIFA candidacy

Portugal's Secretary of State for Sports has hailed FIFA presidential candidate Luis Figo, saying there are an increasing number of Portuguese in the decision-making board.

Pele backs Joseph Blatter bid for re-election
Pele backs Joseph Blatter bid for re-election

Football legend Pele has lent his support to the re-election bid of FIFA president Joseph Blatter.

FIFA's 'culture of intimidation' must end, says Prince Ali
FIFA's 'culture of intimidation' must end, says Prince Ali

 Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan launched his bid for the FIFA presidency on Tuesday and said it was time for the "culture of intimidation" in world soccer`s governing body to end.

Australia deserves to host World Cup, says Sepp Blatter
Australia deserves to host World Cup, says Sepp Blatter

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has begun his re-election campaign by saying Australia deserves to host the World Cup for the first time.

Sepp Blatter joins FIFA election race without naming nominees
Sepp Blatter joins FIFA election race without naming nominees

Beating the entry deadline by hours on Thursday, Sepp Blatter formally joined a FIFA presidential contest he is widely expected to win.

David Ginola paid 250,000 pounds for FIFA presidential campaign
David Ginola paid 250,000 pounds for FIFA presidential campaign

David Ginola`s unlikely bid for the FIFA presidency was exposed as little more than a publicity stunt when a bookmaking firm said it had paid the former France winger 250,000 pounds ($380,000) to stand,

Sepp Blatter welcomes Prince Ali challenge for FIFA presidency
Sepp Blatter welcomes Prince Ali challenge for FIFA presidency

Sepp Blatter has welcomed Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein`s decision to challenge him for the FIFA presidency in May, the incumbent said in a newspaper interview on Thursday.

FIFA presidency campaign trail starts for Prince Ali in Melbourne
FIFA presidency campaign trail starts for Prince Ali in Melbourne

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein heads to Melbourne for Friday`s AFC Extraordinary Congress, aiming to convince Asian members he is the man to clean up world soccer`s governing body.

Prince Ali criticises FIFA over Middle East treatment

FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein has criticised soccer`s world governing body FIFA for banning Iraq from hosting home internationals and called upon the organisation to do more for supporters in the Middle East.