Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Blatter's support could be waning
Daily Telepgraph, January 12th, 2012 6:38PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  fifa

MOST COMMENTED

Michel Platini, who entered FIFA politics as an adviser to FIFA President Sepp Blatter, could decide how long his mentor stays in power. A move to unseat Blatter appears to be growing, and Platini, the UEFA president, has the support of professional clubs and leagues.

The impending publication of a Swiss court report into the ISL bribery scandal could be the tipping point. The document will name two FIFA officials who accepted bribes during Blatter's tenure at FIFA, first as general secretary and now president.

Controversy continues to hound those under Blatter as four members of the 24-member FIFA executive committee have been suspended or expelled or quit amid bribery charges in the 15 months, and the future of Brazilian Ricardo Teixeira, one of those to be named in the ISL report, is in doubt.

FIFA could not confirm that Teixeira, who also headed the Brazil 2014 World Cup organizing committee, would be on hand for the upcoming FIFA inspection tour of Brazilian cities. Instead, Ronaldo and Pele -- locked in a bitter political war with Teixeira -- will be the soccer faces of the organizers.

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Aguirre Named Japan Coach     
Former Mexico coach Javier Aguirre on Thursday was appointed head coach of the Japanese national team, ...
Swans Sign Montero    
Swansea on Thursday signed Ecuadorian winger Jefferson Montero on a four-year deal from Mexican club Morelia. ...
Orlando City Admits Robinho Talks     
Orlando City owner Flavio Augusto da Silva revealed that the MLS club is in advanced talks ...
Piazon Heads to Frankfurt on Loan    
Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday signed Chelsea midfielder Lucas Piazon on a season-long loan. The Brazilian, 20, ...
Man City U21's Racism Claim to be Investigated    
The Croatian soccer federation (HNS) has said it will investigate Manchester City's claim that one of ...
Gareth Bale: La Liga Trumps English Premier League    
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale believes Spain's La Liga is superior to the English Premier League ...
Report: CAS Could Reduce Suarez Ban    
An unnamed source from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) tells Goal.com that Luis Suarez's ...
Spurs Signs Vorm, Davies; Swans Sign Sigurdsson    
Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday signed Dutch international goalkeeper Michel Vorm and Wales defender Ben Davies from ...
Stoke Signs Krkic From Barcelona    
Stoke City on Tuesday completed the signing of Bojan Krkic from Barcelona. Krkic, 23, became the ...
Report: Lampard Completes NYCFC Move     
Former Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has completed a move to new MLS franchise New York City ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives