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  1. Come at the king: Sepp Blatter challenges FIFA presidential rivals

    Aug 9, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    The closest Sepp Blatter has ever come to talking hip-hop style trash happened Saturday in Switzerland.

  2. MLS shifting schedule? Sorry, Sepp. League president says it’s not happening any time soon

    Aug 5, 2014, 4:05 PM EDT


    PORTLAND, Ore. — Mark Abbott says the league’s views on shifting its calendar remain unchanged.

  3. Sepp Blatter comments that MLS has decided to adopt FIFA calendar; League VP denies

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT

    Canada FIFA Women U20 Soccer

    Speaking in Canada ahead of the U-20 Women’s World Cup, FIFA’s president dropped some ‘knowledge’ regarding Major League Soccer’s plans for its calendar.

  4. FIFA President Sepp Blatter gives 2014 World Cup a “9.25 out of 10″

    Jul 14, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    Blatter says Brazil was better than South Africa, but only just.

  5. You know that cute, fuzzy World Cup mascot? FIFA’s got him dirty, too.

    Jul 7, 2014, 3:34 PM EDT

    Brazil Saving the Armadillo

    What impetus would anyone have to believe anything is going to change in the way FIFA operates for the tournaments in Russia, Qatar or 2030 World Cup: Moon.

  6. Sepp Blatter believes FIFA has a responsibility to shape society

    Jun 11, 2014, 11:02 AM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    Soccer can be a positive force in the world, says the FIFA president. Yet is it any wonder that many are skeptical?

  7. European leaders tell Blatter not to run? Don’t take too much from this development

    Jun 10, 2014, 4:25 PM EDT


    The latest hint of European dissent fails to move the needle on FIFA.

  8. Sepp Blatter claims Qatar bribery claims are fueled by racism

    Jun 9, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    “It really makes me sad,” Blatter said (Cue: “Total Eclipse of the Heart”).

  9. Blatter says injuries are down to tiredness, but is that the primary reason stars are ruled out of World Cup?

    Jun 8, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT


    Yes, players are tired. But shouldn’t other factors be considered when examining why so many stars will miss the 2014 World Cup?

  10. Sepp Blatter admits awarding World Cup to Qatar was a mistake

    May 16, 2014, 6:53 AM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    The FIFA president admits a mistake was made in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar – but his reasoning may surprise you.

  11. Sepp Blatter to run for fifth term as FIFA President in 2015

    May 9, 2014, 7:45 AM EDT

    Joseph Sepp Blatter

    Blatter aiming for a fifth term in charge of FIFA, is he the right man?

  12. Blatter calling for foreign quotas, would ‘6-plus-5′ rule work?

    Apr 25, 2014, 8:15 AM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    FIFA still want to implement a controversial rule which will restrict the free movement of players in Europe:

  13. Russian politicians want US kicked out of World Cup because US politicians want Russia kicked out of World Cup

    Mar 12, 2014, 10:51 AM EDT


    I’m sure Blatter is going to spend loads of time with the letters sent to him by US and Russian lawmakers.

  14. Report: FIFA “seriously” considering moving the 2022 World Cup away from Qatar

    Feb 16, 2014, 9:51 AM EDT


    On the heels of a human rights report counting the death toll at 400 immigrant workers already, there may be some grumblings within FIFA to move the venue before it’s too late.

  15. Jérôme Champagne announces bid for FIFA presidency

    Jan 20, 2014, 8:50 AM EDT


    Should Sepp Blatter run for a fifth term as FIFA president, he will face competition from former advisor Jérôme Champagne.

  16. Sepp Blatter on Qatar 2022 World Cup: “Let’s find a solution to play in the winter”

    Jan 14, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    Blatter believes a compromise can be found, as tensions rise across FIFA’s exec. committee:

  17. FIFA president Sepp Blatter has a “good reputation.” Just ask him

    Dec 16, 2013, 5:51 PM EDT

    Joseph Sepp Blatter

    According to his lawyers, the reputation for FIFA’s controversial top man it tippy top!

  18. Sepp Blatter mocks Cristiano Ronaldo on video; the Portuguese and Real Madrid star is not happy about it

    Oct 29, 2013, 8:11 PM EDT

    FIFA President Blatter attends a news conference at the Home of FIFA in Zurich

    When we start talking about “that really ridiculous thing” that FIFA president Sepp Blatter said or did … you had better darn well say which one.

  19. More World Cup changes thrown around as Platini wants 40-team format

    Oct 28, 2013, 10:43 AM EDT

    EURO 2016 Steering Committee Meeting

    On the heels of Sepp Blatter’s quest for adding African and Asian World Cup bids at the expense of European ones, UEFA president Michel Platini fires back with an idea of his own.

  20. Sepp Blatter believes current punishments for racism are “nonsense”

    Oct 27, 2013, 9:27 AM EDT

    The Duke Of Cambridge Attends The Football Association 150th Anniversary Gala Dinner

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter has gone on record saying he would like much harsher punishments for racial abuse of players.

  21. FIFA film to hit the big screen, while Sepp Blatter insists he’s not “Godfather on the gravy train”

    Oct 25, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    FIFA President Blatter speaks during a news conference following their executive committee meeting in Tokyo

    New film sees Tim Roth star as Blatter… while FIFA’s president was also busy dishing out tremendous quotes at Oxford University today:

  22. Sepp Blatter hints he could soon be out as FIFA president

    Oct 22, 2013, 10:04 AM EDT


    “[There may be] a new FIFA president in the near future and this president could be Jeffrey Webb,” Blatter said.

  23. FIFA on 2022 World Cup: No decision before 2014 tournament

    Oct 4, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT

    Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani and his wife Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser al-Misnad hold a copy of the World Cup trophy after the awarding of the 2022 World Cup. The event marked the first time a World Cup finals was awarded to a nation in the Middle East - the second time the event will take place in the Asian confederation (Japan-South Korea 2002).

    A task force has been set up by FIFA to investigate when the World Cup can take place. Winter or Summer?

  24. Did FIFA intentionally derail England’s 2018 World Cup bid?

    Oct 2, 2013, 12:32 PM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    Blatter reportedly gave a speech to delegates, moments before they voted on 2018 World Cup bid, reminding them how the British media had hounded FIFA about alleged bribery:

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