There may be many who are disappointed by the re-election of Sepp Blatter to the presidency of Fifa in Zurich, but few will have been surprised. The 7(...)

Sepp Blatter: elected for the fifth time as president of Fifa despite the ongoing corruption scandal. Photo: Walter Bieri/EPA

Perhaps the most disappointing aspect of the parade of former Irish banking executives offering their sorry explanations before the Oireachtas for (...)

Sepp Blatter delivers his opening speech at Fifa congress in Zurich. Photograph: Reuters 1:37

Sepp Blatter claimed that FIFA’s crisis would not have happened if countries other than Russia and Qatar had won the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World (...)

UEFA president Michel Platini addresses a news conference in Zurich. ‘Platini made the case that the only way he [Blatter] could be removed is by votes or by court action.’  Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters.

FAI chief executive John Delaney admits a Sepp Blatter victory is likely when delegates decide in Zurich today whether to grant the 79 year-old Swiss (...)

Chuck Blazer faces a maximum penalty of 10 years for failing to report foreign bank accounts and five years for tax evasionPhoto: Getty Images

In his room at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell hospital, Chuck Blazer held his smartphone and checked his email on Wednesday morning. He was far fr(...)

Some of the Fifa officials who have been arrested in Switzerland: (left to rigfht from upper row) Rafael Esquivel, Nicolas Leoz, Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

1 Jack Warner The former president of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf), was one of the Fifa (...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter and his girlfriend Linda Gabrielian (left) arrive for the opening ceremony of the Fifa Congress in Zurich on Thursday. Photo: Walter Bieri/EPA 1:37

The president of Fifa, Sepp Blatter, has denied responsibility for the corruption scandal engulfing football’s world governing body and has promised t(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been instructed, along with all Fifa’s Swiss employees, not to leave the jurisdiction until told otherwise. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

It’s hard to know quite when the US authorities first decided to directly involve themselves in what might broadly be described as football’s financia(...)

Chuck Blazer A former Fifa executive committee member, Blazer is said to have been closely co-operating with the FBI investigation into corruption in (...)

John Delaney Chief Executive of the FAI is worried about the Fifa presidential election on Friday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 2:13

FAI chief executive John Delaney still believes that Sepp Blatter will win the Fifa presidential election this Friday, despite the arrests of senio(...)