Issa Hayatou

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FAI chief executive John Delaney. Photograph: Inpho

There are a fair few moments recalled in David Conn’s remarkable book on football’s governing body The Fall Of The House of Fifa that you find yoursel(...)

Fifa have voted in favour of reforms at congress in Zurich. Photograph: Reuters

Fifa has voted in favour of reforms designed to repair its image and guard against future misdemeanours after the worst crisis in its near-112 history(...)

Sepp Blatter will continue to receive his Fifa salary until a new president is elected on February 27th. Photograph: Afp

Fifa’s Sepp Blatter may have been banned for eight years from the game but he is still receiving his president’s salary from world soccer’s governing(...)

Fifa acting president Issa Hayatou: “These reforms are moving Fifa towards improved governance, greater transparency and more accountability.” Photograph:  Alessandro Della Bella/Bloomberg

Fifa will continue to consider the expansion of the World Cup to 40 teams from 2026 – but a final decision has been deferred following Thursday’s exe(...)

Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has formally submitted his candidature for the Fifa presidence. Photograph: Reuters

Despite a growing storm of criticism from human rights groups, the Asian Football Confederation president, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa, has f(...)

Confederation of African Football (CAF) President and FIFA Senior Vice-President Cameroon’s Issa Hayatou will take over from Sepp Blatter as acting president. Photograph: Getty Images

Fifa Issa Hayatou will serve as acting president of Fifa, the world governing body has announced. Fifa said on Thursday morning that Sepp Blatter had (...)

A file image of Fifa president Sepp Blatter.  Photograph: PA

Four of Fifa’s leading sponsors – Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Visa and Budweiser – have demanded that its embattled president, Sepp Blatter, step down imm(...)

Leading Fifa sponsors Coca-Cola and McDonald’s have demanded Sepp Blatter’s resignation. Photograph: Afp

Two of Fifa’s leading sponsors, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s, have demanded that the president, Sepp Blatter, step down immediately in the face of an ongo(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter reacts to banknotes thrown at him by a British comedian known as Lee Nelson (unseen) at a news conference in Zurich yesterday . Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Sepp Blatter has begun the race to succeed him as Fifa president, setting the election for February next year as Michel Platini emerged as his most li(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter promised in 2011 that his fourth term as president would be his last before performing a U-turn. Photograph: Ennio Leanza/EPA

Fifa has moved to head off speculation that Sepp Blatter could stay on as president by pointedly making it clear the adviser responsible for suggestin(...)

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