Reports say FIFA president Sepp Blatter risks being suspended for 90 days by FIFA's own ethics committee. The corruption scandal, which has ravaged football's governing body, could finally be catching up with the boss, who denies any wrongdoing.
Blazer, a US soccer official whose testimony helped set off a massive FIFA corruption scandal, has died at 72, his lawyers say. He himself was banned from all football activities in 2015 because of his own misconduct.
After playing a major role in the downfall of Sepp Blatter, Hans-Joachim Eckert was ousted from FIFA's Ethics Committee this week. He told DW he's hurt that FIFA 'couldn't be bothered' to inform him of their decision.
A former employee of a Swiss bank has been convicted on charges related to the corruption allegations surrounding world football's governing body, FIFA. This comes a day after the suspect pled guilty in a US court.
The head of the Spanish football federation has been arrested on corruption charges along with his son. The charges relate to the alleged embezzlement of funds and international match-fixing.
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