Disgraced former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has a new book out telling his side of the story. He took advantage of the spotlight cast on the launching to vehemently defend his innocence in the FIFA corruption scandal. Will the authorities agree?
A former judge and soccer official from Guatemala has been ordered to serve eight months in prison for accepting bribes. Hector Trujillo is the first to be sentenced in the US in the corruption scandal engulfing FIFA.
Media reports suggest that investors have offered FIFA billions to buy two competitions. Details are sketchy, but if the deal reportedly on the table comes to fruition, it could bring major changes to global football.
Former US goalkeeper Hope Solo has said ex-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter groped her backside during the 2013 Ballon d'Or ceremony. Sexual harassment wasn't just a problem in Hollywood but in women's football as well, she said.
Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter is to learn next Monday whether his six-year ban from football will be overturned. The former FIFA boss has taken his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
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