Germany’s top football official says he expects answers to ‘open questions’ following the suspension of FIFA leader hopeful Michel Platini last week. Currently the head of European football, Platini’s future at both FIFA and UEFA is now in doubt.
The biggest football federations made a lot of promises in 2016, including increased transparency, integrity and separation of powers. But as DW's Sarah Wiertz sees it, not much has really changed.
The president of the Spanish football association has resigned from his posts as vice president of both UEFA and FIFA. Angel Maria Villar is currently in jail on corruption charges.
German news magazine 'Der Spiegel' has reported further revelations in the alleged bribes-for-votes scandal surrounding Germany’s hosting of the 2006 World Cup. A consultancy contract has raised several questions.
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.
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