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FIFA considering expanding World Cup teams from 32 to 40

FIFA are considering plans to expand the amount of teams at the World Cup from 32 to 40 as early as the 2026 tournament,...

FIFA Executive Committee approves reform proposals

FIFA’s Executive Committee has unanimously approved a set of proposals put forward by the Reform Committee, including restricting the President to a maximum 12-year...

Michel Platini facing “lifetime ban” from football, lawyer claims

Michel Platini is facing a lifetime ban from football due to the probe into a payment made to him by departing FIFA President Sepp...

2006 World Cup Finals Suspicions

Nicknamed “The Kaiser” and long since elevated a shining lights, Franz Beckenbauer was hailed particularly enthusiastically after the 2006 World Cup Finals had turned...

Exclusive: IOC shouldn’t think they are “superior” to FIFA after past scandals, claims ICSS...

Criticising FIFA and distancing themselves from governance and corruption problems is a hypocritical stance for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to take so soon...

Inspectors searched the headquarters of the German Football Association

In connection with alleged slush funds, which the German Football Association is believed to have held as a candidate to host the 2006 World...

Former Brazilian football head extradited to the United States to face corruption charges

José Maria Marin, former President of the Brazilian Football Confederation, has been extradited to the United States to face corruption charges. The 83-year-old, head of...

FIFA problems harder to solve than IOC’s after Salt Lake City Scandal, predicts Carrard

FIFA Reform Committee chair François Carrard has claimed solving problems within football's world governing body will be harder than addressing similar issues within the...

“Beckenbauer, please call in” begs Evi Simeoni

In the latest contribution by the Frankfurter Allgemeine daily on the discussion about the 6.7 million Euros which Germany’s 2006 World Cup organizers are...

Beckenbauer and Villar facing bans, FIFA Ethics Committee reveal

German World Cup winner Franz Beckenbauer and acting UEFA President Ángel María Villar Llona both face being banned from football following investigations by the FIFA Ethics...

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