Sepp Blatter

Relive ​'Britain's Greatest Hoaxer' Simon Brodkin's Most Famous Pranks

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

The man behind some of the most notorious celebrity pranks in recent times will appear in his own documentary tonight (7 February), as ‘Britain’s ...

Donald Trump To Be Burned At The Stake On Bonfire Night

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK

Villain of the year Donald Trump will be set alight this weekend at a town’s annual Bonfire Night celebrations. That is to say a 36ft effigy of the ...

Fifa Officials Blatter, Valcke And Kattner Awarded Themselves £55M

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK

FIFA's top officials Sepp Blatter, Jerome Valcke and Markus Kattner repotedly awarded themselves pay rises and World Cup bonuses totaling £55 Million...

A New President Won't Solve the Issues, but Wide-ranging Cultural Reform May

Louis Saha | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK Sport
Louis Saha

The real question is whether Friday's vote will actually catalyse true reform? Or should fans and spectators steel themselves to simply meet the new boss, same as the old boss? We probably won't have any answer for years - but Friday will set the tone.

The Deck-chairs May Be Shuffled but the Culture of the Organisation Remains Deeply Insular

Dan Hough | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Sport
Dan Hough

Fifa, football's world governing body, will once again be meeting in Zurich this week. Following eight months of drama, intrigue and, at times, outright absurdity, the organisation is hoping both to elect a new president and agree a new package of reforms. Indeed, it's hoping to draw a line under the most tumultuous period in its 112 year history.

What FIFA's Mission Statement Really Means - Exclusive Translation

Sofie Sandell | Posted 25.02.2017 | UK Comedy
Sofie Sandell

My new interest for FIFA made me log in to their website to read their mission statement. I think FIFA needs some help in finding who they are, and what they stand for, so I rewrote their mission statement for them.

The REAL Reason Tim Roth Made That Terrible FIFA Film

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Entertainment

Tim Roth has revealed why he REALLY made the film 'United Passions', where he starred as then-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter. The 'Reservoir Dogs' star pl...

Who Wore It Better - Nelly Or Sepp Blatter?

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK

Sepp Blatter was banned from all football-related activities for eight years on Monday, and the internet reacted in the best way possible. Blatter ...

Sepp Blatter Delivers Ominous Parting Shot To The Press After Ban

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley & Jack Sommers | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK

Sepp Blatter has insisted he is "a man of principles," still Fifa president and innocent of any wrong doing in a defiant, bizarre press conference fol...

What Exactly Is Sepp Blatter Being Investigated for, and What Would Be His Punishment in England?

Salome Verrell | Posted 26.11.2016 | UK Sport
Salome Verrell

Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter is being investigated by the Swiss authorities for criminal mismanagement and criminal misappropriation of funds...

A Guide To The FIFA Presidential Election Candidates

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Struggling to follow the Fifa presidential election? Not to worry. We've got an extensive guide for you, summing up the main candidates with a little ...

You Can't Un-See This Pic Of Naked David Cameron With A Pig's Head

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK

A huge effigy of David Cameron with a pig's head is due to be burnt for Bonfire Night. The effigy of the Prime Minister was not supposed to be seen...

A Bit Late Fifa.. Ethics Committee Ban Blatter, Platini And Valcke

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK

FIFA’s ethics committee has reportedly suspended president Sepp Blatter for 90 days along with UEFA President Michael Platini and Fifa Secretary Gen...

Swiss Prosecutor Launches Criminal Proceedings Against Sepp Blatter

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK

Criminal proceeding have been launched against Fifa boss Sepp Blatter, according to Switzerland’s top prosecutor. The controversial football chi...

Platini Is Unlikely to Be Willing or Able to Substantially Reform Fifa

Ragnar Weilandt | Posted 07.08.2016 | UK Sport
Ragnar Weilandt

If Platini is football's only hope, then there is not that much hope at all. Having been a member of Fifa's Executive Committee since 2002, Platini is far too closely associated with the organisation's past to shape its future.

This Former French Captain Will Bid To Become The Next Sepp Blatter

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Sport

Uefa president Michel Platini has announced he will stand to become president of Fifa. He made the announcement on Wednesday, with Uefa earlier con...

Sepp Blatter Isn't The Most Ridiculous Person To Be Suggested For A Nobel Prize..

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize for leading Fifa, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, prompting disbelief from online commentators. The ...

New FIFA Reform Plans Leaked

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Comedy

An anonymous tipster has leaked the full list of proposals for Fifa reform in light of recent events. HuffPost can exclusively reveal the list in full...

Twitter Isn't Sure Whether To Love Or Hate Lee Nelson

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK

Lee Nelson is all over the news after throwing a bunch of money at Sepp Blatter. The stunt is the latest in a long line of Nelson's bizarre antics,...

Lee Nelson Just Threw A Load Of Money In Sepp Blatter's Face

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK

Sepp Blatter did not flinch as money was thrown in his face during his first official press conference since announcing he is stepping down as Fifa pr...

Fifa Reform Must Be Taken Out of Blatter's Hands

Damian Collins | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Politics
Damian Collins

Blatter's reform proposals also don't address the need for a body to investigate allegations of corruption that is independent from the Executive Committee and which can publish reports without their approval, so that the truth cannot be suppressed.

Sepp Blatter Denies He Ever Resigned (He Did Really Though)

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK

In a move reminiscent of Nigel Farage's infamous "unresignation" from Ukip, Sepp Blatter has now said he will not be standing down as Fifa president. ...

Bribery & Corruption

David C. M. Carter | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Politics
David C. M. Carter

Bribery and corruption - like beauty and so many other lofty moral issues and ideals - are always in the eye of the beholder. I recall in 1980 worki...

Poor Sepp Blatter - Is He Just Misunderstood? You Decide!

Gordon Bryan | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Sport
Gordon Bryan

His supporters say, as does Blatter himself, that he cannot be held responsible for the actions of individuals, that he's never done anything wrong, that in fact he's the victim of a witch-hunt. You decide.

A Fifa Official Has Been Forced To Resign After Making This Joke On TV

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK

Fifa's director of communications resigned on Thursday after making an ill-judged joke on Swiss television. Walter De Gregorio is the first Fifa of...