Gianni Infantino yesterday dismissed the controversy surrounding the decision to replace several senior figures in charge of Fifa’s independent committees as “a storm in a teacup.”
The Fifa president also restated his belief — first voiced a year ago —...
Friday 12th May 2017
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Fifa president defends Muntari who was racially abused
Wednesday 10th May 2017
Fifa president Gianni Infantino warned the United States yesterday that Donald Trump’s racist travel ban could prevent them from hosting the World Cup.
The US is favourite to win the right to host the 2026 World Cup, either on its own or in a cross-border bid with either Mexico...
Friday 10th Mar 2017
Jose Mourinho threw his support yesterday behind Fifa president Gianni Infantino’s plan to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026.
Infantino’s manifesto for the top job in world football last year included a promise to increase the number of teams that qualify for the...
Saturday 7th Jan 2017
FIFA president Gianni Infantino claimed yesterday that world football’s federations are “overwhelmingly in favour” of expanding the World Cup to a potential 48 teams.
Infantino is a strong advocate of opening the doors of the game’s premier competition to more...
Thursday 29th Dec 2016
FIFA president Gianni Infantino spoke yesterday of plans to expand the unloved Club World Cup to a 32-team tournament played in June.
Infantino said that a revamped club competition could start in 2019.
A 32-team event played in the last three weeks of June would be more...
Saturday 19th Nov 2016
Infantino urged to act to dispel concern after his name found on contract
Thursday 7th Apr 2016
Yet Fifa demand US prosecutors give dirty money back
Thursday 17th Mar 2016
GREG DYKE demanded financial transparency at Fifa yesterday after FA-backed Gianni Infantino was elected president.
The FA chair called for a visible money trail to head off the damaging scandals that have recently rocked the federation.
He pointed in particular to the €5...
Monday 29th Feb 2016
Uefa’s man beats the blood-soaked prince of Bahrain after two rounds
Saturday 27th Feb 2016
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