There’s an international feel to this week’s Hold the BackPage as Neil Sherwin is joined by Ger McCarthy and Willie Gannon to discuss Ireland’s qualification for the European Championships, as well all the latest on the ongoing racism sagas and the weekend’s Premier League fixtures.
Posts Tagged ‘Sepp Blatter’
Actions off the pitch have taken centre stage this week with FIFA President Sepp Blatter denying allegations of corruption, much to the scoffed amusement of Thomas Gaunt.
With the FIFA presedential elections set to take place this year, there is the possibility of a striking new era for the game’s governing body.
The debate over introducing video technology into football is one of the game’s more long standing issues, and James Dixon looks at the reasons for FIFA failing to make what seems like an obvious and straight forward change.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter today announced that Russia and Qatar will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments following two days of presentations in Zurich.