ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - FEBRUARY 29: FIFA President Gianni Infantino runs with the ball during a FIFA Team Friendly Football Match at the FIFA headquarters on February 29, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

The first 100 days of Gianni Infantino’s reign as FIFA President have been given a red card by lobby group #NewFIFANow. In other words, the old guy is the same as the new guy.

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - MAY 29:  FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke (R) shakes hands with FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter during the 65th FIFA Congress at the Hallenstadion on May 29, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland.  (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Lawyers acting for FIFA revealed the scale of corruption within the organization claiming Sepp Blatter, Jerome Valcke, and Markus Kattner awarded themselves $80 million in pay rises and bonuses.

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If ever there was a damning example that football officials are not serious about corruption within their ranks then please direct your attention to the Asian Football Confederation.

Buried on Monday, many of those killed were aged between 10 and 16. Pic: Reuters

We hit the # key and created a hashtag so we could all be Charlie Hebdo, whoever he was. A few months later we prayed for Paris and turned Facebook profile pictures red, white, and blue because we can imagine going to a cafe, or restaurant, or concert but not imagine being blown up or shot […]

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More than 150 Bahraini athletes, coaches, and referees were jailed after a special committee, chaired by Sheikh Salman who was then head of the Bahrain Football Association, allegedly identified them from photos of protests.

The US Soccer Federation delivers its bid to Sepp Blatter was this a done deal gone wrong?

“For the World Cups it was agreed that we go to Russia because it’s never been in Russia, eastern Europe, and for 2022 we go back to America. And so we will have the World Cup in the two biggest political powers.”

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