FIFA in the dock

FIFA reform the only way forward

June 1, 2011
By John Brewin, Senior Editor
Saturday's Champions League final represented football played at its very apex, with Barcelona showing off the sheer bloody joy of the world's favourite game. The next day, as he faced the world's press following an ethics committee that had all but handed him power for another four years, Sepp Blatter invoked the events of Wembley as being a triumph for FIFA. To draw a line of connection from Barcelona's unearthly display to a collection of in-fighting, overgrown Rotary Club members with a growing ...

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