With buckets of champagne on ice, much cheery flag-waving, a well-catered dinner and a floorshow featuring lederhosen, yodelling and the heavy stench of corruption, FIFA's scandal-riven Congress began.
Michael Lynch Football Australia has thrown its weight behind those who want to get rid of FIFA potentate Sepp Blatter and will back his challenger Prince Ali of Jordan in the scheduled Fifa elections due on Friday.
Dominic Bossi and Nick Miller The Football Federation of Australia will throw their support behind Blatter's only challenger in the wake of the latest corruption scandal that has led to seven senior football officials being arrested.
Dan Harrison Federal Sport Minister Sussan Ley said it was too early to consider Australia making another World Cup bid while corruption allegations cast a shadow over the sport's governing body.
Sebastian Hassett Barely a few days ago, Harry Kane was wrapping up his breakout EPL campaign with his 31st goal of the season for Tottenham. Now he's in Sydney.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker An alleged $500,000 theft of Australian football funds by a suspected corrupt former FIFA executive has been referred to the Australian Federal Police by independent senator Nick Xenophon✓.
Dominic Bossi Australian soccer presenter Les Murray says FIFA cannot rid itself of corruption under the guidance of president Sepp Blatter and has called for his removal for the health of the sport.
Michael Lynch FFA President Frank Lowy is due to fly into the FIFA maelstrom in Switzerland when his plane touches down in Europe on Thursday evening – and Australian sports fans will be keenly waiting to hear what he plans to do in the scheduled election for FIFA president due on Friday.
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