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Sepp Blatter to stand for fifth term as FIFA president

Sep 08, 2014    

FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Monday that he will be a candidate for a fifth term in charge of world football in an election next year."Yes I will be ready. I will be a candidate," Blatter said in a video speech to a football conference in Manchester.Blatter has been FIFA's leader since 1998, but has faced growing criticism from European football chiefs in recent months.The World Cup, a multi-billion dollar earner for FIFA, is also embroiled in controversy over the way the 2018 and 2022 tournaments were decided.His path to a virtually automatic reelection was opened up after UEFA ...

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