FIFA's internal judiciary said it had determined that the statute of limitation had expired in 2012 for Beckenbauer and in 2015 for Zwanziger and Schmidt.
Australia’s ‘golden generation’ from 2006 urges administrators to utilise COVID-19 lockdown to reset country’s football
A group of Australia’s top former football players have called for the national governing body to use the coronavirus shutdown for a reset of the domestic game.
Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber faces impeachment over handling of 2006 FIFA World Cup corruption case
Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber faces the start of proceedings on Wednesday that could lead to his impeachment after criticism of his handling of an investigation into alleged corruption surrounding football’s governing body FIFA.
First trial in Swiss investigation into 2006 World Cup corruption ends without decision due to COVID-19 crisis
The first trial in Switzerland’s five-year investigation of corruption in football ended Tuesday without a judgment, seemingly beaten by the coronavirus pandemic and an expiring statute of limitations.
My Favourite Match: Zinedine Zidane and the headbutt that decided the outcome of the 2006 World Cup Final
For me, the 2006 World Cup final and the Zinedine Zidane drama was a crushing introduction to how invested sport can make someone feel, and from that point on, there was no looking back.
Swiss prosecutors charge three German football officials, including ex-president Theo Zwanziger, in 2006 FIFA World Cup fraud probe
Proceedings against Franz Beckenbauer, a football legend in Germany, also implicated in the investigation, have been set apart because of the 1974 World Cup winning captain's ill health
Ex-FIFA chief Sepp Blatter summoned by prosecutors investigating suspected corruption in 2006 World Cup bidding process
Sepp Blatter has been summoned to explain how Germany was awarded the 2006 World Cup as prosecutors investigate suspected corruption in the bidding process.
72-year-old Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, also an eminent Congress leader, passed away today after being in coma since 2008, when he had suffered a stroke.
Italian legend Andrea Pirlo has announced that he will retire from professional football in December when his contract with New York City FC expires.
As Wayne Rooney retires from international duty, take a look at the top five moments from the career of England's top goalscorer.
After Podolski played the last international game of his career, a look at the biggest moments of his glittering 13 years with Germany.
Fifa has rejected a bid by Wolfgang Niersbach, a former German Football Association president, to overturn his 1 year ban from football.
A look at some iconic moments from Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard's playing career.
Swiss federal prosecutors on Thursday announced that they had opened criminal proceedings against German football legend Franz Beckenbauer over allegations of corruption in the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany.
ISL team Delhi Dynamos will unveil Italy's Gianluca Zambrotta as their new manager at New Delhi on Wednesday for the third season of the league this year.
FIFA's ethics committee on Tuesday launched an investigation targeting six people over their roles in the bidding process that awarded the 2006 World Cup to Germany, with the probe partly focused on alleged bribery.