Flashback to December 2010 with Fifa president Sepp Blatter holding the name of Qatar during the official announcement of the 2022 World Cup host country at Fifa headquarters in Zurich. Critics say the credibility of football is "suffering enormously" under Blatter's regime. Photos: AFP
Peter Simpson
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Peter Simpson

Home and Away: Either we speak up or let mob rule continue at Fifa

Sepp Blatter's regime would crumble if hit in the pocket with pressure put on core multinationals, which sponsor World Cups

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Flashback to December 2010 with Fifa president Sepp Blatter holding the name of Qatar during the official announcement of the 2022 World Cup host country at Fifa headquarters in Zurich. Critics say the credibility of football is "suffering enormously" under Blatter's regime. Photos: AFP
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.