FIFA President Sepp Blatter leaves after speaking at a press conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Sepp Blatter says he will resign from his position amid corruption scandal and is promising to call for fresh elections to choose a successor.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter leaves after speaking at a press conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Sepp Blatter says he will resign from his position amid corruption scandal and is promising to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. Ennio Leanza AP
FIFA President Sepp Blatter leaves after speaking at a press conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Sepp Blatter says he will resign from his position amid corruption scandal and is promising to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. Ennio Leanza AP

Linda Robertson: Sepp Blatter’s announcement means the cleansing at FIFA can begin

June 02, 2015 09:54 PM

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Linda Robertson has been a reporter at the Herald since 1983. She writes sports features and columns and has covered both the Winter and Summer Olympics beat.