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Blatter back for four more years

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Sepp Blatter was has been re-elected unopposed for a third term as FIFA president with a stinging rebuke against John McBeth, the Scot dramatically dumped as Britain´s FIFA vice-president following his extraordinary attack on African and Caribbean nations.

Blatter, first appointed in 1998, stood unchallenged and was unanimously voted into office by acclamation at the 208-nation Fifa Congress in Zurich.

"It is with great joy when I hear that I have the confidence of the 57th Congress giving me the mandate as FIFA president from 2007 to 2011," said Blatter. "Thank you for your trust and putting me once again at the helm of this institution."

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