Sport - Football

  • Resignations from Sport - Football (63 Results)

    Announced Last Day Name & Position Organization Comments Reason
    Dec. 25
    2017
    Vitali Leontjewitsch Mutko
    President
    Russian Football Union
    Russia
    Resigned
    Feb. 01
    2018
    Stewart Regan
    CEO
    Scottish Football Association
    Scotland
    Resigned
    Feb. 01
    2018
    Sheikh Ahmad Al-Yousef Al-Sabah
    Chief
    Kuwait Football Association
    Kuwait
    Resigned
    Feb. 01
    2018
    Meshal Al-Rabea
    President
    Kuwait Football Association
    Kuwait
    Resigned
    Feb. 01
    2018
    Ali Merwi
    Board Member
    Kuwait Football Association
    Kuwait
    Resigned
    Feb. 01
    2018
    Musaed Ajeel
    Board Member
    Kuwait Football Association
    Kuwait
    Resigned
    Feb. 01
    2018
    Marzouq Al-Ajmi
    Board Member
    Kuwait Football Association
    Kuwait
    Resigned
    Feb. 01
    2018
    Khalid Al-Jarallah
    Board Member
    Kuwait Football Association
    Kuwait
    Resigned
    Mar. 02
    2018
    Decio de Maria
    President
    Mexican Football Federation
    Mexico
    Resigned
    Mar. 25
    2018
    Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim
    President
    Football Association
    of Malaysia

    Malaysia
    Resigned
    Jun. 07
    2018
    Aden Marwa Range
    Referee

    Kenya
    from the World Cup after being implicated in a bribery scandal Resigned
    Jun. 08
    2018
    Kwesi Nyantakyi
    President
    Ghana Football Association
    Ghana
    he was implicated in a bribery exposé Resigned
    Jun. 11
    2018
    Kwesi Nyantakyi
    Member
    FIFA Council
    Ghana
    followed a 90-day provisional ban / He took $65,000 from the undercover reporter who posed as a businessman. Resigned
    Jun. 11
    2018
    Kwesi Nyantakyi
    Member
    FIFA Associations Committee
    Ghana
    followed a 90-day provisional ban / He took $65,000 from the undercover reporter who posed as a businessman. Resigned
    Jun. 11
    2018
    Kwesi Nyantakyi
    VP
    Confederation of African
    Football

    Ghana
    Resigned
    Jun. 11
    2018
    Kwesi Nyantakyi
    President of Zone B
    West African Football
    Union

    Ghana
    Resigned
    Jun. 13
    2018
    Julen Lopetegui
    Trainer National Football Team
    Royal Spanish Football
    Federation

    Spain
    will become Trainer at Real Madrid Fired
    Jun. 29
    2018
    Jun. 29
    2018
    Andy Martin
    CEO
    New Zealand Football
    New Zealand
    Resigned
    Jul. 08
    2018
    Fernando Hierro
    Trainer National Football Team
    Royal Spanish Football
    Federation

    Spain
    Resigned
    Jul. 09
    2018
    Tina Becker
    COO
    Carolina Panthers
    USA
    Resigned
    Aug. 01
    2018
    Pierluigi Collina
    Chief of referees
    UEFA
    Switzerland
    Resigned
    Aug. 16
    2018
    Bobby Madley
    Referee
    Premier League
    UK
    has mysteriously quit his job just one game into the new season 'due to a change in personal circumstances.' Resigned
    Aug. 16
    2018
    November 2018 Steven Lowy
    Chairman
    Football Federation
    Australia

    Australia
    because he is tired of political infighting at the organisation. Term Ended
    Aug. 18
    2018
    Adel Ezzat
    Chief
    Saudi Football Federation
    Saudi Arabia
    Resigned
    Aug. 21
    2018
    Marco Villiger
    Deputy Secretary General
    FIFA
    Switzerland
    Final Blatter-era Fifa official quits Resigned
    Aug. 22
    2018
    Aug. 22
    2018
    Russ Green
    CEO
    Rochdale AFC
    UK
    was suspended from all football and football related activity from 16 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and fined £10,000 after admitting to three breaches of FA Rule E1(b) whilst Chief Executive of Hartlepool United FC Resigned
    Sep. 06
    2018
    Ian Lenagan
    Chairman
    English Football League
    UK
    increasing opportunities arising out of his business interests away from EFL specific matters. Resigned
    Sep. 18
    2018
    Ivan Gazidis
    CEO & Director
    Arsenal London
    UK
    will become CEO at AC Milan Resigned
    Sep. 29
    2018
    Oct. 25
    2018
    Beppe Marotta
    CEO & General Manager
    Juventus Turin
    Italy
    Term Ended
    Oct. 10
    2018
    Jon Ormond
    Board Member
    New Zealand Football
    New Zealand
    Resigned
    Oct. 12
    2018
    Deryck Shaw
    Chairman
    New Zealand Football
    New Zealand
    Resigned
    Oct. 23
    2018
    Sep. 16
    2019
    Dan Flynn
    CEO
    U.S. Soccer Federation
    USA
    Retired
    Oct. 23
    2018
    Jeff Belskus
    President
    Indy Eleven
    USA
    Resigned
    Nov. 09
    2018
    December 2018 Mark Devlin
    CEO
    FC Brentford
    UK
    Resigned
    Nov. 19
    2018
    Nov. 19
    2018
    Ron Gourlay
    CEO
    Reading FC
    UK
    Resigned
    Dec. 06
    2018
    William Goodwin
    Board Member
    Rochdale AFC
    UK
    Resigned
    Dec. 06
    2018
    Chris Dunphy
    Chairman
    Rochdale AFC
    UK
    Resigned
    Dec. 13
    2018
    Martin Glenn
    CEO
    Football Association
    UK
    Resigned
    Dec. 19
    2018
    Vitaly Mutko
    President
    Russian Football Union
    Russia
    Resigned
    Jan. 07
    2019
    Morgan Mammila
    CEO
    Baroka FC
    South Africa
    Resigned
    Feb. 02
    2019
    Huw Jenkins
    Chairman
    Swansea City
    UK
    Resigned
    Feb. 06
    2019
    Clive Richardson
    Chairman
    U.S. Città di Palermo
    Italy
    Resigned
    Feb. 06
    2019
    John Michael Treacy
    Board Member
    U.S. Città di Palermo
    Italy
    Resigned
    Feb. 18
    2019
    Shaun Harvey
    CEO
    English Football League
    UK
    Resigned
    Feb. 23
    2019
    Summer
    2019
    Christian Heidel
    Sporting Director
    Schalke 04
    Germany
    Resigned
    Mar. 23
    2019
    John Delaney
    CEO
    Football Association
    of Ireland

    Ireland
    after a huge controversy over a €100,000 loan he had made to the FAI in 2017 Resigned
    Apr. 02
    2019
    Apr. 02
    2019
    Reinhard Grindel
    President
    Deutscher Fussball-Bund
    (DFB)

    Germany
    Resigned
    Apr. 15
    2019
    John Delaney
    VP
    Football Association
    of Ireland

    Ireland
    Resigned
    Apr. 15
    2019
    Michael Cody
    Board Member
    Football Association
    of Ireland

    Ireland
    also all other board members are stepping down Resigned
    Apr. 15
    2019
    Eddie Murray
    Board Member
    Football Association
    of Ireland

    Ireland
    also all other board members are stepping down Resigned
    Apr. 30
    2019
    Norman Darmanin Demajo
    President
    Malta Football Association
    Malta
    Resigned
    May. 28
    2019
    May. 28
    2019
    Leonardo de Araújo
    Sporting Director
    AC Milan
    Italy
    Resigned
    Jun. 19
    2019
    Jun. 19
    2019
    John Earley
    Board Member
    Football Association
    of Ireland

    Ireland
    Resigned
    Jul. 08
    2019
    Hany Abo Riedah
    President
    Egyptian Football Association
    Egypt
    soon after firing the head coach Javier Aguirre and his entire backroom staff Resigned
    Jul. 11
    2019
    December
    2019
    David Gallop
    CEO
    Football Federation
    Australia

    Australia
    Resigned
    Jul. 21
    2019
    Robert Muthomi
    CEO
    Football Kenya Federation
    Kenya
    as investigations continue into allegations that he tried to aid the transfer of Kenyan international John Avire Resigned
    Jul. 23
    2019
    November
    2019
    Uli Hoeness
    Chairman & President
    FC Bayern Munich
    Germany
    Term Ended
    Aug. 07
    2019
    Clemens Toennies
    Chairman
    Schalke 04
    Germany
    following widespread condemnation of alleged "racist" comments he made Resigned
    Sep. 09
    2019
    Sep. 20
    2019
    James Essilfie
    CEO
    Medeama Sporting Club
    Ghana
    Resigned
    Sep. 28
    2019
    Moses Magogo
    President
    Federation of Uganda
    Football Associations

    Uganda
    pending FIFA Investigations over the alleged sale of 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets Resigned
    Oct. 15
    2019
    Borislav Mihaylov
    President
    Bulgarian Football Union
    Bulgaria
    after England players were subjected to racist abuse during Monday's Euro 2020 qualifier Resigned
    Oct. 15
    2019
    Lordvick Aduda
    CEO
    Gor Mahia FC
    Kenya
    Resigned
    Nov. 05
    2019
    Mark Devlin
    CEO
    Dundalk FC
    Ireland
    Resigned

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