Sepp Blatter has lodged an appeal against his provisional 90-day ban imposed by FIFA's ethics committee, his adviser has confirmed.
Blatter was relieved on his duties as FIFA president on Thursday after the Ethics Committee's decision, but he has lodged an immediate appeal.
Klaus Stohlker, Blatter's friend and adviser, told Press Association Sport: "He has appealed already to FIFA's appeal committee. He is defending his position and he is sure that he will be found not guilty."
Blatter and UEFA president...