12 May 2011

FIFA asks for evidence of accusations

8:15 am on 12 May 2011

FIFA has asked the Football Association in England to provide evidence of fresh accusations of corruption at the top of world football.

Secretary-general Jerome Valcke has sent a letter to the FA asking for a report from England 2018 campaign chairman Lord David Triesman.

Lord Triesman claims four FIFA executive committee members requested cash and a knighthood in exchange for their votes in the ballot for the 2018 World Cup.