UK time is: 04:02:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Is FIFA Rotten To The Core?

The FIFA ethics committee has opened proceedings against president Sepp Blatter, Mohamed Bin Hammam and charged FIFA vice-president Jack Warner with bribery.

FIFA said in a statement...

'On 26 May 2011, FIFA ex-co member Mohamed Bin Hammam has requested the FIFA ethics committee to open ethics proceedings against FIFA president Joseph S. Blatter on the basis that, in the report submitted by FIFA ex-co member Chuck Blazer earlier this week, FIFA vice-president Jack A. Warner would have informed the FIFA president in advance about alleged cash payments to delegations attending a special meeting of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) apparently organised jointly by Jack A. Warner and Mohamed Bin Hammam on 10 and 11 May 2011 and that the FIFA President would have had no issue with these.'

'Subsequently, the FIFA ethics committee today opened a procedure against the FIFA president in compliance with art. 16 of the FIFA code of ethics. Joseph S. Blatter has been invited to take position by 28 May 2011, 11:00 CET and to attend a hearing by the FIFA ethics committee at the Home of FIFA (Zurich) on 29 May 2011.'


There have been rumours floating around the footballing world surrounding FIFA delegates taking bribes for years. 'Is FIFA rotten to the core?'



Join Vital Manchester City

It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board To visit the message board, click here. Get involved

This website is your website and I am looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Manchester City




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: danielqpr Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 28 2011

Time: 9:54AM

Your Comments

Yes, it doesn't stop there either, the majority of the FAs that fall under their governance are just as corrupt. They don't give a ***** about the good of the game, they only care about lining their own pockets.
Bluedub
I didn't know FIFA had an office in Ethics. I thought it was in Thuthex.
CITYBOY1000
I thought it was in Thurrey?
HeavyRiffs
The walls are closing in on Sepp Tw@tter and not before time.
Johnny Baguette
Here's hoping Prattini does one to Fifa to replace Blatter when he's finally given the boot. Could any president of Uefa ever be so blatantly anti-English?
fifthcolumnblue
Yes
Doody
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

City v Crystal Palace - How Will It Go? (Thursday December 18 2014)

Sagna Will Fill In If Needed (Thursday December 18 2014)

Aguero's Chelsea Hope (Thursday December 18 2014)

Get Nasri Up Top (Thursday December 18 2014)

Milner Talks Stall? (Wednesday December 17 2014)

City Youngster's Permanent Exit? (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Winning The Race for Sneijder? (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Barcelona's Good Not Bad Or Ugly (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Pellegrini Has Options In January (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Manchester City Miss Out On Correa? (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 16 12 3 1 +23 39
2. Man City 16 11 3 2 +19 36
3. Man Utd 16 9 4 3 +12 31
4. West Ham 16 8 4 4 +8 28
5. Southampton 16 8 2 6 +12 26
6. Arsenal 16 7 5 4 +9 26
7. Spurs 16 7 3 6 -2 24

Breaking League News

Bruce: Swansea City At Home Is a 'Cup Final'
Swansea : 18/12/2014 21:57:00
Chelsea`s Zouma Joining Besiktas on Loan?
Chelsea : 18/12/2014 19:02:00
Liverpool: Balotelli Banned And Fined
Liverpool : 18/12/2014 18:46:00
John Alder's NUFC Collection To Be Auctioned
Newcastle : 18/12/2014 18:10:00
Villa In The NON Rip Off List For Mascots
Aston Villa : 18/12/2014 17:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man City v Crystal Palace
Suggested By:  Site Staff
City win 67%
Draw 11%
Crystal Palace win 22%