Former English Football Association chairman David Triesman has accused FIFA executive committee members Jack Warner, Ricardo Teixeira, Nicolas Leoz and Worawi Makudi of asking for favours in return for their votes for England's 2018 World Cup bid.
FIFA executive committee member Jack Warner has hit back at the allegations of corruption from former Football Association chairman Lord Triesman.
The former chairman and deputy chairman of England's failed 2018 World Cup bid have claimed they refused a request from FIFA vice-president Jack Warner to fund the construction of an education centre in his native Trinidad, the Daily Mail reported yesterday.
Warner said on CCN TV6's Morning Edition programme yesterday that things are looking up for local football.
Sepp Blatter will meet the new Football Association chairman, David Bernstein, tomorrow, to try to secure England's vote for the Fifa presidency, but his visit has come at the worst time in terms of his efforts to clean up the game. Yesterday, fresh claims emerged over the controversial Fifa vice-president Jack Warner's alleged involvement in a World Cup ticket scandal.
Bin Hammam arrived in Trinidad by private jet yesterday morning in a delegation of seven, including three other members of the FIFA executive committee, ahead of today's meeting.
Jack Warner will stand unopposed for a sixth term as CONCACAF President, it was announced on Thursday at the confederation's headquarters in New York City.
The quality of football being played in the Caribbean needs to be drastically improved if we are to ensure the future growth and development of the game in this region”
Michel Platini and Jack Warner are emerging as the kingmakers in Fifa's forthcoming presidential election, which looks increasingly certain to be contested between Sepp Blatter – the incumbent – and Mohamed bin Hammam.