Corruption scandal

Blatter 'cannot punish Havelange'

July 12, 2012
By ESPN staff
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said does not "have the power" to strip Joao Havelange of his honorary presidency and insisted the organisation could have done little more over the ISL bribery scandal.

• Havelange and Teixeira named

Havelange, 96, and his son-in-law Ricardo Teixeira, a 65-year-old former FIFA executive committee member, were named on Wednesday as having received millions of pounds in bribes from collapsed marketing firm ISL.

Blatter insists ...

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