FIFA plans new ethics committee to fight corruption

June 5, 2006
By Timothy Collings
MUNICH, June 5 (Reuters) - FIFA plans a new independent ethics committee and the introduction of professional referees in a bid to fight widespread corruption.

Sepp Blatter, president of soccer's world governing body, said on Monday that the creation of the committee would be proposed at the 56th FIFA Congress in Munich on June 7 and 8.

'This will be our main proposal,' he said.

FIFA already has an ethics committee but the new independent body will have a far wider ...

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