England controversy

Triesman resigns after 'bribe' storm

May 16, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Lord Triesman has resigned as the chairman of both the Football Association and England's 2018 World Cup bid team following a newspaper report that he claimed Spain are attempting to bribe referees at this summer's World Cup.

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His stepping-down was confirmed in an FA statement that followed an emergency meeting ...

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