FIFA drops Triesman investigation
01.06.2010By Play the Game
FIFA requested information from Russia and Spain and following a "thorough investigation" has decided there is no evidence with which to proceed.
A FIFA statement read: "FIFA has found no indication that there is any basis to the allegations reported by Lord Triesman. In the light of the circumstances, the chairman of the FIFA ethics committee has decided not to pursue this matter any further.
"However, he emphasised that it is essential to the integrity, image and reputation of FIFA and the competitions that the conduct of the member associations and the bid committees during their bid preparations complies with the highest standards of ethical behaviour.''