The Duke of Cambridge and David Cameron have become embroiled in a row over corruption in football as the full extent of England’s failed attempt to stage the 2018 World Cup was made public.
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FIFA Suspends Bidding Process For 2026 World Cupwww.buzzfeed.com General Secretary Jerome Valcke made the announcement in Russia on Monday as world soccer's governing body faces an ongoing corruption scandal.
Ex-PM David Cameron & Prince William implicated in World Cup corruption scandal – FIFA reportwww.rt.com The newly published full version of a report on the FIFA 2018/2022 bidding process alleges the former UK PM tried to persuade South Korea to trade votes in a clear violation of FIFA ethics rules. The publication comes after the report was leaked to German media.
Prince William is dragged into World Cup stormwww.dailymail.co.uk Prince William and David Cameron were 'present at a meeting in Zurich in 2010 to discuss World Cup host vote trading with a South Korean official', according to a Fifa ethics report.
England World Cup bid team broke Fifa rules when courting Jack Warnerwww.independent.co.uk The England 2018 World Cup bid team was found to have "accommodated or at least attempted to satisfy the improper request" of Fifa executive committee members, including former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner, by the Garcia report. Fifa's long-awaited report into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process was published by football's world governing body on Tuesday, and identified "conduct by England 2018 that may not have met the standards set out in the FCE (Fifa code of ethics) or the bid rules".