(WFI) FIFA is concerned about possible government intervention in football affairs.
(WFI) Imprisoned Spanish football boss Angel Maria Villar quits his posts as he battles corruption charges.
(WFI) Angel Maria Villar, a UEFA and FIFA vice president, detained as part of anti-corruption investigation.
8/10/2010 Korea unveils $777 million fund as part of its 2022 World Cup bid… Bidders should take nothing for granted, says Belgium’s FIFA Ex-co member Michel D’Hooge… Spain-Portugal bid chief Angel Maria Villar speaks out. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
31/8/2010 A tour of Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium is one of the highlights on day two of FIFA’s inspection of the Iberian bid… But the bid campaign could be undermined by a row between the Portuguese Football Federation and national coach Carlos Queiroz following his six-month ban today for insulting anti-doping officials at a pre-World Cup training session.
12/2/2010 Jaime Lissavetzky slams World Cup bidding partners, accusing the Portuguese government of being disinterested in the race to host the 2018 finals.