Fifa opens corruption case against Sepp Blatter and Jérôme Valcke

• Former secretary-general Markus Kattner also part of investigation • Ethics committee begins formal proceedings against trio The former Fifa president Sepp Blatter is facing another corruption investigation after the ethics committee of world football’s governing body announced it was opening proceedings against him and his key lieutenants Jérôme Valcke and Markus Kattner. The committee’s investigatory chamber will investigate possible violations of Fifa’s rule book that relate to bribery, conflicts of interest and general conduct, while Kattner faces a further charge related to a breach of confidentiality. Continue reading...