Blat­ter pro­vi­sion­ally sus­pended

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FIFA pres­i­dent Sepp Blat­ter has been pro­vi­sion­ally sus­pended for 90 days.

Mem­bers of FIFA’s ethics com­mit­tee met this week af­ter the Swiss at­tor­ney gen­eral opened crim­i­nal pro­ceed­ings against Blat­ter, 79, last month.

He is ac­cused of sign­ing a con­tract “un­favourable” to football’s gov­ern­ing body and mak­ing a “dis­loyal pay­ment” to UEFA pres­i­dent Michel Pla­tini, 60.

Sepp Blat­ter

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