The Courier-Mail

Little hope that FIFA scandal will help to address poor standards

-

THOSE calling for much needed surgery of the cancereati­ng FIFA ( C-M, May 29) are sadly deluded if they think those feeding on the organisati­on will give up and allow it to recover.

The best that can be expected is a couple of the big fish will be sacrificed, having been given a golden handshake, and it will be back to business as usual. What is happening will be seen as nothing to get excit- ed about and the low standards will just fall further. IF SEPP Blatter does not resign as FIFA president, UEFA should leave FIFA.

The European championsh­ip is a far better competitio­n than the World Cup, which cannot survive as a viable competitio­n without it. Getting rid of Blatter is long overdue. I WONDER if G.T.W. Agnew and Frederika E. Steen (Letters, May 28) will pay the prison costs for the ISIS supporters wanting to come home. I dare say not. So why should all other Australian­s pay? These ISIS supporters went to kill Australian­s and other coalition forces members. Now they find they were fed garbage so they want out. Too bad. Let them stay where they wanted to be.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia