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Lord Triesman's 2018 bid claims face Fifa review

World governing body Fifa is to probe ex-Football Association chairman Lord Triesman's "bribery" comments over the bidding process for the 2018 World Cup. Triesman was caught up in a tabloid sting suggesting Spain could drop its bid if rival bidder Russia helped bribe referees at this summer's World Cup.

Fifa has also written to the FA asking for a report on the Triesman case. The FA has vowed to co-operate fully with Fifa, whose rules prohibit bidders from commenting on rival campaigns.

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