Friday, July 17, 2009

Another footballer arrested on corruption charges

Former Poland international, ., has been detained in connection with the on-going investigation into corruption in Polish football.

The forty year-old footballer has been detained charges of corruption, which took place while he played for the second division Radomsko team in the 2004/2005 season. After the interrogation Slawomir M. was released on 10,000 zlotys bail.

During a long career, he played for many clubs, including Zaglebie Lubin, LKS Lodz, Widzew Lodz and Hansie Rostock and was a coach at MKS Orlicz Suchedniow.

Over 200 people – players, referees, officials and members of the Football Federation (PZPN) – have been charged so far for being involved in match fixing schemes since the investigation was launched four years ago.