English football's corruption scandal shows trawling for the truth is tough



When English football’s first bungs inquiry reported in 1995, and the game was to be cleaned up and expunged of corruption for good, one tale especially caught the eye.
The late Ronnie Fenton, Brian Clough’s assistant at Nottingham Forest, had driven to Hull to collect £45,000 in cash which had arrived on an Icelandic fishing trawler. The allegation, reported by the commission of inquiry, was that it was a cut of transfer fee paid for Toddy Orlygsson, the Icelandic midfielder.
In retrospect it almost seems quaint and romantic in the light of the sophisticated techniques of the 21st... read more

 
2 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 23
Source: Daily Mail
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