April 5, 2013 3:40 PM
FIFA's director of security Ralf Mutschke spaks about the dangers of corruption within the game - and organised crime infiltrating football clubs. FIFA's director of security Ralf Mutschke on Friday dismissed concerns that any 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier had been subject to match fixing. Mutschke addressed a conference in Zurich, Switzerland on Friday on the threats posed by match-fixing and corrupt betting. Mutschke admitted that corruption within football was a problem and that FIFA were keeping an eye on certain countries where the issue was more likely to crop up. One area that is concerning football's world governing body is the potential for organised crime gangs to get involved with football clubs through investment or sponsorship.