Upping the Ante: British and Germans set a good example for sporting accountability

Senior sporting figures in other countries have been forced into swift exits after financial questions arose. That wouldn’t happen here

Miguel Ángel López

It was hard not to reflect on matters closer to home when news emerged of the DFB (German FA) president Reinhard Grindel resigning last week.

Normally this would go unheard of in these parts – the behaviour of blazers in other countries, and usually even our own country, is of little interest to us – except that these are not normal times. There is precious little of the norm about a chief executive ...