Bayern name ex-president Hoeness as sole candidate

Former Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness was convicted in March 2014 of evading at least 28.5 million euros ($31.5 million) in taxesDisgraced Uli Hoeness is set to be re-elected as Bayern Munich’s president after the Bundesliga giants announced Saturday he is the only candidate for the post in the November elections. Bayern’s advisory board has unanimously proposed Hoeness as the only candidate for the role of president with the election to take place during the club’s annual general meeting on November 25. The moral question of whether a convicted criminal should resume as club president of Bayern has not been discussed publically, but from a legal point of view, there is nothing preventing Hoeness’s return to office.

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