The vote will be held next year, with current president Sepp Blatter yet to decide whether to go for another term
Chris Patten is a “busted flush” as chairman of the BBC Trust, the broadcaster’s former director-general Greg Dyke has claimed.
One can only imagine what a meeting between Nelson Mandela and Fifa president Sepp Blatter would have been like. "I was struck by the stature of the man, he seemed to fill the room. It was as if he could change the world by the sheer force of his will," Mandela would have said.
England were this afternoon drawn into what is already being dubbed the 'Group of Death' with games against Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica awaiting them in Brazil.
Former Three Lions manager Glenn Hoddle will be involved however
Civil Service FC and Polytechnic FC play in match to mark FA's 150th anniversary
Manchester City's elite development squad coach says methods are lagging behind in England
European leagues set to agree to switch
MPs tell Tony Hall to pay back £24,500 he received when he quit for Royal Opera House in 2001
The Independent's chief football correspondent considers how the FA chairman's call for action might be realised
The former England striker says the league must work with the FA
Thank God for Greg Dyke advising us to put away all thoughts of lifting the World Cup before 2022
ITV secure exclusive rights to England games from 2014
FA chairman wants a review of why so many players were lost to the England senior side
The television critic Philip Purser commented on the arrival of breakfast television in Britain in 1983 that it was "rather like Milton Keynes. No one really wanted it but now it's there it's quite handy." Although the BBC's Breakfast Time programme was an instant success, and made a novelty into a habit within a few weeks, commercial television's first attempt, TV-am's Good Morning Britain, had a turbulent 10-year run of strikes, financial problems and oscillating ratings. But despite chaos behind the scenes, presenter Mike Morris remained genial, unflappable, and, that rare trait in presenters, sincere.
While scandal can bring down the powerful, others feel they have to make a stand