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England’s Football Association Chairman quits over 2018 World Cup bid row


December 6th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6(ANI): The acting Football Association (FA) Chairman Roger Burden has said that he will quit as he no longer trusts FIFA members after the failure of England's 2018 World ... Read more...

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Russia knew World Cup bid results 24 hours earlier: British media


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) The World Cup bidding process in Zurich, the headquarters of FIFA, Thursday night is now branded as a fix as it emerged that Russia knew the result ... Read more...

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Ex-England footballers call for investigation of FIFA vote for 2018 World Cup


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): Former British footballers have called for a thorough probe of FIFA operations after England attracted just two of the 22 votes on offer in Thursday's deciding vote to choose ... Read more...

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‘Miffed’ England accuses Fifa members of ‘reneging on commitments’ in failed WC bid


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): England has accused the Fifa executive committee members of lying after they suffered a humiliating defeat in the race to host the 2018 football World Cup that ... Read more...

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Capello, Charlton called up to boost England 2018 FIFA World Cup bid


November 26th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Fabio Capello and Sir Bobby Charlton will be part of a 30-strong contingent going to Zurich next week seeking to convince FIFA to award England the 2018 World Cup ... Read more...

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‘Cash-for-vote-scam’ will not damage England 2018 World Cup bid: Blatter


November 20th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Fifa President Sepp Blatter has claimed that England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup would not be affected by the Sunday Times investigation, following which two Fifa ... Read more...

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England footie officials appeal to FIFA to judge 2018 Cup bid vote fairly


November 15th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.15 (ANI): England's 2018 World Cup bid team has written to the FIFA executive committee to make its decision on the merits of their bid.Chairman Geoff Thompson and international president David ... Read more...

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England 2018 World Cup bid team to withdraw FIFA complaint against Russia


October 29th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29(ANI): England's 2018 World Cup bid team has decided to withdraw a formal complaint to FIFA against the Russian campaign's chief.It comes after Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko apologized for ... Read more...

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Russia brands England ‘primitive’ for its 2018 World Cup bid complaint to FIFA


October 28th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28(ANI): A senior Russian football official has described England 2018 World Cup bid as "absolutely primitive" for making a formal complaint to FIFA against the Russian campaign's chief.England had ... Read more...

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James Bond star Craig becomes two millionth supporter of England’s World Cup bid


August 28th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.28 (ANI): Current James Bond star Daniel Craig has become the two millionth supporter of England's bid to host the World Cup in 2018.The "Back the Bid" campaign, which was ... Read more...

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England is the easiest place to organise a World Cup: Blatter


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) England's bid for the 2018 FIFA World Cup received a boost with world football governing body's chief Sepp Blatter admitting that organising the 2018 World Cup will be ... Read more...

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FIFA tells England to be careful if it wants to stay in WC 2018 bid race


May 29th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): FIFA has warned England to toe the line if it wants to keep its hopes up for hosting the World Cup 2018. The warning comes after former FA ... Read more...

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England 2018 bid gets support from Platini and FIFA’s vice-president


May 19th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): UEFA president Michel Platini and FIFA vice-president Jack Warner have given a boost to England's troubled 2018 World Cup bid.FIFA's ethics committee are investigating claims made by Lord ... Read more...

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England 2018 World Cup bid suffers blow over fans visa fee


May 18th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): England's hopes of hosting the 2018 World Cup have been dealt another blow with secret papers revealing a government denial to remove visa fees of traveling fans amounting ... Read more...

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Capello wants Becks to join him in S. Africa as `England coach’


May 14th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Coach Fabio Capello wants David Beckham to join him on the coaching staff at this year's World Cup.Becks is currently out of the squad with a ruptured ... Read more...

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Terry honoured to be part of ‘Football Ambassadors for England 2018′ squad


October 25th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25(ANI): England captain John Terry, who has been appointed as one of the Ambassadors for England's bid for football World Cup in 2018, has said that it is an ... Read more...

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Sebastian Coe joins England 2018 FIFA World Cup bid


February 19th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (DPA) Having helped bring the 2012 Olympic Games to Britain, Olympian Sebastian Coe will seek to complete a remarkable double after being named as part of England's bid team ... Read more...

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