The Football Association’s decision to abstain from the FIFA Presidential Vote garnered unwanted criticism in the press at home.
There is no shame in rejecting both candidates and ticking ‘none of the above’. On the contrary, it sends a clear message that FIFA is foul and needs change.
Sepp Blatter had a cheek to visit Togel Singapore Wembley in search of a vote when he had personally done to much to derail England’s 2018 World Cup bid only months earlier, while Mohamed Bin-Hammam is sadly cut from the same cliquey cloth and like Jack ‘Pirate of the Caribbean’ Warner, has also been implicated in ticket touting.
Whatever he says, Bin-Hammam has no real interest in transparency. Can he really enjoy reading the revelations of how his country bought the 2022 World Cup finals in spite of its merciless summer heat, medieval laws and an obvious lack of a football heritage?
Until such time as the FA cleans out FIFA from the inside, which is a pipe-dream given how few allies it has in Zurich, the world’s oldest soccer organisation should proceed with Plan B, a clandestine mustering of rival forces to launch a counter …Read More