28/10/2010 The World Cup bid bribery scandal will dominate today’s FIFA Executive Committee meeting, one key point of discussion whether to delay the vote on the 2022 host… Poland’s Euro 2012 cities launch logos and prepare for huge promotional effort… Argentina games called off… Tickets selling quickly for AFC Asian Cup.

27/10/2010 Jacques Rogge calls for FIFA to take a hard line against corruption in the World Cup bid contest in what is seen as football’s equivalent of the IOC’s Salt Lake City bribery crisis… Franz Beckenbauer believes Australia’s major event experience is a huge plus in its 2022 bid campaign.

The President of the International Olympic Committee, Jacques Rogge, has signed an accord with FIFA President Sepp Blatter setting out effective cooperation on European issues; also offering his support for FIFA’s 6 + 5 proposals.