May 17 – Sebastian Coe says he is putting no pressure on Team GB’s men’s football coach to pick David Beckham for the Olympics, claiming he should be picked on merit alone – even though his selection is guaranteed to help shift some of the 1.4 million tickets on sale for the football tournaments. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Athens.
(WFI) The Mayor of London Boris Johnson will head to Zurich today in support of the England bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018. He wants to reinforce the message that millions of Londoners as well as football fans up and down the country are ready and waiting to welcome the greatest football
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson met with FIFA President Sepp Blatter at City Hall yesterday, taking the opportunity to reinforce the message that London and the rest of the country are right behind the bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The meeting followed President Blatter’s visit to Downing Street. The Mayor of
23/8/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the ten things you need to know about the global football business today.
18/6/2010 England’s 2018 World Cup bid will receive another boost tomorrow when the Football Association stage a reception in Johannesburg attended by Princes William and Harry… FIFA questioned about absent North Korea players. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from Johannesburg.
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson today (Thursday 17 June) visited a community project in Cape Town, which uses football to promote social cohesion and educate young people. Run by Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) in conjunction with local partner Ajax Cape Town FC, the project has a social development programme aimed at diverting youngsters
1/2/2010 London Mayor Boris Johnson says the capital has the “crown jewels” of England’s World Cup bid as he takes over as chairman of London United.
(WFI) London Mayor Boris Johnson says it would be “foolish” to rule out the city’s Olympic Stadium being an 80,000-seater football stadium in 10 years time.