22/12/10 Former Manchester City chief David Bernstein is the new chairman of the Football Association. Recruiting a successor to England boss Fabio Capello in 2012 and improving relations with FIFA are among his top priorities. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

22/11/2010 David Dein, president of England 2018, claims his bid team is working flat out to bring the World Cup back to the country for the first time since 1966. “We are in it to win it,” he says. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from the Soccerex Global Convention in Rio.

16/11/2010 FIFA tells INSIDER the technical reports evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the nine bids vying to stage the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will be published at 11am CET on Wednesday… England expect boost to revive flagging campaign… Qatar hope for upbeat assessment. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

15/11/2010 England’s World Cup bid team warned FIFA’s Jerome Valcke of a fake American lobbying company that turned out to be undercover Sunday Times reporters working on the story that rocked world football’s governing body to its foundations… Senior bid officials have written to all FIFA Ex-co members to distance bid from British media