(WFI) North American bid has more than enough stadiums to stage the 2026 World Cup, though three cities chose not to take part.
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May 1 – Twenty-four hours from the Asian Football Confederation presidential elections, one of the candidates Yousuf Al-Serkal has launched a blistering attack on rival Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa saying the Bahraini is “not fit” to run the AFC. James Corbett reports from Kuala Lumpur.
Manchester United chief executive David Gill has dismissed the prospect of a 39th game being added to the English Premier League season.
Manchester United have called off the Indonesian leg of their Asian tour following two bomb blasts at hotels in Jakarta.