29/6/10 FIFA President Sepp Blatter says it would be “nonsense” to rule out the use of video technology after high profile errors cost England and Mexico, whom he apologises to… Under-fire referees face the media and may be helped by new “referee’s dictionary”… World Cup big spenders fly home…

6/1/2010 Brazilian sports minister insists government’s 2010 budget cuts will not impact 2014 World Cup preparations… Major League Soccer striker Landon Donovan says a work stoppage would do “real damage” to U.S. soccer… English Premier League seeks technology partner.