June 1 – Sepp Blatter is on the verge of re-election as president after the FIFA Congress rejected a proposal from the English FA to postpone today’s election in the wake of corruption allegations that have wrecked the reputation of world football’s governing body… Bin Hammam heads home after failure of appeal. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Zurich

May 5 – Mohamed Bin Hammam’s absence from the CONCACAF Congress could prove more costly for his presidential chances than he first thought. It emerged today that his trip to Trinidad next Tuesday to explain his plans to the confederation will only involve a meeting with two-thirds of its members. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.