Nov. 5 – FIFA reveals that 889,305 tickets were allocated to people from 188 countries during first phase of ticket sales… Valcke reveals cost of of World Cup final draw… Ronaldo, Brazil 2014 and FIFA brief media in London today… MATCH Hospitality news. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

October 11 – FIFA No.2 Jerome Valcke wraps up four-day Brazil visit by expressing confidence in security plans, despite concerns over more violent protests… More than 6m apply for tickets… GoalControl announced as goal-line technology provider. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

June 28 – London 2012 chief executive Paul Deighton tells World Football INSIDER he’s “relaxed” about the challenging task of selling 1.2 million tickets for the Olympic football competitions in just four weeks… David Beckham “very disappointed” after not being selected for Team GB squad. Mark Bisson reports.