July 18 – Asian Football Confederation acting president Zhang Jilong hails Japan’s World Cup win, saying it will benefit women’s football on the continent… Dominant USA rue missed chances, but fledgling American women’s league hopes to capitalise… Blatter looks ahead to Canada 2015. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

1/9/2010 Former Sydney Olympics Minister Michael Knight says Australia has all the right credentials to host a spectacular World Cup in 2022… Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho along with Kaka and Cristiano Ronaldo sprinkle some star dust on the Spain-Portugal bid campaign during FIFA’s inspection tour… Holland-Belgium highlights green bid credentials

21/5/2010 US Soccer president Sunil Gulati, pictured left, tells World Football Insider that hosting the World Cup again would provide the “final steps” to making the country a football nation… Hails “phenomenal” legacy of 1994 finals and says America must build on it. WFI’s James Corbett reports.