USA still planning to bid for 2018 and 2022 World Cup

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

June 12 – The United States does not have any plans at the moment to withdraw its bid for the 2018 World Cup, even though they are the only non-European bidders left following the decision of Australia earlier this week to concentrate on winning the right to host the 2022 tournament.

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Legal experts to probe Warner FIFA role

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

June 11 – A panel of legal experts have been appointed by the Trinidad and Tobago Government to advise them on whether FIFA vice-president Jack Warner (pictured) should be allowed to combine his football roles with his position as the country’s Minister of Works and Transport.

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Blatter offers support to Warner as pressure mounts

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

June 8 – Sepp Blatter, the President of FIFA, has again publicly praised Jack Warner as pressure mounts on him in Trinidad and Tobago to step down from his roles in football to concentrate on his new position in there Government there.

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