february 2 deadline for 2018

FIFA set out process for World Cup host bids

January 16, 2009
FIFA have told England and other nations bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups they must demonstrate the tournament would lead to positive change for football.

The game's world governing body have kicked off the 24-month campaign by sending out a circular letter to all member associations eligible to bid inviting them to bid for either or both tournaments.

However, no country will be considered for 2022 if another nation from their continent wins the vote for 2018.

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