World Cup 2018 bid

When was the WC bid ever off-track?

February 2, 2010
By John Iannantuono
It was hardly surprising to hear that FIFA president Sepp Blatter had 'clarified' his statements in relation to streamlining the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Last week, Blatter had spoken of a "movement" that is building to ensure the World Cup is returned to Europe when voting for the 2018 tournament is held later this year. During his visit to Madrid for a chinwag with Spanish PM José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Blatter publicly explained this movement by stating: ...

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