Race to save England’s place at FIFA top table with World Cup bid looming
12 November 2020
England may face World Cup 2030 bid race without FIFA representation.
Greg Clarke’s resignation from UEFA and FIFA executives gives FA just three weeks to find an alternative candidate.
Rival candidates expected from Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland for FIFA vice presidency.
The FA face a race against time if it is to have a representative on the FIFA Council at the time of the bid contest to host the 2030 World Cup.
Greg Clarke stepped down from his roles on the UEFA Executive Committee and FIFA Council with immediate effect, giving the FA just three weeks to produce a viable candidate to replace him.
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