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Dyke Says FA Will Not Bid For FIFA Events As Long As Blatter Is In Power

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 23 / 14

Sepp Blatter’s power over FIFA is like that of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, according to FA Chair Greg Dyke, who has called on football’s int'l governing body to introduce fixed terms of office for FIFA’s top execs and said the FA will not bid to host FIFA tournaments as long...

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