FA Requests Delay

FIFA have been approached by the Football Association and the Scottish Football Association to postpone its presidential election.

Following Mohamed Bin Hammam's withdrawal, current president Sepp Blatter is the sole candidate in the running for the 1 June election.

The FA have now called for an independent body to recommend "improved governance" of Fifa, and for voting to be delayed.

An SFA statement added: "The election should be rescheduled to facilitate a period of consultation."

The Welsh FA are now planning discussions with their English and Scottish counterparts before deciding on its course of action.


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