Holland-Belgium Makes Powerful Pitch to FIFA; Spain's Villar Hits Out

(ATR) Holland-Belgium belied their underdog status in the race for the 2018 World Cup ... Spain-Portugal lack punch, but Angel Maria Villar Llona may strike chord with attack on British media ...

England, USA Frontrunners in INSIDER World Cup Bid Power Index

World Cup Bid Power Index: England and USA Lead, Spain-Portugal Behind

(ATR) England stretches ahead of its rivals with the USA just edging Qatar as the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid race enters the final straight.

Final Push for the Line: INSIDER's 4th World Cup Bid Power Index

England and Iberian Bids Lead Russia in 2018 World Cup Race

(ATR) England and Spain-Portugal's "low risk" bids have emerged as the frontrunners in the race for the 2018 World Cup, according to FIFA's evaluations.

World Cup Bid Power Index: Russia Close on England; USA Top Qatar

(WFI) Russia narrows the gap on England in the third edition of World Football INSIDER's World Cup Bid Power Index ...

ATR Photodesk -- World Cup Bids Present Files to FIFA

ATR The nine bids vying to stage the 2018 or 2022 World Cup present their bid dossiers to FIFA president Sepp Blatter  at FIFA headquarters in Zurich on May 14. The Around the Rings/World Football Insider Photodesk is now online.

On the Scene - Qatar and Russia World Cup Bids Highlight Legacy Benefits

Qatar and Russia, Spain-Portugal and USA complete the 2018/2022 World Cup bid presentations to FIFA president Sepp Blatter in Zurich.

Countries Bidding for 2018 / 2022 World Cup Present Bid Books: World Football Insider On the Scene