• News Feeds
Page last updated at 06:56 GMT, Monday, 30 May 2011 07:56 UK

'Civil war breaking out' at Fifa

Advertisement

The director of England's unsuccessful bid for the world cup in 2006 has said that a civil war is breaking out in Fifa ahead of the re-election of president Sepp Blatter.

Alec McGiven told John Humphrys that football fans had the right to ask for the game to be run properly.

England should take a stronger approach to reforming football's governing body, he said.

"We've got to have an open debate about how the organisation is run," he said.


Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2013 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific