Almanac Soccer: Nine times zero equals 48. A look at Fifa’s World Cup decision

Hamish Neal analyses the move to have 48 countries play in the finals of the World Cup.

FIFA and corruption: how reform starts with a 14-team World Cup

Hamish Neal has a well-considered solution to corruption in the organisation and administration of world soccer. He explains how corruption should be penalised and proper process rewarded. [Excellent discussion starter – Ed]