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English FA prepared to take on Blatter

  • Reuters, Monday, March 7, 2011 2:27 PM

Sources have told Reuters that the English Football Association would back any credible challenger to FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who is running for his fourth term.

Qatari Mohamed Bin Hammam, the president of the Asian Football Confederation, has hinted at running, and the FA would offer him its support against Blatter, who will be 75 on Thursday.

“We believe that three terms is long enough as FIFA president, and we should write to [Bin Hammam] to offer our support,” said an FA source on condition of anonymity.

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