Category: Football Governance

Members of Parliament call on FIFA to re-run the Qatar 2022 World Cup

The latest allegations that payments were made to FIFA officials by Mohamed Bin Hammam, in return for their support for the Qatar 2022 World Cup bid, are further cause for grave concern. If true, these allegations amount to a clear breach of FIFA rules which state that countries bidding to host the World Cup must […]

The Importance of Investing in Grassroots Sport

For football players and fans, May can be the cruellest month; a fact that was no more clearly demonstrated than in Folkestone Invicta's heart-breaking loss on penalties to Leatherhead in the play off final. Yet, once the dust settles on the season just gone, there will soon a new one to look forward to and […]

Football Governance Reformation Bill

On April 3rd 2014, I submitted a Bill to Parliament regarding the reformation of football governance in England. The Bill proposes that all football clubs in England would only be entitled to play in the top eight levels of professional and semi-professional if they publicly declare the ownership of the club. If enacted, the Bill […]

We Should Be Prepared to Boycott the Fifa World Cup in Qatar

Like most people I have been appalled to read the recently published stories about the terrible conditions in which the builders and workers in Qatar who are constructing the infrastructure that will support the 2022 Fifa World Cup in that country, are being subjected to. It is shocking to hear about their lack of basic […]

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