World Cup 2018: what it means for Russia
As England’s failed World Cup bid is dissected, football writer Jonathan Wilson looks to Russia, and what hosting the competition will mean for the country and the fans travelling there.
Media ‘killed’ England’s World Cup 2018 bid
The head of England’s failed attempt to host the World Cup says FIFA bosses told him the media killed the bid. Channel 4 News reporter Keme Nzerem says team England was either lied to or naïve.
England loses World Cup 2018 bid
England’s bid to host the World Cup in 2018 has ended in disappointment. Russia was chosen by 22 Fifa delegates to stage the biggest football tournament in the world.
WATCH IT LIVE: World Cup 2018 decision
FIFA announce who will be the host nation for the 2018 World Cup this afternoon in Zurich. Watch the announcement live on our website.
England World Cup bid ‘the best’, say experts
Sports finance analysts tell Channel 4 News England’s bid to host the 2018 football World Cup is better than any of the rival bids when judged according to profitability and legacy.
World Cup bid ‘is in the bag for England’
England’s World Cup 2018 bid team has been “assured that it’s in the bag,” by Fifa Vice President Jack Warner’s aides, Channel 4 News can reveal.
World Cup 2018 bid team flies to Zurich
Prince William, David Cameron and David Beckham fly to Zurich to try and boost England’s bid to host the 2018 World Cup – but hopes have been dampened by the latest publication of bribery allegations.