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W2W4: 2018 World Cup preliminary draw

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 By Nick Miller

World Cup qualifying draw for Russia 2018 yields mouthwatering matchups

ESPN FC's Mark Donaldson and Steve Nicol break down Scotland's World Cup qualifying group, where they'll meet an old frenemy in England.
ESPN FC's Alexis Nunes and Alejandro Moreno break down the CONCACAF and UEFA World Cup qualifying draws.

With FIFA's World Cup qualifying draw now firmly in the books, Nick Miller analyses the biggest early storylines on the three-year march toward Russia.

Is an 'easy' group good for England?

The last time England were involved in a draw for an international competition, FA chairman Greg Dyke drew a finger across his throat to signify that he wasn't, to say the least, too happy with how tough it would be. Not this time, though, with England getting just about the perfect draw, against a selection...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

FIFA to hire person from outside football to lead reform task force

Domenico Scala is no longer under consideration to lead the FIFA reform task force.

FIFA's reform task force chairman will come from outside football, the sport's organising body annouced on Monday.

The decision came following a meeting of confederation chiefs at the weekend.

A FIFA statement read: "At this meeting, it was decided that the Task Force 'Reforms' should be chaired by an independent person from outside of the world of football."

FIFA sponsors Visa and Coca-Cola have also both called for a wholly independent process to look at how the world governing body can bring...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

FIFA 2016 presidential vote like a 'poker game,' says Michel d'Hooghe

Head of anti-corruption agency, Sylvia Schenk talks FIFA elections and reassigning World Cup hosts.
FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke has denied any involvement in the recent scandals surrounding the organisation ahead of the 2018 World Cup draw

The current FIFA presidential race is like a "poker game," long-serving FIFA executive committee member Michel d'Hooghe said on Monday, according to Reuters.

"A poker game is currently being played. I think there will be a number of candidates, one from Europe," Belgian D'Hooghe told Dutch broadcaster NOS.

D'Hooghe said UEFA president Michel Platini would be a good candidate.

"Michel Platini has led UEFA well and he has taken on all the challenges. He is a wonderful man, though, in his own way. Michel...