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Greg Dyke votes in the Fifa presidential election

FA chairman Greg Dyke has cast his vote in the Fifa presidential election.

Greg Dyke makes his way to vote in the Fifa presidential election. Credit: RTV

If either Sepp Blatter or Prince Ali Bin al Hussein achieve two-thirds of the eligible vote in the first round then he will win outright - if there are 209 votes that means 139 are needed to win outright.

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Fifa officials to remain in custody until extradition to US

The seven senior Fifa officials arrested in Zurich on Wednesday will remain in custody until they are extradited to the US, ITV News understands.

Seven senior Fifa officials arrested at a Zurich hotel on Wednesday. Credit: RTV

However, the extradition requests must be submitted by 3rd July - 40 days after the arrests were made.

Voting begins in Fifa presidential elections

Voting has begun to elect the next president of Fifa, as embattled incumbent Sepp Blatter defends his right to stand for the role after shattering allegations of corruption dating back years.

Voting has started in the Fifa elections Credit: Fifa TV

In the elections, an initial poll will demand 75 per cent of the vote for one of the candidates to claim victory.

If neither candidate reaches that point, a second ballot will take place, in which the winner must gain more than 50 per cent of the votes.

A delegate from each country will be called up in alphabetical order Credit: Fifa TV

Blatter: I will shoulder the responsibility for the storm

Sepp Blatter has said he will shoulder the responsibility after being held accountable for the scandals Fifa currently faces.

"I'm being held accountable for the storm, okay, I will shoulder that responsibility. "

Sepp Blatter is bidding for a fifth term in office. Credit: RTV

"I will take it upon myself. I will accept this responsibility and I want to fix Fifa together with you," Blatter said.

"At the end of my term of office I want to hand over a strong Fifa".

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Prince Ali tells Fifa: Listen to your conscience

Prince Ali Bin al Hussein has told delegates ahead of the vote for the next Fifa president, "Listen to your conscience and listen to your hearts."

Prince Ali Bin al Hussein addresses delegates. Credit: RTV

Prince Ali also promised to make finances "accountable" and provide more transparency.

"I will not hide when things are bad and come forward when things are good," he added.

Prince Ali: A chance for a fresh start to win back trust

Fifa presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin al Hussein has said today's election is a chance for a fresh start to win back trust.

Prince Ali Bin al Hussein addresses delegates. Credit: RTV

"The eyes of the world are upon us, and not for the first time, and this time everything is at stake," Prince Ali said.

"No blame can be passed that washes away the stain that marks us all."

Prince Ali: We stand here today at a crossroads

Fifa presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin al Hussein has told delegates, "We stand here today at a crossroads for football."

"Change is not an event, it is a process," he said. "Today is about taking the first step towards the process of change".

Credit: Fifa TV

"Today is about honouring the trust that is in each and everyone of us," Prince Ali said as he addressed the crowd ahead of the presidential vote.

"I would be proud to take responsibility for fixing our governing body."

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