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Welsh FA to vote against Blatter at Fifa election

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) says its executives will be voting for Prince Ali bin al-Hussain of Jordan in the Fifa Presidential Elections tomorrow.

It comes amid continued allegations of corruption at the very top of world football.

Current FIFA President, Sepp Blatter Credit: PA

The Football Association of Wales representatives, Chief Executive Jonathan Ford, President Trefor Lloyd Hughes and Vice President David Griffiths, who are currently in Zurich for the 65th Fifa Congress, have confirmed that the FAW will be voting for Prince Ali bin al-Hussain of Jordan in the Fifa Presidential Elections tomorrow.

– FAW statement

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Platini asked Blatter to resign at Fifa crisis meeting

Michel Platini has confirmed he asked Sepp Blatter to resign as Fifa president at an emergency meeting this morning but the 79-year-old refused saying it was "too late".

Michel Platini pictured during the news conference. Credit: Reuters

ITV News Sports Editor Steve Scott - who is listening to the Uefa president at a news conference in Zurich - reports:

Gill to reject Fifa role if Blatter wins

David Gill was set to be on the executive committee. Credit: PA

David Gill will not take his place as a Uefa representative on Fifa's executive committee if Sepp Blatter is re-elected as the organisation's president on Friday, the Football Association have confirmed.

Rob Harris, from the Associated Press, reported that there was applause in the Uefa meeting room when the former Manchester United chief executive announced his decision.

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