Decision on future World Cup hosts on horizon

A decision will be made in December on the hosting of the two tournaments when FIFA's powerful cabinet, its 24-man executive committee, chooses from a list of nine candidates.

It is the first time the hosting of two World Cups is being made at the same time and will come at the end of a fairly brief and low-profile campaign, enlivened only by English tabloid revelations and Australian accusations of alleged bribery.

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