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'Unity vital to end Fifa corruption'

By Emma Clark

The head of English football said boycotting the World Cup over Fifa corruption would be "ridiculous" but said pressure could be put on other footballing nations for support.

Uefa has not ruled out asking European nations to snub the footballing tournament if Sepp Blatter does not step down from Fifa and it is due to meet with its members next weekend.

FA chairman Greg Dyke told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show that Britain would not be able to make a stand against Fifa without wider support and called on Uefa head Michel Platini to show leadership.

"Putting pressure on Sepp Blatter is pretty impossible," he said.

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