Important for football that it does not stagnate.
FIFA president used to count on voting block, but members given free rein this time around.
Sepp Blatter is 70 today, the same age as Sir Stanley Rous was when he was voted out of office.
Sepp Blatter used to be able to count on the support of South America's old guard, but not any more.
Michel Platini is culpable, argues Theo Zwanziger, departing member of FIFA's executive committee.
FIFA president has nothing to gain and everything to lose from a televised debate.
One of sport's most powerful figures is hoping to extend his influence to the world of football.
FIFA staff warned about getting involved in the forthcoming presidential race.
Europe will not be happy, but winter World Cup was the only viable option.
Sepp Blatter is an opponent, but rival candidates will continue to push for TV debate.