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FA chief Dyke yearns for Blatter to be removed as FIFA president

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke hopes Sepp Blatter loses his role as president of FIFA.

Ahead of Friday's presidential election in Zurich, FA chief Dyke believes it is time for football's world governing body to dismiss the Swiss administrator following allegations of corruption during his reign.

"Blatter has put out a statement saying now is the time to start rebuilding the trust in FIFA. There is no way of rebuilding trust in FIFA while Sepp Blatter is still there," said Dyke.

"Sepp Blatter has to go. He either has to go through a resignation, or he has to be out-voted or we have to find a third way.

"I think the time has come where the damage this has done to FIFA is so great that it can't be rebuilt while Blatter is there so UEFA has got to try to force him out."

Dyke's comments come in the wake of nine FIFA officials, past and present, and five corporate executives being arrested and indicted on bribery and corruption allegations.

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