Friday, December 18, 2009

Football's coming home?

As anticipated, we've been named as one of the Host Cities for England's bid for the 2018 World Cup. But while Sunderland's selection was also a near-certainty, what about Plymouth (currently battling relegation and serious financial difficulties) and even more bizarrely Milton Keynes, especially when Derby, Leicester and Hull were all rejected?

Representatives of FIFA are due to visit the UK's nominated Host Cities next year before the final decision on the hosts is made in December - let's just hope for the sake of the bid that their time in Milton Keynes and the Dark Place are mercifully brief...


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