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Football Diary – After the dust settles


AFTER the dust settled on the England World Cup bid fiasco, the overriding thought was why on earth were the Prime Minister, the future King of England and a supposed football superstar fawning over these people?  The BBC TV Panorama programme and the Sunday Times newspaper are media institutions with a fearsome reputation for uncovering corruption at all levels of society.  The fact that both these bodies have made serious allegations against some members of FIFA should surely have sent a message out to our Fab Three – ‘don’t touch the organisation with a barge pole.’

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