England's World Cup 2030 bid handed boost as Government commit another £11m

England's World Cup 2030 bid handed boost as Government commit another £11m

10/27/2021 6:01:00 PM

England's World Cup 2030 bid handed boost as Government commit another £11m

THE Government is committing a further £11million to the planned 2030 World Cup bid – despite senior football figures advising the FA it could be a lost cause. Wembley chiefs are leading the …

27 Oct 2021THE Government is committing a further £11million to the planned 2030 World Cup bid - despite senior football figures advising the FA it could be a lost cause.Wembley chiefs are leading the “feasibility study” into a potential England-led British Isles bid for the tournament.

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five-nation bid - which would include the Republic of Ireland- has a realistic chance of success.Any bid will only go ahead if it is deemed a genuine contender with bad memories of the failed attempts to land the 2006 and 2018 tournaments still reverberating. headtopics.com

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But new life was breathed into the concept by Fifa President Gianni Infantino when he said last week: “Four members of Fifa in the UK, plus Ireland, would like to host the World Cup.“In these five countries, there is not a huge need of work and investment to be done.

“Imagine if they were awarded the right to host the World Cup - that could be a model to follow.”And now extra cash for the bid has been announced byas part of a £41m overall sports funding boost.

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