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.
3There were ugly scenes outside Wembley ahead of the Euro 2020 finalCredit: ReutersEngland fans brought down barriers before some broke into the stadium without a ticketCredit: ReutersGrowing fears that Uefa is ready to endorse the Spain-Portugal bid as Europe’s standard-bearer had brought significant internal doubts over whether the
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
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.Read more: The Sun »
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