BBC: Nick Clegg hails England’s ‘unbeatable’ World Cup bid

The BBC reports:

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has told Fifa inspectors England’s bid for the 2018 World Cup is “unbeatable”. The Fifa delegation, which will write a report on England’s bid to host the World Cup, began their four-day visit with a reception at Downing Street. Mr Clegg said: “I believe this is an exceptionally strong, unbeatable bid. We in this government believe in it, we hope that you will believe in it.”

You can see Nick welcome the Fifa delegation here:

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  • LOL did he nearly address them as “infected”? Been watching zombie films over the w/e?

  • I know the government has to support it because England is part of UK but would they show the same support if Scotland had a bid for the World Cup and would they support it as enthusiastically.

    I hate the fact that we are still separate nations.

  • Kehaar – don’t give anyone ideas….

  • Rosalind –

    Except for – among other projects – a £150m 43,000 seat stadium in Plymouth.

    How often is that going to be filled?

    Perhaps we should adopt the nuclear power approach – build by all means, but no public subsidy!

  • I just hope the bid isn’t damaged by the fact that “only” the Deputy PM met the delegation.

  • If clegg has anything to do with it were doomed to fail,but on a more serious note there will be no legacy to speak of in the uk so my money is on russia.

  • so what team does Nick Clegg support

    I understand none

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