Government to brief Blatter on World Cup bid

February 27, 2007
Chancellor Gordon Brown and sports minister Richard Caborn will tomorrow underline to FIFA president Sepp Blatter the seriousness of their backing for England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup.

The tournament will be at the top of the agenda for a meeting between Blatter and the ministers.

A feasibility study commissioned by the Government has already reported that England would have an excellent chance of becoming hosts in 11 years' time.

Caborn told PA Sport: ...

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