Thaksin vows to aid Thai World Cup campaign

November 27, 2007
BANGKOK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Manchester City's billionaire Thai owner Thaksin Shinawatra will pay for his country's national team squad to train with his club to help their 2010 World Cup qualifying campaign. Thaksin, the coup-ousted former Thai prime minister, will bring the entire Thai squad to Manchester for 11 days next month and will foot the lion's share of the bill, Thailand's soccer president said on Tuesday. 'If we want to go to the World Cup, this is what we have to do,' Worawi Makudi ...

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