Players were unaware of bomb threat

England terrorist plot revealed

October 8, 2009
By Harry Harris
England's 1998 World Cup squad escaped being the victims of a terrorist attack in France, after a plan to blow-up the Three Lions' bench during their opening group game was foiled. The shocking revelation will ensure the FA are ultra-protective toward their expensive 23-man squad for the finals in South Africa next summer.

ESPN Soccernet has spoken to both Glenn Hoddle, who was manager at the time, and the FA's head of communications David Davies, about the shock events in Marseille before ...

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