Footy codes back World Cup bid: FFA boss

May 11, 2010
By Adrian Warren
Soccer officials aren't concerned about a possible fixture clash with other football codes if they're successful with their bid to host the World Cup in 2018 or 2022.

Football Federation Australia chief executive Ben Buckley said other codes were fully behind the sport's bid after signing off on a memorandum of understanding with the AFL, NRL and rugby union last weekend.

And he said he didn't feel that memorandum needed a stipulation preventing other codes from scheduling matches ...

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