Revealed: The true cost of England’s failed 2018 World Cup bid

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By Andrew Warshaw

October 10 – Four days after Sport and Olympics Minister High Robertson described England’s doomed 2018 World Cup bid as the “biggest single failure” of his ministerial career, it was revealed today that the bid cost £6 million ($9.5 million/€7 million) more than everyone had been led to believe.

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