Previous
Ajax Amsterdam
Manchester United
0
2
FT
Game Details
France U20
Vietnam U20
4
0
LIVE 81'
Game Details
Ecuador U20
Saudi Arabia U20
0
1
LIVE 80'
Game Details
New Zealand U20
Honduras U20
11:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Senegal U20
United States U20
11:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Troyes
Lorient
6:45 PM UTC
Leg 1
Game Details
VfL Wolfsburg
TSV Eintracht Braunschweig
6:30 PM UTC
Leg 1
Game Details
Chicago Fire
FC Dallas
12:30 AM UTC May 26, 2017
Game Details
U.A.N.L
Guadalajara
2:00 AM UTC May 26, 2017
Leg 1
Game Details
Next

Chelsea and Celtic top Cup bets

Betting Blog
Read

Trending: 'We played for Manchester' - Pogba

Latest
Read

Win gives CAPS a platform to fight - Chitembwe

Read

Joint 2018 bid risky says England marketing chief

England's rivals to host the 2018 World Cup may be taking a risk by launching a joint bid, according to a senior England bid figure today.

David Magliano, commercial and marketing director for England 2018, believes it may be too expensive.

He told a sports marketing conference in Central London: "FIFA's experience of a joint World Cup in Korea and Japan was fraught with expense, and we believe that, given the choice of a bid from a single nation, we feel (that is best).

"Just between ourselves, we feel that the Spanish and Portuguese are taking a little bit of a risk by mounting a joint bid, so it (the decision) was taken not to mount a joint bid to help our chances of success.''

He told delegates that "consideration'' had been taken to possibly include sites in Scotland and Wales, but added: "Notice it is an England 2018 Cup bid.''

But Mr Magliano did say that, "all things being equal, we are disposed to try and make this an event across the whole country.''

He said that England is "fanatical about football'' and could promise a "home from home welcome'' to the international squads, many of whose players are already stars in the Premier League.

FIFA will decide next month whether joint bids will be permitted for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.