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World Cup 2010 - Lineker quits over Triesman sting

Gary Lineker has quit his weekly column for the Mail on Sunday, saying the newspaper's publication of Lord Triesman's secretly recorded conversation has jeopardised England's chances of hosting the 2018 World Cup.

Triesman resigned as chairman of the FA and of the 2018 bid team after he was quoted as saying rival bidders Spain and Russia intended to bribe referees.

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BjornarO5139d ago

I agree. English press has always destroyed their own chances in football, with publications that dont go in Englands best lines.

Maradona5139d ago

It always happen. English press is digging Englands own grave all the time.