02/12/2010

England Miss Out On 2018 World Cup Bid

England has lost out on the chance to host the 2018 World Cup after Fifa, football's governing body, selected Russia to stage the event for the first time.

Russia fought off rival bids from Spain-Portugal, Netherlands-Belgium and England to clinch the secret ballot made up of Fifa's 22 executive members in Zurich.

(BMcN)


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