World Cup 2030: UK and Republic of Ireland associations back UK government support for bid

Credit: BBC Sport- Published on March 2, 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it is the "right time" to bid to host the 2030 World Cup and the plan is backed by football associations across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

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Published on March 2, 2021 -  01:30
Joint bid from UK and Ireland to host 2030 World Cup receives Government backing
A joint bid from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland to host the 2030 World Cup has received support from the UK Government, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying it is the “right time” to “bring football home”.A feasibility study is under way and will continue before the formal bidding process begins next year.

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