05 Mar '11, 6am

Football: England tried royal influence in World Cup bid: LONDON: England's failed 2018 football World Cup bid t...

Football: England tried royal influence in World Cup bid: LONDON: England's failed 2018 football World Cup bid t...

LONDON: England's failed 2018 football World Cup bid tried to use Prince Andrew's relationship with the Qatari royal family to secure a voting alliance, a report said Saturday. It came as several newspapers rounded on Queen Elizabeth II's second son over his business links. The British Broadcasting Corporation claimed a freedom of information request it submitted showed that diplomats and the Football Association (FA), the game's governing body in England, had worked on a strategy for Qatar's support. Fifty-one-year-old Andrew, the Duke of York, has served as Britain's special representative for international trade and investment since 2001 and has significant influence and contacts worldwide. Correspondence from British diplomats in Qatar made it clear that securing the support of the Gulf state's emir would be crucial to England's chances of landing the 2018 tournament, ...

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