A New Year footballing insurance prediction


We are in the traditional time to make wild predictions so, in my first blog of 2012, here's mine. It breaks down into three strands:

Firstly football. When the initial plans to rebuild Wembley in the wrong place - why they didn't move it to the Midlands I'll never know - were unveiled the projected cost was £325m. It finally came in at a reported £800m.

The extra debt-burden, the best part of £500m, led to plans to build a training academy in Burton for talented youngsters to be suspended in

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