England fails to win World Cup bid

Russia will host competition in 2018

ENGLAND will not host the World Cup in 2018.

After a delay, the announcement was made by FIFA just a few moments ago.

David Beckham, Prime Minister David Cameron and Prince William attempted to clinch the deal to make England the host nation following a presentation in Zurich this morning.

Twenty-two delegates cast their votes in rounds before the winner was revealed.

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England had faced stiff competition from Russia and Spain, but was reportedly knocked out in the first round of voting.

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