Old Trafford, which will see some of the football from the Olympics in 2012 and the rugby from the 2015 World Cup,won’t be hosting any World Cup games in 2018 and it was announced this afternoon that Russia won.

After all his efforts in the campaign, will we now see effigies of David Beckham hanging from pubs in the East End again?

The 2022 World Cup will be held in Qatar, a country whose team have never qualified for the World Cup, whose bid was supported by Sir Alex Ferguson.