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'Fly the flag' for England's World Cup bid

Posted on 12 March 2010  - 12:00

The England 2018 World Cup Bid 'Fly The Flag' Tour comes to White Hart Lane on Saturday.

The England 2018 World Cup Bid 'Fly The Flag' Tour comes to White Hart Lane on Saturday.

The 'England United, the World Invited', flag was launched at Wembley Stadium during England's international friendly match with Egypt and is now embarking on a tour of the stadiums and cities that make up England's World Cup Bid.

The huge flag will be paraded around the pitch before Saturday's Premier League encounter against Blackburn Rovers - remember, we kick-off at 12.45pm.

English football's passionate followers can provide vital support to the England 2018 World Cup Bid by demonstrating how much a World Cup in England would mean to them.

Fans from across the globe have joined some of the biggest names in English sport and entertainment in backing England 2018, including: David Beckham, World Cup winner and Spurs legend Ossie Ardiles, Formula One champs Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, Chicago Bulls captain Luol Deng, England's Ashes winners, Hollywood star and comedian Eddie Izzard, funnyman Peter Kaye, comedian James Corden and legendary musicians Noel Gallagher and Sting.

England 2018 Chief Executive Andy Anson said: "The England 2018 ‘Fly The Flag' Tour is a great way for the candidate host cities to showcase their role in England's Bid and to engage with fans across the country. The fans are integral to our bid and their support is vital to demonstrate the passion that we have for football in this country."

For more about England's 2018 World Cup Bid - CLICK HERE...