United Kingdom

LONDON: The United Kingdom and Ireland are planning to jointly bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup, UK media reported on Monday.

Local football officials claimed that the bid would be "very credible," according to The Times newspaper. Should there be government support, the football associations from both countries are set to make a bid in 2022. The matches will be played in some English cities, along with Cardiff, Glasgow and Dublin, the daily added.

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