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..McClaren has been sacked.
the name of my brother-in-law
will feel the pinch too. Which makes me sad, thinking of the MD of Ladbrokes going without a solid-gold helicopter this summer. Poor guy
I'm thinking that if a company looses 18% of its share value then it probably going to lay off at least 5% of its workforce
Umbro have to lay off 5% of the child labour in their sweatshop in India, then I don't see that as a bad thing
that they would shift production to more sweatshops and cut back on the costly labour in the UK
I dunno, I've never been interested in football at all but the economic ramifications of all of this are quite interesting
it is more than just a game in that sense, it's an industry of sorts and I think that perhaps UEFA and the association of alpine brewers and hostelries are feeling a bit miffed this morning as well
was being overly flippant. Sportswear manufacturers produce shirts for a number of national teams, England may not have qualified but I'm sure those that produce shirts for Russia, Holland, Greece etc. will see a tidy increase in sales. Pubs won't suffer as such, they just won't see the huge increase in numbers through the door that they were hoping for. Bigger corporations are quite keen to latch on to any story that makes things seem tougher for them than they actually are. I was at Ladbrokes when Frankie Dettori won all seven races at Ascot, the company were desperate for us to play up what a bad day it had been for us
The big tournements are more like bonus times for the companies, surely.
Just like it is for the pubs. I'd have thought that they just won't be offereing extra shifts/hiring less people temporarily.
Of course, big corp love getting an excuse to wield the axe.
but it's certainly go to have an fair sized economic impact
spend its money on books and locally grown food produce instead of on gambling and beer.
Now that I've decided to back Germany I will get really drunk and put loads of money on them to help out the economy. they will get further than England (ie the quarter final penalty shootout loss that we always get) would have anyway.
There's a press conference in 10 minutes which will confirm it though.
He'll get about £2.5 million because he was on a 4 year contract. Given the nature of international football, surely its ridiculous to give managers a contract longer than 2 years?
well it was just reported on the radio
and it's here too..
considering the FA have called a press conference for 9.45 GMT and have made no statement as of yet. I guess it wouldn't take a pyschic though...
are one of the footballing giants
they are all cunts.
Steve McLaren was probably the wrong choice though.
are offering 5000/1 on David Beckham being named England manager"
with LA Galaxy, it really wouldn't surprise me