Russia has won the bid to hold the 2018 World Cup. Well done Russia.
But the England bid team is particularly ticked off about it.
Sour grapes or justified frustration aside, I did not enjoy listening to one of them describing South Africa as a "risky" World Cup venue. Particularly as we have the benefit of hindsight which shows it was a highly successful event and was clearly well within our capabilities.
And to think they speculate that "negative media" might have hurt their bid