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Robbie Earle To Be Dropped As England 2018 Bid Ambassador

By Chris Wright


Former ITV pundit Robbie Earle, who was sacked by the station yesterday for selling his complimentary press tickets to a Dutch marketing agency, now looks set to be stripped of his ambassadorial role in England’s bid for the 2018 World Cup.

Earle was found to have passed his free press tickets (intended for friends and family) on to a Dutch beer company, which were in turn used to gain access to the ground during Holland’s World Cup tie with Denmark to perform an ‘ambush marketing’ ploy involving 36 delectable young fillies decked in an Oranje dress bearing the brewery’s logo.

It is now understood that Earle’s profile has now been removed from the official ‘England 2018′ website and, subject to an FA investigation, the former Wimbledon player will be dropped from the list of official campaign ambassadors.

Earle himself had this to say last night;

“I have not profited in any way from these tickets. Call me naive but I didn’t think I was doing anything wrong. I hope when people hear the full story they will see me in a different light.”

“Naive!”

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By Chris on June 16th, 2010 in FAIL, World Cup. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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One Response to “Robbie Earle To Be Dropped As England 2018 Bid Ambassador”

  1. kaya says:

    2 red cards already and there’s still 6 months to go. LOL. 2018 World Cup USA!!

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