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28Oct93 UK: JACKERS' JOURNAL - FOOTBALL MAD.

The White Swan pub is directly opposite a big Balfour Beatty site in Farringdon Street, London and is where a group of Balfour men was running a book on England's chances of beating Holland and qualifying for the World Cup.One man, a Scot, said: 'Let's hope to God England bloody lose, otherwise you'll all be going round screaming 'We're the greatest footballing nation on earth'.'I hear, though, that the desired outcome has not produced the desired result. England in defeat is even worse than England victorious. Instead of crowing triumphalism, the site and pub have been reverberating to a non-stop, whining litany: 'We was robbed.' CONSTRUCTION NEWS