Interesting Fact # 1005 - English Football Podcast

According to FA chairman Lord Triesman, English football has total debts of more than three billion pounds (3.9 billion euros).

(Unsurprisingly, he says that the four big clubs, Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool, probably account for about a third of that amount. They obviously subscribe to the Lily Allen school of Economics: "But it doesn’t matter cause I'm packing plastic, and that’s what makes my life so FA fantastic."