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VAUXHALL BRING HOME NATIONS MANAGERS TOGETHER FOR WORLD CUP PREVIEW

Release Date: 22/08/2012

VAUXHALL MOTORS will create a piece of footballing history when they bring together the four Home Nations managers to preview the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Roy Hodgson (England), Michael O’Neill (Northern Ireland), Craig Levein (Scotland) and Chris Coleman (Wales) will join forces for a special Road to Brazil event in London hosted by Vauxhall, proud lead sponsors of all four Home Nations.

More than 100 media are expected to attend the event, at the Honourable Artillery Company HQ at Armoury House on Friday August 24.

The four managers will take part in a panel discussion about the 2014 World Cup and answer questions from assembled media.

Duncan Aldred, Chairman and Managing Director of Vauxhall Motors, said: “The Road to Brazil event is a historic moment in our sponsorship of Home Nations football.

“We are incredibly proud to be the first organisation to be the lead partner of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales at the same time.

“This is a truly momentous occasion and offers a unique opportunity for the four managers to meet and give an insight and preview ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

“We are extremely grateful to all four of the governing bodies for helping to make such a special event possible.”

The World Cup qualification campaigns kick off next week with England in Group H alongside Moldova, Ukraine, San Marino, Poland and Montenegro.

Wales and Scotland are paired together in Group A and will face Belgium, Serbia, Macedonia and Croatia.

Whilst Northern Ireland find themselves in Group F against Russia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Azerbaijan and Israel.

As part of their fan engagement programme Vauxhall has been running a series of country specific competitions offering fans the chance to win tickets to every home game of the qualifying campaign and join their team on the Road to Brazil.

For more information on Vauxhall sponsorship of Home Nations football go to www.vauxhallfootball.co.uk

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