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1978 Jun 2 Fr
Margaret Thatcher

Written Statement wishing Scotland success in the World Cup

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Document kind: Written Statement
Venue: -
Source: Thatcher Archive: CCOPR 740/78
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: Marked for immediate release. MT had sent a telegram to the Scottish manager in Cordoba.
Importance ranking: Trivial
Word count: 73
Themes: -

Scotland's Cup Bid

On the eve of Scotland's first match in the World Cup. Mrs. Thatcher has sent the following telegram to Ally MacLeod, Manager of the Scottish team, in Cordoba, Argentina:

“Everyone in the United Kingdom is rooting for Scotland as they start their bid to bring home the World Cup and I wish them the luck to go with their undoubted ability and determination” .