Missing out on the World Cup

June 23, 2014

Spare a thought for Jewish Leadership Council chief executive Simon Johnson.

The former Football Association executive, who helped to lead England's bid for the 2018 World Cup, says this is the first World Cup in four he has not attended and the first in five for which he has been unable to clear his diary in order to watch every game. We understand that he has already missed one match owing to a communal commitment. The sacrifices of high Jewish office….

Last updated: 10:45am, June 23 2014