Premier League clubs urged to show private jets the red card

Michael Holder
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Practice of flying players and staff on short plane journeys that could be taken on the coach compared to 'scoring a hattrick of own goals while fans get rained on'

Top football clubs in England are facing renewed scrutiny over their flying habits, with campaigners today calling for private jets to be shown the red card for domestic away matches in order to cut down...

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