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Football players forced to give 112.5 per cent following VAT rise

By The Gaffer  

Photo: Gordon Flood

Footballers in the UK will be obliged to give 112.5 per cent in every game until the end of the season following the coalition government’s VAT rise earlier this month.

The FA hopes the extra effort will generate an estimated 118bn goals and £3.8bn in replica shorts sales in 2011, and has provided clubs with extra supplies of Lucozade Body Fuel in order to…

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