Originally Posted by MrBishi
The idea that cup draws are fixed - requiring extreme slight of hand, intricate plans and ingenious ways of hiding such subterfuge from live draws - kind of falls apart when you realise it's Ray f***ing Clemence & Trevor Brooking doing it.
I agree. Plus surely the fall out that would occur in being discovered outweighs the benefits of the deception.
I wouldn't put anything past the Italian FA mind you. The difference being that all Italians expect the system to be corrupt. Ergo, even the Italian corrupt system is fair. I think.