England2018, the team behind England’s bid to host the World Cup in 2018, has asked for the support of 15 cities from across the UK to apply to become a World Cup host city. ‘Portsmouth. People. Passion. Pride.’ is Portsmouth’s bid to become a host city and is urging the whole of the south coast of England to get behind the bid. If you want to get involved visit the Council’s Back the Bid website to download a poster PDF to print out to show your support locally and visit the England 2018 Bid website to register your support for Portsmouth.