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When Porsche comes to shove

So the chief financial officer at Ashampoo Software in Germany is auctioning his Porsche 911 on eBay to help fund a football stadium in the firm's home town.

This sets an example that I think other organisations would do well to follow.

We've heard not a peep regarding Sebastian Coe's willingness to flog his medals to cover the cost of the London Olympics. Neither has Jonathan Ross offered to part-fund the BBC's move to Manchester out of his £18m pay packet. And Arsene Wenger could have sold his toys to help pay off the Gunners' massive debts, had he not already thrown them out of the pram during a feisty slanging match with Alan Pardew.

And then there's Wembley – which (we've been assured) will be finished in time for Plymouth Argyle to play the inaugural FA Cup Final in May. Couldn't some of the cash the FA is still paying Sven cover the ridiculously over-budget cost of the thing?

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