TV viewers dilemma: Election debate or European football?

Anyone who enjoys both football and politics may face a tricky choice next spring. Rob Hayward, master psephologist – and now an adviser to the Tories on boundary issues – points out. He tells me that the quarterfinals and semifinals of the European Champions League will fall at about the same time as the three televised debates between Britain’s party leaders. Let’s hope the producers have already figured out this potential clash.