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If the Banks are United, they will never …

Watching the Carling Cup Final yesterday, I noticed a chap who obviously didn't realise that sitting next to England Manager Fabio Coppello would immediately get him noticed …

Mervyn Carling Cup

Yes, it's Mervyn King (on the left), Governor of the Bank of England, sitting watching his favourite team Aston Villa lose 2-1 to Man United.

Shame.

But then I guess the Governor's used to working with the team that is not United.

p.s. Mr. King is often spotted being sporty and spicey …

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Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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