Thursday, June 15, 2006

British Divorce Rates Will Go Up If England Doesn’t Win World Cup

SWINDON, England (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – How England’s soccer team does in today’s (Jun. 15) World Cup match against Trinidad could have a devastating effect on millions of British marriages.

That’s the shocking news from British divorce expert Mark Keenan, who is predicting a rash of divorce filings once England exits the World Cup, mostly from angry wives who want to show their husbands they’re tired of being ignored for soccer superstars.

Keenan says there was a 30 percent increase in divorces after the 2002 World Cup and expects this number to rise significantly this year unless England wins the whole shebang.

As he puts it, “All hopes for England’s sanity lie in winning the World Cup.” Otherwise, the country’s married men will go into a “mild depression” that will greatly affect their marital relationships.

While some believe a losing soccer team isn’t a strong enough argument to end a marriage, Keenan says unreasonable behavior, like ignoring your wife, is grounds for divorce in Britain.

(Contact numbers available only to subscribing media or trial media users. You can request samples at the Wireless Flash web site.)
Copyright © 2006 Wireless Flash News Inc. All rights reserved. Wireless Flash® and FlashNews® are registered trademarks of Wireless Flash News Inc.