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Costain chief executive and life-long Arsenal fan John Armitt

Costain chief executive and life-long Arsenal fan John Armitt believes home advantage will be decisive at the World Cup. 'Of course I am an England fan but I think France will win the tournament,' he says. Armitt, whose family has followed the Gunners for over 60 years, has some timely advice for England manager Glenn Hoddle 'I believe the whole of the England defence should comprise Arsenal players.'

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