More tales from the Bauer Cup in Germany are reaching us (Diary,
last week). It seems Leagas Delaney also sent a team, although their
footballers were brought together from the agency’s offices in London,
San Francisco and Dusseldorf. They suffered injuries - but nothing as
serious as those suffered by Bartle Bogle Hegarty.
The Leagas Delaney team is obviously rather bitter about being left out
of last week’s story, as they have supplied us with a scurrilous
accusation of ’playing away’.
According to Leagas Delaney (the accuser and the accused shall remain
nameless) a member of BBH’s team caused one of Wieden & Kennedy’s female
supporters to miss her flight back to Amsterdam. Apparently, they were
’discussing Ugandan affairs’ in the toilets of Hamburg airport