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FT Opening Quote: BT’s own goals cost the boss dearly

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BT’s own goals cost the boss dearly. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by Matthew Vincent, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter here. Two months ago, all Paris St Germain had to do to reach the quarter finals of the European Champions League was not concede three goals in the final 2 minutes of their match against Barcelona. Barcelona’s ensuing last-minute goal rush has since been described as one of the greatest sporting comebacks of all time. But to a Parisian fan, it must have have felt like the most unlikely example of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.And shareholders in the UK broadcaster of that match – BT – will know that feeling all too well.A few years ago, BT was looking a bit like PSG after 88 minutes. It was dominating the

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