North Korea tour company sponsors English football club

    Croft Park, home of Blyth Spartans, where an ad for travel to North Korea appeared on Boxing Day, 2018.

    (CNN)If all publicity is good publicity, a club in the sixth tier of English football and a North Korea travel promoter might have just stumbled on a gold mine.

    A sideline stand advertising board appeared at the ground of the semi-professional Blyth Spartans on Boxing Day, with the simple declaration "Visit North Korea" and the website of the tour company of the same name.
    Pictures of the ad popped up on social media