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# qatar-2022 - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Qatar 2022 chief warns Southgate to 'pick his words carefully'
# Rebuttal
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# Rebuttal

Qatar 2022 chief warns Southgate to 'pick his words carefully'

Mar 30th 2022, 10:59 PM 13,076 Views 11 Comments

The England boss had previously voiced concerns over the country’s suitability as World Cup hosts.

Controversy as Mo Salah and team-mates targeted with lasers during shoot-out loss
# Distraction
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# Distraction

Controversy as Mo Salah and team-mates targeted with lasers during shoot-out loss

Mar 30th 2022, 1:04 PM 8,317 Views 6 Comments

The Liverpool star was among three Egypt players to miss a spot-kick as Senegal booked their spot in Qatar.

Despair for Colombia and Chile in World Cup qualifiers
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

Despair for Colombia and Chile in World Cup qualifiers

Mar 30th 2022, 12:28 PM 6,894 Views 0 Comments

With Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador and Uruguay already qualified, all that was to play for in the final round of South American qualifying was fifth place.

# qatar-2022 - Friday 18 March, 2022

Russia’s Qatar World Cup hopes appear to be over after Cas rejects appeal
# Ukraine
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# Ukraine

Russia’s Qatar World Cup hopes appear to be over after Cas rejects appeal

Mar 18th 2022, 12:36 PM 4,915 Views 4 Comments

Russia was suspended from Fifa competitions on 28 February.

# qatar-2022 - Friday 26 November, 2021

Play-off draw ensures that at least one of Portugal or Italy will miss the World Cup
# Qatar 2022
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# Qatar 2022

Play-off draw ensures that at least one of Portugal or Italy will miss the World Cup

Updated Nov 26th 2021, 5:32 PM 15,759 Views 9 Comments

The European heavyweights are on the same side of the draw.

# qatar-2022 - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Argentina qualify for World Cup after Brazil draw
# Qatar 2022
From The42
# Qatar 2022

Argentina qualify for World Cup after Brazil draw

Nov 17th 2021, 8:54 AM 5,499 Views 0 Comments

Messi couldn’t help his side break the deadlock.

# qatar-2022 - Friday 27 November, 2020

Ireland fall 6 places in latest Fifa rankings, as World Cup seeding blow confirmed
# Off Form
From The42
# Off Form

Ireland fall 6 places in latest Fifa rankings, as World Cup seeding blow confirmed

Nov 27th 2020, 3:33 PM 6,153 Views 6 Comments

As expected, Stephen Kenny’s side have been placed in Pot 3.

# qatar-2022 - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Crucial World Cup ranking points at stake, as Ireland aim to end barren run against Ryan Giggs-less Wales
# Preview
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# Preview

Crucial World Cup ranking points at stake, as Ireland aim to end barren run against Ryan Giggs-less Wales

Nov 15th 2020, 7:30 AM 7,073 Views 2 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side are also aiming a run of five games without a goal.

# qatar-2022 - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

'Tides can turn' but Southgate has no plans to quit England ahead of 2022 World Cup
# Future
From The42
# Future

'Tides can turn' but Southgate has no plans to quit England ahead of 2022 World Cup

Nov 19th 2019, 9:44 AM 2,874 Views 2 Comments

The manager has outlined his intention to remain in charge through Qatar, depending on how Euro 2020 goes.

# qatar-2022 - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Fifa scrap plan to expand World Cup to 48 teams for Qatar 2022
# Bright Idea
From The42
# Bright Idea

Fifa scrap plan to expand World Cup to 48 teams for Qatar 2022

May 22nd 2019, 8:59 PM 15,571 Views 16 Comments

The tournament will still be played between 21 November and 18 December.

# qatar-2022 - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'For football, Qatar 2022 is great news' - Graeme Souness looking forward to next World Cup
# Qatar
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# Qatar

'For football, Qatar 2022 is great news' - Graeme Souness looking forward to next World Cup

Jul 28th 2018, 11:51 AM 9,591 Views 16 Comments

The former Liverpool star feels that the considerable decrease in travelling time will help the players and fans alike.

# qatar-2022 - Monday 11 June, 2018

Talks for 48-team World Cup put on hold - Infantino
# Qatar 2022
From The42
# Qatar 2022

Talks for 48-team World Cup put on hold - Infantino

Jun 11th 2018, 10:53 AM 5,032 Views 12 Comments

Plans for the 2022 Qatar tournament to feature 48 teams have been shelved according to the Fifa president.

# qatar-2022 - Friday 13 October, 2017

How a €7m Italian mansion is at the centre of bribery scandal involving PSG's owner
# Corruption
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# Corruption

How a €7m Italian mansion is at the centre of bribery scandal involving PSG's owner

Oct 13th 2017, 11:42 PM 6,078 Views 1 Comment

Nasser al-Khelaifi and Jerome Valcke are under investigation by Swiss prosecutors.

# qatar-2022 - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Sepp Blatter says 2018 & 2022 World Cup hosts were decided well before the vote took place
# Revelations
From The42
# Revelations

Sepp Blatter says 2018 & 2022 World Cup hosts were decided well before the vote took place

Oct 28th 2015, 12:18 PM 5,750 Views 8 Comments

The Fifa president has given a remarkable interview to Russian media.

# qatar-2022 - Friday 25 September, 2015

The dates for a pre-Christmas 2022 World Cup have been officially confirmed
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

The dates for a pre-Christmas 2022 World Cup have been officially confirmed

Sep 25th 2015, 2:45 PM 19,903 Views 56 Comments

The move will heavily disrupt scheduling for the Premier League and several other competitions.

# qatar-2022 - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Is this the man to save Fifa? Michel Platini set to run for presidency
# In With The Old
From The42
# In With The Old

Is this the man to save Fifa? Michel Platini set to run for presidency

Jul 28th 2015, 3:19 PM 2,344 Views 14 Comments

Frenchman expected to announce his plans later this week.

# qatar-2022 - Friday 5 June, 2015

Delaney fears taking 2022 World Cup from Qatar could 'bankrupt' Fifa
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Delaney fears taking 2022 World Cup from Qatar could 'bankrupt' Fifa

Jun 5th 2015, 6:00 AM 10,320 Views 37 Comments

The FAI chief executive is concerned about potential legal action.

# qatar-2022 - Thursday 19 March, 2015

We have a date for the 2022 World Cup Final in Qatar - and no, it's not on Christmas Eve
# Save The Date
From The42
# Save The Date

We have a date for the 2022 World Cup Final in Qatar - and no, it's not on Christmas Eve

Mar 19th 2015, 7:21 PM 7,203 Views 16 Comments

Santa will have time to fit the football in before he sets off around the world.

# qatar-2022 - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Qatar 2022 saga 'damaging to Fifa' - John Delaney
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Qatar 2022 saga 'damaging to Fifa' - John Delaney

Feb 24th 2015, 3:06 PM 9,299 Views 32 Comments

The head of the FAI says Fifa should have been clear it was always going to be a winter tournament.

# qatar-2022 - Saturday 3 January, 2015

My sporting wish for 2015: Sepp Blatter to step down as FIFA President
# Nuisance
From The42
# Nuisance

My sporting wish for 2015: Sepp Blatter to step down as FIFA President

Jan 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 1,913 Views 1 Comment

The controversial 78-year-old has been head of the organisation since 1998.

# qatar-2022 - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Fifa reject complaints of the man who investigated alleged corruption for them
# No Surprise
From The42
# No Surprise

Fifa reject complaints of the man who investigated alleged corruption for them

Dec 16th 2014, 3:55 PM 2,224 Views 7 Comments

Michael Garcia appealed the version of his report that was released, calling it ‘incomplete and erroneous’.

# qatar-2022 - Monday 9 June, 2014

Big sponsors are putting pressure on FIFA following more Qatar World Cup allegations
# Qatar 2022
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# Qatar 2022

Big sponsors are putting pressure on FIFA following more Qatar World Cup allegations

Jun 9th 2014, 9:46 AM 2,824 Views 9 Comments

Adidas, Visa, Hyundai and Sony all expressed their concern over the weekend.

# qatar-2022 - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup

Jun 3rd 2014, 7:00 AM 17,709 Views 16 Comments

As fresh bribery allegations throw the spotlight back on to Qatar, an Irish human rights lawyer has warned that the country’s ‘kafala’ labour system is leading to the exploitation of migrant workers.

# qatar-2022 - Friday 16 May, 2014

Blatter admits that Qatar World Cup is a 'mistake'. In other news, water is wet.
# Qatar 2022
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# Qatar 2022

Blatter admits that Qatar World Cup is a 'mistake'. In other news, water is wet.

May 16th 2014, 9:51 AM 9,466 Views 32 Comments

It’s okay though, says Sepp, because “everyone makes mistakes in life.”

# qatar-2022 - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Ski chief fears impact of winter World Cup on 2022 Olympics
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

Ski chief fears impact of winter World Cup on 2022 Olympics

Oct 15th 2013, 2:45 PM 808 Views 0 Comments

A 2022 football World Cup in Qatar could detract from the traditional quadrennial winter Games.

# qatar-2022 - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Qatar buys controversial Zidane head-butt statue
# Art
From The42
# Art

Qatar buys controversial Zidane head-butt statue

Oct 6th 2013, 10:52 AM 3,050 Views 2 Comments

Because why not?

# qatar-2022 - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Qatar 2022 organisers 'appalled' by slavery claims
# Qatar 2022
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# Qatar 2022

Qatar 2022 organisers 'appalled' by slavery claims

Sep 26th 2013, 1:26 PM 9,665 Views 36 Comments

44 Nepalese workers died after being subjected to conditions akin to “modern-day slavery” according to one investigation.

# qatar-2022 - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

10-year-old Irish footballer gets 2-year extension at Barcelona
# Future Star
From The42
# Future Star

10-year-old Irish footballer gets 2-year extension at Barcelona

Jul 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 38,452 Views 63 Comments

Here’s Zak Gilsenan celebrating the good news with Neymar at his lavish unveiling.

# qatar-2022 - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Premier League will accept winter World Cup, says EPL chairman
# Qatar 2022
From The42
# Qatar 2022

Premier League will accept winter World Cup, says EPL chairman

Mar 19th 2013, 9:30 PM 1,323 Views 2 Comments

‘I think they will play the World Cup at a time that is proper for football but they will have to speak to the leagues in Europe. ‘

# qatar-2022 - Friday 20 May, 2011

Sepp Blatter doesn't rule out switching 2022 World Cup from Qatar
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

Sepp Blatter doesn't rule out switching 2022 World Cup from Qatar

May 20th 2011, 1:05 PM 706 Views 0 Comments

The FIFA president also insisted that the organisation’s ethics committee “are not just lying on the beach” as they look set to probe allegations surrounding the award of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

# qatar-2022 - Monday 13 December, 2010

FIFA president's "joke" to gay fans: avoid sex in Qatar
# Qatar 2022
# Qatar 2022

FIFA president's "joke" to gay fans: avoid sex in Qatar

Dec 13th 2010, 5:00 PM 2,095 Views 0 Comments

Sepp Blatter says fans should refrain from sexual activity – but that Qatar’s anti-gay laws will not impact on the World Cup.