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#Qatar

# qatar - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

English football chief insists LGBTQ fans won't face arrest for kissing at World Cup
# Concerns
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# Concerns

English football chief insists LGBTQ fans won't face arrest for kissing at World Cup

Sep 21st 2022, 8:24 PM 3,476 Views 7 Comments

English FA chief executive Mark Bullingham has revealed that he has been told police in Qatar are briefed to be tolerant during the tournament.

# qatar - Tuesday 13 September, 2022

Qatar ruled out as venue for European rugby finals but South Africa could be in the frame
# Host
From The42
# Host

Qatar ruled out as venue for European rugby finals but South Africa could be in the frame

Sep 13th 2022, 5:41 PM 6,041 Views 7 Comments

The EPCR are keen to find new global venues.

# qatar - Wednesday 7 September, 2022

Qatar are 'really interested in the values of rugby, that team ethos'
# Human Rights
From The42
# Human Rights

Qatar are 'really interested in the values of rugby, that team ethos'

Sep 7th 2022, 3:00 PM 23,991 Views 31 Comments

URC CEO Martin Anayi has defended the league’s new sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways.

'They have got to want it' - URC chief on Munster v Leinster derby in the USA
# Interpro
From The42
# Interpro

'They have got to want it' - URC chief on Munster v Leinster derby in the USA

Sep 7th 2022, 6:00 AM 12,387 Views 7 Comments

Martin Anayi confirmed that this season’s URC final will be hosted by the top-ranked side again.

# qatar - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

URC plans to bring rugby to Qatar after signing new partnership
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

URC plans to bring rugby to Qatar after signing new partnership

Sep 6th 2022, 12:20 PM 19,945 Views 42 Comments

CEO Martin Anayi says the URC hopes to be part of Qatar’s progress.

# qatar - Monday 22 August, 2022

Qatar detains dozens of workers who protested over late pay as World Cup approaches
# Doha
# Doha

Qatar detains dozens of workers who protested over late pay as World Cup approaches

Aug 22nd 2022, 12:40 PM 36,265 Views 44 Comments

The country has faced intense international scrutiny over its labour practices ahead of the tournament.

# qatar - Saturday 13 August, 2022

The scandals and abuses that have dogged the Qatar World Cup - and who is culpable
# Qatar Quandary
From The42
# Qatar Quandary

The scandals and abuses that have dogged the Qatar World Cup - and who is culpable

Aug 13th 2022, 7:00 AM 26,666 Views 19 Comments

Is it morally wrong to award the World Cup to Qatar? John McManus, author of a new book titled Inside Qatar, talks to The42 about the most controversial World Cup ever.

# qatar - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Fifa increases squads to 26 players for 2022 World Cup
# Qatar
From The42
# Qatar

Fifa increases squads to 26 players for 2022 World Cup

Jun 23rd 2022, 6:14 PM 3,010 Views 3 Comments

National teams had named squads of 23 players ever since the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea.

# qatar - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

World Cup hosts Qatar beaten in friendly by Linfield
# Poor Preparation
From The42
# Poor Preparation

World Cup hosts Qatar beaten in friendly by Linfield

Jun 22nd 2022, 5:23 PM 14,778 Views 11 Comments

David Healy’s side won a pre-season game in Marbella 1-0.

# qatar - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Female referees to officiate at men’s World Cup finals for first time
# Qatar
From The42
# Qatar

Female referees to officiate at men’s World Cup finals for first time

May 19th 2022, 3:26 PM 4,780 Views 3 Comments

Stephanie Frappart of France, Salima Mukansanga from Rwanda and Yoshimi Yamashita from Japan have been included on Fifa’s official list.

# qatar - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Senegal and the Netherlands to get World Cup under way before hosts Qatar’s opening game
# Curtain Raiser
From The42
# Curtain Raiser

Senegal and the Netherlands to get World Cup under way before hosts Qatar’s opening game

Apr 2nd 2022, 10:48 AM 6,452 Views 7 Comments

Fifa have published the schedule for the winter World Cup.

# qatar - Friday 1 April, 2022

Here's the full draw for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
# World Cup 2022
From The42
# World Cup 2022

Here's the full draw for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Apr 1st 2022, 6:29 PM 51,913 Views 35 Comments

The winners of the play-off path containing Scotland, Wales and Ukraine will face England in Qatar.

# qatar - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Mexico and USA clinch World Cup places
# Qatar
From The42
# Qatar

Mexico and USA clinch World Cup places

Mar 31st 2022, 8:28 AM 3,748 Views 2 Comments

The USA qualified despite losing 2-0 to Costa Rica.

# qatar - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Who’s going to Qatar? Five places still up for grabs at this year’s World Cup
# State Of Play
From The42
# State Of Play

Who’s going to Qatar? Five places still up for grabs at this year’s World Cup

Mar 30th 2022, 2:48 PM 7,657 Views 10 Comments

27 teams have now qualified for the tournament.

# qatar - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Incredible scenes as North Macedonia end European champions Italy's World Cup dream
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Incredible scenes as North Macedonia end European champions Italy's World Cup dream

Mar 24th 2022, 10:08 PM 95,865 Views 54 Comments

Roberto Mancini’s side will not be going to Qatar later this year.

# qatar - Monday 27 December, 2021

From Qatar to the streets of Dublin: Irish bomb disposal teams develop terror attack response
# Terror Response
# Terror Response

From Qatar to the streets of Dublin: Irish bomb disposal teams develop terror attack response

Dec 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 19,877 Views 0 Comments

We speak to the bomb disposal technicians working to develop a way to fight terror attacks.

# qatar - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Norwegian journalists held in Qatar after filming in labour camp
# Arrested
# Arrested

Norwegian journalists held in Qatar after filming in labour camp

Nov 24th 2021, 2:38 PM 28,964 Views 33 Comments

The two reporters were held for more than 30 hours and had their footage erased.

# qatar - Monday 22 November, 2021

Irish bomb disposal experts travel to Qatar to help preparations for the 2022 World Cup
# Qatar
# Qatar

Irish bomb disposal experts travel to Qatar to help preparations for the 2022 World Cup

Nov 22nd 2021, 4:20 PM 14,490 Views 16 Comments

Three operators from the Irish Defence Forces briefed Qatari forces at the event.

# qatar - Friday 19 November, 2021

50 migrant workers died in Qatar in 2020: report
# 2022 World Cup
From The42
# 2022 World Cup

50 migrant workers died in Qatar in 2020: report

Nov 19th 2021, 12:22 PM 3,584 Views 6 Comments

The report comes amid criticism of working conditions for migrant labourers – including those who built the stadiums for the 2022 World Cup.

# qatar - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Gareth Southgate promises England will not close their eyes to Qatar controversy
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Gareth Southgate promises England will not close their eyes to Qatar controversy

Nov 16th 2021, 8:47 AM 4,748 Views 4 Comments

England formally confirmed their place at the tournament in 12 months with a 10-0 thrashing of San Marino in Serravalle on Monday.

# qatar - Monday 15 November, 2021

Women subjected to invasive airport searches to sue Qatar authorities
# Doha
# Doha

Women subjected to invasive airport searches to sue Qatar authorities

Nov 15th 2021, 7:21 AM 26,481 Views 0 Comments

Women on 10 flights in Doha were subjected to the examinations after airport workers found an abandoned baby.

# qatar - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'Hendrick has always had it in him, that's why he's had so much criticism'
# Qatar Gently Weeps
From The42
# Qatar Gently Weeps

'Hendrick has always had it in him, that's why he's had so much criticism'

Oct 13th 2021, 8:17 PM 8,401 Views 8 Comments

Jeff Hendrick’s performance against Qatar was dissected on the latest episode of The Football Family.

The Football Family: Ireland v Qatar debrief
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

The Football Family: Ireland v Qatar debrief

Oct 13th 2021, 5:46 PM 741 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

# qatar - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

'We expected a really tough game, we didn’t anticipate winning 4-0'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'We expected a really tough game, we didn’t anticipate winning 4-0'

Oct 12th 2021, 10:57 PM 7,010 Views 3 Comments

Stephen Kenny hailed his side’s technical qualities after a hammering of Qatar.

Brilliant Ireland hammer Qatar to hand Stephen Kenny his first home victory
# Qatarsis
From The42
# Qatarsis

Brilliant Ireland hammer Qatar to hand Stephen Kenny his first home victory

Oct 12th 2021, 9:37 PM 51,109 Views 50 Comments

Callum Robinson hit a hat-trick in Ireland’s 4-0 win in tonight’s friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Qatar, international friendly From The42
Live Oct 12th 2021, 7:00 PM

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Qatar, international friendly

Full debuts for Kelleher and Ogbene as Kenny makes five changes for Qatar clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Full debuts for Kelleher and Ogbene as Kenny makes five changes for Qatar clash

Oct 12th 2021, 6:38 PM 7,563 Views 8 Comments

Enda Stevens, Conor Hourihane and Jamie McGrath come into the team.

Kenny aiming to keep the momentum rolling as Qatar come to Dublin
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Kenny aiming to keep the momentum rolling as Qatar come to Dublin

Updated Oct 12th 2021, 7:59 AM 11,437 Views 13 Comments

The manager is now aiming for a first home win, before a sell-out crowd at the Aviva Stadium.

# qatar - Monday 11 October, 2021

Caoimhin Kelleher to start against Qatar but Kenny says he won't make 'wholesale changes'
# Opportunity
From The42
# Opportunity

Caoimhin Kelleher to start against Qatar but Kenny says he won't make 'wholesale changes'

Oct 11th 2021, 4:05 PM 7,047 Views 3 Comments

He will be the first Liverpool player to start for Ireland since Robbie Keane.

# qatar - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Ex-England U21 striker Will Keane receives first Ireland call-up for October double-header
# Squad Announcement
From The42
# Squad Announcement

Ex-England U21 striker Will Keane receives first Ireland call-up for October double-header

Sep 30th 2021, 1:12 PM 30,809 Views 32 Comments

The 28-year-old has four goals in nine matches for League One club Wigan Athletic this season.

# qatar - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Sweden pull plug on 'idiotic' training camp in Qatar over workers' rights
# Decision
From The42
# Decision

Sweden pull plug on 'idiotic' training camp in Qatar over workers' rights

Sep 8th 2021, 12:50 PM 9,959 Views 11 Comments

Qatar, which hosts next year’s World Cup, has repeatedly come under the spotlight over worker welfare issues.

# qatar - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Afghan delegation and Taliban to meet for peace talks in Qatar
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan delegation and Taliban to meet for peace talks in Qatar

Jul 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 6,996 Views 7 Comments

Two officials said the two side are due to meet in Doha, possibly on Friday.

# qatar - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Germany star Toni Kroos takes aim at Qatar amid World Cup protests
# Human Rights
From The42
# Human Rights

Germany star Toni Kroos takes aim at Qatar amid World Cup protests

Mar 31st 2021, 4:48 PM 8,154 Views 7 Comments

Qatar has faced criticism for its treatment of migrant workers, many of whom are involved in World Cup preparations.

Qatar manager refuses to explain decision not to join Irish players in anti-racism protest
# No Protest
From The42
# No Protest

Qatar manager refuses to explain decision not to join Irish players in anti-racism protest

Mar 31st 2021, 12:02 AM 12,591 Views 9 Comments

The Irish players and staff took a knee ahead of last night’s game with the controversial World Cup hosts.

# qatar - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Kenny still waiting for a first win as Ireland are held by Qatar
# The Run Goes On
From The42
# The Run Goes On

Kenny still waiting for a first win as Ireland are held by Qatar

Mar 30th 2021, 9:52 PM 34,810 Views 87 Comments

James McClean scored Ireland’s goal in a 1-1 draw with the World Cup hosts.

Team selection a conundrum as Kenny bids to halt slide in friendly with Qatar
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Team selection a conundrum as Kenny bids to halt slide in friendly with Qatar

Mar 30th 2021, 3:00 PM 15,355 Views 15 Comments

Ireland are playing the World Cup hosts in Hungary tonight, in one of the most absurd international football matches in recent memory.

'We need the pressure to continue to build' - calls for FAI to speak up for migrants’ rights in Qatar
# Qatar World Cup
From The42
# Qatar World Cup

'We need the pressure to continue to build' - calls for FAI to speak up for migrants’ rights in Qatar

Mar 30th 2021, 9:14 AM 7,994 Views 8 Comments

Bohemians and Amnesty International Ireland have made their voices heard, as the Republic of Ireland face the 2022 World Cup hosts in a friendly game tonight.

# qatar - Monday 29 March, 2021

'It’s not acceptable for so many people to lose their lives' - Kenny speaks out on human rights abuses in Qatar
# Standing Up
From The42
# Standing Up

'It’s not acceptable for so many people to lose their lives' - Kenny speaks out on human rights abuses in Qatar

Mar 29th 2021, 5:10 PM 30,898 Views 45 Comments

The manager does not know if his players are going to stage a protest ahead of tomorrow’s friendly against the World Cup hosts.

# qatar - Sunday 28 March, 2021

France beat Kazakhstan - Spain do an Aiden McGeady in Georgia
# Much Success
From The42
# Much Success

France beat Kazakhstan - Spain do an Aiden McGeady in Georgia

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 7:01 PM 8,688 Views 2 Comments

There was also a thumping 8-0 win for Denmark against Moldova.

# qatar - Friday 26 March, 2021

Fifa won't punish Germany for human rights protest aimed at Qatar
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

Fifa won't punish Germany for human rights protest aimed at Qatar

Mar 26th 2021, 11:59 AM 4,026 Views 6 Comments

The German team lined up to display the message before Thursday’s 3-0 win over Iceland.

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