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# world-cup-2022 - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

'I was messaging my family saying I was going to score' - Australia's heroic match-winner
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# Oz Icon

'I was messaging my family saying I was going to score' - Australia's heroic match-winner

Sat 1:42 PM 5,478 Views 1 Comment

Mitch Duke nabbed the crucial goal that fired his side to victory over Tunisia.

Neymar out of Brazil's next World Cup match with ankle injury
# Treatment Table
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# Treatment Table

Neymar out of Brazil's next World Cup match with ankle injury

Fri 3:26 PM 4,825 Views 6 Comments

Brazil right-back Danilo will also miss Monday’s match against Switzerland

Senegal beat Qatar to leave World Cup hosts on brink of early exit
# Setback
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# Setback

Senegal beat Qatar to leave World Cup hosts on brink of early exit

Fri 3:24 PM 4,440 Views 2 Comments

The African champions had opened with a 2-0 loss to the Netherlands.

'A unique player' - Gavi becomes the youngest World Cup goalscorer since Pele
# World Cup 2022
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# World Cup 2022

'A unique player' - Gavi becomes the youngest World Cup goalscorer since Pele

Wed 8:36 PM 15,636 Views 13 Comments

The 18-year-old became Spain’s youngest goalscorer in June.

Injured France defender Lucas Hernandez out of World Cup
# Injury Crisis
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# Injury Crisis

Injured France defender Lucas Hernandez out of World Cup

Wed 7:57 AM 6,286 Views 2 Comments

Captain Hugo Lloris says country’s injury list is ‘starting to become a big deal’.

Lewandowski's miserable World Cup run continues as penalty miss proves costly
# Woe
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# Woe

Lewandowski's miserable World Cup run continues as penalty miss proves costly

Nov 22nd 2022, 6:14 PM 8,989 Views 4 Comments

Guillermo Ochoa was the hero as Mexico held Poland.

World Cup 2022: Fifa's clampdown on rainbow armbands conflicts with its own human rights guidelines
# Qatar 2022 News
# Qatar 2022 News

World Cup 2022: Fifa's clampdown on rainbow armbands conflicts with its own human rights guidelines

Updated Nov 22nd 2022, 10:00 AM 18,011 Views 18 Comments

Sophie King-Hill of Birmingham University looks at the controversy at this tournament.

# world-cup-2022 - This month November 2022

Opinion: 'Football fans - it's time to make some noise on human rights ahead of this World Cup'
# Qatar
# Qatar

Opinion: 'Football fans - it's time to make some noise on human rights ahead of this World Cup'

Nov 15th 2022, 10:00 PM 12,991 Views 25 Comments

Fiona Crowley of Amnesty International Ireland says it’s time Fifa showed it really cares about human rights ahead of the tournament.

World Cup ambassador calls homosexuality 'damage in the mind'
# Qatar
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# Qatar

World Cup ambassador calls homosexuality 'damage in the mind'

Nov 8th 2022, 3:18 PM 38,432 Views 0 Comments

Former Qatari international Khalid Salman made the comments on German TV, with the country’s Minister for Sport, Nancy Faeser, criticising him.

# world-cup-2022 - Last month October 2022

World Cup is chance for Qatar to push back against 'prejudice', claims Fifa president
# Pull The Other One
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# Pull The Other One

World Cup is chance for Qatar to push back against 'prejudice', claims Fifa president

Oct 27th 2022, 7:18 PM 3,572 Views 3 Comments

Gianni Infantino said the competition is ‘an opportunity for Qatar and the whole region to present itself to the world in another light.’

Football unions prepared to accept possible punishment for wearing OneLove armband in Qatar
# Statement
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# Statement

Football unions prepared to accept possible punishment for wearing OneLove armband in Qatar

Oct 11th 2022, 8:05 AM 5,895 Views 3 Comments

Fifa has yet to give approval to the captains of nine European nations to wear an anti-discrimination armband at the World Cup.

# world-cup-2022 - This year 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 3,504 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.

'The result is the greatest in history of Welsh football' - Emotional Bale full of pride
# World Cup 2022
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# World Cup 2022

'The result is the greatest in history of Welsh football' - Emotional Bale full of pride

Jun 5th 2022, 8:44 PM 35,683 Views 22 Comments

“We gave everything today, we left everything on the pitch,” said Ukraine midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko after Ukraine were pipped to World Cup qualification.

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

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

Apr 2nd 2022, 10:48 AM 6,486 Views 7 Comments

Fifa have published the schedule for the winter World Cup.

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 52,222 Views 35 Comments

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

Ronaldo gearing up for 'a matter of life and death' World Cup decider
# Playoff
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# Playoff

Ronaldo gearing up for 'a matter of life and death' World Cup decider

Mar 28th 2022, 4:47 PM 5,008 Views 1 Comment

The Manchester United star is hoping to qualify for a fifth World Cup with Portugal as they host North Macedonia tomorrow.

Canada beat Jamaica 4-0 to reach first World Cup in 36 years
# World Cup 2022
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# World Cup 2022

Canada beat Jamaica 4-0 to reach first World Cup in 36 years

Mar 27th 2022, 11:21 PM 7,002 Views 6 Comments

The win sparked wild celebrations at Toronto’s 30,000-capacity BMO Field.

# world-cup-2022 - Last year 2021

‘Loads more in locker’ – Jason Knight sees better times for Ireland and himself
# Oh What A Knight
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# Oh What A Knight

‘Loads more in locker’ – Jason Knight sees better times for Ireland and himself

Nov 16th 2021, 9:55 AM 6,376 Views 4 Comments

The 20-year-old had a hand in all three goals in Luxembourg.

'It nearly feels like a bullying campaign' - Given says Robinson's healthcare is his own choice
# Vaccinations
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# Vaccinations

'It nearly feels like a bullying campaign' - Given says Robinson's healthcare is his own choice

Oct 8th 2021, 11:12 AM 5,592 Views 10 Comments

The former Ireland goalkeeper believes players should not be criticised if they opt against getting the Covid-19 vaccine.

'In any other walk of life, 30-35 is seen as a young man. In football terms you’re a pensioner'
# Interview
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# Interview

'In any other walk of life, 30-35 is seen as a young man. In football terms you’re a pensioner'

Oct 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 18,396 Views 13 Comments

Ten years on from his move across the water, Ireland winger James McClean speaks to David Sneyd about life and what he has learned from Shane Duffy.

The €560k-a-week superstar, the under-fire manager and all you need to know about Ireland's upcoming opponents
# Preview
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# Preview

The €560k-a-week superstar, the under-fire manager and all you need to know about Ireland's upcoming opponents

Aug 31st 2021, 7:30 AM 8,398 Views 4 Comments

Portugal are looking to put a disappointing Euro 2020 behind them.

# world-cup-2022 - All time

10am kick-offs and four group matches a day as 2022 World Cup schedule announced
# Qatar
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# Qatar

10am kick-offs and four group matches a day as 2022 World Cup schedule announced

Jul 15th 2020, 2:26 PM 20,596 Views 28 Comments

The tournament’s final will take place in Doha on Sunday, 18 December – a week before Christmas Day.

'This is a big job and there are big expectations' - the Irishman chasing World Cup dreams in Africa
# It's Waiting There For You
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# It's Waiting There For You

'This is a big job and there are big expectations' - the Irishman chasing World Cup dreams in Africa

Dec 25th 2019, 5:00 PM 27,454 Views 1 Comment

34-year-old Johnny McKinstry was appointed manager of the Uganda national team at the very end of September and has already tasted success.

'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 9,616 Views 16 Comments

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

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 6,137 Views 1 Comment

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

RTÉ secure broadcast rights for Ireland qualifiers for Euro 2020 and World Cup 2022
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

RTÉ secure broadcast rights for Ireland qualifiers for Euro 2020 and World Cup 2022

Aug 23rd 2017, 3:45 PM 15,647 Views 50 Comments

RTÉ will also have exclusive rights for the Euro 2020 finals.

As Middle East is hit with massive political instability, Qatar's 2022 World Cup is in jeopardy
# Crisis
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# Crisis

As Middle East is hit with massive political instability, Qatar's 2022 World Cup is in jeopardy

Jun 5th 2017, 4:23 PM 11,661 Views 13 Comments

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Yemen were among those to cut diplomatic ties with the country.

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

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

Oct 28th 2015, 12:18 PM 5,767 Views 8 Comments

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

We have a date for the 2022 World Cup Final in Qatar - and no, it's not on Christmas Eve
# Save The Date
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# 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 7,242 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Qatar 2022 saga 'damaging to Fifa' - John Delaney

Feb 24th 2015, 3:06 PM 9,330 Views 33 Comments

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

'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations
# Gripping Thriller
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# Gripping Thriller

'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations

Nov 30th 2014, 9:00 PM 10,756 Views 5 Comments

A previously-unseen submission from the newspaper alleges the England 2018 team hired outside agencies to spy on rivals.

Fifa lodge criminal complaint over 2018 and 2022 World Cups
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Fifa lodge criminal complaint over 2018 and 2022 World Cups

Nov 18th 2014, 4:45 PM 13,753 Views 24 Comments

The world game’s governing body believes it has unearthed evidence of misconduct during its investigation into the World Cup bids.

Fifa report clears Qatar of any wrong-doing during 2022 World Cup bid process
# Not Guilty
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# Not Guilty

Fifa report clears Qatar of any wrong-doing during 2022 World Cup bid process

Nov 13th 2014, 9:18 AM 6,407 Views 39 Comments

The English FA found to have ‘damaged the image of Fifa and the bidding process’.

Fifa deny Blatter Qatar criticism reports
# 2022
From The42
# 2022

Fifa deny Blatter Qatar criticism reports

Nov 11th 2014, 4:28 PM 4,231 Views 12 Comments

The game’s world governing body has moved quickly to dispel rumours their leader claimed the nation would lose the tournament.

Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world
# Sounds Like A Plan
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# Sounds Like A Plan

Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world

Jul 16th 2014, 3:53 PM 8,528 Views 8 Comments

It’s well funded and highly professional, with a space-age training facilities.

Big sponsors are putting pressure on FIFA following more Qatar World Cup allegations
# Qatar 2022
From The42
# Qatar 2022

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

Jun 9th 2014, 9:46 AM 2,847 Views 9 Comments

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

Australia is thinking about another bid to host the 2022 World Cup
# Qatar World Cup
From The42
# Qatar World Cup

Australia is thinking about another bid to host the 2022 World Cup

Jun 2nd 2014, 9:59 AM 4,699 Views 10 Comments

FIFA vice-president Jim Boyce wants voting to be re-opened if latest corruption allegations are proven to be true.

French footballer denied Qatar exit visa arrives home after 17 months
# Kafala
From The42
# Kafala

French footballer denied Qatar exit visa arrives home after 17 months

Nov 28th 2013, 8:34 PM 5,387 Views 2 Comments

Zahir Belounis says he has no problem with the country, only his former club.

Qatar names law firm to probe 'slave labour' claims
# World Cup 2022
From The42
# World Cup 2022

Qatar names law firm to probe 'slave labour' claims

Oct 3rd 2013, 1:51 PM 1,074 Views 4 Comments

The Gulf state insist they’ll probe the claims and compile a report.

Michel Platini says politics influenced Qatar 2022 World Cup win
# Interview
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# Interview

Michel Platini says politics influenced Qatar 2022 World Cup win

Sep 21st 2013, 2:05 PM 1,693 Views 4 Comments

The Uefa President also mocked Sepp Blatter in an interview that will likely cause controversy.

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