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#World Cup 2022

# world-cup-2022 - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

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 20,359 Views 28 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

'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 27,396 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.

# world-cup-2022 - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'For football, Qatar 2022 is great news' - Graeme Souness looking forward to next World Cup
# Qatar
From The42
# Qatar

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

Jul 28th 2018, 11:51 AM 9,564 Views 16 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Friday 13 October, 2017

How a €7m Italian mansion is at the centre of bribery scandal involving PSG's owner
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

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

Oct 13th 2017, 11:42 PM 5,956 Views 1 Comment

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

# world-cup-2022 - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

RTÉ secure broadcast rights for Ireland qualifiers for Euro 2020 and World Cup 2022
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 3:45 PM 15,333 Views 50 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Monday 5 June, 2017

As Middle East is hit with massive political instability, Qatar's 2022 World Cup is in jeopardy
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

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

Jun 5th 2017, 4:23 PM 11,568 Views 13 Comments

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

# world-cup-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 5,727 Views 8 Comments

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

# world-cup-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 7,181 Views 16 Comments

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

# world-cup-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 9,275 Views 32 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Sunday 30 November, 2014

'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations
# Gripping Thriller
From The42
# Gripping Thriller

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

Nov 30th 2014, 9:00 PM 10,723 Views 5 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

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 13,717 Views 24 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 13 November, 2014

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 6,359 Views 39 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

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

Fifa deny Blatter Qatar criticism reports

Nov 11th 2014, 4:28 PM 4,202 Views 12 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world
# Sounds Like A Plan
From The42
# 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 8,433 Views 8 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Monday 9 June, 2014

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 2,810 Views 9 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Monday 2 June, 2014

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 4,657 Views 10 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 28 November, 2013

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 5,362 Views 2 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 3 October, 2013

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 1,037 Views 4 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Michel Platini says politics influenced Qatar 2022 World Cup win
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Michel Platini says politics influenced Qatar 2022 World Cup win

Sep 21st 2013, 2:05 PM 1,641 Views 4 Comments

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

# world-cup-2022 - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

FIFA executive brands Qatar World Cup 'a blatant mistake'
# World Cup 2022
From The42
# World Cup 2022

FIFA executive brands Qatar World Cup 'a blatant mistake'

Jul 24th 2013, 5:31 PM 4,799 Views 6 Comments

A bit of sense with this man.

# world-cup-2022 - Sunday 26 August, 2012

FIFA to re-examine 2018 and 2022 World Cup winning bids
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

FIFA to re-examine 2018 and 2022 World Cup winning bids

Aug 26th 2012, 6:33 PM 2,373 Views 1 Comment

Germany’s successful 2006 World Cup bid will also be reassessed.

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Cleared: CAS overturn FIFA's ban on Bin Hammam
# Another Fine Mess
From The42
# Another Fine Mess

Cleared: CAS overturn FIFA's ban on Bin Hammam

Jul 19th 2012, 11:19 AM 218 Views 0 Comments

The former head of the Asian Football Confederation was banned for life by FIFA’s ethics committee.

# world-cup-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 692 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.

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Qatari engineers working on portable "cloud" to cool World Cup stadiums
# Blue Sky Thinking
From The42
# Blue Sky Thinking

Qatari engineers working on portable "cloud" to cool World Cup stadiums

Mar 24th 2011, 12:45 PM 349 Views 0 Comments

The 2022 World Cup hosts are working on ways to combat the crippling heat – here’s the latest idea.

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 2 December, 2010

Maybe this is why Qatar won: five incredible stadiums
# Stadium Porn
From The42
# Stadium Porn

Maybe this is why Qatar won: five incredible stadiums

Dec 2nd 2010, 4:15 PM 1,658 Views 0 Comments

OK, so it might be 50°C there all day, every day. But just look at where the matches will be!

Heartbreak for England as Russia wins 2018 World Cup
# World Cup
From The42
# World Cup

Heartbreak for England as Russia wins 2018 World Cup

Dec 2nd 2010, 3:54 PM 340 Views 0 Comments

Football isn’t coming home – Russia gets football’s biggest tournament in 2018, and Qatar will host it in 2022.

# world-cup-2022 - Friday 3 September, 2010

Iberian World Cup bid to receive Fifa boost
# World Cup Bidding
From The42
# World Cup Bidding

Iberian World Cup bid to receive Fifa boost

Sep 3rd 2010, 1:10 PM 368 Views 0 Comments

Bid has “many possibilities of being chosen” apparently.