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Premier League exec: Top leagues "let down" by winter World Cup

Although the date change is not yet official, people are already getting called out over a possible winter World Cup.

Chief executive of the Premier League Richard Scudamore has scolded FIFA and UEFA for their plans to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to the winter, which would cause a massive disruption in the play of Europe’s domestic leagues. 309 more words

Barclays Premier League

Winter's Sun

Reports are circulating that the controversial governing body FIFA will solidify its controversial decision to reward the Middle Eastern country of Qatar with the 2022 World Cup. 461 more words

Qatar closes on deal to join Formula 1 calendar

Qatar is reportedly close to agreeing a deal with Bernie Ecclestone which will see it join the Formula 1 calendar in the next two years. 151 more words

F1

CAN QATAR REALLY HOST BIG SPORTING EVENTS?

Qatar are beginning to get their small Middle Eastern name on the map. They have won the rights to host two of the biggest sporting competitions on the planet. 366 more words

Football

Qatar hires ‘$8 fake fans’ to fill empty stadiums

Migrant workers in Qatar get one dollar an hour for sitting in the stadiums and pretending to have fun, to applaud and to do the wave, AP reports. 426 more words

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OPINION: FIFA don't have an image for the FA to damage

A few days before the start of the World Cup, comedian John Oliver decided to curate an ornate rant about the organisers.

Lasting for a quarter of an hour, the Mock the Week panelist-turned-HBO darling went on a mass scale rant about FIFA from top to bottom, with the dubline of “comically grotesque” FIFA something that will have struck a chord with traditional football fans and horrified those not familiar with the sport. 720 more words

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