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Archives: World Cup 2022

WATCH World Soccer Radio, Live at 9pm ET: Tonight’s Topics: (1) Qatar 2022 (2) Southampton [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Tonights show: Nick Geber talks with beIN SPORTS Qatar-based presenter Nicky Crosby about Qatar 2022 and the situation at Southampton. Also, Nick and Danny Page will chat about re-signing players that you once deemed not good enough. Watch tonight at … Continue reading

List of US Sports Events That Would Clash With FOX’s Coverage of a 2022 Winter World Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The comments of Jérôme Valcke, FIFA’s General Secretary, about the potential timing of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar came as a shock to much of the world soccer community. But how specifically will a shift from summer to … Continue reading

FIFA Says World Cup 2022 Will Move to Winter, But Then Backtracks On News

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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In the world’s worst kept secret, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said today that the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar would not be played in the summer. In an interview with a French radio station, Valcke said: “The dates … Continue reading

Half-Naked Women Storm German TV Talk Show, Shouting “Boycott FIFA Mafia” [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Two women and a male accomplice stormed a German TV talk show today, disrupting the program and shouting “Boycott FIFA mafia” over and over again in front of the TV cameras on live TV. The activists were protesting the working … Continue reading

FIFA Ethics Committee Is Unable to Remove World Cup 2022 From Qatar Even If Bribes Took Place, Says Report

Posted on by Alex Muller
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FIFA’s ethics committee has no power to remove World Cup 2022 from Qatar even if bribes took place, according to a report today in The Daily Telegraph newspaper. The newspaper quotes a source who said: “If [FIFA ethics investigator Michael] Garcia finds something … Continue reading

FIFA Delay Decision to Confirm 2022 World Cup Switch; Forms Task Force: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FIFA executives must have been wondering how they could diffuse the negativity and tension regarding the decision whether to move the World Cup 2022 from summer to winter, as well as how to make the process of reaching a decision … Continue reading

Watch ‘This Week In Soccer’: Moyes at Man Utd, Grass vs Turf and Qatar World Cup [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Watch today’s broadcast of ‘This Week In Soccer,’ live at 5:30pm ET/10:30pm UK time via video. Today’s topics are: 1. What’s a reasonable expectation for David Moyes’s first season at United? 2. To what extent is soccer just SUPPOSED to be played … Continue reading

FIFA Holds Secret Talks With FOX Sports Over Switching 2022 Qatar World Cup to Winter: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FIFA have held secret talks with FOX Sports regarding compensation if the 2022 World Cup is moved from summer to winter, according to a report in The Telegraph newspaper. The newspaper reports that FIFA may be open to letting FOX … Continue reading

World Cup 2022: Investigation Reveals Deaths, Modern Slavery and Inhumane Conditions in Qatar

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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An investigation into the conditions that workers are under to prepare Qatar for FIFA World Cup 2022 has revealed evidence of forced labor on a huge infrastructure project, as well as exploitation of workers and inhumane living quarters, according to … Continue reading

UEFA Members Back World Cup 2022 Being Moved to Winter

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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UEFA’s 54 member nations have given their backing to the 2022 FIFA World Cup being moved from the summer to winter, and they have admitted that the tournament cannot be played in the summer due to health reasons. Fifa vice-president … Continue reading

If Summer 2022 World Cup Is Moved to Winter, Australia Wants Compensation From FIFA

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Australia’s soccer federation chairman wants his country to be compensated by FIFA if the World Cup 2022 in Qatar is moved from summer to winter. This follows on yesterday’s story that FOX Sports in the United States is also opposed … Continue reading

FOX Sports Opposed to Switching 2022 World Cup to Winter, Says Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX Sports opposes FIFA’s plan to move the 2022 World Cup from the summer to winter, according to a report in Bloomberg. In 2011, FOX agreed to pay FIFA $425 million for the US media rights to the 2018 and … Continue reading

England’s Line-Up That Could Win The 2022 FIFA World Cup

Posted on by Matt Jones
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So, England should be looking to win the World Cup in 2022? In case you missed it, this was the view of new FA Chairman Greg Dyke last week. And it might not be quite as ridiculous a notion as it sounds. … Continue reading

FA Chairman Sets England Performance Goal of Winning 2022 World Cup: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FA Chairman Greg Dyke has set a performance goal for the England national team of winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Dyke, who publicly shared his vision today, wants England to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016 and win the … Continue reading

This Week In Soccer: Financial Fair Play and World Cup 2022 in Qatar

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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In the second episode of This Week In Soccer, we feature a riveting discussion about Financial Fair Play and how the repercussions of the new rulings will morph European soccer into an American closed system where promotion and relegation either … Continue reading

A Winter 2022 World Cup Is Bad News For Other Sports, Not Just Soccer

Posted on by Robert O'Connor
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It is firmly advisable that one needn’t even attempt to come up to speed with developments in this summer’s – probably the next eight summers’ – most absurdly gripping parlance without first flushing a number of distractingly obvious thoughts out … Continue reading

US Soccer President Sunil Gulati Criticizes FIFA World Cup Bidding Process

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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US Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati has criticized the bidding process for the FIFA World Cup 2022, and has called for more transparency and better communication to help improve the process in future years. Gulati was speaking with the Associated … Continue reading

FIFA Planning to Host World Cup 2022 in November to December in Qatar, Says Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be played in November to December of 2022 instead of January, according to a report today in German magazine Kicker. A source revealed to the magazine that the World Cup tournament would begin … Continue reading