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Archives: World Cup 2022

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

Should U.S. Join the English and Scottish FA in FIFA Protest?

Posted on by Robert Hay

Soccer fans this weekend saw the best of the beautiful game pushed aside by the worst.  As Barcelona were dismantling Manchester United with passing and play that was textbook in perfection, the drip-drip-drip of allegations coming out of FIFA’s headquarters … Continue reading

Report: UEFA Planning to Adopt MLS Scheduling

Posted on by Robert Hay

Recently we’ve shared that various soccer luminaries such as Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson has advocated a spring-to-fall schedule change in advance of the 2022 World Cup.  Now we find out that UEFA itself is advancing well past the … Continue reading

Should FIFA Revote on the 2022 World Cup?

Posted on by Robert Hay

Ok, it’s time to revive the dead horse and ride it some more.  Trust me, I don’t want to but I have to. Since the December 2 vote to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup, I have made peace with … Continue reading

A Winter World Cup in 2022?

Posted on by Robert Hay

Just as the outrage of the U.S. losing the World Cup to Qatar seems to be settling down, Sepp Blatter and FIFA decided to open the controversy back up again.  In an interview with journalists in Qatar during a visit … Continue reading

Sunil Gulati’s (Fictional) Address to U.S. Soccer

Posted on by Robert Hay

A week after the US loss of the 2022 World Cup, much ink and internet type has been spilled on whether the U.S. deserved the bid or was robbed, whether we American soccer fans have a false sense of entitlement … Continue reading

Musings of a Disappointed American on the 2022 World Cup

Posted on by Robert Hay

I’ve had about eleven hours to think about the results of the 2022 World Cup announcement, read my peers, and come to grips with the failure of the USSF to land the World Cup.  And I think I have a … Continue reading

United States Loses 2022 World Cup Bid

Posted on by Robert Hay

By now you have likely heard that the United States lost its bid to host the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, a country with a population smaller than Latvia but who promised FIFA a truly revolutionary and peace-bringing World Cup. … Continue reading

Where Will You Watch the World Cup Announcement?

Posted on by Robert Hay

EPL Talk Network Live Blogging can be seen by clicking here. The time for waiting is over.  The final arguments are being made during the night in Zurich (and I’ll leave it to your imagination what “persuasion” means in Zurich) … Continue reading

Who is USA Bid’s Most Effective Spokesperson?

Posted on by Robert Hay

Less than 48 hours from now, we will know whether the U.S. bid for the 2022 World Cup was a success or a failure.  In Zurich the U.S. delegation is counting votes, firming up yeses and feeling out no votes.  … Continue reading

What if the U.S. Loses 2022 World Cup bid?

Posted on by Robert Hay

The United States has been the favorite to win the 2022 World Cup bid since it dropped its 2018 bid to clear the way for a European nation.  Going up against a Middle Eastern country, two Asian nations that previously … Continue reading