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Decision In March On 48-Team 2022 World Cup, Says Infantino

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Gianni Infantino reiterated that FIFA will decide in March whether the 2022 World Cup could be extended to include 48 teams but conceded it was not a simple decision. Thirty-two teams contested this year’s World Cup in Russia, widely feted as one of the most entertaining editions of the modern era. Although FIFA is intent on 48-team future editions of …

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Qatar Aim To Make World Cup 2022 “Even Better” Than Russia 2018

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Qatar’s football World Cup 2022 will aim to surpass the most recent World Cup in Russia and have also revealed plans for a “carbon-neutral” tournament.  The country’s environment minister told a sustainability conference that the tournament will have zero harmful emissions on Wednesday. Mohammed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi said strict standards in design and construction would offset the tournament’s carbon footprint, …

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Watch: Tottenham’s Son Heung-Min Continues Rampant Goalscoring Form With South Korea Winner

HWASUNG, SOUTH KOREA - SEPTEMBER 03: Son Heung-Min of South Korea reacts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Round 2 - Group G match between South Korea and Laos at Hwaseong on September 3, 2015 in Hwasung, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min’s fantastic run of form continues on international duty with South Korea. Since breaking into the Spurs starting lineup last month, the 24-year-old has been in rampant form, scoring five goals in six games and cementing his place as a starter in the absence of Harry Kane (and probably beyond). He was in action on Thursday for South …

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Culture Secretary says England can host 2022 World Cup

Football’s comin’ home? According to Britain’s Culture Secretary John Whittingdale, England are ready to host the 2022 World Cup if current hosts Qatar are stripped of one of the most watched sporting events in the world, due to the ongoing corruption scandal involving FIFA. Whittingdale made the claims this morning in the House of Commons. Qatar’s chance of hosting the event is under doubt after …

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The FIFA Fiasco: It’s Time For A Revolution

Today, it was announced that a FIFA task force had recommended that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be played in November and December due to excessive summer temperatures. In light of the latest twist, John Murphy analyses all that is wrong with the Qatar fiasco beginning with the very day it all began. It was Thursday the 2nd of December 2010. …

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FIFA Award 2026 World Cup To Fox Without Taking Any Bids

The most corrupt organisation in sport have done it again. FIFA have awarded the rights to the 2026 World Cup 11 years in advance without even consulting ESPN or NBC. Fox have previously outbid ESPN and NBC for World Cups in 2018 and 2022 so the fact that they will air the 2026 World Cup is not a surprise. However, …

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Jerome Champagne & His Careful Coup At FIFA

Sepp Blatter will face at least one opponent next May when he runs for another term as FIFA President. His challenger Jerome Champagne is already executing a carefully constructed coup however.  To be honest, it really doesn’t take much to make yourself look good compared to Sepp Blater. He is one of the most universally hated men in the world. …

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Jordanian Prince to Challenge Sepp Blatter

Rumours are emerging that Jordanian Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein has been persuaded to enter the race to become FIFA’s next President. Al-Hussein, who is currently Asia’s FIFA Vice-President would be the third candidate to step forward to challenge current FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter. Blatter is hoping to secure a fifth term as head of world football’s governing body but is …

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Where Are PSG Making Their Millions?

Conor Heffernan discusses PSG’s attempts to circumvent UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules by funneling cash into the club through other means. Figures released recently by French Football’s Licensing Authority, DNCG, have revealed that French giants Paris Saint-Germain make almost €233.6 million from ‘other products’. This means that PSG have made more money from miscellaneous sales this season than they have …

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Qatar: A Footballing Powerhouse?

Despite the negative publicity surrounding the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, the national team continue to make strides, beating opponents at will. When the words Qatar and football are brought together, one can’t help but think of the controversial FIFA 2022 World Cup bidding process. Qatar’s reputation in football has been tainted due to the alleged bribery …

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