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#2022 World Cup

# 2022-world-cup - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Season-ending injury rules Williams out of World Cup qualifiers
# Rover And Out
# Rover And Out

Season-ending injury rules Williams out of World Cup qualifiers

Jan 5th 2021, 4:27 PM 6,150 Views 0 Comments

The versatile Blackburn Rovers defender has undergone surgery after sustaining a hamstring injury.

# 2022-world-cup - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Firmino's double helps Brazil making winning start to World Cup qualifiers
# Si Señor
# Si Señor

Firmino's double helps Brazil making winning start to World Cup qualifiers

Oct 10th 2020, 11:40 AM 11,655 Views 11 Comments

The Liverpool star played a key role in his country’s 5-0 victory over Bolivia at the Cornthians Arena.

# 2022-world-cup - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Another Wales reunion ahead as Ireland learn Nations League opponents
# Draw
# Draw

Another Wales reunion ahead as Ireland learn Nations League opponents

Updated Mar 3rd 2020, 10:20 PM 29,628 Views 29 Comments

These will be Stephen Kenny’s first competitive games in charge of the senior team.

# 2022-world-cup - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Jordi Cruyff unveiled as manager of Ecuador national team
# Son Of A Great
# Son Of A Great

Jordi Cruyff unveiled as manager of Ecuador national team

Jan 14th 2020, 11:53 AM 7,285 Views 3 Comments

The ex-Barcelona and Man United midfielder has agreed to take charge ahead of the 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign.

# 2022-world-cup - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

'A tragedy' - Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

'A tragedy' - Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup

Dec 10th 2019, 8:54 AM 3,730 Views 4 Comments

Wada’s executive committee, meeting in Lausanne, handed the country the ‘robust’ four-year suspension.

# 2022-world-cup - Monday 30 September, 2019

Liverpool to play at new 2022 World Cup venue as European champions
# Doha
# Doha

Liverpool to play at new 2022 World Cup venue as European champions

Sep 30th 2019, 12:45 PM 8,598 Views 7 Comments

The Reds will compete at the Fifa World Club Cup in Qatar this December.

# 2022-world-cup - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

'He has nothing to blame himself for,' insists Platini's lawyer amid Qatar World Cup police probe
# Investigation
# Investigation

'He has nothing to blame himself for,' insists Platini's lawyer amid Qatar World Cup police probe

Updated Jun 18th 2019, 4:16 PM 34,731 Views 45 Comments

William Bourdon, who is representing the former UEFA president, also stressed that the 63-year-old has not been arrested.

# 2022-world-cup - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Blatter lashes out at Fifa president Infantino as 48-team World Cup plans are scrapped
# Squabbling
# Squabbling

Blatter lashes out at Fifa president Infantino as 48-team World Cup plans are scrapped

May 23rd 2019, 6:06 PM 5,877 Views 7 Comments

Ambitions to expand the Qatar 2022 competition were binned last night.

# 2022-world-cup - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

German FA president resigns over payment and gift scandals
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

German FA president resigns over payment and gift scandals

Apr 2nd 2019, 3:17 PM 4,816 Views 7 Comments

Reinhard Grindel apologised for accepting a €6,000 watch from Hryhoriy Surkis, a UEFA vice-president and honorary president of the Ukrainian football federation.

# 2022-world-cup - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Finnish footballer boycotts Qatar game in protest over human rights
# Taking A Stand
# Taking A Stand

Finnish footballer boycotts Qatar game in protest over human rights

Jan 8th 2019, 5:19 PM 6,423 Views 13 Comments

Riku Riski’s side play Sweden in Doha next week.

# 2022-world-cup - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup
# Expansion
# Expansion

We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup

Oct 31st 2018, 7:38 PM 4,801 Views 12 Comments

Accommodating more sides would vastly complicate Qatar’s task in preparing for the competition.

# 2022-world-cup - Monday 16 July, 2018

Here's what Ireland's team might look like for the 2022 World Cup
# Crystal Ball Gazing
# Crystal Ball Gazing

Here's what Ireland's team might look like for the 2022 World Cup

Jul 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 35,388 Views 28 Comments

Four years and a half years out, we predict how the Boys in Green could line out.

# 2022-world-cup - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

$2m sent to child of Fifa member before 2022 World Cup awarded - report
# Claim
# Claim

$2m sent to child of Fifa member before 2022 World Cup awarded - report

Jun 27th 2017, 11:23 AM 5,768 Views 7 Comments

The German daily Bild is publishing allegations from American independent investigator Michael Garcia.

# 2022-world-cup - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

No alcohol in streets, public places at World Cup - Qatar
# Ban
# Ban

No alcohol in streets, public places at World Cup - Qatar

Nov 9th 2016, 10:33 AM 8,421 Views 25 Comments

The comments by Hassan Al-Thawadi will further alarm football traditionalists.

# 2022-world-cup - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Some of Sepp Blatter's biggest critics arrested in Qatar
# Controversy
# Controversy

Some of Sepp Blatter's biggest critics arrested in Qatar

May 5th 2015, 12:17 PM 6,351 Views 12 Comments

WDR claim officials erased data from the journalists’ electronic equipment.

# 2022-world-cup - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

FIFA ethics chief to make 2018, 2022 World Cup statement
# Development
# Development

FIFA ethics chief to make 2018, 2022 World Cup statement

Nov 12th 2014, 9:09 PM 10,772 Views 22 Comments

The author of the report, former US federal prosecutor Michael Garcia has long campaigned for the details to be made public.

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

Poll: Should Qatar be stripped of the right to host the 2022 World Cup?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should Qatar be stripped of the right to host the 2022 World Cup?

Jun 2nd 2014, 9:45 AM 27,621 Views 134 Comments

The bidding process and organisation of the tournament has been mired in controversy. So is it time to move it?

# 2022-world-cup - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

FIFA chief says Qatar World Cup could actually be held in 2023
# Shambles
# Shambles

FIFA chief says Qatar World Cup could actually be held in 2023

Jan 8th 2014, 11:38 AM 13,558 Views 47 Comments

General secretary Jerome Valcke has confirmed the 2022 finals won’t take place during the traditional June-July period.

# 2022-world-cup - Friday 8 November, 2013

Ding dong Blatter open to hearing Qatar's side in worker abuse claims
# Clocked
# Clocked

Ding dong Blatter open to hearing Qatar's side in worker abuse claims

Nov 8th 2013, 4:08 PM 1,679 Views 2 Comments

‘I have listened to the ding from lots critics and I am going to Qatar to listen to the dong.’

# 2022-world-cup - Thursday 19 September, 2013

European countries agree that 2022 World Cup 'cannot be played in the summer'
# 2022 World Cup
# 2022 World Cup

European countries agree that 2022 World Cup 'cannot be played in the summer'

Sep 19th 2013, 5:44 PM 10,012 Views 43 Comments

UEFA’s members support proposal to move Qatar tournament to the cooler winter months.

# 2022-world-cup - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

South Korea would give North some World Cup games
# 2022 World Cup
From TheJournal.ie
# 2022 World Cup

South Korea would give North some World Cup games

Nov 16th 2010, 7:49 PM 280 Views 0 Comments

A document prepared by a FIFA committee says the South is willing to move some 2022 matches north of the DMZ.