World Cup news
Winter finals in 2022 could be considered
January 4, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
With summer temperatures in the Persian Gulf state soaring above 50°C, fears world football's showpiece occasion would be ruined by the searing heat have led to calls to change its traditional June-July slot.
On a visit to Dubai last week, UEFA President Michel Platini claimed "the best period" to stage it would be November and ...