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Bernstein rejects winter World Cup calls

June 8, 2013
By ESPN staff
Football Association chairman David Bernstein has refuted calls for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be moved to the winter in an attempt to avoid playing in stifling heat.

A World Cup in December or January has been considered, with Qatar's soaring temperatures in June and July tipped to provide unsafe playing conditions.

Following suggestions from UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino to permanently have European Leagues scheduled during the summer, Bernstein weighed in on ...

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