Qatar 2022

Gill unimpressed with 2022 talk

February 8, 2011
Manchester United chief executive David Gill has criticised FIFA following mixed messages about the scheduling of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

The European Club Association, representing 197 clubs across the continent, have underlined their opposition to playing the tournament during the winter - even though summer temperatures could reach 50 degrees Celsius in the desert heat.

A winter World Cup would mean a complete restructuring of the European calendar, and ECA general secretary ...

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