Latest FIFA World Cup 2022 News

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Platini reiterates winter World Cup desire

ESPN staff | September, 25 2012

UEFA president Michel Platini has repeated his belief that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be played in the winter.

UEFA chief Platini will back winter World Cup

December, 2 2011

UEFA president Michel Platini says it is "not a problem" to rearrange European competitions in order to allow the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be played in the winter.

Zwanziger: Questions remain over Qatar WC

October, 23 2011

One of the FIFA members appointed to head the world body's clean-up drive has admitted questions still remain over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

Qatar chief slams 'avalanche of allegations'

ESPNsoccernet staff | October, 5 2011

A leading figure in Qatar's successful 2022 World Cup bid has expressed his dismay at the furore surrounding FIFA's decision to award the country hosting rights, criticising what he feels are "baseless accusations" against his team.

Australia reveals £28m cost of World Cup bid

September, 8 2011

Football Federation Australia has revealed that it spent just over £28 million on the failed bid for the 2022 World Cup.

World Cup in Qatar could cost up to £138bn

ESPNsoccernet staff | September, 8 2011

The cost of hosting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is expected to reach £138 billion - with £28 billion alone spent on creating a new city which will host the opening match and the final.

Qatar bid chief slams 'ignorance' over 2022

July, 12 2011

The chief executive of Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid believes "prejudice'' is behind the allegations of corruption against the bid.

FIFA deny plan of game of three halves

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 7 2011

FIFA have moved to head off rumours of a proposal that games at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be split into three periods of 30 minutes.

Qatar's attack on bid corruption claims

ESPNsoccernet staff | May, 23 2011

The drama surrounding the 2022 FIFA World Cup bid has continued, with the Qatari World Cup bid team responding to allegations of bribery and corruption in a fiery official statement.

Qatar whistleblower to give evidence to FIFA

May, 19 2011

The whistleblower at the centre of World Cup bid bribery allegations has agreed to come to FIFA to give evidence in person, Sepp Blatter said.

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