Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022

A perfect storm of ‘injury, fatigue and déjà vu’ for England? 
England captain Harry Kane reacts after Hungary’s third goal at Molineux 
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A perfect storm of ‘injury, fatigue and déjà vu’ for England? 

After a wretched Nations League campaign the Three Lions seem headed for disappointment in Qatar
17 Jun 2022
Should Gareth Southgate be sacked?
Gareth Southgate reacts to England’s 4-0 defeat to Hungary in the Uefa Nations League
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Should Gareth Southgate be sacked?

Fans turned on the Three Lions head coach after humiliating 4-0 loss to Hungary
15 Jun 2022
A guide to the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022
The Fifa World Cup trophy on display at the draw for Qatar 2022
The big match

A guide to the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022

Costa Rica and Australia win their play-offs to qualify for the finals in Qatar
15 Jun 2022
North Macedonia shock Italy: one of football’s biggest ever upsets? 
North Macedonia players celebrate their victory over Italy in the World Cup play-off
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North Macedonia shock Italy: one of football’s biggest ever upsets? 

European champions will miss out on the Fifa World Cup for the second successive time 
25 Mar 2022
Qatar’s tainted World Cup
Workers at the site of the Lusail Stadium in 2019
Why we’re talking about . . .

Qatar’s tainted World Cup

In a year’s time, the most controversial World Cup in recent history will kick off
3 Dec 2021
The arguments for and against boycotting sporting events
Qatar World Cup
Pros and cons

The arguments for and against boycotting sporting events

Protesters say regimes are ‘sportswashing’ but others argue that shunning tournaments is ineffective
1 Dec 2021
Michel Platini detained over Qatar World Cup bid
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Michel Platini detained over Qatar World Cup bid

Former Uefa boss subject of French investigation into alleged corruption related to Fifa’s decision to host the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
19 Jun 2019

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Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is under pressure after a number of defeats
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Back pages: back me or sack me now, says Chelsea boss Sarri

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23 May 2019
Qatar ‘offered $880m secret payments to Fifa’
Qatar 2022 World Cup
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Qatar ‘offered $880m secret payments to Fifa’

Fresh allegations of corruption surrounding the Gulf state’s 2022 World Cup bid emerge
11 Mar 2019
Qatar 2022 World Cup: Fifa plan expansion to 48 teams
Gianni Infantino was elected Fifa president in February 2016
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Qatar 2022 World Cup: Fifa plan expansion to 48 teams

Infantino backs the proposals - but it would require Qatar to share hosting duties
1 Nov 2018
Qatar World Cup bid ‘sabotaged’ rivals
Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter reveals the winner of the 2022 World Cup bid back in 2010
In Brief

Qatar World Cup bid ‘sabotaged’ rivals

2022 winning team hired ex-CIA agents and PR firm used ‘black ops’ that broke Fifa rules
30 Jul 2018
British worker died at ‘lethal’ Qatar World Cup stadium site
Qatar World Cup Stadium
In Brief

British worker died at ‘lethal’ Qatar World Cup stadium site

Coroner says Zachary Cox was using ‘potentially lethal equipment’
28 Feb 2018
Qatar World Cup ‘at risk’ says confidential study
Qatar 2022 World Cup
In Brief

Qatar World Cup ‘at risk’ says confidential study

Report says Doha is ‘far from certain’ of hosting the 2022 finals
6 Oct 2017
Qatar 2022: Human Rights Watch calls for worker protection
Workers at the construction site of the Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar
In Depth

Qatar 2022: Human Rights Watch calls for worker protection

Workers on World Cup projects are at risk of death from intense heat and humidity
27 Sep 2017
World Cup 2022 under threat as diplomatic crisis hits Qatar
Khalifa International Stadium in Doha
In Brief

World Cup 2022 under threat as diplomatic crisis hits Qatar

Fifa's controversial choice of hosts accused of funding terrorism by Middle Eastern neighbours
6 Jun 2017
England 'could host' 2022 World Cup – but should not
Germany win the World Cup
In Brief

England 'could host' 2022 World Cup – but should not

Divisive calls for Qatar to lose tournament should be put to one side until dust settles on Fifa crisis
4 Jun 2015
Fifa corruption: what is going on and what happens next?
Sepp Blatter Fifa
In Depth

Fifa corruption: what is going on and what happens next?

The FBI and Swiss probes explained, and what it means for the embattled Sepp Blatter
28 May 2015
FIFA FIGO FIASCO: election 'shames' football
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In Brief

FIFA FIGO FIASCO: election 'shames' football

Portuguese legend quits race against Blatter as he slams 'devils who are compared to Jesus'
22 May 2015
Fifa confirms pre-Christmas World Cup Final
Sepp Blatter
In Brief

Fifa confirms pre-Christmas World Cup Final

Tournament will clash with Champions League group stage and may be trimmed to 28 days
20 Mar 2015
Qatar 2022 'could wipe out Chistmas fixtures'
Men sit at a market stall in Qatar with a replica of a trophy
In Depth

Qatar 2022 'could wipe out Chistmas fixtures'

Angry Premier League boss says Fifa ignored objections to force through winter World Cup
25 Feb 2015
FIFA: sponsors quit over plenty of controversies
Sepp Blatter Fifa
In Depth

FIFA: sponsors quit over plenty of controversies

Football's governing body lost five backers last year as campaigners call for change at the top
23 Jan 2015
Groundhog Day for 'Orwellian' Fifa as the bombs rain down
FIFA President Blatter
In Depth

Groundhog Day for 'Orwellian' Fifa as the bombs rain down

Garcia's resignation would shred the credibility of any organisation other than 'wretched' Fifa
18 Dec 2014
FIFA: Garcia quits leaving ethics open to questions
Michael Garcia
In Brief

FIFA: Garcia quits leaving ethics open to questions

The man tasked with cleaning up Fifa walks away from football and its lack of principles
18 Dec 2014
Will Fifa finally publish Qatar World Cup corruption report?
Sepp Blatter
In Depth

Will Fifa finally publish Qatar World Cup corruption report?

Fifa shrugs off Garcia complaint, but pressure to publish his findings won't go away
17 Dec 2014
Fifa crisis: World Cup boycott could prompt football schism
Sepp Blatter Fifa 2018 World Cup
In Depth

Fifa crisis: World Cup boycott could prompt football schism

Uefa urged to take the ultimate step and walk away from scandal-hit governing body
17 Nov 2014
FIFA FURY: 'incompetent monsters'
Sepp Blatter
In Depth

FIFA FURY: 'incompetent monsters'

Media rages at Fifa as Garcia washes hands of corruption report and FBI steps up investigation
14 Nov 2014
FIFA: Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup
Sepp Blatter Fifa 2018 World Cup
In Depth

FIFA: Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup

Report fails to finds enough evidence of corruption to strip Gulf state of 2022 tournament
13 Nov 2014
World Cup 'will not take place in Qatar' claims Fifa exec
Theo Zwanziger
In Depth

World Cup 'will not take place in Qatar' claims Fifa exec

German Theo Zwanziger believes Fifa will get cold feet over high temperatures in the Gulf
23 Sep 2014
Lineker calls for World Cup boycott over Fifa 'corruption'
BBC pundit Gary Lineker
In Brief

Lineker calls for World Cup boycott over Fifa 'corruption'

Football's governing body is 'nauseating' and Sepp Blatter is a 'dictator', says presenter
4 Aug 2014
Uruguay to host 2030 World Cup after Fifa 'fascist' row?
Suarez at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil
In Brief

Uruguay to host 2030 World Cup after Fifa 'fascist' row?

South American country could stage the tournament with Argentina on its 100th anniversary
16 Jul 2014
QATAR WORLD CUP: Blatter attacks Fifa critics
FIFA President Blatter
In Depth

QATAR WORLD CUP: Blatter attacks Fifa critics

Head of football's governing body says he is best man to safeguard Fifa after corruption claims
10 Jun 2014
Qatar World Cup bribe claims: what's next for Fifa?
Men sit at a market stall in Qatar with a replica of a trophy
In Depth

Qatar World Cup bribe claims: what's next for Fifa?

Sunday Times allegations pile the pressure on Fifa to strip Qatar of the 2022 World Cup
2 Jun 2014
Fifa under more pressure over Qatar as terror claims emerge
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In Depth

Fifa under more pressure over Qatar as terror claims emerge

Demands for action over claims that Fifa official was paid nearly £2m after World Cup vote
19 Mar 2014
FIFA: Was Jack Warner paid $2m by Qatar?
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In Depth

FIFA: Was Jack Warner paid $2m by Qatar?

New claims surrounding controversial World Cup vote 'should not come as a surprise'
18 Mar 2014
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