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3dESPN

PL discuss anti-gay rant with beIN Sports

The Premier League have held discussions with Qatar-owned beIN Sports following an anti-gay rant by pundit Mohamed Aboutrika on one of its shows.

Juls not a fan of FIFA's semi-automated offside technology (0:56)
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8dReuters

Infantino: Opponents of WC plans fear change

FIFA president Gianni Infantino accused those opposed to altering the frequency of the World Cup to every two years of being scared of change.

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10dReuters

Biennial World Cup could cost €8bn per season

A FIFA proposal for a World Cup every two years and changes to the Club World Cup could cost the big domestic football leagues around €8 billion.

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12dJames Olley

English FA backs Qatar's human rights progress

Football Association chief executive Mark Bullingham has said Qatar has made "strong progress" in addressing human rights issues.

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18dReuters

Qatar denies claims of migrant worker abuse

The government of Qatar denied claims in an Amnesty International report that migrant workers in the World Cup host nation were being exploited.

Messi in, Neymar out of Argentina vs. Brazil (1:05)
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Marcotti: Italy have no excuses for qualification blunder (1:35)
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23dJames Olley

PL to restart season 8 days after Qatar WC final

The Premier League has said there will be an eight-day gap between the 2022 World Cup final and the resumption of England's top-flight next season.

Robson: People will lose interest in a biennial World Cup (0:58)
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WC Ladder

Group AGPWDLGDP
Uruguay3300+59
Russia3201+46
Saudi Arabia3102-53
Egypt3003-40
Group BGPWDLGDP
Spain3120+15
Portugal3120+15
IR Iran311104
Morocco3012-21
Group CGPWDLGDP
France3210+27
Denmark3120+15
Peru310203
Australia3012-31
Group DGPWDLGDP
Croatia3300+69
Argentina3111-24
Nigeria3102-13
Iceland3012-31
Group EGPWDLGDP
Brazil3210+47
Switzerland3120+15
Serbia3102-23
Costa Rica3012-31
Group FGPWDLGDP
Sweden3201+36
Mexico3201-16
South Korea310203
Germany3102-23
Group GGPWDLGDP
Belgium3300+79
England3201+56
Tunisia3102-33
Panama3003-90
Group HGPWDLGDP
Colombia3201+36
Japan311104
Senegal311104
Poland3102-33