World Cup Buzz Archives for January 2011

More Concerns Arise About Qatar World Cup 2022

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Ever since the announcement of Qatar winning the right to host the 2022 World Cup, there has been a lot of grumblings about the fairness of the FIFA Executive committee as well as those who said they were supposed to be voting for the USA but decided to go another way.

Since then I have been discussing on my Internet show the different stories that portrayed a very negative light on FIFA -- when they would move the World Cup from the extreme hot temperatures in June and July into the winter months during the European seasons.

Scottish Football and the Search for Qualification for a Major International Tournament

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Long suffering Scottish football fans still reminisce about Archie Gemmill's wondergoal against the Netherlands in the 1978 World Cup and the Tartan Army have been starved of participation in a major international competition since the 1998 World Cup in France thirteen years ago. With the qualifiers for next year's European Championships in Poland and Ukraine four matches in and the draw for the 2014 World Cup in July, what are Scotland's chances of making the cut (see the BetUS sportsbook for the latest odds)?