The Qatar ‘winter’ World Cup – another FIFA disgraceful dereliction of duty?

  Earlier this week the discredited FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) organisation announced the recommendation that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar would be delayed from the summer to the winter. It wasn’t front page sports news – well not here in the UK anyway. Why was that you may wonder? It is because […]

The politician barrel is said to be full of rotten apples – are there any good ones left?

Politicians are a rum lot aren’t they? They pretend to like us all, whereas they probably despise the bulk of us, tolerate a group of us, have a bit of rapport with a few of us, and certainly can count their true friends on the fingers of one hand. We ought to feel sorry for […]

The Word Cup 2022 in Qatar – what skulduggery went on and what chicanery is going on now?

Proposed venues Ash Shamal, Al Khor, Lusail, Umm Salai, Al Rayyan, Doha, Al Wakrah One of the Doha stadiaQatar Bid Logo 2009 Spain winners of World Cup 2010 in South Africa The football world was gobsmacked when three tears ago Sepp Blatter announced in Zurich that the 2022 World Cup (the 22nd) would be held […]