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UEFA President Michel Platini Admits Politics Played Role In Qatar's 2022 World Cup Win
Published September 23, 2013
IMPACT LIMITED: The BBC reported FA Vice Chair David Gill said that "the impact of moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from summer to winter could be limited to one season." The summer heat in Qatar "may force a switch and the Premier League expects the shift to disrupt three seasons." But Gill "has suggested several options," including FIFA cutting the call-up period before int'l matches (BBC, 9/22).