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FIFA just confirmed the dates for World Cup 2022, and it’s real bad

Today, FIFA finalized and confirmed the dates of the next World Cup in 2022, and if you were already expecting it to be bad news, whoo buddy it’s probably even worse than you imagined. The competition, which will be held in Qatar, will begin on November 21, 2022 and conclude by December 18, making it the shortest World Cup since 1978, when the competition had only 16 teams, half of what it has now……………….Read More

Danes, Swiss through to Euro 2020 as rampant Italy hit nine

Paris (AFP) – Denmark and Switzerland secured spots at Euro 2020 at the expense of the Republic of Ireland on Monday as Roberto Mancini’s Italy completed a perfect qualifying campaign by scoring nine.

Ireland needed to beat Denmark in Dublin to clinch qualification for next year’s 24-team European Championship finals, but Matt Doherty’s late header was only enough to earn Mick McCarthy’s men a 1-1 draw at the Aviva Stadium……………..Read More

Borussia Dortmund hurting after heavy loss in Munich

BERLIN (AP) Borussia Dortmund is hurting again after another heavy Bundesliga defeat in Munich.

Dortmund lost 4-0 in the “der Klassiker” against rival Bayern Munich on Saturday, being fortunate not to concede more goals.

Dortmund’s lackluster performance has been criticized following sporting director Michael Zorc’s call for a “men’s soccer” type of performance in the buildup for the game……………….Read More

Lionel Messi says he wouldn’t swap anything in his career for World Cup win

Lionel Messi seems to love giving interviews at the moment and has been talking to TyC Sports about his career as a whole.

The Argentina international has spoken about how he would have loved to have lifted the World Cup with Argentina but wouldn’t swap it for what he has already won in his career……………….Read More