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Soccer players protest summer World Cup in Qatar

qatar_congratulationsTemperatures in Qatar can reach 40C between May and September, although a date for the World Cup has still not been set in 2022. Qatar is one of the main funders of terrorist gangs in Syria.

teleSUR (Nov. 5) – The International Federation of Professional Footballers (FIFPro) concluded its General Assambley in Tokyo Wednesday, with the players saying holding the 2022 World Cup in the Qatari summer represents a huge health risk for players. Continue reading

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UEFA adopts code of conduct on match-fixing. Ha ha ha.

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One essential fact is missing from the following report from Play the Game: the need to adopt a code on match-fixing necessarily arises from the fact that professional football matches in Europe – and only in Europe – have been and are being fixed.

(Sept. 19) – A code of conduct on match-fixing, setting out principles for safeguarding the integrity of football has been approved by the UEFA Executive Committee after consultations with a number of stakeholders including the professional footballers’ federation.

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