George Ploumidis for The Roar:
That’s past. Is it? The decision, seemingly a unilateral one, to host the 2022 World Cup in November/December only intensifies the ire football fans feel world wide about the initial decision to award the World Cup to Qatar in the first place.
If countries were bidding to host the tournament at the traditional mid season period of June/July, why is the host nation permitted to stage it just before the halfway mark of the European season?