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  1. WC 2014: Asian heavyweights Australia and Japan drawn together

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Australia and Japan, the finalists at last year's Asian Cup, have been paired together for the final round of World Cup qualifying.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2012
  2. William Gallas eyes move to Qatar or MLS after Spurs

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    William Gallas has admitted that he could quit Tottenham to play in either Qatar or the MLS when his career in England comes to an end.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2012
  3. Venky's have 'no interest' in Blackburn Rovers sale

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Blackburn owners Venky's have insisted they have "no interest" in selling the club just a year after taking over at Ewood Park.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  4. Qatar World Cup chief slams negative publicity

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    A leading figure in Qatar's successful 2022 World Cup bid has expressed his dismay at the furore surrounding FIFA's decision to award the country hosting rights, criticising what he feels are "baseless accusations" against his team.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011
  5. World Cup in Qatar could cost up to 138bn

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    The cost of hosting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is expected to reach GBP;138 billion - with GBP;28 billion alone spent on creating a new city which will host the opening match and the final.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2011
  6. Blatter awaiting new evidence

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he does not have any intention of taking the 2022 World Cup away from Qatar but could reconsider if new evidence comes to light.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2011
  7. PSG sign France pair Jeremy Menez and Blaise Matuidi

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Paris Saint-Germain have announced the signing of Roma striker Jeremy Menez and midfielder Blaise Matuidi from St Etienne on three-year deals.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2011
  8. Jedinak makes Palace switch

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Socceroo Mile Jedinak has signed a three-year deal with English Championship club Crystal Palace.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  9. Ze Roberto joins Qatar's Al-Gharafa

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Former Brazil star Ze Roberto has left Bundesliga club Hamburg to join Qatar side Al-Gharafa on a two-year deal.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  10. Football: A game of three halves?

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    FIFA have moved to head off rumours of a proposal that games at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be split into three periods of 30 minutes.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  11. PSG target 'new Lionel Messi'

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Qatar Sports Investment (QSI) have laid out their plans for French side PSG, claiming that they want to sign the next Lionel Messi and win the Ligue 1 title inside five years.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  12. Glazers linked with Manchester United flotation and buy-out

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    The long-term future of Manchester United is the subject of speculation as its Glazer family owners have been linked with both a sale to Qatar Holdings and a floatation on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2011
  13. FIFA senior vice-president Julio Grondona blasts England

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    FIFA's senior vice-president Julio Grondona has accused England of "always complaining" and said he voted for Qatar for 2022 because "a vote for the US would be like a vote for England".

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  14. FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke confirms Jack Warner email

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has confirmed that an email he sent suggesting the 2022 World Cup was "bought" was genuine.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2011
  15. Qatar scathing over corruption claims

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    The drama surrounding the 2022 FIFA World Cup bid has continued, with the Qatari World Cup bid team responding to allegations of bribery and corruption in a fiery official statement.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  16. Swiss film crew arrested filming in Qatar

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    FIFA faces fresh dissent over its choice of Qatar as host of the 2022 World Cup finals after a Swiss film crew was interned for filming a report on the Gulf state's staging of the showpiece.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2011