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Qatar 2022: Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore Bemoans Likely Winter World Cup Decision

Scudamore is not happy with timing of 2022 World Cup.

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has revealed his disappointment as a Fifa task force recommends that the Qatar World Cup be played in November and December of 2022, reports ITV.

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Scudamore – who has previously put forward the controversial idea of a 39th Premier League game – suggested that both FIFA and UEFA have let down the European domestic leagues.

“It looks like nobody else is giving much up.

“Even UEFA have let us down a little,” Scudamore said.

The 55-year-old expressed his disappointment in the decision, suggesting that UEFA’s primary concern is the impact that the World Cup will have on the Champions League.

The tournament takes a winter break following the completion of the group stage, so should remain relatively unaffected.

The decision is likely to be confirmed at a FIFA meeting in Zurich next month.

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