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Qatar winter World Cup backed

The heads of 54 European members of Uefa have backed moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to the winter because of the extreme summer weather. But the Premier League says it remains opposed to the idea.

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Premier League remains 'opposed' to winter World Cup

The Premier League has said that it remains opposed to a winter World Cup for "practical" reasons, a spokesman said.

The Premier League's view remains unchanged. We are opposed to the concept of a winter World Cup for very obvious practical reasons that would impact on all of European domestic football.

– Premier League spokesman

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