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Why is the World Cup start date changing again?

Why is the World Cup start date changing again?

Update: 2022-08-102
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Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's Matt Slater & Joey D’Urso to discuss the news that FIFA is set to move the start date of the World Cup one day earlier so that host nation Qatar can play the first match.

The panel discuss why the decision is only being take now, the current state of preparations for the World Cup in Qatar and also what the fan experience might be like for supporters given the countries' human rights record.

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Why is the World Cup start date changing again?

Why is the World Cup start date changing again?

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