Posts Tagged Northern Ireland

Blatter wants 2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18

In this Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 file photo, FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup during the announcement of the host country for the 2022 soccer World Cup in Zurich, Switzerland. A FIFA task force on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 recommended playing the tournament in Qatar at the end of the year in 2022 to avoid the summer heat. Temperatures in the Gulf emirate routinely top 40 degrees C (104 degrees F) when the World Cup traditionally kicks off in June. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland (AP) — FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar to take place no later than Dec. 18, a date that would avoid a conflict with the powerful Premier League over the Christmas schedule in England.

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Review: O’Connell leads gripping Belfast thriller ’71’

This image released by Roadside Attractions shows Jack O'Connell, center, in a scene from "71." (AP Photo/Roadside Attractions, Dean Rogers)

The grimly gripping thriller “’71” plunges a young, inexperienced British soldier into the mayhem of 1970s Belfast.

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