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Old Mar 13th 2013, 10:43 am
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Could be interesting!

"Four English clubs will reportedly be offered £175 million each to play in a 24-team 'Dream Football League' in Qatar and other Gulf countries in 2015. "

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/foo...o-compete.html
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"would be held in the summer in Qatar and neighbouring Gulf states like Bahrain and the UAE."

Guess they will design & build the Air Conditioned stadiums next year lol
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Originally Posted by Brains1983 View Post
Could be interesting!

"Four English clubs will reportedly be offered £175 million each to play in a 24-team 'Dream Football League' in Qatar and other Gulf countries in 2015. "

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/foo...o-compete.html
Madness. Until they learn how to make a pitch a constant 35°c when everything around them is 50°c it is not going to happen.
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Apparently it's a spoof according to this French article

http://www.cahiersdufootball.net/art...ootball-league
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Madness. Until they learn how to make a pitch a constant 35°c when everything around them is 50°c it is not going to happen.
Evening KO (+/- 9pm) would be around 35°c in July though?
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Evening KO (+/- 9pm) would be around 35°c in July though?
The near 100% humidity would be a bast*** though. Another nothing article to keep the region in the football 'news'.
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Evening KO (+/- 9pm) would be around 35°c in July though?
Still far too humid to play

Maybe they will accept and send the reserves/youngsters
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Apparently it's a spoof according to this French article

http://www.cahiersdufootball.net/art...ootball-league

Where does that say anything about it being a spoof? It questions the budget of 2b EUR p/year p/club for the 16 permanent clubs, but I don't think it mentions that it's a joke?
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By that time they'll probably own most of the clubs they plan to invite......a way to get round Financial Fair Play rules by giving them 'prize money'?
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any half sensible team would boycott this leaving PSG v Barca
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any half sensible team would boycott this leaving PSG v Barca
Malaga, Man City...
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Malaga, Man City...
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Default Re: Qatar plans for Dream Football League

Telegraph updated their story to suggest it is a hoax.

Still, any publicity is better than no publicity.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/foo...ll-League.html
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Telegraph updated their story to suggest it is a hoax.

Still, any publicity is better than no publicity.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/foo...ll-League.html
as I said..
And it even refers to the original story I quoted, it was a made up story by the magazine.
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as I said..
And it even refers to the original story I quoted, it was a made up story by the magazine.
A bit Arabian Enquirer in french?
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