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ASN Morning Read: 2022 World Cup on the Move?

A report claims FIFA is seriously considering having the tournament elsewhere; Americans abroad did their thing this weekend; What's up, Julian Green?; Clint Dempsey's time with Fulham winds down.
BY Jesse Yomtov Posted
February 17, 2014
7:58 AM
  • A “senior FIFA employee” told German newspaper Die Welt that moving the 2022 World Cup from Qatar is a “serious option.” The source suggests a decision would be made at the 2015 FIFA Congress. This news comes on the heels of a report that more than 400 Nepalese migrant workers have died on construction sites since the country was awarded the tournament back in 2010. Stay tuned for the next 15 months.

  • Americans had a nice weekend in Europe, with Aron Johannsson, Terrence Boyd, Daniel Williams and Sacha Kljestan all scoring goals.

    Here’s Johannsson’s:

    And Kljestan’s: Apparently Klinsmann was watching…

  • Julian Green will be training with the U.S. ahead of the Ukraine friendly. If he does indeed commit to the national team, how big do you think that would be?

    U.S. Soccer’s Instagram shared a photo of Green with U.S. assistant Andreas Herzog:

  • Maurice Edu is having a Reddit AMA on Monday morning. Check it out.

  • Seattle Sounders boss Sigi Schmidt says Fulham's managerial change won't have any impact on Clint Dempsey's loan. Dempsey hasn't been in the 18 for either of last-place Fulham's past two matches, both of which were under Rene Muelensteen, who was fired Friday and replaced with Felix Magath. There's only one match remaining on Dempsey's loan deal – against West Brom on Saturday – but Seattle isn't pushing for Dempsey's early return.
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