Previous
Bristol City
Reading
4:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Sheffield United
Nottingham Forest
4:30 AM UTC
Game Details
Millwall
Brentford
5:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Birmingham City
Derby County
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Bolton Wanderers
Aston Villa
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Leeds United
Wigan Athletic
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Middlesbrough
Stoke City
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Preston North End
Ipswich Town
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Queens Park Rangers
Blackburn Rovers
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Swansea City
Rotherham United
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
West Bromwich Albion
Hull City
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Norwich City
Sheffield Wednesday
11:45 AM UTC
Game Details
Next

Report: FIFA mull Oman, Kuwait if '22 World Cup expands to 48 teams

FIFA is considering Oman and Kuwait as hosts of some matches at the 2022 World Cup if the tournament, to be staged in Qatar, is expanded from 32 to 48 teams, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

The World Cup will be expanded from 32 to 48 teams in 2026 but FIFA president Gianni Infantino has proposed bringing forward the enlarged format to 2022.

World soccer's ruling body did not immediately reply to a request for comment.

A decision is expected in June, although FIFA has already warned it would be difficult for Qatar to stage an expanded tournament alone.

Qatar has said it will not take a decision on expanding the tournament until it sees the details of a feasibility study from FIFA while a deep political rift in the Gulf complicates the prospects of sharing the competition.

The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and non-Gulf state Egypt cut political, trade, and transport ties with Qatar in June, 2017. The countries accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism, which it denies.

The UAE's sports chief, Mohammed Khalfan al-Romaithi, said last month that his country, Kuwait and Oman could all stage matches in an enlarged tournament.

However, he said it would only be possible for the UAE to host games if the dispute with Qatar was settled.

"I know that if the crisis remains we cannot," he said.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.