FIFA defied by clubs over mandatory player release for World Cup qualifiers; fresh Qatar rights scrutiny; transfers' intrigue; pandemic Paralympics concerns
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Episode 31 of Sport Unlocked, the podcast dissecting the week's sports news issues with interviews and insight from Rob Harris, Martyn Ziegler and Tariq Panja.
On the agenda on August 27, 2021:
- FIFA is defied by clubs over leagues in Europe over the mandatory release of players for World Cup qualifiers
- It comes as Gianni Infanatino says FIFA is now a trusted governing body as they receive cash forfeited in the corruption cases. Is the FIFA president right? There's particular concerns about the PR-led campaign for World Cups every two years.
- There's a Qatar focus on Paris Saint-Germain's latest transfer dealings and fresh questions about migrant worker deaths in the Gulf nation - as England manager Gareth Southgate discusses the issue.
- Plus the Paralympics are underway in Tokyo with coronavirus concerns just like the Olympics.
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