Football By Joe Crilly

2026 World Cup Bid Postponed: 2018/22 Bids To Reallocated?

With the 2026 World Cup bidding process being postponed, William Hill are offering 6/5 that the Qatar is stripped of the 2022 World Cup and 11/2 that Russia does not host the 2018 competition.

“With both the 2018 and 2022 bids under scrutiny, there is a chance that at least one of Russia or Qatar could be stripped of the World Cup,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein is the 11/10 favourite to become the next FIFA President with Michel Platin 9/4 and Luis Figo 8/1.  

Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup: 6/5 no; 8/13 yes

Russia to host the 2018 World Cup: 11/2 no; 1/10 yes

Next permanent FIFA President: 11/10 Prince Ali bin al-Hussein; 9/4 Michel Platini; 8/1 Luis Figo; 12/1 Alfredo Hawit; 14/1 David Gill; 14/1 Michael van Praag; 20/1 BAR