Me versus Qatar, ethics be damned

A column in the Irish Examiner about the possible takeover of Manchester United by Qatar.  Also a magical night in Anfield and a history book by Siobhán Doyle. You can read it here. 

64  Questions about the World Cup

  Is everybody enjoying the World Cup so far?   Are you not entertained?   How about the 6,750 people who died so you could watch some football?   How do you feel about them?   Please tick. Do you feel: Very sad about them    Sad about them    Not sad at all    Couldn’t care less   Did you think about not watching the World Cup because so many people were killed?   Or should sport be separate from politics as Hitler and Putin wanted?   Do you have a favourite team? Anyone But England, I suppose?   Great to see Messi and Mbappé starring on the big stage, isn’t it?   If every one of the 64 games lasts 100 minutes that will be 6,400 minutes in all, about one dead person per minute of football, that’s a nice synchronicity, isn’t it?   And how do I