“The week of football” to come into play in 2014

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By Andrew Warshaw at the Leaders in Football Conference in London

October 5 – International qualifiers, both for the European Championship and the World Cup, will be played across six days between Thursdays and Tuesdays from 2014 to maximise television coverage and broadcast income, as well as stopping other sports taking precedence, UEFA announced today.

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