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Richards - Let fans drink

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Fans may boycott the Qatar 2022 World Cup unless beer is made freely available, Premier League chairman Sir Dave Richards has warned.

The sale of alcohol is severely restricted in the Middle Eastern country and Richards said that needed to be relaxed.

Speaking at the International Sport Security Conference in Doha, Richards said: "In our country and in Germany, we have a culture. We call it, 'We would like to go for a pint', and that pint is a pint of beer. It is our culture as much as your culture [in Qatar] is not drinking. There has to be a happy medium."

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