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The FA chairman feels an alternation is necessary due to the intense summer heat, before backing Glenn Hoddle's appointment to the commission to improve the England team

FA chairman Greg Dyke does not expect the venue for the 2022 World Cup to change but feels Qatar cannot act as hosts in June or July.

The 66-year-old has joined the chorus of voices who believe an alteration to the usual scheduling is necessary and feels Fifa's executive committee were poorly advised when deciding to give Qatar the hosting rights.

"Anyone who has ever been to Qatar in the summer will know that you cannot hold a football tournament there," Dyke said at the Leaders in Football conference on Wednesday.

"Even if you could air-condition the stadium, the fans queue for hours and they cannot do that in that heat.

"The one thing that is clear is that that tournament will not be held in Qatar in the summer and I think we can all welcome that. I think we can assume that it will stay in Qatar, however."

Michael Garcia, the head of Fifa's ethics committee, is visiting all countries who bid to host the 2018 and 2022 tournament after concerns about Qatar's victory became widespread.

Yet Dyke does not believe the weather in Qatar is a sufficient reason to strip the nation of the tournament.

"Qatar bid through the proper process and won," he said. "We all look at it and think it was a little odd. But you can't change it without a proper reason.

"And the weather is not a proper reason. The reports were there, but those who were making the decision decided not to read them."

Meanwhile, former England manger Glenn Hoddle has accepted a role on the commission to improve the England team.

Hoddle was sacked as Three Lions head coach 14 years ago for comments made regarding disabled people after two-and-a-half years at the helm, but Dyke feels his experience will prove vital to the cause.

"I met Glenn before I made the last speech and talked about it a lot," he said. "He’s done a lot of work on it.

"He’s coached overseas and he brings us a wealth of experience both as an England manager and a club manager; someone who is passionate about getting kids through the system. I think he can be very valuable to us.
"I want the England team to win and I want English kids to play at the very highest level. If that’s not happening, then we should look at what can be done about that.

"We believe that English kids should have the right to play at the highest level if they’ve got the talent."