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Teams still involved in breakaway Super League face sanctions from UEFA

The three teams that remain involved in the breakaway Super League operation, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus, face sanctions from UEFA, which has reached an agreement with the nine other clubs. European football’s governing body said on Friday the nine clubs who backed out of the plan had signed a “Club Commitment Declaration” including a […]

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Manchester United supporters storm stadium to protest against owners, postponing game against Liverpool

Manchester United’s Premier League game against Liverpool has been postponed after supporters stormed into the stadium and onto the pitch as thousands of fans gathered outside Old Trafford to demand that the Glazer family sells the club. Long-running anger against the American owners boiled over on Sunday after they were part of the failed attempt […]

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Maradona received inadequate medical care before his death, investigators find

Football icon Diego Maradona received inadequate medical care and was left to his fate for a “prolonged, agonising period” before his death last year, an expert medical panel has concluded. The 60-year-old Argentinian succumbed to a heart attack on November 25, just weeks after undergoing brain surgery on a blood clot. His passing prompted a […]

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European Super League: UK government will do ‘whatever it takes’ to prevent breakaway

The UK government said it will do “whatever it takes” to prevent a breakaway European Super League involving six leading English clubs. Boris Johnson said ministers would be working to make sure the league did not go ahead in the way being proposed. The Duke of Cambridge also said he shared fans’ concerns about “the […]

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12 European football teams breakaway to form their own competition ‘Super League’

Twelve of Europe’s top soccer clubs have announced plans to form a so-called European super league, in a move that looks set to rock the foundations of the sport’s top competitions, including preeminent leagues in England, Spain and Italy and extending all the way up to the World Cup. In a joint announcement six English […]

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Thierry Henry quits social media over inaction against online racism and bullying

Football star Thierry Henry has decided to take a strong stand against racism and bullying on social media platforms and has announced he will be disabling his accounts till authorities take substantial action. Henry said in his statement that “the people in power” are very quick to react to copyright infringement but do not show […]

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Detailed autopsy confirms no alcohol or narcotic substances in Maradona’s body at time of death

The autopsy of Argentine football star Diego Maradona revealed that the star did not consume alcohol or illicit narcotics in the days before his death. Maradona, who died in November aged 60, had taken seven different medicines to treat depression, anxiety and other ailments but “there was no presence of [illegal] drugs,” Reuters quoted a […]

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FIFA approves minimum 14-week maternity leave to female players

The world Football governing body, FIFA approved landmark measures to protect women footballers. The council approved new rules, including a minimum 14-week paternity leave for female players, with at least eight weeks after birth. After the completion of a player’s maternity leave, her club will be under an “obligation to reintegrate her” into football activity […]

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Football legend Diego Maradona has died aged 60

Football legend Diego Maradona has died after suffering a heart attack, according to his spokesman. Local media reported that the 60-year-old passed away on Wednesday in the city of Tigre. Argentine President Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning after the news of Maradona’s death. Maradona, who in 1986 led Argentina to a World […]

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German football team social distances from opponent, lose 37-0

A German football team lost 37-0 to their local rivals after fielding only seven players who socially distanced throughout the match. Ripdorf fielded the minimum number of players on Sunday because their opponents SV Holdenstedt II came into contact in a previous game with someone who tested positive for Covid-19. Their team tested negative but […]

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Lionel Messi to stay in Barcelona until somebody chooses to pay $829.26 million for his release

Lionel Messi will be staying in Barcelona because it is “impossible” for any team to pay his release clause and he does not want to face the club in court. Last week, 33-year-old Messi sent a fax to Barca last Tuesday saying he wanted to exercise a clause in his contract which he said allowed him […]

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English footballer woke up from coma speaking fluent French

Rory Curtis was 22 years old when an accident in 2014 left him in a coma. When he woke up from his coma, he was speaking in fluent French and had lost 12 years of his life in his head. “Hearing that, my dad did his research,” Curtis told BBC while talking about the crash […]