Categories
World

England accused of pointing laser at Denmark’s keeper, disrespecting Danish national anthem

UEFA charged England after a laser pointer was directed at Denmark keeper Kasper Schmeichel during Wednesday’s Euro 2020 semi-final at Wembley. Television pictures showed a green light on Schmeichel’s face just before Harry Kane took an extra-time penalty. Schmeichel saved the spot-kick but Kane scored the rebound as England won 2-1 to reach Sunday’s final […]

Categories
Sports

Villarreal win UEFA Europa League with dramatic 11-10 penalty shootout with Manchester United

Villarreal won its first major European trophy after defeating Manchester United in a marathon penalty shootout in the UEFA Europa League final. With the game poised at 1-1 after extra-time, United goalkeeper David de Gea missed the decisive penalty after all previous 21 penalties had been scored, including by De Gea’s opposite number, Gerónimo Rulli. […]

Categories
Sports

UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid over breakaway league

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid over their involvement in the proposed European Super League. The clubs were part of the 12 ‘founding’ members of the breakaway league, which later collapsed. The other nine clubs renounced the project but Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid have refused to do so. UEFA […]

Categories
Sports World

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 […]