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Dortmund tackle Schalke, Leipzig host Freiburg as German Bundesliga returns

German Football Association has announced the return of top-flight football suspended because of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Bundesliga will return next weekend, May 16, The league was put on hold on March 13, in the wake of COVID-19. In a press conference on Thursday, DFL CEO Christian Seifert confirmed that the plan for the Bundesliga […]

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Fellaini, Witsel’s cash helps save Standard Liege

Money from former players Marouane Fellaini and Axel Witsel has helped save Standard Liege from expulsion from Belgium’s top flight after they successfully appealed the withdrawal of their professional licence. According to a Belgian media, former Manchester United and Everton midfielder Fellaini, now playing in China, has loaned the club 3-million euros (2.62 million pounds) […]

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COVID-19: Juventus forward, Dybala’s second Coronavirus test results out

Italian Serie A giants, Juventus, have announced the result of forward Paulo Dybala’s second Coronavirus (COVID-19) tests. Juventus, in a statement on its website on Wednesday, disclosed that the follow-up tests for Dybala returned negative. “The player made a double-check, which failed,” a club’s statement read. “Paulo Dybala performed, as per protocol, the double-check with […]

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COVID-19: Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico players undergo tests

LaLiga clubs have begun testing their players for COVID-19, SportsMail reports. Spanish football is anticipating at least 30 cases of coronavirus among its players, as they seek to restart the season next month. Barca players underwent tests on Wednesday morning, as footballers in the top two divisions prepare to return. LaLiga says only players who […]

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My husband only joined Man Utd because of money – Di Maria’s wife, Jorgelina

Jorgelina Cardoso, the wife of Paris Saint-Germain forward, Angel Di Maria, has claimed that her husband only joined Manchester United in 2014 because of the money. Di Maria moved to Old Trafford in 2014, after Man United splashed out £60million to sign him from La Liga giants, Real Madrid. The Argentine international played only one […]

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FIFA’s $500,000 not COVID-19 palliative for Nigerians – NFF President, Pinnick

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, has disclosed that the $500,000 due to the country’s football body from FIFA is statutory allocation, not Coronavirus (COVID-19) palliative as some people have speculated. The NFF President made this known in a series of tweets on his official Twitter page on Tuesday. Pinnick tweeted: […]

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COVID-19: Serie A teams return to training ahead commencement of league

Players at Serie A champions, Juventus were among those who returned to training following suggestions that matches could be played at neutral venues if the league restarts. Some players were filmed and photographed arriving for individual training sessions, including midfielder Aaron Ramsey, defender Daniele Rugani — one of three Juventus players to have tested positive […]

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De Bruyne threatens to leave Man City if Champions League ban is upheld

Manchester City playmaker, Kevin De Bruyne, has said he could leave the club if their Champions League ban is upheld. UEFA anounnced in February, that City will be excluded from European competitions for the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 seasons, for breaching Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules, according to findings by the UEFA Adjudicatory Chamber. The Premier […]