UEFA plans for Euro and Champions League unchanged despite pandemic fears

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 04:32 GMT

Postponed last year, Euro 2020 is now scheduled to go ahead from June 11 to July 11 this year.

In-form Foden is natural fit for England, says Guardiola

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 12:36 GMT

The 20-year-old midfielder scored his eighth goal of the season as City beat Premier League strugglers Brighton 1-0.

Liverpool's Klopp dismayed by end to five-sub rule in Premier League

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 12:44 GMT

Man City, Chelsea and Man United are all expected to pose a much stiffer title challenge to Liverpool after they romped to a first title in 30 years last season.

Rashford relishes challenge of reeling in Man Utd's rivals

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 12:10 GMT

Rashford says the task of reeling in Liverpool and Manchester City adds spice to Manchester United's bid to re-establish themselves as League title contenders.

AFC 'confident' of finishing Champions League season: top official

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 11:01 GMT

Asia's football body is "confident" of completing its coronavirus-hit Champions League this year.

Arsenal complete signing of Brazilian defender Gabriel

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 07:06 GMT

Arsenal completed the signing of Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille on Tuesday for a reported £22 million ($30 million).

Kovac gets first win as Monaco coach

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 06:38 GMT

Niko Kovac earned his first Ligue 1 victory as Monaco coach on Sunday as his side beat Metz 1-0, while Jonathan Bamba continued to rediscover his scoring touch with Lille winning by the same score at Reims.

Willian ends Chelsea stay with ‘head held high’

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 06:37 GMT

Willian says he is leaving Chelsea with “his head held high” ending a seven year spell with the Premier League club he told fans in an open letter on Sunday.

UN warns of alarming rise of hunger in war-torn Yemen

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 01:33 GMT

The report, which covers only the southern parts of Yemen, forecasts that the number of people "facing high levels of acute food insecurity" will increase from two million in February-April this year to 3.2 million in July-December.

Tokyo governor tells residents to stay home over holiday as virus surges

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 01:26 GMT

The city is on its highest coronavirus alert level, with experts warning infections appear to be spreading rapidly and widely.

Ethiopia violence death toll rises to 239

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 11:10 GMT

Pop star Hachalu Hundessa, a hero to many Oromo who saw him as the voice of their marginalisation, was shot dead by unknown attackers on Monday of last week.

Messi doubts reflect chaos at Barcelona

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 - 11:05 GMT

Barcelona may be about to lose the league but losing Lionel Messi would be much harder to stomach.

Ethiopia's PM accuses dissidents of taking up arms in unrest

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 06:20 GMT

Those who participate “in the destruction of the nation cannot be considered guardians of the nation,'' Abiy Ahmed said.

Cheer us to the title from home, Klopp urges Liverpool fans

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 08:14 GMT

Jurgen Klopp has told Liverpool fans to cheer his team to Premier League glory from their homes as the runaway leaders prepare for the season to restart.

Guardiola praises health workers as Premier League relaunches

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 08:10 GMT

Pep Guardiola heaped praise on global healthcare workers as his Manchester City side braced for an avalanche of Premier League games over the coming weeks.

Bayern win eighth straight Bundesliga, Paderborn relegated

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 08:08 GMT

Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions on Tuesday for an eighth straight season as Robert Lewandowski's volley secured a 1-0 win at Werder Bremen, while Paderborn were relegated from the top flight in Berlin.

Barca cruise past Leganes to turn up heat on Real Madrid

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 08:06 GMT

Lionel Messi was rugby tackled and then scored a penalty as Barcelona put the pressure back on Real Madrid by easing to a 2-0 victory over Leganes at an empty Camp Nou on Tuesday.

Key UEFA meeting to decide on way forward for suspended Champions League

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 07:33 GMT

As football around Europe returns after a long suspension, UEFA is set to announce the format for the latter stages of the Champions League at a key meeting on Wednesday which will also raise the thorny issue of the postponed, pan-continental Euro 2020.

Premier League braces for return after virus shutdown

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 06:50 GMT

The Premier League returns on Wednesday after 100 days in the deep freeze, with Liverpool on the brink of winning the title in a radically changed football universe.

Sarri targets first Juventus trophy against former club Napoli

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 06:47 GMT

Maurizio Sarri takes on his former club Napoli in Wednesday's Italian Cup final looking for his first trophy as Juventus coach days before Serie A resumes after a three-month shutdown.