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Mansour Group invests in €100m football partnership with Right To Dream

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 04:35 GMT

Egypt to host new purpose-driven Football Academy and create a new Egyptian professional women’s team.

FIFA approves maternity leave for women players

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 04:37 GMT

Professional women footballers are to be guaranteed maternity leave under new rules approved by FIFA, the global soccer body’s president Infantino said.

Egypt’s Presidential Adviser for Health Affairs calls upon football fans to abide by protective measures against COVID-19

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 12:07 GMT

In media remarks to “Happens in Egypt” talk show on MBC Masr on Thursday, he also asked them to apply the social distancing while they are watching the game as they will remain in one place for a long time to contain the coronavirus spread.

Renewed ban on fans is regrettable, says German league

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 09:28 GMT

The German Football League (DFL) on Wednesday said it regretted a government decision to ban spectators from football stadiums.

Leicester's Rodgers worried about squad depth going into new season

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 12:49 GMT

Rodgers added that playing defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi as a makeshift centre back was an option he would consider.

The new LaLiga season kicks off with a giant replica of the official PUMA ball in Cairo

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 02:04 GMT

The replica of the LaLiga ball can be found at (Cairo Festival City Mall) in Cairo on Wednesday, 9 September between 10AM and 10PM.

Man United captain Maguire detained on Greek island after brawl

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 12:07 GMT

Officers were called in to break up a brawl between two groups of tourists. Two other Britons were also detained.

Conte out to extend Lopetegui's trophy jinx

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 11:33 GMT

Conte will head into the Europa League final aiming to win a major trophy in his first season in charge of Inter Milan.

Egyptian league returns to action as Zamalek take on El Masry

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 03:55 GMT

The game's importance will go beyond the result as Egyptian fans will be able to follow top division matches for the first time since mid-March.

Sheffield Wednesday to begin 2020-21 season with 12-point deduction

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 - 10:29 GMT

Wednesday were charged with misconduct by the league in November 2019 after the club sold the Hillsborough Stadium to their Thai owner Dejphon Chansiri.

PSG complete domestic treble with League Cup triumph

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 - 10:24 GMT

Sarabia scored PSG’s final penalty in the shootout after Navas had saved Traore’s spot kick to give the Ligue 1 champions their ninth League Cup trophy.

Blatter calls for Infantino to be suspended

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 12:29 GMT

FIFA did not immediately reply to a request for comment on Blatter’s statement.

Liverpool captain Henderson praises Salah

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 03:26 GMT

Salah became the first Egyptian to win the Premier League title after only one year from clinching the UEFA Champions League title.

Italy could allow fans into stadiums from September

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 - 12:43 GMT

Italy could allow spectators back into football stadiums in September if the COVID-19 situation allows.

Germany's World Cup winner Schuerrle announces retirement at 29

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 - 07:42 GMT

Germany’s World Cup winner Andre Schuerrle announced his retirement from football at the age of 29.

Arsenal end Liverpool hopes of record points tally

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 04:51 GMT

The Reds are leading the league table with 93 points, with two games remaining.

Raja trusts CAF to provide equal opportunities for Champions League semi-finalists

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 09:03 GMT

Raja Casablanca will face 2019 CAF Confederation Cup winners Zamalek.

Porto clinch league title with 2-0 win over Sporting

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 08:36 GMT

Porto top the 18-team first division on 79 points from 32 games, eight more than perennial title rivals and last season’s champions Benfica.

Salah starts for Liverpool against Burnley

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 01:59 GMT

Liverpool need the victory to equal the record for the most home wins in a Premier League season, with 18. 

Spanish builders vie to revamp Barcelona's Camp Nou

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 11:46 GMT

Infrastructure heavyweights Ferrovial, Sacyr, FCC and Acciona have each paired up with local companies to bid for the project called “Espai Barca”

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