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FIFA report denounces online abuse against players

Football’s world governing body, FIFA, found that over 55 per cent of players taking part in Euro 2020 and this year’s Africa Cup of Nations received online abuse before, during and after matches. The study found that homophobic slurs were the most common form of abuse that players received, followed by racism the second most common. Also Read: Sudan: Thousands […]Read More

FIFA 2026 World Cup venues revealed

NEW YORK: FIFA President Gianni Infantino warned Canada, Mexico and the United States to prepare for a football “invasion” on Thursday as the host cities for the 2026 World Cup revealed. The first ever World Cup co-hosted by three different countries will also see a record number of teams taking part, increasing by 16 from […]Read More

La Liga confirms complaints to UEFA

MADRID: La Liga confirmed on Wednesday it has filed complaints to UEFA about Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City “continuously breaching the current regulations of financial fair play”. La Liga said the complaint to UEFA against City was made in April while the complaint against PSG filed “this week”. The Spanish league insisted it will continue […]Read More

Costa Rica secures final spot at World Cup Qatar

DOHA: Joel Campbell’s early goal sent Costa Rica to the World Cup for a third successive tournament as they edged past 10-man New Zealand 1-0 in their intercontinental playoff on Tuesday and secured the last place at the finals in Qatar. The former Arsenal striker scored after three minutes for Costa Rica; as he squeezed […]Read More

FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Pakistan

LAHORE: The FIFA World Cup trophy has reached Pakistan on its one-day unveiling tour ahead of Football World Cup 2022 in Qatar. The trophy received by the country’s women’s football team captain Hajra Khan at the Lahore airport. The trophy will unveiled in a hotel in Lahore, while former French footballer Christian Karembeu is accompanying […]Read More

UEFA say 2800 fake tickets scanned

PARIS: UEFA says 2800 fake tickets scanned in Final match. Liverpool chairman Tom Werner has demanded an apology over the treatment of the club’s fans after the French government blamed “massive” ticket fraud for the chaotic scenes that marred Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid in Paris. Also Read: UEFA to investigate Champions League […]Read More

Political situation: FIFA Trophy move to LHR

KARACHI: The political unrest in Islamabad has compelled the organizers of the FIFA Trophy Tour 2022 to relocate the event to Lahore. An official of the FIFA Trophy Tour confirmed to private news channel that the dates of the tour are un change and only the venue has shifted from Islamabad to Lahore. Also Read: UEFA to […]Read More

UEFA to investigate Champions League chaos

UEFA announced on Monday it was opening an “independent report” into the security chaos before the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid at the Stade de France in Paris. European football’s governing body said; the report would “examine decision making, responsibility and behaviors of all entities involved in the final”. Also Read: Manchester […]Read More

Mohamed Salah staying at Liverpool for next season

LIVERPOOL: Mohamed Salah has confirmed he will see out his contract at Liverpool next season, but the Egypt forward remains non-committal on his future at Anfield beyond 2023. Salah´s contract expires at the end of next season and talks over a new deal have dragged on for months without a resolution. Also Read: Liverpool and […]Read More

Liverpool beat Southampton to take title race to final day

Jurgen Klopp rated Liverpool chances of winning the Premier League as “not likely but possible” after the under-strength quadruple chasers took the title race to the final day of the season with a 2-1 win against Southampton on Tuesday. After Liverpool defeated Chelsea on penalties in a grueling FA Cup final just three days earlier. Klopp took a gamble with nine changes at […]Read More

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