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How Do You Report on Football When There's No Football to Report On?

Fans around Europe desperate for a football fix were spoilt for choice last weekend. The only problem was that none of the football being shown on television was live...

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What Steps Are the Premier League Exploring to Try to Finish the Season?

In the grand scheme of things, football seems pretty irrelevant right now. Yet for so many people isolated at home across the world, a return to the field could provide a pick-me-up in testing times...

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Barcelona Announce Cuts to Player, Staff Salaries Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Barcelona announced Thursday all members of its staff and player rosters, including its first-team football and basketball squads, will receive salary reductions while their leagues remain delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic...

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Ex-Ajax Star Abdelhak Nouri Wakes from Coma After 2 Years and 9 Months

Former Ajax player Abdelhak Nouri has awoken from a coma after t wo years and nine months, according to the Dutch site AD (via beIN Sports )...

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Manchester United lead Liverpool, Chelsea in Sancho battle - sources

Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens dive into a hypothetical transfer scenario for Manchester United. Manchester United are leading the chase for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho but Borussia Dortmund are still anticipating competition from Premier League rivals Liverpool and Chelsea, sources have told ESPN. The German side have suggested privately they could lose Sancho this summer but will demand a fee of around €130 million for the 20-year-old, who has scored 14 Bundesliga goals this...

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Laurens: Man United saving the No. 7 shirt for Sancho

Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down the latest developments on Man United's pursuit of Jadon Sancho.

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How COVID-19 Is Going to Change the Transfer Market This Summer

We had been building towards a mouthwatering summer transfer window, but suddenly the whole landscape has changed...

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Report: Barcelona Players Reject Proposed Wage Decrease Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Barcelona's players rejected the terms of a proposed wage cut amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to ESPN's Sam Marsden and Moises Llorens . Per that report, "Negotiations between the club's captains and the board of directors are ongoing...

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Michael Edwards: The Making of the Man Who Helped to Make Klopp's Liverpoool

Search for "Michael Edwards" on Wikipedia and among others you'll find Michael Edwards the former Notts County defender, Michael Edwards the Australian film composer, Michael Edwards ...

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New US Soccer leadership: Settling women's lawsuit, rebuilding trust are top priorities

Newly promoted US Soccer president Cindy Parlow Cone said, "I don't think a trial is good for either party or for soccer."

       

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Lionel Messi Gives €1M to Barcelona Hospital to Aid COVID-19 Pandemic Relief

Barcelona star Lionel Messi donated €1 million to the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona to help with the coronavirus pandemic including treatment and research, according to Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo (via Goal's Sam France )...

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Manchester City's Pep Guardiola Donates €1 Million Toward Coronavirus Relief

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola donated €1 million to the Medical College of Barcelona to aid in the relief effort during the coronavirus pandemic, according to Goal's Sam France ...

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Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY

Belarusian Premier League keeps playing soccer: 'It's like no one cares' about coronavirus

As the sports world is on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Belarusian Premier League is "the only place in Europe you can play football."

       

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Andrew Luck's Agent Will Wilson Named US Soccer CEO, Secretary General

The United States Soccer Federation announced Monday William Wilson will be its new Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General...

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Champions League, Europa League Finals Postponed Indefinitely Due to Coronavirus

UEFA announced Monday it has postponed the 2019-20 men's and women's Champions League and Europa League finals as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The organizing body added that "n o decision has yet been made on rearranged dates...

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Infantino eyes reboot for soccer to avoid crisis

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says the future of soccer could be fewer games and fewer top competitions to help avoid a financial crisis

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Former Real Madrid President Lorenzo Sanz Dies at Age 76 from the Coronavirus

Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz died Saturday at the age of 76 after contracting the coronavirus, according to the Associated Press (via USA Today ). He was being treated for the virus throughout the week and was in intensive care...

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Resolving a suspended season: balancing hope, sporting integrity & TV

“The only fair and reasonable thing to do is declare the whole season null and void,” wrote West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady last week in a column discussing how the Premier League should resolve a season suspended indefinitely by COVID-19. All 29 match days, Jamie Vardy’s league-topping 19 goals, and Liverpool’s 25-point lead, all vanished into thin air. Brady was perhaps influenced by another angle, with her West Ham side only ahead of Bournemouth and Watford in goal difference...

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AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini, son Daniel test positive for coronavirus

The former defender and his 18-year-old son, who now plays for the club, will stay in quarantine after it was confirmed they have contracted the virus.

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Former Real Madrid president dies from coronavirus

Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz died Saturday from the new coronavirus, his family said

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