Football

A survey of the Swiss Super League and Swiss Challenge players showed the following results:   Super League championship games on artificial turf: Only 13% of professional players are in favor of hosting Super League championship...
08/05/2018
Messages of support poured in for Alex Ferguson after the legendary former Manchester United manager was left fighting for his life following emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage. “Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery today for a...
06/05/2018
The 25-year-old was rewarded for his top notch performances this term by his colleagues and his gaffer has applauded the ‘fantastic achievement’. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has praised Mohamed Salah after winning the PFA Players' Player of the...
24/04/2018
Joey Barton will begin his managerial career at Fleetwood on 2 June when a suspension for breaking Football Association betting rules ends. He was at Burnley when he received the 18-month ban, reduced to 13, for gambling on 1,260 football matches or...
20/04/2018
Swiss club FC Sion have been fined and barred from taking part in European competitions for the next two seasons after failing to pay for the transfer of a player, UEFA said Tuesday.   “The club is excluded from participating in the next UEFA club...
17/04/2018
Michael Carrick was at Old Trafford Sports Barn on Friday evening to officially launch ‘Carrick’s Street Reds’ – a Manchester United Foundation project to be funded for the next three years by the Michael Carrick Foundation, through money raised...
14/04/2018
Arsenal look increasingly likely to miss out on Champions League football again as they languish in sixth place.   Arsenal could rescue their season by winning the Europa League, although Aubameyang is cup-tied in the competition. The Gabon star...
11/04/2018
More than one in three former professional footballers over 40 years old suffer from knee cartilage damage amid concerns active players are risking their long-term health or are unaware of the lasting effects of serious knee injuries.   A FIFPro...
07/04/2018
Dalian Wanda’s investment on new signings at its newly-acquired Chinese Super League football club has left one player excluded after he relocated halfway around the world with his family.   The Chinese conglomerate added hometown club Dalian...
03/04/2018
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has become the 43rd member of Common Goal, donating one percent of his salary to high impact football-for-good organisations around the world.   Jürgen Griesbeck, Common Goal founder, disclosed in a...
27/03/2018
The female national-team players receive inferior pay and conditions to their male counterparts and the government equality ombudsman is looking into whether that is illegal.   “If men and women who have a similar position are rewarded differently...
25/03/2018
FIFPro has hosted a meeting of a newly-established task force which is looking into concerns about the health and performance of footballers in an increasingly congested competition calendar. Subjects discussed included the risk of injury to leading...
19/03/2018