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FIFA vice president: International games could be off until 2021

International soccer might not be played until 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions and the need to give club competitions the chance to resume, a FIFA vice president said Monday. Victor Montagliani, a Canadian who is president of the governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean, has been heading a FIFA […]

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Man Utd still planning to trial safe standing at Old Trafford

Manchester United hope to still trial a safe-standing section at Old Trafford following the current suspension of play due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The club put in a request back in February to install rails for safe standing inside the iconic stadium, but the process was halted when the virus swept across the world […]

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Newcastle in advanced talks over sale

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is, once again, in advanced talks to sell the club. Ashley, who has owned Newcastle for 13 years, is reportedly in negotiations with PCP Partners about a sale. The consortium is headed by Amanda Staveley who tried to buy Newcastle in 2017 but the deal collapsed as Ashley demanded more […]

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Decision on 2026 World Cup host cities delayed

Potential host cities for the 2026 World Cup in the U.S., Mexico and Canada will have to wait a little longer to find out if their bid has been successful. Given the current coronavirus pandemic, tours and site visits around the potential host cities across the three North American countries this spring have been delayed […]

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Bournemouth reverses furlough decision

Bournemouth is the latest Premier League club to walk back furloughs for its employees, joining Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool. The Cherries didn’t sugarcoat the decision, saying they meant the best but have understood and reacted to the blowback in society during the coronavirus pandemic. Bournemouth announced the furloughs when manager Eddie Howe took a pay […]

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Stay and Play Cup: Start time, live stream info, more

We are still some time from seeing Trent Alexander-Arnold lead Liverpool against Phil Foden and Manchester City, but the players and their clubs will be on screen in competition this week. Players from 20 clubs are participating in the EA Sports FIFA 20 Stay and Play Cup beginning Wednesday, including professional footballers from Premier League […]

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Wanyama ‘couldn’t sleep at all’ after Spurs UCL loss

The coronavirus suspension has led to all sorts of interesting stories from cooped-up footballers. Victor Wanyama is no different, and the current Montreal Impact star opened up to The Athletic on the challenges of the team sheet. In addition to speaking about training in his apartment complex — Wanyama said he ran stairs before getting […]