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Thursday, July 30, 2020


Clubs cite economic crisis, want ISL to reduce franchise fee

July 30, 2020 11:02:44 pm

While conducting all matches in one state will help the teams save on their travelling budget, a lot of teams fear it might be costlier to put up their players in a hotel for close to six months. Playing away from home also means there will be no income from ticket sales.

Saudi-backed consortium withdraws bid to buy Newcastle United

July 30, 2020 8:42:15 pm

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund withdraws bid to buy English Premier League club Newcastle.

Criminal case opened against FIFA president Gianni Infantino

July 30, 2020 7:39:13 pm

A criminal case against FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been opened by a Swiss special prosecutor.

US women footballers told to wait until 2021 for jury trial

July 30, 2020 3:49:18 pm

If American women's football players want a jury trial on their claim of discriminatory working conditions, they must wait until next year.

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Serie A: Ciro Immobile scores as Lazio beats Brescia 2-0 in race for 2nd

July 30, 2020 3:04:23 pm

Immobile is also just one off equaling the all-time record of 36 goals in a Serie A season, set by Gonzalo Higuain when he was at Napoli in 2015-16.

Sevilla player tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of UEFA Europa League tie

July 29, 2020 11:52:43 pm

Sevilla, who finished fourth in La Liga this season, are set to play AS Roma in a UEFA Europa League last-16 tie on August 6 in Germany over a single leg.

It’s a dream to coach Mohun Bagan one day: Jose Barreto

July 29, 2020 11:17:11 pm

Jose Barreto has served Mohun Bagan in two stints — from 1999-2004 and then 2006-12 — the former being the most memorable as the club won two National Football League titles in 99/00 and in 01/02.

From Vardy to Van Dijk: The standout stats of Premier League 2019/20 season

July 30, 2020 8:02:05 am

Liverpool equalled Manchester City's Premier League record of most wins (32) in a single top-flight season while registering the second-highest points tally (99 points) in the league's history.

Community Shield to take place on August 29 at Wembley

July 29, 2020 6:09:24 pm

Premier League champions Liverpool will face either Arsenal or Chelsea, who meet in the FA Cup final on Saturday.

UEFA confident positive Mariano Diaz’s Covid-test won’t affect Real-City tie

July 29, 2020 5:50:55 pm

Real Madrid confirmed on Tuesday that forward Mariano Diaz had tested positive, casting doubt on his participation in the August 8 UEFA Champions League tie at the Etihad Stadium.

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Mohun Bagan features on NASDAQ billboards, goes global on its special day

July 29, 2020 6:07:49 pm

Mohun Bagan made its appearance in New York's Times Square on the occasion of the Mohun Bagan Day, celebrated every year on July 29 to commemorate the team's famous IFA Shield triumph in 1911.

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In football’s absence, Amarjit Singh Kiyam burns calories at his village paddy field in Manipur

July 30, 2020 11:46:53 am

The 19-year-old midfielder, who has already graduated to the senior national team, joined his father in the transplantation of the paddy seedlings in the fields made muddy by Monsoon rains. The piece of land belongs to his family.

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Serie A: Atalanta wins 2-1 in race for 2nd as Inter beats Napoli 2-0

July 29, 2020 2:43:11 pm

Atalanta remained a point behind second-place Inter, which beat Napoli 2-0. Inter visits Atalanta in its last match on Saturday.

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ATK Mohun Bagan proposes removal of salary cap on ISL teams

July 28, 2020 9:36:38 pm

Mumbai City FC, now backed by the City Football Group, have supported ATK's proposal of removing the salary cap of Rs 16.5 crore amidst rumours of a record transfer for FC Goa's Hugo Boumous.

‘I always fight until the final whistle’: Syed Shahid Hakim recovers from COVID-19

July 29, 2020 2:45:48 pm

Syed Shahid Hakim, who represented India in the 1960 Olympics and officiated as a referee in 33 international games later in his career, said that he will be discharged from care on Tuesday night.

Mariano Diaz tests positive for COVID-19, confirms Real Madrid

July 28, 2020 6:38:31 pm

Real Madrid said in a statement that tests were conducted on the squad on Monday and that though Mariano Diaz was in "perfect health", he would be self-isolating at home.

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Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp wins LMA Manager of the Year award

July 28, 2020 2:54:42 pm

The German coach pipped Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa, Wycombe Wanderers manager Gareth Ainsworth and last year’s winner Chris Wilder of Sheffield United to the Alex Ferguson Trophy — named after the former Manchester United manager.

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Liverpool exits: Adam Lallana joins Brighton, Dejan Lovren to Russia

July 28, 2020 8:35:56 am

The 32-year-old English midfielder joined the south-coast club on a three-year contract to stay in the top division.

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Kylian Mbappe to miss PSG’s Champions League quarter-final due to ankle injury

July 28, 2020 7:54:21 am

Kylian Mbappe will miss PSG’s Champions League quarter-final against Atalanta in Lisbon on August 12 after suffering an injury in the Coupe de France final on Friday.

UEFA didn’t do a great job on Manchester City case: Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

July 27, 2020 10:19:44 pm

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled two weeks ago that some of UEFA’s accusations of financial violations by Manchester City could not be proven.

Dejan Lovren ends six-year stay at Liverpool to complete Zenit move

July 27, 2020 7:25:04 pm

Dejan Lovren, who joined Liverpool from Southampton in 2014, leaves Anfield after making 185 appearances in all competitions, winning the Premier League and the UEFA Champions League.

Lionel Messi urges Barcelona to appoint Marcelo Bielsa as new head coach

July 28, 2020 7:54:06 am

Marcelo Bielsa, who has been a mentor to Pep Guardiola in the past, has previously managed in La Liga, taking charge of Espanyol in 1998 before leading Athletic Bilbao between 2011 and 2013.

Jan Vertonghen confirms Tottenham Hotspur exit after eight-year stay

July 27, 2020 5:09:36 pm

Jan Vertonghen, who has made 315 appearances for Spurs in all competitions since arriving from Ajax in 2012, has struggled for playing time this season under Jose Mourinho.

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Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo scores again as Juventus seal 9th straight title

July 27, 2020 9:44:27 am

Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo scored the go-ahead goal and Juventus beat Sampdoria 2-0 Sunday to secure the Turin club’s record-extending ninth straight Serie A title.

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Premier League final day: Manchester United 3rd, Chelsea 4th

July 27, 2020 1:57:03 pm

Two matches, which had a bearing on each other, decided Champions League qualification