Players' Association: 'No afternoon games'
30 May
2020
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Players' Association: 'No afternoon games' »

The Players’ Association again reiterated they will not accept Serie A matches played in the early afternoon during June and July. The fixtures will return from June 20 and a packed remaining fixture list means games on almost every day, but the issue remains of when to stagger the kick-offs. “Playing at 16.00-16.30 in certain…

Champions League quiz: Name all the players who have scored in the final
29 May
2020
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Champions League quiz: Name all the players who have scored in the final »

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We should have been enjoying the build-up to the Champions League final.

But this year’s tournament has been suspended, possibly Read more…

Championship: Two Fulham players among three coronavirus positive tests
28 May
2020
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Championship: Two Fulham players among three coronavirus positive tests »

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Fulham were third in the Championship table when the season was suspended on 13 March

Two Fulham players are among Read more…

Reading: Championship club’s first-team players agree wage deferral
26 May
2020
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Reading: Championship club’s first-team players agree wage deferral »

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Captain Liam Moore has played more than 170 games for Reading since joining them in 2016

Reading’s first-team players are Read more…

Social media and soccer: How do players deal with the obsession and abuse?
26 May
2020
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Social media and soccer: How do players deal with the obsession and abuse? »

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Football had a complex relationship with social media even before the coronavirus pandemic struck. Its biggest strength is its biggest weakness: Read more…

Premier League: Players face
26 May
2020
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Premier League: Players face »

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Newcastle boss Steve Bruce says players could “fall down like a pack of cards” if there is not enough preparation time Read more…

Barcelona under pressure to sell players before June to balance accounts – sources
25 May
2020
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Barcelona under pressure to sell players before June to balance accounts – sources »

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Gab Marcotti discusses Lautaro Martinez’s potential move to Barcelona and if Edinson Cavani could replace him.  ESPN FC’s Shaka Hislop discusses Read more…

Sevilla players break lockdown rules
24 May
2020
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Sevilla players break lockdown rules »

There is controversy in Spain after four Sevilla players – including former Serie A men Franco Vazquez, Lucas Ocampos and Ever Banega – broke lockdown rules. Sevilla are due to face Roma in the Europa League Round of 16. They were discovered when Banega’s wife posted an image on social media showing that there were…