PL's Liverpool, Manchester United, City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham announce plans to join new league along with Real Madrid, Atletico, Barcelona, Inter Milan, AC and Juventus. Three more clubs expected to join new midweek tournament.
The winner of the Uefa Europa League earns an automatic spot in the far more lucrative Uefa Champions League.
Megan Rapinoe tells a US House committee that the female World Cup winners have exceeded the accomplishments of their male counterparts, yet received inadequate compensation and playing conditions.
Egyptian painter Islam Battah’s uncanny resemblance to Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi sparks joy for children at an orphanage in Zagazig, north of Egyptian capital Cairo.
With vaccine rollouts gathering pace across Europe, there is hope that fans will soon be back in the stadiums, turning back the tide for the sport, which has been hit hard by the coronavirus in the past year.
Laporta was last president at Barca between 2003 and 2010, which included overseeing the hugely successful appointment of Pep Guardiola as coach and the iconic treble-winning team of 2008/9.
A touchline argument erupted during a December game over accusations the Romanian fourth official, Sebastian Coltescu, had described Basaksehir's Cameroonian assistant coach Pierre Webo as "black", or "negru" in Romanian.
FIFA's ethics committee said Yves Jean-Bart, the president of Haiti’s football federation, allegedly raped girls as young as 14 and took “habitual mistresses” among players.
The German has not played for Mikel Arteta's side since March last year and has just six months left on his contract at the Emirates.
La Liga champions top the list among Europe's major leagues with $832 million (681.2 million euros), followed by Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Paris St Germain.
Since the new season kicked off, 171 individuals in the English top-flight have tested positive for the novel coronavirus from 19 rounds of testing.
Alleged criminal mismanagement of a museum project set up by former president Sepp Blatter has possibly funnelled elsewhere over half a million dollars, according to a Fifa audit.
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