Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham desert plans to join breakaway Super League, imploding the breakaway project after backlash from their supporters and warnings from government.
"As soon as possible they [the clubs] and the players have to be banned from all our competitions," says UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin, describing breakaway Super League plan as a "spit in the face" of all football lovers.
Serving human rights and social justice is a noble cause. However, falling prey to sensationalism and psy-ops while vilifying Qatar is counterproductive.
European football's governing body UEFA says players from the 12 major clubs could face international exile while calling splinter league "a cynical project... founded on the self-interest of a few clubs".
Authorities have imposed a series of measures as games resume including taking the temperature of every individual entering the stadium, substitute players divided between the bench and empty stands, and regularly disinfecting footballs.
The base scenario for Turkey's football league and cup matches is to start in mid-June and to finish in late July, says Turkish clubs' association chairman.
Women football struggles to gain acceptance and equality throughout the world.
The switch would mark the fourth code-switch in Sonny Bill Williams' career, setting him to become the highest-paid player in either of rugby's two codes.
Galatasaray wins title for 22nd time in 61st season of Turkish football league.
Those who might be barred should such a league get off the ground could include the likes of Argentina’s Lionel Messi, Brazilian Neymar, France’s Kylian Mbappe and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
Thessaloniki fans protesting a Super League punishment force anchor to read their message on air after last month's clash with Olympiakos.
Dutchman Jan Olde Riekerink was appointed as manager in March 2016 and leaves the club in third place on the Super league table five points behind log leaders, Besiktas.
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