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Premier League clubs discuss options but left in limbo

By: vetembaste | Manchester | Published: April 17, 2020 9:25:23 pm (Representational image) Premier League clubs on Friday discussed possible models for finishing the current season but did not consider a specific date for play to resume while U.K. government lockdown restrictions remain in place. Representatives of the 20 teams took part in a conference call to look at various ...

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Chelsea’s Willian cautious about resuming Premier League even without fans

By: AP | Sao Paulo | Updated: April 17, 2020 4:53:47 pm Willian joined Chelsea in 2013 from Russia’s Anzhi Makhachkala. (Source: AP Photo) Chelsea winger Willian is relishing the Premier League resuming, with some reservations during the coronavirus pandemic. “If we restart playing without fans but there’s contact on the pitch and maybe we can spread the virus between ...

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Top four to qualify for Champions League even if season abandoned: Spanish FA

By: vetembaste | Published: April 17, 2020 11:28:34 am Top four to qualify for Champions League even if season abandoned: Spanish FA (Source: vetembaste) If the La Liga season is cut short or abandoned due to the coronavirus pandemic, the four teams on top of the most recent completed round of standings will qualify for next season’s Champions League, the Spanish ...

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Belarus postpones women’s soccer but men’s league continues

By: AP | Minsk | Published: April 16, 2020 10:15:10 am Players in action during a match in Belarus (File Photo/vetembaste) The start of the new women’s soccer season in Belarus has been delayed by fears that players have been exposed to the new coronavirus, but the men’s league shows no sign of stopping. The women’s league was due to ...

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Major League Soccer on hold until June 8: Reports

By: vetembaste | Updated: April 16, 2020 11:52:11 am Daniel Vega (left), Carlos Vela (right) (Source: USA TODAY SPORTS File Photo) Major League Soccer will not return until at least June 8, according to multiple reports. The timetable is in line with the latest official word from MLS, which was confirmation that a hoped for mid-May return would not happen ...

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Newcastle takeover link puts spotlight on Saudi human rights

By: AP | London | Published: April 16, 2020 2:10:43 am Newcastle United’s Ayoze Perez celebrates along with teammates. (vetembaste/File Photo) After so many false dawns and collapsed takeover talks, Newcastle could finally have a new owner by the time the Premier League resumes.The end of Mike Ashley”s reign would likely be welcomed by fans, if not by human rights ...

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‘Didn’t even know who Graeme Souness was’: Paul Pogba hits back at Liverpool legend

By: Sports Desk | Published: April 14, 2020 9:36:58 pm Paul Pogba’s injury restricted him to eight appearances so far this season. (AP file photo) Manchester United star Paul Pogba hits back at his biggest critic Graeme Souness, saying he initially didn’t even know who the Liverpool legend was. Pogba has been heavily criticised by Souness for not taking his ...

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Time running out on hopes for full season: Major League Soccer

By: vetembaste | Published: April 15, 2020 10:37:48 am Atlanta United celebrates winning the MLS Cup championship soccer game 2-0 over the Portland Timbers in 2018. ( AP) Major League Soccer is still planning to play a full season but said on Tuesday that it could soon run out of available dates due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. MLS had ...

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Amid coronavirus shutdown, no chance of international football for a long time

Written by Tushar Bhaduri | Updated: April 14, 2020 10:36:05 pm Football action has come to a screeching halt across the globe. (vetembaste Photo) With the football world grappling with the shutdown, most of the attention is focused on domestic leagues stopped midway. It means that international fixtures, including qualifiers for major competitions, have an even less of a chance ...

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‘Watched mum work without masks, gloves… how could I stay at home?’

Updated: April 14, 2020 10:48:12 pm Spanish footballer Antonio Rodriguez Dovale on working as a pharmacist. (Special Arrangement) Written by Antonio Rodriguez Dovale In Spain, we are always out. Hanging out with friends after work, grabbing a beer, going out for tapas and having late dinners — later even than the Indians. Our streets are never empty. Restaurants are never ...

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