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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Bundesliga set to become first major European football league to restart

By: New York Times | Published: April 9, 2020 10:43:42 am Bayern Munich’s players at a training session on Monday (Christof Stache/AFP) By Tariq Panja Germany is ahead of the curve. While other European soccer leagues are engulfed in uncertainty and damaging pay disputes between clubs and player unions, in Germany there is order and a cleareyed strategy to restart ...

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Cross border leagues, new formats: How football may be ‘totally different’ when it restarts

By: vetembaste | Bern | Published: April 9, 2020 12:22:38 pm Gremio players wear masks during a match in the Brazilian league in March (AFP Photo) By Brian Homewood FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said that football will be “totally different” when it re-starts after the coronavirus. He has talked of smaller, but more meaningful, competitions, more balance and football ...

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Real Madrid players agree to 10-20 percent wage cut

By: vetembaste | Published: April 9, 2020 9:36:41 am Real Madrid said the move followed negotiations between the team captains — Sergio Ramos for the senior soccer side — and club directors. (File Photo/AP) Real Madrid’s playing and coaching staff have voluntarily agreed to take a wage cut of between 10 and 20 percent this year to help the club ...

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José Mourinho admits he was wrong to take Spurs training amid coronavirus lockdown

By: Sports Desk | Updated: April 8, 2020 6:43:08 pm Tottenham Hotspur have told their players to respect the government’s social distancing guidelines after several squad members were pictured training in a London park. (vetembaste/File Photo) Tottenham Hotspur coach José Mourinho has admitted that he was wrong in ignoring government advice on the coronavirus lockdown after he and members of ...

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Qatar says it’s working to protect laborers from coronavirus

By: AP | Berlin | Published: April 8, 2020 5:52:39 pm The Qatari government said Tuesday it has implemented widespread measures to protect immigrant workers from the coronavirus. (AP/File Photo) The Qatari government said Tuesday it has implemented widespread measures to protect immigrant workers from the coronavirus, after a German documentary highlighted that ongoing construction of World Cup infrastructure raised ...

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Sadio Mane will ‘accept’ if Liverpool miss out on Premier League glory

By: Sports Desk | Updated: April 8, 2020 6:37:51 pm Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp along with Sadio Mane. (File Photo) With the Premier League being suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak, Sadio Mane stated that he will accept the fate if Liverpool are denied from winning the title. Liverpool currently stands at the top of the points table and ...

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Thomas Müller extends contract at Bayern Munich till 2023

By: AP | Munich | Published: April 7, 2020 7:04:44 pm Thomas Muller has scored 195 goals for Bayern Munich. (Source: vetembaste) Thomas Müller signed a two-year contract extension with Bayern Munich, the German champions said Tuesday. The 30-year-old attacking midfielder’s contract had been due to expire at the end of next season but he is now tied to the ...

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Ronaldinho released from Paraguay prison, set to serve house arrest in hotel

By: Sports Desk | Published: April 8, 2020 9:03:27 am Former Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho is embraced by a woman as he arrives at a hotel where he is to stay under house arrest in Asuncion, Paraguay, Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto De Assis Moreira spent a month in jail accused of entering Paraguay with fake ...

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Gianluigi Buffon reveals what he had asked Cristiano Ronaldo after overhead goal

By: Sports Desk | Updated: April 7, 2020 11:18:26 pm Gianluigi Buffon has won nine Serie A with Juventus. (Source: vetembaste) When Cristiano Ronaldo had silenced Turin with his overhead kick playing for Real Madrid against Juventus in the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, even the home fans had applauded the effort. Even Gianluigi Buffon, the one who conceded it, ...

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Liverpool will win Premier League title ‘one way or another’, believes UEFA president

By: Sports Desk | Published: April 7, 2020 10:41:32 pm Liverpool are just two wins away from winning the Premier League. (Source: vetembaste) Amidst all the uncertainty about the footballing leagues because of the COVID-19 outbreak, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin is quite sure that Liverpool will be crowned Premier League champions, regardless the season is restarted or not. Liverpool are ...

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