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Retirement is an option: Robben

Departing Dutch star Arjen Robben has said that he is still undecided about what to do when he leaves Bayern Munich, and admitted that he may still retire from football altogether.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/17 21:43:40

China first in Asia to adopt 3D offside technology in football

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) introduces the Hawk-Eye 3D Offside System to Chinese Super League (CSL), becoming the first country in Asia to implement one of the most advanced 3D offside technology used for VAR.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/5/17 15:12:48

'Half man, half god'

Diego Maradona is sure to cause a stir when he turns up at the Cannes film festival for a new documentary about his jaw-dropping life by the Oscar-winning maker of "Amy."
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/16 19:48:40

A sting in the tale

"The Crazy Gang has beaten the Culture Club," said John Motson in the 1988 FA Cup final between Wimbledon and Liverpool. The Reds were the newly crowned champions of England, the record winners of the First Division and football royalty. Wimbledon, on the other hand, had only been in the league for 11 years.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/5/16 19:47:57

China's friendly match in Guangzhou confirmed, but Lippi is yet to be unveiled

A friendly match between China and the Philippines to be held in Guangzhou has been confirmed Thursday by the Philippine FA, but the Chinese FA is yet to announce who is taking charge of the Chinese national team.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/5/16 19:33:42

Ajax claim league title for 34th time

Ajax were crowned Dutch champions for the 34th time on Wednesday after they cruised to 4-1 win at De Graafschap that completed a domestic double a week after their crushing Champions League exit at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/5/16 19:33:41

Lazio end Atalanta's dream

Lazio lifted the Coppa Italia for the seventh time on Wednesday after late goals from Sergej ­Milinkovic-Savic and Joaquin Correa guided them to a 2-0 final win over Atalanta on a night in Rome dogged by fan violence.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/16 19:33:41

Villa into playoff final after shootout win

Aston Villa beat Midlands rivals West Bromwich Albion 4-3 on penalties to reach the Championship playoff final on Tuesday after the tie ended 2-2 on aggregate.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/5/15 19:23:41

India hire Stimac as head coach, in search of 'higher echelons'

Former Croatia defender Igor Stimac has been appointed India's head coach on a two-year contract, the country's soccer association said Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/5/15 19:23:40

Chris Coleman sacked by Chinese club

Former Wales manager Chris Coleman was sacked as coach of struggling Hebei China Fortune on Wednesday after the Chinese club's fans demanded his removal.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/15 19:18:42

Midfielder De Rossi to leave Roma after 18 years in club

AS Roma's combative midfielder Daniele de Rossi will end his playing career at the club after 18 years, during which he made 615 appearances and scored 63 goals in all competitions.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/5/14 19:43:41

History made as women to referee men's AFC Cup clash

The Asian Football Confederation announced Tuesday that for the first time an all-female referee team will take charge of a men's continental club cup clash.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/14 17:03:42

UEFA panel to recommend Man City Champions League ban: report

European soccer's financial regulators are poised to recommend that newly minted Premier League champions Manchester City be barred from the Champions League, The New York Times reported Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/14 17:03:41

Inter Milan on brink of ECL

Matteo Politano and Ivan Perisic scored in either half as Inter Milan reclaimed third spot in Serie A on Monday with a 2-0 win over already-relegated Chievo to close in on European Champions League (ECL) soccer next season.
Soure:Agencies: 2019/5/14 17:03:41

England's Brighton take 'difficult decision' to sack manager Hughton

Brighton sacked manager Chris Hughton on Monday in what Chairman Tony Bloom described as "one of the most difficult decisions" he had ever had to make.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/13 19:58:40

Juve lose stripes and match; Roma hopes alive

AS Roma kept their Champions League hopes alive on Sunday when late goals from Alessandro Florenzi and Edin Dzeko gave them a 2-0 home win over Serie A champions Juventus.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/5/13 19:38:41

'Your mum wants you home': Chris Coleman on brink of sack

Chris Coleman is battling to save himself from the sack after angry fans of struggling Hebei China Fortune demanded the former Wales manager be fired.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/13 19:38:40

Manchester City win thrilling title race

Manchester City retained the Premier League title in style on Sunday, holding their nerve to come from behind and thrash Brighton to hold off a charging Liverpool after a nail-biting campaign.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/13 19:23:41