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Australia's A-League continues without fans as two teams face quarantine

Australia's top-flight A-League football competition has banned fans from matches for the rest of the season in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus, Football Federation Australia (FFA) said Monday.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/3/16 19:28:42

Stealing the limelight

England's Premier League and 72-team Football League closed down on Saturday due to concerns over the coronavirus but clubs in the fifth tier and below defiantly took to the field - to the delight of football addicts across the country.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/15 18:48:40

Unfazed by abuse

Sixteen-year-old Ilija Ivic just wants to dodge the abuse and play football.
Soure:Agencies: 2020/3/15 18:38:40

Beckham visits empty stadium

David Beckham's six-year wait to watch his Major League Soccer (MLS) club make its home debut, which was to have ended Saturday, has been extended by the league's coronavirus shutdown.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/15 18:28:42

A lookback of Europe's newly promoted champions

The football world is prepared to stop because of the global battle against COVID-19. That could deny Germany's third-placed RB Leipzig a first Bundesliga title and the same club, along with fellow UEFA Champions League knockout round debutants Atalanta, a first European crown.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/3/13 14:58:41

Players who turned out for Liverpool and Everton

By the time Monday night rolls around on Merseyside, Liverpool could be the champions of England for the first time in three decades.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/3/13 14:58:40

'Don't worry, I'm fine,' insists virus victim Rugani

Juventus and Italy defender Daniele Rugani told fans “don't worry, I'm fine” on Wednesday after becoming the first Serie A footballer to test positive for the new coronavirus.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/12 18:03:42

Neymar leads PSG into quarterfinals

Paris Saint-Germain players celebrated with supporters gathered outside the ground after Neymar set them on their way to a 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund behind closed doors on Wednesday, taking them through to the Champions League quarterfinals 3-2 on aggregate.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/12 18:03:41

Liverpool sunk by Atletico extra-time triple

Holders Liverpool crashed out of the Champions League in the last 16 after Atletico Madrid scored three goals in extra time to earn a shock 3-2 victory at Anfield on Wednesday that sent them through 4-2 on aggregate.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/12 17:58:40

Dani Alves helps Sao Paulo rout LDU Quito in Copa Libertadores

Brazil international right-back Dani Alves was on target as Sao Paulo cruised to a 3-0 home win over Ecuador's LDU Quito in their Copa Libertadores group match on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2020/3/12 15:53:39

Leipzig cruise into ECL quarters

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli questioned his side's mental strength after RB Leipzig cruised to a 3-0 win on Tuesday to progress 4-0 on aggregate to the European Champions League (ECL) quarterfinals for the first time.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/11 17:33:41

Atalanta march to quarters

Atalanta's fairy-tale Champions League run continued inside an empty stadium on Tuesday as Josip Ilicic scored four times in a 4-3 win over Valencia that sent his team into the quarterfinals 8-4 on aggregate.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/11 17:28:42

Getafe refuse to travel to Italy for Inter Milan Europa League clash

Getafe President Angel Torres said Tuesday the Spanish team will not travel to Italy for their Europa League game against Inter Milan this week as the coronavirus crisis escalates.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/11 17:28:41

Judge orders Ronaldinho to remain in prison

Brazilian football great Ronaldinho will remain in pre-trial detention in Paraguay after being refused bail or house arrest on accusations of entering the country with a fake passport.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/11 17:28:40

Serie A, all sport in Italy halted due to virus

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday announced the suspension until April 3 of all sporting events in the country, including the top-flight Serie A football league, as Italy grapples with the coronavirus crisis.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/10 17:33:44

Ronaldinho's lawyers push for his release over fake passport scandal

Lawyers for Brazilian football great Ronaldinho are trying to organize a hearing to get him temporarily released from detention for allegedly entering Paraguay with a fake passport, defense sources told AFP on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/10 17:33:42

Leicester back on track

Brendan Rodgers hopes Leicester can kick on from a confidence-boosting 4-0 thrashing of Aston Villa, thanks to doubles from Harvey Barnes and Jamie Vardy, and secure a place in next season's Champions League.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/10 17:28:40

Detained Ronaldinho 'did not know' passport was fake: lawyer

Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho did not deliberately use a fake passport and should be released by authorities in Paraguay, his lawyer said.
Soure:AFP: 2020/3/9 17:03:42