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Time for change

You have played 180 minutes of football and the scores are level but instead of extra time, one of the team's goals are judged to be worth more than the other's and they are allowed to progress. It sounds ridiculous when explained in such simple terms but that's exactly what happens at the very top of the game.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/9/7 0:03:39

Berlusconi interested in buying Serie C club: reports

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, who sold AC Milan after a trophy-laden three decades under his ownership a year ago, could be set to return to soccer by buying Serie C side Monza, according to press reports in Italy on Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/6 22:08:40

Mancini 'trying sth different'

Roberto Mancini takes charge of his first competitive game as Italy coach in Friday's Nations League opener against Poland in Bologna with the tough task of rekindling the nation's love affair with their national side, decimated after the low of their World Cup fiasco.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/6 22:03:40

European coaches ask UEFA to review away goals rule

Europe's top club coaches have asked UEFA to review the use of the away goals rule in continental competitions because scoring away from home is not as difficult as it used to be.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/9/5 22:13:43

Jose Pekerman quits Colombia job six years on

Jose Pekerman has quit as Colombia manager two months after leading them to the last 16 of the World Cup in Russia, the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) said Tuesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/9/5 22:13:42

Luke Shaw relishing England return

Luke Shaw considered retiring after a horrific injury that could have seen his right leg amputated three years ago, but the Manchester United left back believes he is finally fully fit and ready to deliver on his potential after earning an England recall.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/5 22:13:41

Denmark pick futsal players to avoid Euro 2020 expulsion

Denmark have named a second-­string squad including futsal players for this week's matches against Slovakia and Wales after contract negotiations with first-team regulars reached deadlock.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/9/4 22:28:42

France, Germany to kick off Nations League

World Cup champions France travel to Joachim Loew's under-pressure Germany on Thursday in an eye-catching start to the inaugural UEFA Nations League, a competition introduced to replace most international friendlies.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/4 22:28:42

Real to face Guadalajara or Asian champs

European champions Real Madrid will face either Mexican side Guadalajara or the eventual Asian champions in this year's Club World Cup semifinals following the draw made on Tuesday amid uncertainty over the future of the competition.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/9/4 22:28:41

Brazil great Ronaldo buys 51 percent of Spain's Real Valladolid

Former Brazilian striker Ronaldo has taken control of Real Valladolid after buying 51 percent of the La Liga club's shares, it was announced on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/3 22:33:42

Denmark's Euro '20 fate at risk from player dispute

The Danish Football Association (DBU) is looking for replacements for regular national team players for this month's matches against Slovakia and Wales after contract negotiations broke down.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/9/3 22:23:40

'Wake-up call': Manager Pochettino warns Spurs after Watford shock

Mauricio Pochettino admitted Tottenham Hotspur's 2-1 defeat at Watford was a wake-up call and conceded his side must improve if they are to win the Premier League.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/3 22:23:40

Magical Messi, Suarez hit doubles

A magical Lionel Messi and on-form Luis Suarez scored doubles apiece as champions Barcelona thrashed newly promoted Huesca 8-2 to join Real Madrid at the top of La Liga on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/3 22:23:39

Kylian Mbappe needs to calm down, says Deschamps

France's superstar striker Kylian Mbappe is a target for defenders and will need to learn self-control, national team coach Didier Deschamps said after the teenage sensation was sent off for retaliation on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/2 22:13:41

Ronaldo Jr outshines dad with four goals on Juve debut

Nothing is going right for Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo since his summer move to Italian champions Juventus.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/2 22:13:40

Son thanks Spurs after winning Asian gold

Son Heung-min will rejoin his Tottenham Hotspur teammates this week buzzing after his emotional roller-coaster ride at the Asian Games in Jakarta.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/2 22:13:40

Firmino seeks end to rare goal drought

Roberto Firmino will seek to end a rare goal drought when Liverpool take on Leicester although his manager Jurgen Klopp has no concerns about a drop-off in productivity.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/31 21:48:40

Sam Allardyce lashes out at FA over IPSO press ruling

Sam Allardyce has criticized the Football Association (FA) after an independent investigation on the Daily Telegraph's allegations that led to his sacking as England manager found “significant inaccuracies” in the original report.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/8/30 23:03:42