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Curtain down

Werder Bremen gave themselves hope of avoiding relegation from the German Bundesliga by thrashing Cologne 6-1 to grab a playoff place on the last day of the season, while champions Bayern Munich routed Wolfsburg before lifting the trophy on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/28 17:03:40

Pogba, Fernandes offer hope to Red Devils

When the English Premier League returned earlier this month, there were many questions ahead of time. While most focused on what the game would be like and how different it would be from what has become the most-watched football league in the world, there were others that were more prosaic.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/6/27 0:48:41

Brazil's 1970 World Cup winners

If you were to ask many people who were the greatest football team to play the game, there is one name that comes up even if it has been five decades this summer since their crowning achievement.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/6/27 0:48:40

Man City run riot

Manchester City thrashed Burnley 5-0 at an empty Etihad to ensure leaders Liverpool will not be able to clinch the Premier League title when they face Crystal Palace on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/23 16:23:41

Juventus back to winning ways

Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala scored early as Juventus put their Italian Cup final woes behind them with a 2-0 win over Bologna on Monday to move four points clear of Lazio on top of the Serie A table.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/23 16:23:40

Madrid go top after edging out Real Sociedad

Real Madrid knocked Barcelona off the top of La Liga by beating Real Sociedad 2-1 on Sunday as Sergio Ramos rolled in another penalty before being forced off due to injury.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/22 16:48:41


Bayern Munich are eyeing the treble this season after Robert Lewandowski claimed the record for the most goals scored by a foreigner in the Bundesliga as the champions swept past Freiburg 3-1 on Saturday, while Werder Bremen look set to be relegated after losing at Mainz.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/21 16:28:42

Atletico go third with 1-0 victory

Atletico Madrid boosted their Champions League push on Sunday with a 1-0 win over Valladolid which moved them into third place in La Liga.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/21 16:23:40

When programmers make athletes better than real life

Lionel Messi is currently the best footballer on the planet. The Argentine is the holder of the Ballon d'Or - his sixth - and he shows no signs of slowing down based on La Liga's return to action following its suspension for the novel coronavirus back in March.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/6/18 17:53:43

The legacy of Bebeto's World Cup celebration

It was the USA 1994 FIFA World Cup, and July 7 in Dallas. The city's Cotton Bowl stadium was the stage for the quarterfinal between the Netherlands and Brazil.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/6/18 17:48:40

Big blunder

The English Premier League (EPL) restart was engulfed in controversy on Wednesday when goal-line technology made an unprecedented blunder after players took the knee to protest against racism at both matches.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/18 16:08:40

Napoli upset Juventus in final

Gennaro Gattuso hailed the “God of football” after he lifted his first coaching trophy as Napoli beat Juventus 4-2 on penalties to win the Italian Cup for the sixth time on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/18 16:03:40

Return of Chinese Super League still shrouded in uncertainty

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) insisted on Wednesday that the 2020 season of the Chinese Super League (CSL) must be held in the calendar year, with the restart of the season yet to be decided.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/6/17 22:08:36

Barca cruise past Leganes

Lionel Messi was rugby tackled and then scored a penalty as Barcelona put the pressure back on Real Madrid by easing to a 2-0 victory over Leganes at an empty Camp Nou on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/17 16:13:40

Manchester United star wins battle to hand children more free school meals

Marcus Rashford overcame a deprived childhood to star for Manchester United, giving the socially conscious England striker a platform to show he has not forgotten his roots.
Soure:Agencies: 2020/6/17 16:08:41

EPL restarts

The Premier League returns on Wednesday after 100 days in the deep freeze, with Liverpool on the brink of winning the title in a radically changed football universe.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/16 16:33:41

Sarri targets first Juventus trophy

Maurizio Sarri takes on his former club Napoli in Wednesday's Italian Cup final looking for his first trophy as Juventus coach days before Serie A resumes after a three-month shutdown.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/16 16:28:40

Real close gap on Barca

Marcelo celebrated by taking a knee as Real Madrid returned from three months away following the coronavirus suspension by beating Eibar 3-1 on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/15 16:18:41