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Snapshots of European soccer's comeback

In the shadows of Germany's Bundesliga, football is gradually restarting in countries across Europe, in almost all cases behind closed doors, with the exception of Hungary where supporters have been allowed to return.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/1 16:08:41

Sports world calls for change after Floyd death

NBA icon Michael Jordan decried “ingrained racism” in the US on Sunday as the sports world's reaction to the death of unarmed black man George Floyd leapt leagues and continents.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/1 16:08:41

Sancho nets hat trick in 6-1 rout

England winger Jadon Sancho scored a hat trick and revealed a "Justice for George Floyd" protest message in Borussia Dortmund's 6-1 rout of bottom side Paderborn on Sunday that trimmed Bayern Munich's lead at the top of the Bundesliga to seven points.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/1 16:08:40

Bayern rout Duesseldorf

Bayern Munich opened a 10-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday with a 5-0 drubbing of relegation-threatened Fortuna Dusseldorf behind closed doors with the league's top scorer Robert Lewandowski scoring twice.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/31 16:33:41

The Vardy Boys

Five years ago this week, Jamie Vardy made his England debut. The then 28-year-old was called up to the Three Lions by Roy Hodgson despite having only scored four English Premier League goals.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/5/28 16:08:42

Final decisions

May 26, 1999 is a date that will live long in the memory of Manchester United fans.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/5/28 16:03:40

Premier League clubs to resume contact training

Premier League clubs voted unanimously on Wednesday to resume contact training as the English top flight took a significant step towards restarting in June.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/28 15:53:41

Nagelsmann slams 10-man Leipzig after Hertha draw

Julian Nagelsman slammed 10-man RB Leipzig for defending like “a school team” in Wednesday's 2-2 draw at home to Hertha Berlin behind closed doors which cost them the chance to go second in the Bundesliga.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/28 15:53:40

Bayern take 'big step forward'

Joshua Kimmich described his winning goal as "brutally important" after Bayern Munich took a huge step toward an eighth straight Bundesliga title on Tuesday with a 1-0 win at Borussia Dortmund to leave them seven points clear at the top with just six games left.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/27 14:58:54

Serie A meeting Italian government to discover fate of season

Serie A's hopes of following Germany and Spain back onto the pitch will be decided on Thursday during a meeting with the Italian government which will determine the fate of the season in football-mad Italy.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/27 14:58:40

English women's football season declared over amid pandemic

The 2019-20 season in the top two tiers of English women's football was called to an end on Monday by the Football Association (FA), but no decision has yet been made on how final standings will be decided.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/26 16:48:41

Villas-Boas to stay on as Marseille coach

Andre Villas-Boas will return as Marseille coach for next season, the club announced on Monday, despite widespread reports that the Portuguese was set to leave after just one year in charge.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/26 16:48:40

From 'dust' to glory

Steven Gerrard said Liverpool did not “believe in miracles” and Jamie Carragher thought his “dreams had turned to dust,” but 15 years ago Rafael Benitez's side pulled off one of football's greatest heists to beat AC Milan in the Champions League final.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/26 16:38:41

Clubs have to reconsider recruitment strategy as virus impacts market

Around Europe, football is waking up from the coronavirus shutdown, but it is different to before for players and supporters and it is changing behind the scenes too.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/25 16:33:41

Bayern crush Frankfurt

Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich resisted a second-half fightback by Eintracht Frankfurt to claim a 5-2 win behind closed doors ahead of Tuesday's top-of-the-table clash at Dortmund.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/24 16:48:44

La Liga can resume week of June 8: Spanish PM

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Saturday that La Liga can resume from its coronavirus lockdown in the week of June 8.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/24 16:48:42

Jurgen Klopp vows not to endanger players

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he will not put his players at risk or force them back into action against their will as the Premier League leaders returned to training in small groups on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/21 16:28:40

Kept in the shadows

Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter is likely better known by its English title The Goalkeeper's Fear of the Penalty.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/5/21 16:18:41