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Wei Shihao suspended for one month by Evergrande

Chinese international footballer Wei Shihao has been suspended for one month by his club Guangzhou Evergrande, after committing a serious foul while playing for his national side in the China Cup on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/3/26 20:42:19

Schar collision sparks call for UEFA probe

Switzerland defender Fabian Schar says he cannot remember a collision that left him unconscious in a Euro 2020 qualifier at the weekend and the incident has sparked calls for an investigation into why he was allowed to return to the game.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/26 17:58:42

Premier League teams to compete for Asia Trophy in Shanghai and Nanjing

English Premier League sides Manchester City, Newcastle United, West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderer are set to compete for the Premier League Asia Trophy in China this summer, the league announced Tuesday.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/3/26 17:58:41

Kylian Mbappe leads France rout

Mesmerizing Kylian Mbappe led France's rout of Iceland in Euro 2020 qualifiers Monday, but Cristiano Ronaldo hobbled off in Portugal's disappointing draw with Serbia and racist abuse overshadowed five-star England in Montenegro.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/26 17:58:41

Cardiff to claim Sala transfer 'null and void'

Cardiff are set to tell FIFA that the 15 million pound ($19.8 million) deal they agreed to pay Nantes for Emiliano Sala became “null and void” after he died in a plane crash, a report said Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/25 19:38:39

Chinese footballer Wei Shihao deserves severe punishment for malicious tackle

Once again, Wei Shihao made headlines not by his convincing performance but through his malicious tackle.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/3/25 19:35:21

Juve women win in front of record crowd

Danish international Sofie Pedersen sealed a home win for Juventus women who marked the team's first game at the Allianz Stadium in Turin by playing on front of a record crowd for a top-flight women's game in Italy, three months before the start of the World Cup in France.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/25 18:08:42

Serie A games will not be played in China for now

Serie A matches are unlikely to be played in China in the near future although matches in the less prestigious Coppa Italia could be, the head of Italy's ­soccer league said Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/25 18:08:41

New-look Germany edge Netherlands

Germany's Nico Schulz sealed a thrilling 3-2 win over the Netherlands in a seesaw Euro 2020 qualifier as Joachim Loew's new-look lineup survived a severe test on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/25 18:03:40

Brazil denied victory by determined Panama

Brazil were held to a 1-1 draw against Panama in an international friendly played at Porto's Dragao Stadium on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/24 19:43:40

Ramos helps Spain edge Norway

Sergio Ramos scored a second-half penalty to help Spain beat a spirited Norway 2-1 on Saturday in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier, while teenage striker Moise Kean netted in Italy's win over Finland.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/24 19:43:39

Referees must not penalize all contact in box, says Maguire

Referees should not penalize players for making contact with their opponents inside the penalty area unless it is a legitimate foul, Leicester City defender Harry Maguire has said. Maguire, 26, believes defenders should be allowed to mark their man closely without the risk of conceding a "soft" penalty.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/24 19:38:39

Chelsea striker Giroud seeks France return

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud wants to move back to France when his contract expires at the end of the season after growing frustrated by a lack of playing time under manager Maurizio Sarri.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/21 20:08:41

Goretzka strikes to seal 1-1 draw

Germany's new-look team made a promising return to the international stage with a 1-1 draw against Serbia in a friendly on Wednesday, showing signs of improvement following a disastrous 2018.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/21 20:03:43

Unlucky for some

Those involved in football are renowned for being superstitious. Whether that's a player putting on their boots in the same order or being last out of the tunnel or fans wearing their "lucky" pants to watch the game, there are plenty of examples of people believing actions outside of the 90 minutes on a pitch have an impact on the result.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/3/21 19:33:40

The Italian impact

Italian soccer great Fabio Cannavaro has surprised many as he takes the reins of the Chinese national football team for the China Cup friendly series, while he remains as the head coach of Chinese Super League giants Guangzhou Evergrande.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/3/21 19:22:14

Big win for PSG as financial probe dropped

Paris Saint-Germain won a major victory Tuesday when the world's top sports court backed the French champions against European soccer's governing body UEFA over club finances.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/20 18:53:42

Kane welcomes expectations on England

England should embrace their newfound status as one of the favorites for a major tournament, believes captain Harry Kane.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/20 18:53:42