Tuesday, October 27, 2020

2021 Rugby World Cup Draw To Hold Nov. 20 In Auckland

World Rugby, and hosts New Zealand Rugby (NZR), on Monday, said the 2021 World Cup draw will take place in Auckland on Friday, 20 November 2020. SkyCity Theatre in the heart of Auckland’s central business district is the location for the draw which will be streamed live to rugby fans worldwide via World Rugby’s digital...

Bruno Fernandes To Captain United Against PSG In Champions League Opener

Harry Maguire did not travel with the Manchester United squad for Tuesday’s Champions League Group H opener away to Paris Saint-Germain as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed Bruno Fernandes will captain the visitors in the French capital. “We’re a little bit depleted but we’ve got more than enough players,” said Solskjaer, who is without Maguire,...

Messi Returns To Barcelona Training Ground

Lionel Messi arrived at Barcelona’s training ground on Monday as he begins to reintegrate with the team following his failed attempt to leave the club this summer.  Messi was seen driving into the Ciutat Esportiva in Sant Joan Despi at just after 4:00 pm (1400 GMT) on Monday, where he is expected to take part in training for...

Barcelona, Real Madrid To Meet October After La Liga Fixtures Were Announced

Barcelona will play Real Madrid in the first Clasico of the season at Camp Nou on October 25, after the La Liga fixtures were announced on Monday. Barca and Madrid will then face each other at the Santiago Bernabeu on April 11, with Zinedine Zidane’s side looking to defend the Spanish league title they won...

Brazilian Legend Ronaldinho Released From Paraguay Detention After Five Months

Former Brazil star Ronaldinho was released Monday by a Paraguayan judge after five months in detention over a forged passport. Judge Gustavo Amarilla also released Ronaldinho’s brother Roberto de Assis Moreira, who also had been held for a month in jail and another four months under house arrest in a hotel in Paraguay’s capital, Asuncion,...

Premier League Release Fixtures List For 2020/2021 Season

Leeds’ first Premier League game for 16 years will see Marcelo Bielsa’s men travel to defending champions Liverpool, while Manchester City and Manchester United will miss the opening weekend to give them extra time to recover from a late end to the 2019/20 season. All sides were guaranteed by the football authorities to have at...

PSG Comfortably Beat Leipzig To Reach Champions League Final

Paris Saint-Germain are through to the final of the Champions League for the first time after goals by Marquinhos, Angel Di Maria and Juan Bernat saw them ease to a 3-0 win over RB Leipzig in a one-sided semi-final in Lisbon on Tuesday. It was 2-0 at half-time, with the first two goals set up...

Barcelona Sack Sporting Director Abidal

Barcelona have sacked Eric Abidal as sporting director, the club announced in a statement on Tuesday, a day after dismissing coach Quique Setien. “FC Barcelona and Eric Abidal have reached an agreement for the ending of the contract that united them,” the club said on its website. Like Setien, Abidal has paid the price after Barca ended a season...

Sevilla End Manchester United’s Europa League Dream

Manchester United were made to pay for their profligacy in front of goal as Sevilla enjoyed another special night in the Europa League by coming from behind to reach Friday’s final with a 2-1 win in Cologne. Bruno Fernandes’s early penalty was cancelled out by Suso’s strike for Sevilla in a fiercely contested first half. But...

Barca Officials To Hold Board Meeting After Humiliating Defeat To Bayern

Top Barcelona officials will hold an emergency board meeting on Monday following the team’s humiliating 8-2 Champions League quarter-final defeat by Bayern Munich, a club source told AFP on Sunday. “The president (Josep Maria Bartomeu) has called an imminent emergency meeting of the executive committee, which will be held at the start of next week,...

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