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UEFA investigates racist scandal in Montenegro

The Disciplinary Committee of the European Football Union is investigating the incidents during the European Championship qualifier in Podgorica: Dark-skinned English players had to listen to shouts from viewers. Monkey sounds were heard as England’s black international Danny Rose was booked just before the end of the European Championship qualifier Read more…

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Leon Goretzka with a flaming appeal against racism

With clear words, national player Leon Goretzka distances himself from the racist failures of three spectators during the international match against Serbia. The three men have since called the police. Leon Goretzka’s message was clear: xenophobia and racism in the stadium does not work. “I come from the Ruhr area, where you Read more…

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Chaos in Greek football

Again, a top match in Greece must be canceled because of rampaging football fans. Typical: The affected club Panathinaikos Athens sees the guilt not with him, but the German referee.  It could have become a football festival: In the Athens Olympic Stadium, the traditional club Panathinaikos meets series champion Olympiacos Piraeus, Read more…

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“Wolves” lose in Lyon

The German champions must fear in the Champions League to progress – after a quarter-final first-leg defeat against the defending champion. The FC Bayern earned a better starting position for the second leg. Last year’s double winner, VfL Wolfsburg, lost his quarter-final first leg to defending champions Olympique Lyon 2-1 (0-2) Read more…

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FIFA: Criticism of Infantino for Club World Cup

The Council of the World Federation FIFA has approved the controversial Club World Cup as expected. Many details are still questionable, and the debate continues. In the center of the criticism: FIFA boss Gianni Infantino. Bayern Munich’s CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge commented positively on the controversial reform of the Club World Cup and Read more…

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Declan Rice: England call-up for West Ham midfielder for Euro 2020 qualifiers

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has been named in England’s squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro in March. The 20-year-old switched international allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England in a move recently ratified by world governing body Fifa. London-born Rice played three times for Read more…

Champions League: All the teams that have qualified for quarter-finals so far

Six clubs have already booked their place in the quarter-finals of this year’s Champions League. They are: Juventus, Manchester City, Manchester United, Ajax, FC Porto and Tottenham Hotspur. Juventus progressed, following an incredible 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night. Manchester City humiliated Schalke 7-0 at the Etihad, after Read more…

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