Record WSL goalscorer Miedema turns down Barcelona to sign new Arsenal contract

Vivianne Miedema has snubbed the advances of Barcelona to sign a new deal with Arsenal, in a huge boost for the Women’s Super League. Miedema had been heavily linked with a move to the Champions League holders, but has instead committed her future to the Gunners by putting pen-to-paper on a new deal. getty Arsenal […]

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FIFA impose strict sanctions on Russia but do not ban them as FA joins boycott

FIFA has announced that Russia will be banned from playing matches at home, without spectators and without their national anthem or flag. The country will also have to play under the name ‘Football Union of Russia’ and not as ‘Russia’, the governing body said. Getty FIFA have imposed strong sanctions on Russia AFP Russian tanks […]

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FIFA impose strict santions on Russia as FA say England will not play them

FIFA have announced that Russia will be banned from playing matches in their own nation, without spectators and without their national anthem or flag. The Football Association also announced that England will not be playing them in any competitive or friendly game in the forseeable future. Getty FIFA have imposed strong sanctions on Russia The […]

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FA told ‘you can’t keep doing this’ as ex-Arsenal man is charged for historical tweet

The Football Association is facing criticism after charging Middlesbrough’s Marc Bola with aggravated misconduct for a historical tweet posted when he was 14. Now 23, Bola is accused of writing an offensive post on the social media platform back in 2012 that ‘referenced sexual orientation’ – allegedly using a homophobic slur. getty Middlesbrough’s Marc Bola […]

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Gareth Southgate to be offered England contract extension to Euro 2024

Gareth Southgate will be offered the chance to extend his stay as England manager, regardless of how they do at Euro 2020. The 50-year-old guided England to the World Cup semi-finals in 2018 and a third-place finish at the inaugural Nations League a year later. Most recently he has got them through to the last-16 […]

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Judge strongly denies Drysdale’s claim Ipswich man called him a ‘cheating bald c***’

Referee Darren Drysdale and Ipswich Town’s Alan Judge have clashed over what was said before their heated confrontation in a League One match last month. Drysdale claimed Judge had called him a ‘cheating bald c***’ before they went head-to-head, while the player has come out with a strongly-worded denial. Matchday Images/Richard Calver The incident stunned […]

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Simon Jordan labels Trippier ‘ghastly little wretch’ and ‘disgrace’ over betting ban

Simon Jordan believes Atletico Madrid may regret signing ‘ghastly little wretch’ Kieran Trippier after becoming embroiled in his ban for breaching betting rules. The England full-back has been hit with a ten-week suspension and £70,000 fine for telling a friend about his impending move to Spain from Tottenham in 2019 and encouraging him to bet […]

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Uruguayan players’ union take aim at FA over ban of Man United star Cavani

The Uruguayan players’ union has accused the Football Association of being racist due to the three-match ban imposed on Edinson Cavani. The Manchester United and Uruguay striker was handed the punishment on New Year’s Eve for using a racial term in a social media post in November. Getty Images – Getty Cavani has served one […]

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