Category: Football
Football 16:09

Muamed Sejdini elected new FFM president

Muamed Sejdini was elected Sunday new president of the Football Federation of Macedonia (FFM). In the attendance of UEFA and FIFA representatives, 82 out of the 90 FFM General Assembly members voted in favor of Sejdini. “It is a great honor to be the president of FFM and fight for the Macedonian football....

Football 20:22

Official: Sejdini is the only candidate for FFM president

Muhamed Sejdini, the current acting president of the Federation, is officially the only candidate for president of FFM ahead of the Election Assembly of the Football Federation of Macedonia. This was stated by the FFM Selection and Appointment Commission, which, after receiving all the reports from the...

Football 19:32

Sala crash report says plane not licensed for commercial use

The plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala that crashed in the Channel last month did not have a commercial licence, British investigators said on Monday. But the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said the journey would have been allowed as a “private” flight in which costs are...

Football 17:59

UEFA moves qualifiers over Spain’s refusal to fly Kosovo flag

UEFA is changing the venues of qualifiers for the under-17 European Football Championships after Spain refused to fly the flag of Kosovo or play its anthem. A statement said that the matches of the group which includes Spain, Kosovo, Greece and the Ukraine will not be played in Benidorm and Alcoy as...

Football 10:52

PSG win 2-0 at Manchester, Roma beat Porto 2-1 at home

Paris Saint-Germain took a major step towards the Champions League quarter-finals with a 2-0 road victory in Tuesday’s first leg of the round of 16 at 10-man Manchester United while teenager Nicolo Zaniolo scored twice in Roma’s 2-1 home win over Porto. Presnel Kimpembe scored PSG’s opener in the...

Football 16:45

Real Madrid cruise past Girona into Copa semis

Karim Benzema continued his excellent form to hit a brace as Real Madrid won 3-1 at Girona (7-3 on aggregate) to reach the Copa del Rey semi-finals for the first time since 2014. After an emphatic 4-2 victory in the first leg Madrid were firm favourites to progress and the excellent Benzema ensured they...

Football 15:36

Barcelona hit Sevilla for six to ease into semi-finals

Barcelona beat Sevilla 6-1 at the Camp Nou on Wednesday to make it to the Copa del Rey semi-finals 6-3 on aggregate. They were 2-0 down from the first leg but had Lionel Messi back in the starting line-up after having missed the first game and he won a penalty which Philippe Coutinho scored on 13 minutes. Jasper...

Football 23:11

Parts of missing plane carrying Emiliano Sala and pilot found on beach

Two seat cushions likely to have come from the plane carrying missing Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala have been found on a French beach, the Air Accidents  Investigation Branch said, Telegraph reported. The plane and its occupants have been missing for more than a week having vanished over the...

Football 15:57

Wagner leaves Bayern Munich for Chinese club Tianjin

Former Germany striker Sandro Wagner is leaving Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich for Chinese club Tianjin Teda, both clubs confirmed on Wednesday. Munich-born Wagner leaves Bayern after one year as he rarely got playing time under new coach Niko Kovac, and wasn’t in the squad at all in the two games...

Football 12:05

Chelsea edge Spurs on penalties to reach League Cup final

Chelsea produced the perfect response to manager Maurizio Sarri’s weekend criticism to beat London rivals Tottenham Hotspur on penalties and set up a League Cup final against holders Manchester City on Thursday, Reuters reports. Trailing 1-0 from the semi-final first leg, Chelsea turned the tie on...

Football 13:53

Emiliano Sala left harrowing voice message before his flight disappeared

A recording of Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala sharing his fears of being onboard the plane taking him to Cardiff has emerged in the wake of his d]=[][[[[isappearance. Sala, who was recently signed by the struggling Premier League club for $29 million, is missing and presumed dead after his flight...

Football 12:59

Emiliano Sala: Police focusing search for missing footballer on life raft scenario

Rescue workers are expected to resume their search for a plane carrying Cardiff City’s new record signing Emiliano Sala at sunrise after the light aircraft disappeared over the English Channel. Five aircraft and two lifeboats scoured more than 1,000 square miles for traces of the plane on Monday...

Football 11:29

Capello: Players should stage protests against racism

Footballers in Italy’s Serie A should stage sit-down protests on the pitch if there is racist chanting during a match, Reuters quoted former Juventus, AC Milan, and Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello as saying on Monday. Italian football has struggled to stop racist behavior by fans, and the problem returned...

Football 16:16

Las Vegas police seek Cristiano Ronaldo’s DNA in rape investigation

Cristiano Ronaldo’s lawyer says U.S. investigators are seeking DNA from the soccer star in their investigation of a Nevada woman’s allegation he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009. Attorney Peter S. Christiansen in Las Vegas provided no additional detail on Thursday. He did...

Football 14:22

Kane spot on as Spurs down Chelsea

Harry Kane fired Tottenham a step closer to the League Cup final as his penalty sealed a 1-0 win over Chelsea in the semi-final first leg on Tuesday, AFP reports. Mauricio Pochettino’s side are chasing their first trophy since winning the 2008 League Cup at the expense of Chelsea. Kane’s first-half...

Football 13:14

FA Cup: Arsenal to host Man Utd

Arsenal have been drawn at home to Manchester United in the FA Cup fourth round, BBC reports. The Gunners have won the competition a record 13 times, while United are 12-time winners. Non-league Barnet – the lowest-ranked club left in the competition – are at home to Championship side Brentford. League...

Football 10:29

Man City end Liverpool’s unbeaten run, cut lead to four

Leroy Sane struck the winner as Manchester City beat Liverpool 2-1 in a gripping Premier League clash on Thursday, inflicting the first loss of the season on Juergen Klopp’s side and cutting their lead at the top to four points, Reuters reports. The game at the Etihad Stadium lived up to its billing...

Football 09:59

Solskjaer extends perfect record as Man United beat Newcastle

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer joined Matt Busby in the Manchester United record books on Wednesday as his inspirational decision to bring on Romelu Lukaku as a substitute paid immediate dividends in a 2-0 victory against Newcastle, AFP reports. The victory, secured after Lukaku scored with his first touch of...

Football 11:27

Inter snatch late win in match marred by racism allegations

A stoppage time goal from substitute Lautaro Martinez gave Inter Milan a 1-0 win over Napoli who complained about racist chanting aimed at their Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly, one of two players sent off in a stormy finish to Wednesday’s game, Reuters reports. Koulibaly was dismissed in the...

Football 10:12

Barca offers Coutinho in deal for Mbappe

Barcelona are willing to offer Philippe Coutinho as a makeweight in a deal for Kylian Mbappe, according to Don Balon. Neymar would be willing to forego a move to Spain if his Brazil teammate were to join him in Paris. The move would kill two birds with one stone for Barca, who would sign Mbappe while...

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