All Premier League matches ‘to be played behind closed doors’

All Premier League fixtures will be played behind closed doors, the UK Times reports. It is believed this would also apply to English Football League matches. On Thursday morning, a meeting of the Government’s Cobra committee, is expected to move the response to the coronavirus pandemic, from ‘contained’ to the ‘delay’ phase. The current football season is not in danger …

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Champions League: Klopp speaks on Adrian being responsible for Liverpool’s exit

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has refused to blame Adrian for their Champions League exit against Atletico Madrid. However, Klopp admitted that his mistake cost the Reds. The holders are out, after losing 3-2 in extra time to Atletico on Wednesday night. Liverpool sent the tie into extra time thanks to Georginio Wijnaldum’s header and seemed to be on their way …

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Manchester City vs Arsenal game on Wednesday night called off

The Premier League fixture on Wednesday between Manchester City and Arsenal has been called off. It has emerged that a number of the Arsenal players, made “close contact” with Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis two weeks ago. Marinakis revealed on Tuesday, that he had tested positive for the coronavirus, 13 days after visiting the Emirates for his side’s Europa League last-32 …

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Mikel Obi reacts to death of Nigerian player, Martins

Chelsea legend and former Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has reacted to the death of Nasarawa United player, Chieme Martins. It was reported that Martins slumped and died during one of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixtures last Sunday. It was gathered that Martins collapsed after colliding with a Katsina United player. Efforts to resuscitate Martins proved abortive, as the …

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Coronavirus: Ajax coach, two others banned from club’s training ground

Ajax’s assistant coach, Christian Poulsen, and two other members of the coaching staff have been banned from the club’s training ground, over fears of a potential coronavirus risk. According to ESPN, Poulsen, alongside the other two training staff, Alessandro Schoenmaker and an unnamed physiotherapist will remain at home until next week Friday after they came in contact with former Denmark …

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Deontay Wilder will bounce back – fiancee

Deontay Wilder’s fiancee, Telli Swift, is standing like a rock behind her lover, come rain, sunshine and she appears to have confirmed that the Bronze Bomber will activate the option of a trilogy bout with Tyson Fury. Wilder was condemned to the first defeat of his professional career in Las Vegas, with the American’s trainer throwing in the towel midway …

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Bruno Fernandes has lifted everyone at Manchester United

Ryan Giggs has described Bruno Fernandes as a “fantastic player” and expressed his belief that the midfielder “can get even better” as his Manchester United career progresses. United were able to add a highly sought-after talent to their ranks in the winter transfer window, reportedly beating the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester City to Fernandes’ signature. A few …

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Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to Juventus 1-0 defeat to Lyon

Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted to Juventus’ 1-0 defeat to Lyon in their Champions League round of 16 clash on Wednesday. Ronaldo, who has scored in eleven consecutive Serie A games, failed to lift the Italian champions last night. A lone strike from Lucas Tousart ensured that Lyon go to Turin with the advantage to progress to the quarterfinals. Posting on …

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