Football

Vincent Kompany was appointed Anderlecht’s player-manager in May. Belgian giants Anderlecht were fined the maximum €5,000 ($5,516.00) on Tuesday for allowing Vincent Kompany to coach their team without the required diploma, the Belgian football association said. “The club violated the regulations for a long time and despite that it being against the rules did not
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Have you ever heard the sound of sixty thousand hearts breaking simultaneously? It sounds like, well… nothing. Just a vast, sudden, emptiness where there once was a wall of noise. It’s eerie. On Monday, Jamal Bhuyan, captain of the Bangladesh national football team, all swagger and smirking confidence, had promised he’d break Indian hearts. On
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On Tuesday, in a crucial World Cup qualifier, India salvaged a 1-1 draw against Bangladesh with a last-gasp goal from a corner. From the high of Doha, Indian football seems to have returned to its normal resting state: oh-no-not-this-again. Forty-five minutes of insipid football from the Indians was followed by a forty-five of chaotic endeavour.
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11:21 PM ET Roberto Alvarado scored one of Mexico’s three goals against Panama at Estadio Azteca. Hector Vivas/Getty Images Roberto Alvarado and Jose Juan Macias scored on either side of halftime as Mexico cruised to a 3-1 win over Panama in a CONCACAF Nations League match on Tuesday in Mexico City. The win at Estadio Azteca
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Defending A-League champions Sydney FC kicked off with a 3-2 win over Adelaide United. Former Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore has been appointed special advisor to the A-League clubs and head of league Greg O’Rourke. The appointment comes as the A-League, W-League, Y-League and E-League transition to independence from the FFA. Scudamore played a
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Bulgarian supporters are reportedly ejected for racist chants and captain Ivelin Popov speaks with the crowd at halftime. SOFIA, Bulgaria — England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria was temporarily halted during the first half of the Group A fixture in order to warn supporters that the match could be abandoned following racist chanting in the
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2:16 PM ET Georginio Wijnaldum‘s two first half goals handed Netherlands a 2-1 away win over Belarus on Sunday as they consolidated top place in Group C of the Euro 2020 qualifiers. Wijnaldum opened the scoring in the 32nd minute with a close-in header and then hit a scorching shot from outside the penalty box
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