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Phil Neville's side have not played a competitive fixture since their disappointing performance at the SheBelieves Cup in March

England Women cancel Germany friendly after positive test

England Women have cancelled Tuesday's friendly in Germany following a positive coronavirus test.

Roberto Mancini: Italy must aim to win Euro 2020

Italy coach Roberto Mancini said Italy aim ‘to win’ Euro 2020 next summer and believes Roma forward Nicolò Zaniolo can ‘recover in time’.
UEFA

International football returns at last as Nations League starts

After the postponement of Euro 2020 by a year, international football comes out of a long hibernation this week in Europe with the start of the latest UEFA Nations League, which is being crammed into the autumn despite the ongoing coronavirus concerns and will see Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal defend their title.
Nemanja Matic has decided to call time on his international career with Serbia, allowing the experienced midfielder to focus his full attention on events at Manchester United.

Nemanja Matic retires from international duty

Nemanja Matic has decided to call time on his international career with Serbia, allowing the experienced midfielder to focus his full attention on events at Manchester United.
Alan Shearer has backed Mason Greenwood to beat his Premier League scoring record while describing the Manchester United striker as a potential superstar.

Gareth Southgate: Mason Greenwood is a hugely exciting player

Manchester United star Mason Greenwood has been given a show of faith from England manager Gareth Southgate who insists the player is ready for the step up.
FIFA

FIFA unveils new rule to help players switch national team

World Football governing body FIFA is helping football players switch eligibility and represent a second national team with a planned rule change announced midweek.
Sarina Wiegman is to replace Phil Neville as head coach of the England women’s football team next year, the Football Association (FA) announced on Friday.

Dutch boss Sarina Wiegmann to replace Phil Neville as England coach

Sarina Wiegman is to replace Phil Neville as head coach of the England women’s football team next year, the Football Association (FA) announced on Friday.
David Silva took the pitch for his 400th appearance for Manchester City against Bournemouth on Sunday.

Serie A club in talks to sign Man City star

Diario AS report how Serie A outfit Lazio are now in negotiations for the former Spain international at the specific request of coach Simone Inzaghi, and they are trying to persuade him to join them ahead of a move to Dubai.
Super Eagles legend Victor Nosa Ikpeba has urged Gernot Rohr to extend an invitation to Arsenal’s younger Bukayo Saka.

Bukayo Saka admits choosing between Nigeria and England will be tough

Arsenal wonderkid Bukayo Saka has admitted that he is faced with a tough decision over the national team to represent in future.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi with the Ballon d'Or award. REUTERS-Christian Hartmann

France Football: Ballon d’Or 2020 scrapped due to coronavirus disruption

The Ballon d’Or will not be awarded this year for the first time in its 64-year history after the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the football calendar, organisers France Football magazine said on Monday.
Matteo Guendouzi has reportedly informed Arsenal he is open to leaving in the summer believing he is not trusted by manager Mikel Arteta.

Matteo Guendouzi informs Arsenal he wants to leave this summer

Matteo Guendouzi has reportedly informed Arsenal he is open to leaving in the summer believing he is not trusted by manager Mikel Arteta.
Liverpool ended a 30-year wait for the English title as they were crowned Premier League champions on Thursday, triggering jubilant scenes as fans ignored social-distancing to celebrate uproariously.

John W Henry: Liverpool have made the beautiful game more beautiful than ever

Liverpool owner John W Henry claims the club’s record-breaking Premier League title triumph in 2019-20 has seen the Reds make “the beautiful game more beautiful than ever”.
Kylian Mbappe was absent from Paris Saint-Germain training once again on Tuesday, as he continues to struggle with a throat infection ahead of a Champions League showdown against Borussia Dortmund.

Ian Wright explains why Kylian Mbappe could join Liverpool

Ian Wright believes Kylian Mbappe could join Liverpool in the near future because the club is now at a level where he could go to. Mbappe has been linked with a sensational move to Anfield in the past few months following some stunning performances for Paris Saint-Germain.
Kylian Mbappe was absent from Paris Saint-Germain training once again on Tuesday, as he continues to struggle with a throat infection ahead of a Champions League showdown against Borussia Dortmund.

Arsene Wenger predicts who will succeed Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi as world’s best

Arsene Wenger has backed Kylian Mbappe to become the best player in world football in the post-Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi era.
Cameroon forward Stephane Bahoken believes “there is still time” to complete the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers and stick to the January staging of the tournament despite the coronavirus pandemic plunging the football calendar.

Stephane Bahoken: I’m not in favour of postponing Afcon in Cameroon

Cameroon forward Stephane Bahoken believes “there is still time” to complete the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers and stick to the January staging of the tournament despite the coronavirus pandemic plunging the football calendar into uncertainty.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez reacts. REUTERS-Anton Vaganov-File Photo

Roberto Martinez to stay in charge of Belgium until next World Cup – reports

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has extended his contract through to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, ending weeks of speculation about a new deal, Belgian media reported on Saturday.
Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA to propose teams use five substitutes when football resumes after coronavirus outbreak

FIFA wants to allow teams to use five substitutes when football resumes due to the congestion caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
UEFA

UEFA to advance up to 70 million euros to clubs amid financial crisis

UEFA will immediately release almost 70 million euros ($75.5m) in benefit payments to clubs struggling financially during the coronavirus crisis, European football’s governing body announced on Thursday.

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