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Supporters will be permitted to attend events in stadiums in England when the national lockdown ends on December 2, says Boris Johnson.

Fans to return to English stadiums from next month

Fans will be able to return to football grounds from December 2 as Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepared to confirm new coronavirus measures on Monday.
The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it was ready for fresh and immediate re-trial of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.

Senator Kalu: I’ll buy 35% stake in Arsenal

The representative of Abia North Senatorial District, Orji Uzor Kalu, has declared his interest in investing in Premier League club, Arsenal FC.
Football fans could be allowed back into stadiums as early as next month.

Football fans could return to stadiums before Christmas

Premier League and Football League clubs could welcome supporters back into stadiums in December under plans drawn up by the Government, according to Sportsmail.
Saudi Arabia has said it will host a Formula One Grand Prix for the first time next year, with a night race in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.

Saudi Arabia to host Formula 1 Grand Prix for first time next year

Saudi Arabia has said it will host a Formula One Grand Prix for the first time next year, with a night race in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is delighted with his team's effort this season, despite losing the FA Cup final.

Frank Lampard urges Premier League clubs to help save struggling EFL

Frank Lampard has urged Premier League clubs to ‘have a heart’ and help save Football League sides amid the financial implications of the coronavirus pandemic.
British Member of Parliament Michael Gove has confirmed that plans to allow fans back into stadiums from October 1 have been cancelled.

Britain confirms fans will not be allowed into stadiums

British Member of Parliament Michael Gove has confirmed that plans to allow fans back into stadiums from October 1 have been cancelled.
Super Eagles goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho has sent word of encouragement to his former club, RC Deportivo La Corona ahead of the coming season.

Francis Uzoho: My injury has taught me a lot of lessons

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has sent word of encouragement to his former club, RC Deportivo La Corona, ahead of the coming season.
Lionel Messi is reportedly becoming ‘worried’ that problems at Barcelona are beginning to mirror his international career with Argentina.

Leonardo: Paris Saint-Germain thought about buying Leo Messi

Messi dropped a bombshell when he handed in a transfer request but the Barca captain and six-time Ballon d’Or champion will remain at Camp Nou for the 2020-21 season.
Premier League has been hit by 14 new cases of coronavirus since teams returned to training, reports claim.

Chinese fans ‘demand’ EPL action after TV rights row

Chinese football fans were left sweating on Friday after the Premier League pulled the plug on a mega-money broadcasting deal, just over a week before the new season kicks off.
The French football league (LFP) announced on Friday that it was loosening the coronavirus medical protocols in the top two divisions to allow clubs to play even if 10 players have tested positive.

French league hikes up virus cases that will stop games

The French football league (LFP) announced on Friday that it was loosening the coronavirus medical protocols in the top two divisions to allow clubs to play even if 10 players have tested positive.
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.

20 Nigerian women’s clubs receive $194,030 FIFA fund

20 Nigerian Women’s Football League clubs will benefit from FIFA’s solidarity funds.
Football leagues across Europe have been suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed over 100,000 lives throughout the continent.

Anambra independent league to decide winners via PPG, play-offs

The Anambra Independent Football League (AIFL), on Sunday, said it had rounded off 2019/2020 league season before its suspension at the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The FA Cup could be sacrificed for other competitions because of the coronavirus outbreak.

English FA Cup replays to be scrapped completely next season

Football chiefs in England are planning to scrap FA Cup replays completely next season as they look at ways to ease fixture chaos in what will be a jam-packed campaign.
Former Nigeria international Efetobore Sodje says he has no regret not playing in the premier league despite playing in England for 18 seasons.

Efe Sodje: No regret not playing in the Premier League

Former Nigeria international Efetobore Sodje says he has no regret not playing in the premier league despite playing in England for 18 seasons.
Erling Haaland and team-mates adhere to social distancing while celebrating. GETTY IMAGES

Borussia Dortmund thrash Schalke 4-0 on Bundesliga’s return

Norwegian goal-machine Erling Braut Haaland stole the limelight on Saturday scoring the first goal as the Bundesliga became the first major European football league to return from the coronavirus lockdown.
Marcelo Bielsa Leeds

Nigel Martyn: Premier League chance the key to keeping Marcelo Bielsa at Leeds

Leeds United need to seal promotion from the Championship this season or else Marcelo Bielsa may not remain at Elland Road, according to Nigel Martyn.
Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.

Lyon slam ‘sudden’ decision to end Ligue 1 season

Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Bundesliga to return in May

Berlin plans to allow Germany’s Bundesliga to restart behind closed doors in May after weeks of shutdown imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus, according to a draft government agreement seen by AFP Wednesday.

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Angel Gomes: I left Manchester United for Lille to find happiness in my football

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