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Scottish clubs were due to meet by video-conference on Friday with the possibility of following the Belgian league’s recommendation to call their season to an end amid the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

UEFA demand leaves Scottish football clubs in the lurch

Scottish clubs were due to meet by video-conference on Friday with the possibility of following the Belgian league’s recommendation to call their season to an end amid the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
FSG seem to be interested in investing in Scottish giants Rangers, according to millionaire Jim McColl

Liverpool owners FSG interested in taking over Glasgow Rangers

FSG seem to be interested in investing in Scottish giants Rangers, according to millionaire Jim McColl (h/t Liverpool Echo).
Steven Gerrard is going to be “a top, top, top manager”, says Jermain Defoe, with the Liverpool legend expected to enhance his reputation at Rangers before moving on to another prestigious post.

Jermain Defoe: Steven Gerrard is going to be a top, top manager

Steven Gerrard is going to be “a top, top, top manager”, says Jermain Defoe, with the Liverpool legend expected to enhance his reputation at Rangers before moving on to another prestigious post.
Britain on Thursday said heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who has coronavirus, did not jump the queue for a test because his symptoms and condition met the criteria.

UK: Prince Charles did not jump queue for coronavirus test

Britain on Thursday said heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who has coronavirus, did not jump the queue for a test because his symptoms and condition met the criteria.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua in self-isolation after meeting Prince Charles

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has placed himself in self-isolation following a meeting with coronavirus victim Prince Charles.
Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard says he does not regret criticizing Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo and his teammates following the recent bad performances.

Rangers permit foreign stars to return home

Scottish giants Rangers have permitted Super Eagles star Joe Aribo and other foreign players to return home with the football calendar suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

UN: Coronavirus disrupting education of 849.4m worldwide

The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting the education of an eye-popping 849.4 million people worldwide, the monitoring arm of the United Nations’ Cultural and Education Agency (UNESCO) said yesterday.
Europa League hero Odion Ighalo alongside teammate Scott McTominay turned up to Manchester United training wearing coronavirus masks and gloves.

Coronavirus: Ighalo arrives Man Utd training wearing mask, gloves

Europa League hero Odion Ighalo alongside teammate Scott McTominay turned up to Manchester United training wearing coronavirus masks and gloves.

Coronavirus: English FA cancel friendlies with Italy, Denmark

Gareth Southgate’s side were set for a double header at Wembley at the end of this month, as rumours over Euro 2020 also share the international limelight.
“This applies to both the Bundesliga away game at Werder Bremen on Monday, March 16, and the second leg of the Europa League round of 16 on Thursday, March 19 at the BayArena.

Bayer Leverkusen-Rangers second leg to be played behind closed doors

A club statement read: “In order to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, the state of North Rhine-Westphalia has decided to cancel all major events of 1,000 spectators until further notice. And the state of Bremen has also issued a similar regulation.”
Anthony Martial opened the scoring for Manchester United against Manchester City after a smart free-kick from Bruno Fernandes.

Manchester United complete double over City with 2-0 home win

Manchester United completed their first home and away Premier League double over Manchester City since the Alex Ferguson era with goals from Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay giving them a 2-0 victory at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Pope Francis

Coronavirus: Pope’s Sunday prayer to be livestreamed

Pope Francis’ Angelus prayer on Sunday will be livestreamed in a break with centuries-old tradition, the Vatican announced, as the number of coronavirus cases topped 100,000.
Liverpool defender Andy Robertson has said that he regrets attacking Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.

Andy Robertson sits out Liverpool game but will still face Atletico

Liverpool defender Andy Robertson was left out of the Premier League clash with Bournemouth on Saturday but will be fit to face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League, manager Jurgen Klopp said.
Uganda head coach Johnathan McKinstry has named a squad of 20 foreign-based players for preparations ahead of their 2021 Afcon qualifier against South Sudan set for the 28th of March.

Uganda coach names squad for Afcon qualifier vs South Sudan

Uganda head coach Johnathan McKinstry has named a squad of 20 foreign-based players for preparations ahead of their 2021 Afcon qualifier against South Sudan set for the 28th of March.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

AFCONQ: Nigeria calls Ahmed Musa, Kenneth Omeruo, 22 others for Leone Stars

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has listed team captain Ahmed Musa, vice-captain William Ekong and veteran defender Kenneth Omeruo in his 24-man Super Eagles’ roster for the quick-double 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone this month.
The English, Scottish and Irish FAs have released “updated Heading Guidance”, stating that children aged 6-11 should no longer be allowed to head the ball during training sessions. Klaus Vedfelt-Getty Images

British FAs bans heading football for U-12s

Heading the ball in training sessions has been outlawed for primary school children under the age of 12 in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland as part of the Football Association’s updated “heading guidance” for the game.
People watch waves and rough seas pound against the harbour wall at Porthcawl in Wales, as Storm Dennis sweeps across the country, Saturday Feb. 15, 2020. AP

Man dies as Storm Dennis slams UK, power cuts hit France

A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds.
Heavy rain and strong winds are continuing to lash much of the UK as Storm Dennis shut down roads and railways and led to warnings of “life-threatening” floods in south Wales.

UK issues rare ‘danger to life’ warning

Storm Dennis swept across Britain on Sunday with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds, officials warning it could be “life-threatening” in South Wales.

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“Stay at home,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a televised address to the nation, as he unveiled unprecedented peacetime measures after the country’s death toll climbed to 335.

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