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UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin hits out at Arsenal and Chelsea Europa League final backlash.

We’ve not done enough to tackle racism – UEFA chief

UEFA has come under criticism amid a spate of racist incidents in recent months, ranging from monkey chants aimed at Romelu Lukaku and Mario Balotelli in Italy, to the abuse that was directed at England’s black players during their Euro 2020 qualifier away to Bulgaria in October.
Two men were arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated common assault at Saturday’s FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town in North London, the capital’s Metropolitan Police said.

London police arrest two over racial abuse during football match

Two men were arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated common assault at Saturday’s FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town in North London, the capital’s Metropolitan Police said.
Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town players in solidarity after the FA Cup qualifying match was abandoned

English FA Cup match abandoned over racist abuse, monkey chants

An FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town was abandoned on Saturday after allegations that players were racially abused and spat on.
Borislav Mihailov has resigned from his role as Bulgarian Football Union president in the wake of his scandal that has engulfed the national team following their 6-0 defeat to England.

Bulgaria teen indicted over England match racist abuse

A Bulgarian teenager was indicted for “grave hooliganism” while four others were fined and received stadium bans over racist abuse at a Euro 2020 qualifier against England, officials said Thursday.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA supremo calls for stronger fight against racism after Bulgaria vs England scandal

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for "new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football" in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.
Prime minister Boyko Borissov has asked his sports minister to suspend all relations with the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU), “including financial ones”, until Borislav Mihaylov resigns.

Bulgarian premier wants football coach sacked over fans’ racial abuse

The Bulgarian prime minister has called for the head of the country’s football association to resign after England players were racially abused in a European qualifier in Sofia on Monday.
Gareth Southgate applauds the England fans at the final whistle. Nigel Keene-ProSports-REX-Shutterstock

Euro 2020 qualifiers: England thrash Bulgaria despite racist abuse

England bounced back from their first tournament qualifying defeat for 10 years with a 6-0 thrashing of toothless Bulgaria on Monday in Sofia in a Euro 2020 Group A clash.
Declan Rice has dismissed speculation he could leave West Ham for Manchester United as all talk until something happens.

West Ham star Declan Rice dismisses Manchester United links

Declan Rice has dismissed speculation he could leave West Ham for Manchester United as "all talk until something happens".
England's forward Harry Kane (R) is congratulated by England's coach Gareth Southgate (L) as they celebrate after winning at the end of to the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Colombia and England at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on July 3, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE /

England stars agree to walk off in the event of racism

England stars have agreed to walk off the pitch and abandon the game should they receive racist abuse from the stands in their upcoming internationals.
Gareth Southgate, Manager of England looks on - Getty Images

Gareth Southgate: I invited Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori on merit

England Manager Gareth Southgate has explained why the duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori were invited for this month’s Euro qualifiers against Bulgaria and Czech Republic.
Mason Mount has hailed the England call-ups for his Chelsea team-mates Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.

England call up Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, drop Dele Alli Jesse Lingard

Nigeria’s duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori were included in a 25-man squad on Thursday for away Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

Man dies as parachute fails during US military exercise

A Canadian man has died after his parachute failed to open when he jumped out of a plane during a military exercise led by US forces in Bulgaria, local media reported on Tuesday.
Montenegro boss Ljubisa Tumbakovi

England have no weaknesses – Montenegro coach

Studying England ahead of Monday's European Championship qualifier was a hard watch for Montenegro coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic, who says the Three Lions have no weaknesses.
Pope Francis arrives to address the Synod of Bishops, focusing on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment, on October 3, 2018 at the Vatican. - AFP PHOTO - Andreas SOLARO

Pope Francis to visit Bulgaria, Macedonia in May

Pope Francis plans to visit Bulgaria and Macedonia from May, the Vatican spokesman, Greg Burke, said on Thursday.
Gianluca Vialli

Ex-Chelsea coach Gianluca Vialli reveals cancer battle success

Villa won over 50 caps for Italy but has been out of football since 2002, when he left a managerial role with Watford.
Kubrat Pulev

Kubrat Pulev sets up Anthony Joshua title fight

Hughie Fury was beaten on a unanimous points decision by Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev in his IBF heavyweight eliminator in Sofia.

Spain premier and Catalonia’s new separatist leader ready to meet

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Catalonia's new separatist leader Quim Torra said Tuesday they were willing to meet, as the regional president prepares to form a government and keep fighting to break from Spain.

EU vows to preserve Iran deal as relations with US enter crossroads

The European Union vowed to preserve the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday, which might put the bloc on a collision course with the one country that does want to end the deal: the United States.

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