WORLD FOOTBALL

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona taken to hospital

Diego Maradona has been admitted to hospital in Argentina with undisclosed “health problems” although it is not related to COVID-19 and his condition is not

WORLD FOOTBALL

Maradona self-isolating at home due to COVID-19 risk

Argentina soccer great Diego Maradona is self-isolating after one of his bodyguards displayed symptoms of COVID-19, the country’s state-run news agency Telam reported on Tuesday.

WORLD FOOTBALL

Former Manchester City youth-team player Jeremy Wisten dies aged 17

Manchester City have paid tribute to former youth-team player Jeremy Wisten following his death at the age of 17. Wisten, who played as a centre-back,

WORLD FOOTBALL

Ronaldinho tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil and Barcelona legend Ronaldinho has confirmed he has tested positive for covid-19. Ronaldinho, who won 97 caps for Brazil between 1999 and 2013, posted

WORLD FOOTBALL

Cristiano Ronaldo flies back to Italy after positive Covid-19 test

Cristiano Ronaldo, who has tested positive for Covid-19, left the Portuguese team camp near Lisbon on Wednesday to fly back to Northern Italy on his

WORLD FOOTBALL

Lionel Messi tops wealth league ahead of Ronaldo

Lionel Messi was denied a potentially money-spinning move away from Barcelona this month after a contract-dispute but the Argentine maestro remains the world’s richest soccer

WORLD FOOTBALL

Kudus Mohammed shortlisted for Golden Boy Award

Ghanaian midfielder Mohammed Kudus has made the top 60 player shortlist for the 2020 Golden Boy Award. Kudus has been nominated alongside Borussia Dortmund duo

WORLD FOOTBALL

Brazil announces equal pay for men’s and women’s national teams

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Wednesday that its men’s and women’s national soccer teams will receive equal pay and prize money. “There is

WORLD FOOTBALL

England’s Southgate defends decision to pick players from Manchester clubs

Gareth Southgate has defended his decision to pick players from Manchester City and Manchester United in his latest England squad despite prolonged campaigns for the

WORLD FOOTBALL

VAR to be used in AFC Champions League from quarter-final stage

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will be used from the quarter-final stage of the 2020 AFC Champions League, Asia’s soccer governing body said on