PFL eyes single-round format if given OK to start season

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:49:34 +0000

  By JONAS TERRADO       The Philippines Football League is eyeing a single-round format once it gets a go-signal to start the fourth season that was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. PFL Commissioner Coco Torre said the likelihood of using the said format will depend on the situation surrounding the pandemic that […]

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Football players to undergo COVID-19 testing

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 06:46:25 +0000

  BY JONAS TERRADO         Philippines Football League clubs are scheduled to undergo COVID-19 testing as part of the protocols approved by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the resumption of training. Philippine Football Federation President Nonong Araneta said the testing of players and staff could take one to two weeks before they […]

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Bulls & Bears: Pressure mounting for Redskins to drop 'heritage brand' name

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 20:30:56 +0000

Bulls of the Week The NHL is poised to announce that Toronto and Edmonton will be the two hub cities in the proposed 24-team Stanley Cup tournament that’s scheduled to get underway Aug. 1. The big winner for now is small-market Edmonton, which will benefit from more than two months of datelines, television and media […]

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Messi scores 700th goal, but Barcelona’s title hopes suffer huge blow

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 05:03:47 +0000

  MADRID (AFP) – Lionel Messi scored his 700th career goal but Barcelona suffered another blow to their La Liga title hopes after a 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. Messi chipped in a penalty to reach another astonishing milestone at Camp Nou but twice Atletico hit back with spot-kicks of ITS own, Saul […]

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Liverpool wins Premier League to end 30-year title drought

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 02:33:17 +0000

    LIVERPOOL (AFP) – Liverpool was crowned Premier League champions on Thursday as Chelsea’s win over Manchester City ended the Reds’ 30-year wait to win the English title, with jubilant fans ignoring social-distancing guidelines to converge on Anfield. Jurgen Klopp’s men sealed a 19th league title with a record seven games remaining after defeat […]

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Time to say goodbye – James Younghusband

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 06:35:52 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO         James Younghusband announced his retirement Thursday after a decorated career highlighted by his role in the Philippine Azkals’ historic run in the AFF Suzuki Cup semifinals a decade ago. “Time to say goodbye,” the 33-year-old Younghusband said on his social media accounts while expressing gratitude to everyone who […]

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15-year-old Argentinian becomes youngest ever Liga player

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 04:07:32 +0000

MADRID (AFP) – Real Mallorca’s Luka Romero made history on Wednesday by becoming the youngest player ever to play in La Liga, aged 15 years and 219 days. After training with Mallorca’s senior team for the first time on June 1, Romero, who plays as an attacking midfielder, came on as a substitute in the […]

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Liverpool on brink of Premier League title

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 00:19:21 +0000

      LONDON (AFP) ‒ Liverpool are on the brink of clinching the Premier League title after the leaders powered to a 4-0 win against Crystal Palace, while Anthony Martial hit a hat-trick in Manchester United’s 3-0 victory over Sheffield United on Wednesday. Jurgen Klopp’s side took control thanks to first-half goals from Trent […]

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There’s a ‘God’ of football – Italian coach

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 04:51:46 +0000

ROME (AFP) ‒ Gennaro Gattuso hailed the ‘God of football’ after he lifted his first coaching trophy as Napoli beat Juventus 4-2 on penalties to win the Italian Cup for the sixth time on Wednesday. The final had ended 0-0 in an empty Stadio Olimpico in Rome. Paulo Dybala and Danilo both missed their spot-kicks […]

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