Super League clubs tell FIFA legal action already started

The letter was sent by the group of English, Spanish and Italian clubs to FIFA President Gianni Infantino and UEFA counterpart Aleksander Ceferin. The 12 European clubs pursuing a Super League have told the leaders FIFA and UEFA that legal action is already being pursued to stop them from action intended to thwart the launch … Read more Super League clubs tell FIFA legal action already started

FA Cup | Iheanacho sends Leicester into final

A disappointing game was settled 10 minutes after the interval as the in-form Nigerian striker slotted at the second attempt after good work by Jamie Vardy. Leicester City reached the FA Cup final for the first time in more than 50 years as Kelechi Iheanacho’s goal secured a 1-0 win over Southampton at Wembley on … Read more FA Cup | Iheanacho sends Leicester into final

English breakaway six hit by backlash to Super League plans

According to reports, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are among 12 teams, also featuring three from Spain and Italy, to agree to a closed breakaway league. Plans for six leading English clubs to join a breakaway European Super League were met by a furious reaction by the Premier League, Football Association … Read more English breakaway six hit by backlash to Super League plans

Premier League | Greenwood double helps Manchester United sink Burnley

The result left United second in the standings on 66 points from 32 games, eight behind leaders Manchester City and 10 ahead of third-placed Leicester City, who have a game in hand. Mason Greenwood continued his fine run of form with a second-half brace which helped Manchester United to a 3-1 home win over Burnley … Read more Premier League | Greenwood double helps Manchester United sink Burnley

UEFA says will ban clubs who take part in a European Super League

European football’s governing body said it had learned that some English, Spanish and Italian clubs might announce a breakaway competition. UEFA and English, Spanish and Italian football authorities announced on Sunday that any clubs who take part in a so-called European Super League would be banned from all other domestic and continental competitions. European football’s … Read more UEFA says will ban clubs who take part in a European Super League

Atalanta jumps past Juventus into third

Juventus slipped to a last-gasp 1-0 defeat at Atalanta on Sunday as Gian Piero Gasperini’s side leapfrogged the champion into third place in the Serie A standings. Eddie Nketiah struck deep into stoppage time to earn Arsenal a draw with relegation-threatened Fulham in the Premier League. The results: Premier League: Arsenal 1 (Nketiah 90+7) drew … Read more Atalanta jumps past Juventus into third

Sheffield United relegated from Premier League

Sheffield United’s relegation from the Premier League was finally confirmed following its 1-0 defeat at Wolverhampton. The rock-bottom Blades will play in the League Championship next season after Willian Jose’s second-half winner. Under caretaker boss Paul Heckingbottom, United is 19 points from safety with six games remaining and has won just four times all season. … Read more Sheffield United relegated from Premier League

Copa del Rey | Messi nets 2, Barcelona beats Bilbao 4-0 to win the cup

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 4-0 to win the Copa del Rey final on Saturday, giving Ronald Koeman his first title as coach of the Catalan club. Messi’s two goals came after Antoine Griezmann finally beat Bilbao goalkeeper Unai Simón with the opener on the hour-mark. Frenkie de Jong headed in … Read more Copa del Rey | Messi nets 2, Barcelona beats Bilbao 4-0 to win the cup

FA Cup | Chelsea beat Man City to secure place in FA Cup final

Ziyech scored in the 55th minute when he tapped into an empty net from a cross by Timo Werner with City goalkeeper Zack Steffen in no man’s land after racing off his line. Chelsea beat Manchester City 1-0 on Saturday to book a place in next month’s FA Cup final thanks to a second-half goal … Read more FA Cup | Chelsea beat Man City to secure place in FA Cup final

Premier League | West Ham mistakes costly as Newcastle earns vital 3-2 win

Joe Willock came off the bench and was the hero after heading in the winner just minutes after the Hammers equalized through Jesse Lingard’s penalty at St. James’ Park. Newcastle took a big step toward Premier League safety with a 3-2 win over 10-man West Ham, after first-half blunders put the visitors in an early … Read more Premier League | West Ham mistakes costly as Newcastle earns vital 3-2 win