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Danish FA calls for FIFA ‘action’ on Qatar World Cup

Copenhagen (AFP) – The Danish football association (DBU) has written to FIFA calling on the global governing body to put pressure on 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar to improve their human rights record. Last month Denmark, as well as Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Norway staged protests before qualifying matches for the tournament, such as…

Man City outclass Tottenham to retain League Cup

London (AFP) – Manchester City claimed a fourth consecutive League Cup on Sunday with a dominant display to beat Tottenham 1-0 in front of 8,000 fans at Wembley. Aymeric Laporte’s header eight minutes from time finally ended Tottenham’s resistance as their 13-year wait to win a trophy goes on. For the first time in 13…

Man Utd fans stage protest as ESL backlash rumbles on

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United fans protested against the club’s American owners outside Old Trafford on Saturday as the row over the collapse of a proposed breakaway European Super League (ESL) rumbled on. United were one of 12 clubs to initially sign up to the planned ESL, only to withdraw within 48 hours…

Fans take Super League protests to Stamford Bridge

London (AFP) – Furious fans gathered outside Stamford Bridge to protest against the proposed European Super League ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Brighton on Tuesday. Chelsea are one of 12 leading European clubs to have signed up to an incendiary scheme that has plunged football into civil war. Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal,…

Man Utd’s Fernandes joins debate on European Super League

London (AFP) – Bruno Fernandes joined the heated debate on the European Super League as the Manchester United midfielder appeared to question the controversial plan on Monday. United are one of 12 clubs to have agreed to join the breakaway league, which aims to replace the Champions League with a more lucrative invitation-only competition. Manchester…

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