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Chinese players banned for breaking lockdown rules

Six Chinese players have been banned for breaking lockdown rules. The players are said to be Chinese U19 internationals and have been banned for six months for breaking lockdown rules. The players also have to write self-criticism essays after...

Borussia Dortmund players fined over haircuts

Borussia Dortmund players Jadon Sancho and Manuel Akanji have been fined by the German soccer league on Saturday after the players defied coronavirus measures to get haircuts. TvNZ report that Sancho and Akanji "apparently violated hygiene and infection standards". Furthermore,... Most Exciting Qualities of the English Premier League

One wouldn’t talk about football without mentioning the English Premier League. It is considered to be the top leagues in the world for a variety of reasons, its stored franchises and venue, the connection between the players the pitch...

Premier League confirms fixtures for restart

The Premier League has confirmed fixtures as the Premier League is set to restart on June 17th. The BBC is set to show several games for the first time since the Premier League began in 1992. All of the...

FAI confirms all second batch of Covid-19 tests return negative results

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has confirmed that all of the second batch of Covid-19 tests carried out on players and staff at four SSE Airtricity League clubs on Monday last, June 1, have returned negative results. The FAI’s...

Premier League to have five substitutes on return

Premier League teams will be allowed to have five when action returns later this month. BBC Sport report that the clubs approved the new rules which will see clubs now allowed to make 5 substitutes instead of the original...

Shane Long signs new contract with Southampton

Republic of Ireland international Shane Long has put pen to paper and has signed a new two year contract with Premier League side Southampton.  RTE Sport report that long, who was due to become a free agent is now set...

Virtual Season Tickets offered to SPL fans

The Scottish Premiership and Sky Sports have come on board to offer SPL fans virtual season tickets. These tickets will allow fans to watch broadcasts of their clubs home games when action resumes in August. RTE Sport report that the...

Ighalo to remain at United until January

Odion Ighalo will remain at Man United until January according to BBC Sport. Ighalo joined United on loan from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua which was meant to be until the end of May. BBC state that United won't...

Bundesliga Round Up: Dortmund still in title hunt

Borussia Dortmund remain in the title hunt in the Bundesliga after an excellent 6-1 win over Paderborn on Sunday. Jadon Sancho grabbed a hat trick as they remain 7 points off leaders Bayern Munich. Dortmund now sit on 60 points...