Category: FOOTBALL

UEFA investigating Turkey over military-style salute in Albania and France matches

UEFA is currently exploring a military-style salute achieved by Turkey’s players and in the 1-1 draw with France. The governing body of european football has been examining the salute, which is in clear support of the Turkish forces involved with the invasion of areas in Syria of the country. Everton ahead Cenk Tosun scored a winner on Friday from Albania in Instanbul and, together with his team-mates, completed the salute facing his country’s supporters. At

Reading 1-0 Preston: Mark Bowen off to winning start as Royals boss

Reading vs Preston Sky Bet Ch’boat 3:00pm Saturday October The Madejski Stadium (Att: 14135) New Reading director Mark Bowen watched his side catch a Sky Bet Championship win over Preston at the Madejski Stadium. Centre-back Matt Miazga struck deep into stoppage time since the game appeared to be petering out to a draw. Victory sees the Royals move two points clear at the bottom three as they finished a winless league streak dating back to

Arsenal draw down to me, says Sokratis Papastathopoulos

Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos says he is responsible for allowing Watford to emerge from two goals down to earn a draw on Sunday. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s first-half double appeared to have Arsenal on course for success for the Hornets to cheer Quique Sanchez Flores back into the Vicarage Road dugout by staging a comeback since the visitors’ defence crumbled. The match finished 2-2 because Papastathopoulos ownership to Gerard Deulofeu - Tom Cleverley punishing by switching as

Crystal Palace vs Man City: Champions look to bounce back on Saturday Night Football

This time last season a trip to Crystal Palace would have seemed regular for Manchester City, who led the Premier League as their opponents. Fast-forward a year and Palace know yet another addition to their collection of current big-six scalps will watch them overtake the champions, with Pep Guardiola needing to create a response from his side following a shock 2-0 defeat at home to Wolves before the global break. Being beaten by Wolves and

WhoScored statistics show Manchester United stand alone in having no strengths

They head into the clash as a Premier League outcast, Since Manchester United ready to host arch rivals Liverpool that Sunday. They are now in England’s top-flight when it comes to their traits so far they don’t have any! features, which decode strengths, weaknesses and styles of drama, compare all types within a league against one another using statistics over a number of critical categories. The results aren’t great for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s negative,

Charlton 0-1 Birmingham: 16-year-old Jude Bellingham hits winner for Blues

Charlton vs Birm’ham Sky Bet Ch’ship 3:00pm Saturday 14th September The Valley (Att: 18752) Charlton missed the opportunity to go top of the Sky Bet Championship as they were defeated 1-0 from Birmingham . A goal by 16-year-old full old debutant Jude Bellingham in the next half was sufficient to derail the south London side, who dropped the very first time this year. Charlton were weakened with talisman Lyle Taylor after picking up a knock

Racism in football: Uefa punish Lazio with partial stadium closure for fan behaviour

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Millie Bright and Demi Stokes withdraw from England squad for Brazil friendly

Our partners utilize technologies, like biscuits, and gather info that is browsing to personalise the content and advertisements shown to you and to provide you with the ideal experience. Please let us know whether you agree. Defenders Millie Bright and Demi Stokes have retreated from the England girls squad through injury ahead of Saturday’s friendly against Brazil. Chelsea Bright and Manchester City left-back Stokes have been substituted from the Gemma Bonner and Birmingham City’s Lucy

Liverpool v Newcastle: Most memorable matches between the sides

We and our partners use technology, like biscuits, and gather browsing data to personalise the information and advertising shown for you and to supply you with the very best online experience. Please let us know if you agree. By Shamoon Hafez BBC Sport Liverpool v Newcastle - a fixture which has seen a good deal of moments that are iconic and bags of goals. Both sides meet again in Anfield on Saturday (kick-off 12:30 BST)

Brighton’s Leandro Trossard sidelined by groin injury

Brighton forward Leandro Trossard might not be back in action until after the upcoming global break. While he had been off on international duty with 17, the 24-year-old picked up an injury in practice. He had to miss the European Qualifier from Scotland and of Belgium - having left a promising start to his Premier League career - he is absent until after another round of qualifiers in mid-October. Brighton director Graham Potter stated:”It’s early