Category: World

Polls open for presidential election at troubled Barcelona

Barcelona (AFP) – Polling opened on Sunday morning for a presidential election at crisis-hit Barcelona, where the winner will face the challenge of rebuilding the club’s finances and squad. Voting started at 09.00 local time (0800 GMT) in an election reshaped by the coronavirus pandemic. The three candidates are former president Joan Laporta, the favourite…

Leipzig knock Bayern from top after romp at Freiburg

Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig climbed top of the Bundesliga on Saturday with a 3-0 romp at Freiburg to replace previous leaders Bayern Munich, who later host Dortmund in Germany’s ‘Klassiker’. Christopher Nkunku, Alexander Sorloth and Emil Forsberg scored the goals in Freiburg which lifted Leipzig one point ahead of Bayern, who are at home…

What next for our seven loan rangers?

Morning all, I trust you’re holding up okay wherever you are in the world. There’s not a cloud in the sky above Brixton this morning and the moon – half of it, anyway – is staring back at me. All I keep thinking is it’s a bloody shame we’ve not stuck a pub on it…

Serie A postpone decision on Torino’s Lazio no-show

Milan (AFP) – Italy’s Serie A has postponed a decision on Torino’s failure to travel to Rome for their league game against Lazio this week because of a coronavirus outbreak at the club. The league’s sports judge Gerardo Mastrandrea said in a statement on Thursday that the unplayed game remained ‘sub judice,’ without assigning a…

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