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Fans could return for 20-21 season: Premier League chief

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Premier League chief executive Richard Masters said on Friday that fans could be allowed to attend top-flight matches in the 2020-21 season on a “phased basis”. The Premier League plans to resume the 2019-20 campaign on June 17 following the coronavirus lockdown. But the remaining …

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English FA bracing for long spell without fans

London, United Kingdom | AFP | English Football Association chairman Greg Clarke does not believe fans will be allowed into stadiums “any time soon” and has warned that the coronavirus crisis could cost the governing body £300 million ($373 million). Football across England has been indefinitely suspended, with the 2019/20 season in all leagues below …

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Russia issues security guarantee to Arsenal fans

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russia has issued a security guarantee to Arsenal fans who will visit Moscow for a Europa League clash in the heat of a diplomatic crisis over an ex-double agent’s poisoning. Moscow on Saturday announced the expulsion of 23 British diplomats in a tit-for-tar response to …

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Aguero escapes punishment as Wigan probe FA Cup crowd trouble

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will not face punishment from the Football Association following an altercation with a Wigan fan after the Premier League leaders’ shock FA Cup defeat. Aguero became involved in a physical exchange with a Wigan supporter as hundreds of fans …

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Wigan to probe crowd trouble after Man City FA Cup shock

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Wigan announced a full investigation on Tuesday into crowd disturbances that marred the club’s dramatic FA Cup victory over Premier League leaders Manchester City. City striker Sergio Aguero became involved in a physical exchange with a Wigan supporter as thousands of fans spilled onto …

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United fans respond to Mourinho criticism

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United fans have responded to Jose Mourinho’s criticism about the subdued atmosphere at Old Trafford. Mourinho said United’s supporters were “quiet” during Saturday’s 2-0 home win over Huddersfield in the Premier League. The United manager went on to cite Portsmouth’s Fratton Park as an …

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South Korea captain blames fans over draw

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | South Korea’s captain has upset his team’s fans by blaming them for disrupting on-field communications during a home draw with Iran that left their World Cup hopes in the balance. The 0-0 against 10-man South Korea national football teamleaves the Taeguk Warriors having to defeat …

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Football fans seek sh15m compensation for missing Comoros match

Three football fans have dragged football governing body FUFA to High Court seeking compensation of sh15 million for denying them access to watch the Uganda Cranes versus Comoros match live on September 4, 2016. The fans led by Geofrey Turyamusiima claim that in August 2016, they bought tickets worth  sh6,6000 to watch the …

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