Oblak: Atletico unshaken by COVID-19 positives – Football news

[ad_1] Atletico Madrid has overcome the shock of two players testing positive for COVID-19 ahead of its trip to the Champions League ‘Final Eight’ and are fully focused on Thursday’s quarterfinal with RB Leipzig, goalkeeper Jan Oblak said. Atletico was forced to travel to Lisbon for the mini-tournament a day later than planned after forward … Read more Oblak: Atletico unshaken by COVID-19 positives – Football news

Valencia report two COVID-19 positives – football

[ad_1] La Liga side Valencia have announced that two members of their squad and coaching staff have tested positive for COVID-19, a day after returning to pre-season training. The club’s statement said the two individuals, who were not named, were isolating at home and that the rest of the squad would continue to follow a … Read more Valencia report two COVID-19 positives – football

Borussia Dortmund says Jadon Sancho staying amid Manchester United links – football

[ad_1] England winger Jadon Sancho will stay with Borussia Dortmund for the upcoming season amid reported interest from Manchester United, club sporting director Michael Zorc said on Monday. “We plan on having Jadon Sancho in our team this season, the decision is final. I think that answers all our questions,” Zorc said at the team’s … Read more Borussia Dortmund says Jadon Sancho staying amid Manchester United links – football

Livewire Romelu Lukaku leads Inter to Europa League semi-finals – football

[ad_1] Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku scored the winner in a 2-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen as he tormented the Germans to lead his side into the Europa League semi-finals on Monday. Nicolo Barella put Inter ahead after 15 minutes, driving the ball home after Lukaku’s shot was blocked, and six minutes later the Belgian … Read more Livewire Romelu Lukaku leads Inter to Europa League semi-finals – football

Extra-time Bruno Fernandes penalty sends Manchester United into Europa League semis – football

[ad_1] Manchester United were forced to dig deep to reach the Europa League semi-finals as Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes converted a 95th-minute penalty to secure a 1-0 win over a stubborn FC Copenhagen side after extra time on Monday. United, who won Europe’s second-tier competition in 2017, will meet Sevilla or Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday … Read more Extra-time Bruno Fernandes penalty sends Manchester United into Europa League semis – football

Ferguson forgives Klopp for late-night call after Liverpool title triumph – football

[ad_1] Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said Liverpool’s Juergen Klopp thoroughly deserved his success this season and was even willing to forgive the German for waking him up in the early hours of the morning to announce his league triumph. Klopp was presented with the Alex Ferguson Trophy on Monday after being named League … Read more Ferguson forgives Klopp for late-night call after Liverpool title triumph – football

Premier League may see reduced crowds into next year: government adviser – football

[ad_1] Sporting venues in England are unlikely to get the green light to fill to capacity this year and the entire 2020-21 Premier League season could be played in front of reduced crowds, a senior government adviser has said. The British government announced plans this month to allow spectators at selected trial events to ‘stress … Read more Premier League may see reduced crowds into next year: government adviser – football

Liverpool’s Juergen Klopp wins LMA Manager of the Year award – football

[ad_1] Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp was named League Managers’ Association (LMA) manager of the year on Monday after guiding the Merseyside club to their first top-flight title in 30 years. Klopp’s Liverpool side won the Premier League title with seven games to spare and they finished the season 18 points clear at the top of … Read more Liverpool’s Juergen Klopp wins LMA Manager of the Year award – football

Leicester need more creativity up front, says Rodgers – football

[ad_1] Leicester City lacked creativity in the final third this season and will need to add firepower if they are to challenge for a top-four spot next campaign, manager Brendan Rodgers has said. Leicester’s 2-0 loss to Manchester United on Sunday saw them finish fifth, missing out on a Champions League place. Striker Jamie Vardy … Read more Leicester need more creativity up front, says Rodgers – football

Manchester City’s Silva says career beyond wildest dreams – football

[ad_1] Manchester City’s David Silva says his trophy-laden career with the Premier League club has exceeded his wildest dreams as he prepares for his final league game against Norwich City on Sunday. Silva has won 11 trophies in 10 seasons with Manchester City, including four Premier League titles, since arriving from Valencia in 2010. The … Read more Manchester City’s Silva says career beyond wildest dreams – football