Sampdoria hold Fiorentina 1-1 in postponed match

Genova (Italy), Sep 20 : Sampdoria and Fiorentina battled to a 1-1 draw in a Serie A match originally set for last month that was postponed after the August 14 collapse of Genova’s Morandi Bridge, which left 43 people dead and dozens more injured. Giovanni Simeone, son of Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone, put Fiorentina […]

Tagliafico scores brace in Ajax’s 3-0 win over AEK Athens

Amsterdam (Netherlands), Sep 20 : Nicolas Tagliafico scored two goals to lead Ajax to a 3-0 home victory over AEK Athens in Group E action in the Champions League, Europe’s premier club football competition. The score on Wednesday night was an accurate reflection of the action on the field at Johan Cruyff Stadium, with AEK […]

Sevilla coach confident ahead of Europa League clash vs Standard Liege

Seville (Spain), Sep 19 : Sevilla coach Pablo Machin on Wednesday said about the upcoming UEFA Europa League match against Belgium’s Standard Liege that he has confidence in his squad. The Spanish coach made his remarks at a press conference on the eve of the international showdown on Thursday at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium […]

Club employees threaten strike before Superliga Argentina showcase match

Buenos Aires, Sep 19 : The UTEDYC sports workers union staged a protest at the Argentine Football Association (AFA) headquarters to demand pay raises and threatened to go on strike during the sixth round of Superliga Argentina play, which includes the “Super Classic” between Boca Juniors and River Plate. About 400 club employees, holding the […]

Morumbi, Maracana stadiums to host key matches of 2019 Copa America in Brazil

Asuncion (Paraguay), Sep 19 : South America’s football federation (Conmebol) has confirmed the venues for the 2019 Copa America in Brazil, with Sao Paulo’s Morumbi Stadium and Rio de Janeiro’s emblematic Maracana Stadium to serve as the sites for the opening match and the final, respectively. The federation said here on Tuesday that the Conmebol […]

Charity football match for Kerala flood victims in Kolkata

Kolkata, Sep 19 : Legendary former footballer I.M. Vijayan and defender Debjit Ghosh will take part in a charity match at Kalyani on Saturday to raise funds for the victims of the devastating Kerala floods. Vijayan, who was one of the victims of the Kerala floods, will lead a Red Star team with the likes […]