Germany footballers to get over $340,000 each if they win Euro 2016

Berlin, April 1 : Members of Germany’s national football team, world champions in Brazil, will get 300,000 euros ($341,740) each if they manage to win the title of the next European Championship in France, according to sources from the German Football Federation, DFB. Each of the players and their head coach Joachim Low will get […]

Women’s national team players accuse US Soccer of wage discrimination

New York, April 1 : Five members of the United States women’s national team have filed a complaint against United States Soccer, the sport’s governing body in America, alleging they had suffered wage discrimination. In the complaint, filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency that enforces laws against workplace discrimination, the players […]

FIFA chief pledges youth World Cup in Bolivia

Cochabamba (Bolivia), April 1 : FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he hoped Bolivia could host a youth World Cup one day, although he did not specify which age group the tournament is for. Infantino, newly-elected president of football’s world governing body, made the remarks on Thursday during his trip to the country, one of the […]

Arsenal’s Cazorla to be back within a month

London, March 31 : English football club Arsenal’s head coach Arsene Wenger confirmed on Thursday that Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla, who has been sidelined since November, will be back in “three or four weeks”. “Santi Cazorla is running again outside so it should be three to four weeks more training for Santi,” Wenger said during […]

Ferguson warns Guardiola “English football is not easy”

London, March 31 : Legendary Manchester United head coach Alex Ferguson warned Pep Guardiola, who will take charge of Manchester City next football season, that “English football is not easy”. In an interview with Britain’s Sky Sports, Ferguson, 74, said on Thursday that he believes the Catalan coach will “succeed” in England, but doubted that […]