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Liverpool Owner Speaks Of Pride After “Extraordinary” Trophy Run | Football News
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Liverpool Owner Speaks Of Pride After “Extraordinary” Trophy Run | Football News

Liverpool's principal owner John W Henry says being part of the club's triumphs in the past 14 months has been the highlight of his career despite his multiple successes with the Boston Red Sox. Since June 2019, Jurgen Klopp's team have won the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup and, after a 30-year wait, the English league title. Henry's Fenway Sports Group also owns baseball franchise the Boston Red Sox, who ended their own 86-year trophy drought with a World Series victory in 2004, following up with further wins in 2007, 2013 and 2018. But the American believes wha...
Gianni Infantino To Respect Any Ethics Committee Decision: FIFA | Football News
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Gianni Infantino To Respect Any Ethics Committee Decision: FIFA | Football News

FIFA president Gianni Infantino will "respect any decision by the ethics committee", world football's governing body said Monday after Swiss authorities opened criminal proceedings against him last week. A Swiss special prosecutor has launched proceedings against Infantino, as part of an investigation into suspected collusion with the country's attorney general, Michael Lauber. Both have denied any wrongdoing. "I've no doubt that Gianni Infantino would respect any decision by the ethics commission," FIFA deputy secretary general Alasdair Bell told a video news conference. "We don't see a...
“His Decision”: Frank Lampard On Willian’s Future At Chelsea | Football News
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“His Decision”: Frank Lampard On Willian’s Future At Chelsea | Football News

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has said that Brazilian midfielder Willian needs to decide his future at the club on his own. Chelsea have offered the Brazilian a new contract but it remains a two-year offer. As per a report in Goal.com, Willian's agent Kia Joorabchian has admitted that his client has offers from five clubs. "It is his decision, I haven't got that answer. I know the situation at the club's end. I have a great relationship with Willian, but I don't actually know what the decision is," Goal.com quoted Lampard as saying. "If that happens over the next whatever days, as he sa...
Champions League Ready To Resume, At Long Last | Football News
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Champions League Ready To Resume, At Long Last | Football News

After an enforced hiatus of almost five months, the UEFA Champions League and Europa League resume this week in order to clear up the last remaining business in a troubled season. Both competitions were frozen in March as the coronavirus pandemic took hold across the continent, and while European football's governing body acted swiftly to move Euro 2020 back a year, for a long time it was unclear how it would manage to complete its two landmark club competitions. In the end the solution was to set up two mini tournaments bringing all teams together in one place from the quarter-finals on...
Lecce Relegated As Curtain Comes Down On Historic Serie A Season | Football News
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Lecce Relegated As Curtain Comes Down On Historic Serie A Season | Football News

Lecce were relegated from Serie A after one season in the top flight on Sunday as a dramatic season both on and off the pitch in Italy came to a close. Fabio Liverani's side lost 4-3 at home to mid-table Parma but would have dropped down to Serie B even if they had won as relegation rivals Genoa thumped Hellas Verona 3-0 in a match that saw four red cards, including one for Verona coach Ivan Juric. Lecce, who drop down to Serie B after finishing 17th, were a point behind Genoa going into the final round of matches and needed to beat Parma and hope Genoa failed to win against Verona in or...
President Gianni Infantino Staying On As FIFA Blasts Swiss Probe | Football News
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President Gianni Infantino Staying On As FIFA Blasts Swiss Probe | Football News

FIFA president Gianni Infantino will continue in his post, world football's governing body insisted Sunday, as they blasted the launch of Swiss criminal proceedings against him. "There was and is absolutely no reason to open any investigation because nothing remotely criminal has happened and there is nothing at all to suggest any form of criminal wrongdoing," FIFA said in a media release. "The FIFA president will continue to fully assume his functions within FIFA and fulfil his duties and will continue to cooperate with the authorities in Switzerland and around the world."Special prose...