Germany Release Details Of What Their Players Would Earn At Qatar World Cup

By NewsBits In what may count as one of the earliest motivations for players regarding the forthcoming world cup, Germany players will each receive 400,000 euros ($390,000) if they lift the World Cup in Qatar later this year. This was disclosed on Sunday by the country’s football association (DFB) after agreeing on tournament bonuses with the team. The bonus for the title win is up from 350,000 euros for the previous tournament in 2018, when Germany crashed out in the first round. When Germany won the title at the Brazil…

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England Manager Gareth Southgate Insists This Is Not A Time For England To Panic

Gareth Southgate who manages the English senior football team on Sunday admitted that recent results of the team had been unacceptable but added he was not hiding from criticism after his side were relegated to the second tier of the Nations League. England had since qualified for the world cup, England suffered a 1-0 loss to Italy in Milan on Friday, a third defeat in five games that has ramped up the pressure on Southgate with the World Cup in Qatar just under two months away. “The results haven’t been…

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Russia Remains On WADA Radar Ahead Of Expiration Of Ban

President Putin with some Russian athletes World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said they are still monitoring testing operations in Russia ahead of the decision on whether to reinstate the country, despite complications caused by the Ukraine war, president Witold Banka said on Tuesday. The existing two-year ban from international sport imposed by WADA on Russia for widespread, state-sponsored infringements of doping regulations expires at the end of the year. Some Russians have continued to compete internationally as “neutral” athletes, including at the last two Olympic Games, but the isolation of the…

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EPL: Scrapping FA Cup Replays On Agenda For ‘New Deal For Football’ Meeting

Arsenal FC is one of the frequent winners of the FA Cup Premier League clubs will discuss permanently scrapping FA Cup replays at a meeting on Wednesday. Talks will also take place over major changes to the EFL Cup as part of the ‘New Deal for Football’ talks. Neither cup is run by the Premier League so it would have to approach the FA and EFL about any potential changes. Clubs are concerned by the increased strain on an already packed calendar that UEFA’s Champions League expansion will create from…

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Brighton Appoints Italian Roberto de Zerbi As Replacement For Graham Potter

Brighton have appointed former Shakhtar Donetsk and Sassuolo boss Roberto de Zerbi as manager. He replaces Graham Potter who resigned to join Chelsea. The Italian, 43, has been out of work since leaving Shakhtar in July because of the war in Ukraine. De Zerbi has signed a four-year contract at the Amex Stadium, subject to a work permit. He was Brighton’s first choice to replace Graham Potter, who quit to take over from Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea earlier this month. Former Napoli midfielder De Zerbi, who impressed during three years…

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History Made As 15-Year-Old Nwaneri Debuts In Arsenal Easy Win At Brentford

Fifteen-year-old Ethan Nwaneri born to Nigerian parents became the youngest player in Premier League history when he came on as a substitute for Arsenal as they returned to the top of the Premier League with a comfortable 3-0 win at Brentford on Sunday. Nwaneri currently represents the England U-16s and has also made one cap with the U-17s but is eligible to play for Nigeria through his parents. Goals from William Saliba and Gabriel Jesus gave Mikel Arteta’s side a 2-0 lead at the break before Fabio Vieira completed the…

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After Retirement, Serena Williams Hints At Possible Return To Tennis

Serena Williams may be on her way back to the court from which she recently retired if indications are anything to go by. She hinted on Wednesday that she could possibly come out of retirement as Tom Brady did and do what she enjoys doing most. Said Williams on ‘Good Morning America’: “I mean, you never know, I’ve just been saying that I think Tom Brady started a really cool trend. You know?” Serena laughed as she made the remark, but there was at least a hint of seriousness in…

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Arsenal v Man City Moved After Gunners’ Game Against PSV Rearranged

Arsenal’s league game with Manchester City, originally set for 19 October, has been postponed to allow the rearrangement of the Gunners’ Europa League tie against PSV Eindhoven. Arsenal’s game against PSV was set for Thursday, but “severe limitations on police resources” after Queen Elizabeth II’s death prompted the postponement. Arsenal will now play the Dutch side on 20 October. The Premier League said it would find a new date “in due course”. A whole round of Premier League fixtures was postponed last weekend as football paused as a mark of…

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Queen Elizabeth 11: Arsenal-PSV Postponed But EFL And WSL Games Back On

Arsenal’s Europa League tie with PSV Eindhoven has been postponed because of “severe limitations on police resources” following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, BBC Sport reports However, after football paused as a mark of respect for the Queen, matches across the game are set to resume. English Football League fixtures will return from Tuesday. The Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship – due to start last weekend – will take place as scheduled. All English, Welsh and Northern Irish football and senior Scottish football was postponed over the weekend.…

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English Premier League Calls Off All Weekend Fixtures In Honour Of Queen Elizabeth 11

The death of the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96 on Thursday has caused series of cancellations in the world of the English Premier League meaning that this weekend fixtures are off totally. In England, the Premier League has joined a host of other sporting community to confirm the cancellation of all 10 matches planned for this match week across Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Similarly, all EFL games across the Championship, League One and League Two have also been postponed for this weekend. It follows the…

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