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Chinese Taipei not to host 2022 AFC Cup – Group J!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has taken note of the Chinese Taipei Football Association (CTFA)’s decision to withdraw from hosting the 2022 AFC Cup – Group J matches, which were scheduled to take place in Tainan, Chinese Taipei. The AFC acknowledged the challenges caused by the evolving nature of the …

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China pull out of the 2022 AFC Futsal Asian Cup – East Zone qualifiers!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has taken note of the Chinese Football Association (CFA)’s confirmation of the withdrawal of its futsal national team from the 2022 AFC Futsal Asian Cup – Kuwait Qualifiers (East Zone). Consequently, the remaining five teams in the East Zone – Japan, Chinese Taipei, South Korea, …

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Bundesliga: The Return of the Ultras!

After a two-year absence from the decks, the ultras are back on the terraces. Borussia Dortmund’s Südtribune, the lofty South Stand, was once again a Yellow Wall made up of 24,451 fans donned in the club’s iconic colours. There was also a huge banner reading “Willkommen zurück im Westfalenstadion!” meaning “Welcome back …

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Fans to be allowed back in selected areas for I-League 2021-22 Phase 2 matches!

In view of the health parameters set by the Government of West Bengal in accordance with the Ministry of Health, fans will be allowed in selected stands and sections in stadiums for the I-League 2021-22 from the second round which kicks-off from April 22 onwards. Fans have already been allowed …

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Maldives’ Club Valencia withdraw from 2022 AFC Cup!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has taken note of the Football Association of Maldives (FAM)’s confirmation of Club Valencia’s withdrawal from participating in the AFC Cup 2022. Therefore, in accordance with the AFC Cup 2022 Competition Regulations, the Preliminary Stage Round 2 (South) tie against Abahani Limited Dhaka from Bangladesh, …

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Shanghai Port FC withdraws from 2022 AFC Champions League!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has taken note of the Chinese Football Association (CFA)’s confirmation of the withdrawal of Shanghai Port FC from the AFC Champions League 2022. The AFC acknowledged the travel restrictions faced by Shanghai Port FC as a result of the recent lockdown measures enforced in Shanghai, …

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22 positive in latest round of Premier League COVID-19 tests!

The Premier League can today, April 4 confirm that between Monday, March 28 and Sunday, April 3; 2,698 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19. Of these, there were 22 new positive tests. The Premier League is providing this aggregated information for the purposes of competition integrity and transparency. …

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Bundesliga & Bundesliga 2 teams lose over 1 billion Euros due to pandemic!

After the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, which were greatly affected by the coronavirus pandemic, the downturn in revenue in German professional football already totals more than one billion euros. The total revenue of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 fell to €4.05 billion in the 2020-21 season. As most matches were …

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Bayern Munich’s Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting latest with COVID-19 infection!

German record Bundesliga champions FC Bayern Munich have informed that Cameroon international Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has become the latest club player to test COVID-19 positive. In a short official statement, the club informed, “Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has tested positive for COVID-19. The FC Bayern forward is well and self-isolating at …

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