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CONCACAF Statement regarding the acts of violence that occurred in Mexico’s Queretaro!

The shocking acts of vandalism and violence that occurred last night in Queretaro, Mexico, have no place in football or society. The thoughts of everyone at CONCACAF are with the victims of these awful events, and their families. CONCACAF wholly condemns these types of behaviors. We call on the local …

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FIFA Statement regarding incidents in Mexican Liga MX!

FIFA is shocked at the tragic incident that took place at La Corregidora stadium in the city of Queretaro during the fixture between Queretaro and Atlas. The violence was unacceptable and intolerable. FIFA joins the Mexican Football Association and CONCACAF in condemning this barbaric incident and encouraging the local authorities …

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Premier League statement on Manchester United vs Liverpool FC postponement!

Following the security breach at Old Trafford, the Manchester United vs Liverpool FC game has been postponed. This is a collective decision from the police, both clubs, the Premier League and local authorities. The security and safety of everyone at Old Trafford remains of paramount importance. We understand and respect …

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#SafeHome campaign renewed to push for elimination of violence against women!

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Commission and the European Parliament Sports Group have joined forces to raise awareness about the risk of domestic violence and call for an end to violence against women and children. Following the joint …

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FIFA, African Union, WHO & CAF promote campaign against domestic violence in Africa!

FIFA is joining forces with the African Union, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to jointly address the issue of domestic violence by launching the #SafeHome campaign across the African continent. The initiative is designed to support women and children victims of domestic violence, …

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Violence in Guwahati leads to NorthEast United FC vs Chennaiyin FC being postponed!

Due to the ongoing unrest in Guwahati, the Indian Super League (ISL) 2019-20 Match 37 between NorthEast United FC and Chennaiyin FC has been postponed until further notice. Originally the match was supposed to be played on Thursday, December 12 evening. The League has been in consultation with the concerned …

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XtraTime VIDEO: East Bengal & Mohun Bagan blame Zee Bangla Football League organisers for violence!

As XtraTime reports from Kolkata, the inaugural U-19 Zee Bangla Football League saw its high octane final between archrivals East Bengal and Mohun Bagan abandoned due to crowd trouble. They spoke to club officials Debashis Datta of Mohun Bagan and Debabrata Sarkar of East Bengal, who both blamed it on …

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XtraTime VIDEO: East Bengal & Mohun Bagan want to ensure peaceful Kolkata derby!

As XtraTime reports from Kolkata, city giants East Bengal and Mohun Bagan have come together to ensure that the remaining Kolkata derbies in the I-League and U-15 Youth League will be peaceful. Steps are being taken jointly the clubs with the authorities to ensure that scenes of the U-18 Youth …

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