Football

Turkish club Trabzonspor handed out more than 200,000 euros of fines to a player after he sought a similar amount of unpaid salary.   The club sanctioned Ozer Hurmaci for so-called offenses such as arguing with a public notary (78,100 euros),...
16/11/2017
The former Newcastle United and England striker was helping to investigate the potentially devastating link between football and dementia.   Shearer undertook a series of cutting edge medical tests carried out to assess the condition of his own...
13/11/2017
Ruben Loftus-Cheek joined Chelsea at the age of eight and has always been a prospect for the first team. However, he is now 21 years old and hasn't been able to secure much first team football.   He has found chances hard to come by at Stamford...
11/11/2017
Ugo Ehiogu's contribution to the game as an "excellent role model" will be acknowledged at the Football Black List celebration evening in London on Wednesday.   The former Aston Villa, Middlesbrough and England defender died in April after...
08/11/2017
Former West Bromwich Albion and Queens Park Rangers striker Rob Hulse admits that his new work colleagues are fascinated when discussion turns towards why an already successful footballer has joined them working in the National Health Service (NHS...
04/11/2017
Bernardo Tengarrinha, who is undergoing chemotherapy, is channelling his positive attitude to help fellow players in Portugal.   The 28-year-old footballer who had to quit the game this year after being diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma has agreed...
02/11/2017
Für den dreimaligen Europa-League Sieger Coke lief es nach dem Wechsel in die Bundesliga zu Schalke 04 nicht gut. Dafür läuft es in seinem Zweitjob.    Der spanische Verteidiger Coke von Bundesligist Schalke 04 hat einen für Fußballprofis höchst...
27/10/2017
Gianluigi Buffon, Leonardo Bonucci and Neymar JR join Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo among others in the 2016-2017 FIFA FIFPro World 11, which is chosen by professional footballers worldwide.   The two Italians and the Brazilian are the only...
25/10/2017
Javier “Chicarito” Hernandez, Andres Guardado and Hector Moreno are among various national team players to back a new footballer association in Mexico.   The Asociación Mexicana de Futbolistas (AMFpro) is the result of several years of study on a...
22/10/2017
He’s won just about everything there is – the Champions League and Europa League twice apiece, numerous titles in Spain, Serie A with Juventus – but if Dani Alves had got his way, none of it would have ever happened.   A young Alves would have...
19/10/2017
The Norwegian Football Federation will pay its women's internationals the same money as the men's team receive from next year.   Under the existing arrangement, a pot of 6.55million krone (£627,000) is distributed among the men's senior team each...
17/10/2017
One of the most prominent players in the Indonesian top league is taking antidepressants each day.   Dane Milovanovic, a 27-year-old Australian midfielder with Madura United, suffers from anxiety and panic attacks. “When I get up in the morning I...
14/10/2017