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Frank Lampard says players at risk due to PL's match scheduling

Soccer Nov 20, 2020

Frank Lampard says players at risk due to PL's match scheduling

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to scrap early kickoffs on Saturdays to protect player welfare amid a congested schedule. His side is scheduled to visit Newcastle United in the early lunchtime slot on Saturday and Lampard is concerned with the ...

Italy earns right to host Nations League finals

Soccer Nov 19, 2020

Italy earns right to host Nations League finals

Italy earned the right to host a star-filled Nations League finals that will feature the current No. 1-ranked team and three of the past four World Cup champions. Italy’s 2-0 win at Bosnia-Herzegovina on Wednesday sealed top spot in Group 1 above the Netherlands, which ...

Japan manager Hajime Moriyasu expects tough test against Mexico

Soccer Nov 17, 2020

Japan manager Hajime Moriyasu expects tough test against Mexico

Japan's friendly against Mexico on Tuesday should give the Samurai Blue a clear picture of where they stand in the world, manager Hajime Moriyasu said. The squad began making final preparations Monday on the eve of the meeting with world No. 11 Mexico at Graz's ...

Liverpool and England great Ray Clemence dies at 72

Soccer Nov 16, 2020

Liverpool and England great Ray Clemence dies at 72

Ray Clemence, the England goalkeeper who won every major European and English title with Liverpool and Tottenham, has died. He was 72. The Football Association confirmed the news Sunday. Clemence had been living with advanced prostate cancer since 2005. Clemence, one of the greatest English goalkeepers ...