Tag: Football

Champions League Quarterfinal Draw: Chelsea vs Real Madrid; Manchester City Face Atletico Madrid

File photo of Champions League Trophy© AFP Defending champions Chelsea will play Real Madrid while the other two English giants Liverpool and Manchester City will take on Benfica and Atletico Madrid respectively in their UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, the draw for which was announced on Friday. German champions Bayern Munich were drawn against Villarreal. quarter […]

Cristiano Ronaldo sets all-time scoring record for Manchester United with a hat-trick against Tottenham in big win

Cristiano Ronaldo set a record for scoring another goal in his comeback with a hat-trick to keep Manchester United’s chances of playing in the Champions League next season alive with a 3-2 win over Tottenham on Saturday. Ronaldo had scored just once in his last 10 matches, but three impressive finishes with 807 goals for […]

Adidas suspends partnership with Russian Football Federation

Adidas has suspended its partnership with the Russian Football Federation.© Twitter German sports equipment giant Adidas said on Tuesday that it has suspended its partnership with the Russian Football Federation in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “Adidas is suspending its partnership with the Russian Football Federation (RFS) with immediate effect,” said a company […]

Russia faces FIFA World Cup relegation after “unacceptable” FIFA plan

Russia’s future at the World Cup went under a knife’s edge on Monday, after FIFA’s plan to allow them to play in neutral territory was dismissed as “unacceptable” by rivals, prompting the qualifying process for football’s showpiece event. plunged into chaos. Governing body FIFA warned that they were treating the eventual sanctions against Russia as […]