FIFA wants teams to use five substitutes during backlog matches
With soccer facing a congested programme of games caused by the coronavirus pandemic, FIFA wants to let teams use five substitutes. FIFA detailed a temporary plan yesterday to help prevent more injuries due to “potential player overload” as soccer competitions catch up with a backlog.
Stam leaves Feyenoord after Ajax hammering
Jaap Stam has stepped down as coach of Feyenoord following their 4-0 thrashing at the hands of fierce rivals Ajax, the former Dutch international announced on Monday.
Piatek, Suso keep Milan's Champions League hopes alive
Krzysztof Piatek and Suso struck in the second half as AC Milan kept their Champions League hopes alive with a hard-fought 2-0 win over relegated Frosinone on Sunday. Polish striker Piatek got back scoring after 57 minutes in the San Siro with Spanish winger Suso adding a second nine minutes later as Milan move equal…
Juventus' Barzagli to retire at end of season
Veteran Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli, a World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, announced Saturday that he will retire from football at the end of the season. "When you're a footballer you find it hard to think about life after football, but this season's injuries helped me to understand. I've decided to quit in June,"…
StarTimes gets three-year exclusive rights for Coppa Italia, Supercoppa Italiana
Satellite broadcast outfit, StarTimes and Lega Serie A have reached a three-year deal for the exclusive all media rights to Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. According to the agreement, StarTimes claims the exclusive rights of the two Italian premier cup competitions in English, French, Portuguese and African indigenous languages from…