Tag: Coronavirus Pandemic

Copa America: CONMEBOL looks for a new host as Argentina strip of hosting rights

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) has been thrown into a state of dilemma as Argentina is no longer fit to host the forthcoming Copa America. Initially, Argentina was supposed to co-host the competition with Columbia from June this year. But Columbia was stripped of the hosting rights due to the political uprising in the […]

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Neymar gets vaccinated against coronavirus

Paris Saint Germain forward, Neymar has been vaccinated against the dreaded coronavirus which has been ravaging the world since 2019. The 29-year-old Brazilian left-winger took to his Instagram account on Thursday to share a video showing when he was being injected with the coronavirus vaccine. In the caption, the Brazilian international described how happy he […]

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Premier League players to self-isolate for 10 days after international trips

Premier League players and coaching staff will have to self-isolate for 10-days after any trip outside the United Kingdom, according to a message sent to the 20 Premier League clubs on Sunday. The new policy covers players that traveled outside the UK for national duties and players that follow their clubs outside the country for […]

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Pep Guardiola doesn’t want March international break to go on

Pep Guardiola wishes that the Premier League and other major leagues across Europe could prevent players from traveling during the international break in March. The coach of Manchester City had one of the toughest managerial experiences in his coaching career after the November international break in 2020. Some of his players contracted the dreaded coronavirus […]

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Coronavirus cases can stop football again, and the game will no longer be the same

Coronavirus cases among players and coaching crew in the Premier League are rising, sparking the speculation that the league might be abandoned again. Over a week ago, the Premier League announced that 40 players and members of staff tested positive for coronavirus which was the highest recorded number of coronavirus cases since testing began in […]

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Allan Saint-Maximin of Newcastle did not breach Covid-19 restriction

Allan Saint-Maximin did not breach Covid-19 protocol according to Newcastle United despite a viral picture which showed that the 23-year-old French winger went shopping in a supermarket amid coronavirus restrictions. The picture went viral this week which indicted Allan Saint-Maximin and forced the media to demand a reaction from Newcastle United. In a statement the […]

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FA will not punish West Ham, Man City, and Tottenham players that breached coronavirus protocols

The English Football Association will not punish West Ham, Manchester City, and the three Tottenham Hotspur players that broke the coronavirus protocols during the festive season. The FA argument was that the players beached the rules in their spare time which means that they can not be punished by football regulations. More so, before the […]

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Pep Guardiola defends Benjamin Mendy despite breaching Covid-19 protocol

The manager of Manchester City Pep Guardiola has warned people not to be quick to judge Benjamin Mendy for breaching Covid-19 protocol on new year’s day. The Spanish tactician insisted that the 26-year-old French left-back is a “good guy” with good intentions. Benjamin Mendy has been subjected to criticism since a report surfaced which revealed […]

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Coronavirus restriction: Arsenal, Chelsea, and other clubs in London won’t host fans

Coronavirus restriction has returned to London and some other parts of the United Kingdom about two weeks after the restriction was eased on December 2 and fans were allowed into stadiums. This means that stadiums like Arsenal‘s Emirates Stadium and Chelsea‘s Stamford Bridge will not be able to host fans at their stadiums due to the restriction during their […]

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