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Iceland replace coach and assistants for Belgium clash due to COVID-19 case

14 Oct 2020

Iceland will replace head coach Erik Hamren and his entire backroom team for Wednesday's Nations League clash with Belgium in Reykjavik after an unnamed staff member contracted COVID-19, the country's FA said in a statement late on Tuesday. 

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Iceland replace coach and assistants for Belgium clash due to COVID-19 case

13 Oct 2020

Oct 13 Iceland will replace head coach Erik Hamren and his entire backroom team for Wednesday's Nations League clash with Belgium in Reykjavik after an unnamed staff member contracted COVID-19, the country's FA said in a statement late on Tuesday.

Soccer-Iceland's backroom staff isolated due to COVID-19 case ahead of Belgium clash

13 Oct 2020

Oct 13 Iceland's entire backroom team has been isolated ahead of Wednesday's Nations League clash with Belgium in Reykjavik after a staff member contracted COVID-19, the country's FA said in a statement on Tuesday.

Soccer-COVID-hit Ireland hang on for 0-0 draw with Wales

11 Oct 2020

Oct 11 Ireland managed to hang on for a gritty 0-0 draw at home to Wales in their UEFA Nations League tie in Dublin on Sunday, despite seven players missing out due to COVID-19 precautions.

Bellator brings MMA into mainstream with BBC deal, Paris fight card

08 Oct 2020

Mixed martial arts promotion Bellator is continuing its efforts to bring the sport into the mainstream at the Accor Arena in Paris on Saturday with the first major card in France since the sport was legalised and a streaming deal with the BBC. 

Teenager Suup subbed after 15 seconds in Estonian top flight

24 Sep 2020

Estonian teenager Lauri Suup was hauled off in what might have been the quickest substitution in the country's soccer history as he exited Nomme Kalju FC's 2-1 defeat by FCI Levadia after just 15 seconds on Sunday.

Century-maker Ronaldo sets sights on international scoring record

09 Sep 2020

STOCKHOLM Cristiano Ronaldo has set his sights on Ali Daei's record of 109 international goals following a double in Portugal's 2-1 Nations League win away to Sweden that saw him reach 101 goals for his country since his debut in 2004.

Ronaldo nets 100th international goal as Portugal down Sweden

08 Sep 2020

STOCKHOLM Cristiano Ronaldo rattled home a superb first-half free kick to become only the second male player to score 100 international goals as Portugal outclassed 10-man Sweden 2-0 in their Nations League A Group 3 game on Tuesday.

Century-maker Ronaldo sets sights on international scoring record

08 Sep 2020

STOCKHOLM Cristiano Ronaldo has set his sights on Ali Daei's record of 109 international goals following a double in Portugal's 2-1 Nations League win away to Sweden that saw him reach 101 goals for his country since his debut in 2004.

Century-maker Ronaldo sets sights on international scoring record

08 Sep 2020

STOCKHOLM Cristiano Ronaldo has set his sights on Ali Daei's record of 109 international goals following a double in Portugal's 2-1 Nations League win away to Sweden that saw him reach 101 goals for his country since his debut in 2004.

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