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FIFA wants uniform global use of VAR, says refs chief Collina

09 Jul 2020

MANCHESTER, England FIFA wants VAR video reviews to be applied in the same way across all competitions, as they take over direct responsibility for the system.

No return for Gibson despite Burnley injury woes

07 Jul 2020

BURNLEY, England Burnley will not be asking Ben Gibson to return to training with the club despite the injury to skipper Ben Mee leaving them with only two senior central defenders for the remainder of the campaign.

Root tells stand-in skipper Stokes 'Do it your way'

07 Jul 2020

Stand-in England captain Ben Stokes says regular skipper Joe Root has given him a simple piece of advice ahead of Wednesday's first test with West Indies -- do it your way.

Season could be over for key Burnley pair Mee and Cork

05 Jul 2020

BURNLEY, England Burnley could be without their influential pair Ben Mee and Jack Cork for the remainder of the season, manager Sean Dyche said after Sunday's 1-1 draw with Sheffield United in the Premier League.

Egan earns Blades a point at Burnley

05 Jul 2020

BURNLEY, England John Egan grabbed an 80th-minute equaliser as Sheffield United earned a 1-1 draw at Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday after James Tarkowski had given the home side a first-half lead.

Soccer-Egan blast earns Blades a point at Burnley

05 Jul 2020

BURNLEY, England, July 5 John Egan grabbed an 80th-minute equaliser as Sheffield United earned a 1-1 draw at Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday after James Tarkowski had given the home side a first-half lead.

Travel quarantine rules relaxed for top sports events in England

05 Jul 2020

MANCHESTER, England Participants in major upcoming sports events in England will be exempt from travel quarantine rules, Britain's Culture Secretary has said.

Guardiola confident City's UEFA ban will be overturned

05 Jul 2020

MANCHESTER, England Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is confident the club will win their appeal against a two-year UEFA ban from European football.

Australia and New Zealand named hosts for 2023 Women's World Cup

03 Jul 2020

Australia and New Zealand were handed the right to host the 2023 Women's World Cup soccer tournament by a comfortable margin after a vote by the FIFA Council on Thursday. | Video

Klopp and Guardiola defend Liverpool's attitude after 4-0 loss

03 Jul 2020

MANCHESTER, England Juergen Klopp and Pep Guardiola insisted that Liverpool had been fully focused and hadn't taken their foot off the gas, despite Manchester City's comfortable 4-0 win over the newly crowned champions at the Etihad on Thursday.

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