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Julian Nagelsmann to become new Bayern Munich coach

Julian Nagelsmann to become new Bayern Munich coach

RB Leipzig’s Julian Nagelsmann will take over from Hansi Flick as Bayern Munich’s head coach next season after signing a five-year contract, the Bundesliga champion announced on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Nagelsmann will move to Bayern on July 1 and has agreed a deal running through until June 30, 2026. Flick is to leave Bayern at…

English football is set to boycott social media over sustained racist abuse online

English football is set to boycott social media over sustained racist abuse online

The world of English football is set to unite behind a social media boycott in a bid to combat the sustained racist abuse received by players online. Clubs in the Premier League, English Football League, Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship, along with the game’s governing bodies and organizations such as Kick It Out, will…

Novak Djokovic says he hopes Covid-19 vaccine will not be mandatory for players

Novak Djokovic says he hopes Covid-19 vaccine will not be mandatory for players

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic says he hopes Covid-19 vaccines will not be mandatory for tennis players on tour. Speaking to reporters during this week’s Serbia Open, the 33-year-old insisted he wouldn’t reveal whether he gets a vaccine in the future and hoped receiving a jab would not be made compulsory by the sport’s governing…

The European Super League was three years in making. It took 48 hours to unravel

The European Super League was three years in making. It took 48 hours to unravel

“Greed,” money and power. These were the three defining words of a week that shook European football’s very foundations. On April 18, 12 of Europe’s biggest, most successful and financially powerful clubs — subsequently dubbed the “Dirty Dozen” — announced their intention to breakaway from the current UEFA competition format and create their very own…

Seán McCabe: World football’s first Climate Justice Officer

Seán McCabe: World football’s first Climate Justice Officer

Seán McCabe is concerned. Not about Bohemian FC’s next opponents, nor those who lie in wait in the weeks and months ahead. It’s of a greater, invisible opponent — one that is discernibly shaping the present and threatens to leave an indelible mark on the future. The opponent: the climate emergency. “It’s already occurring […]…

How the European Super League united football against the game’s wealthy owners

How the European Super League united football against the game’s wealthy owners

As crowds gathered outside Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge stadium, there was a moment — almost like the flick of a switch — when angry jeers turned to whooping cheers. Fans, currently unable to watch Premier League games amid Covid-19 restrictions, had come together on Tuesday to protest Chelsea’s participation in the European Super League ahead of…

European Super League crumbles after majority of teams announce withdrawal

European Super League crumbles after majority of teams announce withdrawal

One by one, they began to fall. First it was Manchester City and then, like dominoes, the other five Premier League clubs soon followed, before none were left in the so-called European Super League. The dramatic collapse of the multibillion-dollar league came less than 48 hours after it was first launched. In a video posted…

Multiple clubs announce plans to withdraw from breakaway Super League

Multiple clubs announce plans to withdraw from breakaway Super League

Less than 48 hours after the formation of a new European Super League, several English clubs have already withdrawn from the controversial competition. Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Manchester City have confirmed in public statements that they will no longer participate, some citing feedback from fans and other stakeholders. The withdrawal announcements came…

What is the new European Super League and how will it work?

What is the new European Super League and how will it work?

Football fans, politicians and governing bodies are united in fury after 12 of the sport’s biggest teams announced plans to breakaway from European football competitions and form their own “Super League” — a move that poses an existential threat to the world’s favorite sport. Here’s a rundown of what you need to know about the…