The same wave of feminism is holding clubs in Argentina accountable for the first time too. Florencia Duarte of Salvemos al Fútbol, an Argentinian nonprofit working against violence and corruption in the sport, notes that Vélez’s clause may be seen as targeting Centurión but she calls it an “innovative” solution to a problem that sports teams have failed to confront. … [Read more...] about Will a clause against gender-based violence change Argentinian football?
Chelsea’s search for a striker supposedly means they have reopened talks with Lyon about signing former Celtic frontman Moussa Dembélé as PSG’s Edinson Cavani looks a distant prospect. United are also keeping tabs on the Uruguayan who will almost certainly depart Paris this month. … [Read more...] about Football transfer rumours: Carlos Tevez to rejoin Manchester United?
Against images of antisemitic graffiti, Islamophobia and a lesbian couple abused on a London bus, they continue: “When we see racism, antisemitism, discrimination or hatred, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant … we mustn’t stand by, we need to stand up, we need to stand together.” … [Read more...] about Top footballers to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with anti-racism video
However, the Football Association in England is refusing to follow suit, and on Thursday night Government sources questioned the relevance of the research due to the fact modern footballs are not as heavy as the old leather balls. … [Read more...] about England and Scotland at odds over whether to ban children from heading footballs following dementia study
FIVER LETTERS “I finally followed your link and read Big Website’s comprehensive list of summer transfers from Europe’s top five leagues. While I appreciated your summary of certain major moves (yesterday’s Fiver), how could you have missed Augsburg’s recent acquisition, via loan from Leverkusen, of defender Tin Jedvaj? Moreover, why didn’t you buy Mr Jedvaj yourselves? I don’t know what the transfer budget is at Fiver Towers FC, but I’d have thought Tin would have filled most of your squad’s pressing needs” – R Reisman. … [Read more...] about Shearer, Owen and a major ruction on Social Media Disgrace Twitter