Saudi Arabia-backed group withdraws Newcastle United bid: Report

The Saudi Arabian-backed consortium trying to buy English Premier League football club Newcastle United has withdrawn its bid. The group, which included Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, had made a $390m offer to buy Newcastle from British businessman Mike Ashley. The Premier League has spent months considering piracy and human rights concerns around the bid. … Read more Saudi Arabia-backed group withdraws Newcastle United bid: Report

China State TV Blacks Out English Soccer

Jul.23 — Chinese state television in taking English Premier League football matches off the air, bringing the lucrative world of professional soccer into the increasingly fraught relations between Beijing and the U.K. Bloomberg’s Jodi Schneider reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.”

Prenetics Conducts Virus Tests for U.K. Soccer Players

Jun.17 — Danny Yeung, chief executive officer of Prenetics Group, a genetics-enabled digital health company headquartered in Hong Kong with offices in the U.K. and across Southeast Asia, explains how the startup is helping soccer’s English Premier League get back on the pitch. Prenetics’ shareholders include Jack Ma’s Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, and San … Read more Prenetics Conducts Virus Tests for U.K. Soccer Players

Football without fans? Coronavirus rocks sporting world

With the Bundesliga returning behind closed doors, France 24 asked if it is too soon for football in other, more affected places, like England, to return to sporting activity. Is it too soon for Project Restart? The English Premier League is taking its cue from the Bundesliga and allowing teams to resume training but is … Read more Football without fans? Coronavirus rocks sporting world

Why are some OPEC nations struggling to make any money right now? | Counting the Cost

Not all OPEC nations are rich and can weather a storm like the coronavirus pandemic with oil prices also sliding into negative territory, however briefly. OPEC cartel leader Saudi Arabia is cutting subsidies and raising taxes but it also has massive foreign currency reserves that can see it through the crisis. But that is not … Read more Why are some OPEC nations struggling to make any money right now? | Counting the Cost

Should the Premier League Restart despite Coronavirus Outbreak? | Good Morning Britain

Robbie Savage and John Hartson debate whether or not the English Premier League football should restart while the coronavirus crisis is ongoing, on UK television show Good Morning Britain. Gary Neville has warned that restarting the Premier League could well cause deaths in football and believes the game could become unpalatable. The UK death toll … Read more Should the Premier League Restart despite Coronavirus Outbreak? | Good Morning Britain

Audio Football Club: Is Ashley Cole the Premier League’s best ever fullback?

On the Telegraph’s Audio Football Club podcast – featured above – the question was raised “was Ashley Cole the Premier League’s best ever fullback?” Listen to the debate here. On the podcast today, four more footballing topics face the all-new innovative best and worst format. Today we assess the best full-backs, some lovely close-range goals … Read more Audio Football Club: Is Ashley Cole the Premier League’s best ever fullback?

The GREATEST hat-tricks in Premier League history! | Part 1

While sport remains on hiatus, Sky Sports Football in the UK put together this showreel of English Premier League Hat-Tricks to remind us what we’re missing out on, and provide some content for the stuck-at-home fans. Relive some of the greatest hat-tricks in Premier League history including Dimitar Berbatov’s incredible bicycle kick over Jamie Carragher’s … Read more The GREATEST hat-tricks in Premier League history! | Part 1

English Premier League suspended over coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic is having an impact on sport across the globe. With large gatherings an obvious risk, much of world sport is now in shutdown. And that now includes the world’s biggest football leagues. Al Jazeera’s Sohail Malik reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us … Read more English Premier League suspended over coronavirus

Coronavirus: English Premier League suspends all matches until 3 April – BBC News

Elite football in Britain has been suspended until at least 3 April as a result of the spread of coronavirus. All games in England’s Premier League, EFL, FA Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship are postponed. The Premier League said play will start on 4 April subject to “conditions at the time” but BBC sports … Read more Coronavirus: English Premier League suspends all matches until 3 April – BBC News

Emre Can – Juventus Turin star signs for…

Borussia Dortmund sign Emre Can from Juventus Turin ► Sub now: https://redirect.bundesliga.com/_bwCS Emre Can is the latest midfield ace to join Borussia Dortmund. At 26, the Germany international has already won the treble with Bayern München in 2013, played for Liverpool in the English Premier League and lifted the Serie A title with Juventus Turin. … Read more Emre Can – Juventus Turin star signs for…

MTG Retains Premier League Rights Until 2016

Modern Times Group has retained the rights for the Barclays Premier League until the end of the 2015 / 2016 season. The broadcasting group already had the tournament’s television rights for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and is now confirmed as the supplier in the region for a further three seasons. MTG holds the Baltic rights … Read more MTG Retains Premier League Rights Until 2016

Football: Arsenal 1-1 Leeds, FA Cup 2011 Third Round

Arsenal 1-1 Leeds Fabregas (pen) 90 (HT 0-0) Snodgrass (pen) 54       English Premier League side, Arsenal, despite dominating for large periods of this home FA Cup 2011 Third Round tie with Leeds United of the Championship, had to thank captain Cesc Fabregas for his 90th minute penalty which preserved their unbeaten record … Read more Football: Arsenal 1-1 Leeds, FA Cup 2011 Third Round

Football: Man City Agree Fee for Dzeko with Wolfsburg

Manchester City have agreed a fee to purchase Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko from German Bundesliga side, VfL Wolfsburg. Roberto Mancini, manager of Man City, has confirmed that his bid for the 24 year old player, who is a Bosnian international, has been accepted. Dzeko has attracted the attention of a number of top European clubs … Read more Football: Man City Agree Fee for Dzeko with Wolfsburg

Football: Blackburn Rovers Table Offer to Ronaldinho

Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho, 30, has been offered a deal worth €24.6million over three years by Barclays Premier League club, Blackburn Rovers. Blackburn have been making several moves since the club was purchased by Indian owners, Venkys, including dismissing Sam Allardyce as club manager, and tabling a loan bid for David Beckham. The Ronaldinho deal would … Read more Football: Blackburn Rovers Table Offer to Ronaldinho