Copa America postponed to 2021 over Covid-19 pandemic
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Copa America postponed to 2021 over Covid-19 pandemic

Guardiola donates one million euros to fight Covid-19 in Spain
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Guardiola donates one million euros to fight Covid-19 in Spain

MADRID: Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has donated one million euros ($1.08 million) to help buy medical supplies for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in his native Spain.

'Sacrifice' FA Cup for Malaysia cup, suggests Rajagobal
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'Sacrifice' FA Cup for Malaysia cup, suggests Rajagobal

KUALA LUMPUR: Former national coach K. Rajagobal has suggested that the Malaysian Football League (MFL) sacrifice the FA Cup competition to ensure that the Malaysia Cup tournament can be held this season.

Football teams hit hard by virus outbreak
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Football teams hit hard by virus outbreak

AMID the Covid-19 outbreak, several top clubs in Europe, including Barcelona, are planning to reduce the salaries of their first-team players to offset the economic impact.

Spurs striker Kane set to be fit when Premier League resumes
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Spurs striker Kane set to be fit when Premier League resumes

LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is on course to return from a hamstring injury whenever the Premier League resumes following the enforced break due to the coronavirus, he said on Tuesday.

Everton's Keane says players can be ready in a fortnight
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Everton's Keane says players can be ready in a fortnight

LONDON: Everton and England defender Michael Keane said on Wednesday that players will be able to return to Premier League action after only a

MFL forced to play waiting game due to uncertainty
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MFL forced to play waiting game due to uncertainty

THE M-League secretariat must be prepared for any eventualities following the suspension of the M-League, said Malaysian Football League (MFL) director Datuk Yusoff Mahadi.

FAM urge players, teams to find a solution to adversities
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FAM urge players, teams to find a solution to adversities

DO not just voice out your worries or problems to the press or on social media. Everyone should hold an open discussion and find a solution to this football nightmare.

Arteta feared infecting Arsenal team during coronavirus scare
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Arteta feared infecting Arsenal team during coronavirus scare

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta feared who he might have infected when he tested positive for coronavirus, but said on Thursday he has completed his recovery and is ready to return to work with the Premier League side.

JDT players donate part of their salaries
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JDT players donate part of their salaries

KUALA LUMPUR: Joining the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Roger Federer, Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) players are donating money to help those affected by Covid-19.

Klopp says Liverpool spirits are high despite virus lockdown
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Klopp says Liverpool spirits are high despite virus lockdown

LONDON: Jurgen Klopp says the mood at Liverpool is upbeat despite the coronavirus lockdown, even admitting he has tried to copy Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s dance moves to keep himself occupied.

Rasalingam was associated with KL's glory days
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Rasalingam was associated with KL's glory days

DATUK K. Rasalingam, one of the founding fathers of the Kuala Lumpur FA (KLFA), died on Thursday in Petaling Jaya. He was 79.

A call for 'teamwork' in these difficult days
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A call for 'teamwork' in these difficult days

SHOULD footballers and team officials take a pay cut?

PFAM won't agree to any pay cut
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PFAM won't agree to any pay cut

THE Professional Footballers Association of Malaysia (PFAM) are against any pay cut and insisted that players’ contracts with M-League teams be honoured.

Dybala says Covid-19 left him struggling for breath
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Dybala says Covid-19 left him struggling for breath

JUVENTUS forward Paulo Dybala, one of the highest-profile players to be infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus, has started training again after recovering from the illness which he said left him struggling for breath.

Football legends urge teams and players to compromise
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Football legends urge teams and players to compromise

KUALA LUMPUR: Football legends Datuk Hassan Sani, Datuk Santokh Singh and Datuk Soh Chin Aun have called for compromises and empathy after the M-League was suspended due to Covid-19.

Klopp's human touch fosters winning mentality at Liverpool
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Klopp's human touch fosters winning mentality at Liverpool

LONDON: Jurgen Klopp says his ability to build close relationships with his Liverpool players has been the secret to their success during his reign.

The fear of empty stadiums
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The fear of empty stadiums

Playing in empty stadiums will hurt M-League teams more than postponing matches.

M-League teams join 'socmed' league
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M-League teams join 'socmed' league

Malaysian fans may not be able to watch football matches at stadiums during these “coronavirus days” but they can still follow their teams on social media.

The boss trusts the Red Eagles
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The boss trusts the Red Eagles

Unlike Premier League outfit, Terengganu FC II who have ordered their players to send videos of them training at home daily, Kedah coach Aidil Sharin Sahak practises a trust system.

Premier League to hold talks to discuss options for eventual resumption
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Premier League to hold talks to discuss options for eventual resumption

MANCHESTER: England’s Premier League clubs will hold a video conference call between themselves on Thursday as they begin to sketch out a way to complete the suspended season and tackle the financial damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.