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Football

Latest football news from around the world, with features and interviews with the biggest stars of the English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga and Italian Serie A.

Bulgaria PM demands football chief’s ‘immediate resignation’

Boyko Borisov threatens to sever all ties with governing body after England players were racially abused.

‘Records look for me’ says history maker Ronaldo

Portugal’s most-capped player scores 700th career goal in defeat to Ukraine.

No TV, no visiting fans, no international media as Koreas face...

Only way to follow World Cup qualifier is via online commentary on Fifa and AFC websites.

Ukraine reach Euro 2020 as racism mars England win in Bulgaria

Racism rears its ugly head again in Three Lions’ win.

Injured Neymar out for 4 weeks

Latest injury for Brazil superstar will keep him out for a while.

Vorm returns to Tottenham to cover Lloris absence

Dutch goalkeeper was released in the summer but could not find a club.

Ex-England star player forcibly kissed woman on train, court hears

Paul Gascoigne on sexual assault trial for 'trying to boost confidence of fat lass'.

Police on high alert ahead of Turkey-France clash

Match overshadowed by diplomatic and security tensions after Paris condemned Ankara for attacking Syria.

Dutch are back on track, says Wijnaldum

2-goal hero takes Netherlands closer to Euro 2020.

Saudi fans delight in West Bank game, shrug off geopolitics

Some are hopeful sport can bring peace to the region.

Deschamps keen to keep geopolitics out of France-Turkey qualifier

France coach keeping his focus on game.

Poland, Russia reach Euro 2020 as Germany, Netherlands close in

Poland and Russia join Belgium and Italy as teams heading to next year’s tournament.

Neymar limps off as Brazil draw with Nigeria

PSG forward felt a muscle injury and was taken off as a precaution.

Koreas to face off in Pyongyang World Cup qualifier

It is unclear if anyone other than the South Korean team and support staff would be able to go to Pyongyang.

Ex-Ukraine star Shevchenko wants Euros return as coach

The former European footballer of the year has struck a balance between youth and experience.

Uefa will ‘examine’ Turkey footballers’ military salute

Uefa regulations prohibit references to politics and religion.

Ranieri appointed Sampdoria coach

The 67-year-old will always be remembered for guiding Leicester to Premier League title.

‘Huge pride’ as Ramos sets Spain record with 168th cap

Sergio Ramos is 8 caps short of European record held by Italy’s Gianluigi Buffon.

Italy clinch place at Euro 2020 as Spain made to wait

Italy become second team to qualify for tournament.

England defeat a ‘wake-up call’ for Kane

The captain laments England's sloppiness and acknowledges they have 'stuff' to work on.

England lose to Czechs in Euro qualifiers as Ronaldo nears 700...

England's decade-long unbeaten streak in qualifying ended by Czechs.

Unhappy Mueller deserves more respect at Bayern, says Gnabry

Striker is 'unhappy' starting the last 5 games on the bench.

Ex-Afghan FA gen-sec banned for sexual abuse cover-up

Sayed Aghazada failed to 'report and prevent' former federation president Keramuudin Karim's assault of female players.

‘Extraordinary’ Ramos set to become Spain’s most capped player

33-year-old skipper also eyeing Tokyo Olympics and other records as he looks to play until 40.

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