Xavi has revealed his staff are preparing “a lot” to coach Barcelona as the Camp Nou great eyes a return. The current Al-Sadd boss was linked with the Barca vacancy earlier this year when the Liga champions sacked Ernesto Valverde, before they turned to Quique Setien in January, according to Goal.
According to figures from consultants Nielsen Sports, LaLiga Santander’s international audience increased on the first matchday of the competition following the forced hiatus. Across Africa, viewing figures rose by 73% while India saw an increase of 72%.
With the Bundesliga stealing a march on the other major European leagues and managing to get their restart plans underway quicker than everyone else, German’s top division subsequently garnered increased media attention. Attention, that for a few weeks was almost unrivalled and with competitions around the world lying dormant, the likes of Bayern Munich and…Details
While although the early curtailment of Ligue 1 has been mired in controversy and the fallout from the decision, is one that has the potential to drag on for a while, there is reason for collective cheer within the French footballing community. That is because with their Government announcing that from July 11th up to…Details
The City of Football once again fulfilled the purpose for which it was built: to serve as a home for all national football, to open up to Portuguese society, to be the refuge of all who need it.
Football Federation Australia (FFA) and New Zealand Football (NZF) will host the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ 2023 after being awarded the hosting rights by FIFA, according to fcbusiness.
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In years gone by, agents would be constantly on their phones fielding calls left, right and centre from clubs with offers for their clients and they would be negotiating aggressively to try and thrash out the best personal terms. Managers on the other hand, would keep their cards close to their chest and more often…Details
DataPOWA Ltd has today released a list of the LaLiga teams as ranked by POWA index score during the global lockdown. Analysis of multiple datasets across digital platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Google, Bing & Baidu reveal which teams are leveraging digital and mobile most effectively during the unprecedented pause in sport.
Amid societies prevailing tensions, it is imperative to reflect upon the football industry to fathom whether it is immune to the ideologies of racial and discriminatory practices. Many would debate that though gazing into the history of football will expose the dark underbelly of the sport, modern-day football is a reflection of the multi-cultural outlook…Details