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Police arrested the fans on Sunday for vandalism and rioting after Al-Ahly FC lost a match against Moroccan team El-Wedad
The club supporters are accused of disorderly conduct, after throwing water bottles at police officers securing the game
Port Said, the Suez Canal city associated with the worst incident in Egyptian sporting history, is emerging as a prime locus of soccer-driven protest in a country that does not brook dissent. Repeated protests in the city are laden with soccer’s tangled involvement and key role in the 2011 popular revolt that toppled president Hosni …
For any football team, you have the goal keeper, defenders, midfielders, strikers, and the coach. These entities blend together so as to secure victory for their team. Separately, they would achieve nothing, for it is through team work (cooperation) that the eleven players can face their opponents (challenges) and win. The players are organised into …
The DFB has confirmed the World Cup-winning manager will try to defend the title in Russia after losing in the Euro 2016 semifinal against hosts France. Löw: “I see great potential in this team.”
Lionel Messi and his father Jorge have both been sentenced to 21 months in prison on tax fraud charges. The Barcelona and Argentina star and his father were also fined, but are unlikely to go to jail under Spanish law.
Fans were charged with assaulting police personnel
Following Spain’s premature exit at Euro 2016, their World Cup and European Championship winning coach is has told Spanish Radio that he is quitting.
After firing over the crossbar with a penalty as Argentina lost the Copa America to Chile, Lionel Messi has said that the national team “is not for me” anymore. He scored 55 goals for Argentina, just short of the record.
Paris has been scarred by the events of the past year. As DW found out, with the European Championship well underway, France’s cultured capital remains largely unaffected by the football festival.
Schalke and other football clubs have set up their own eSports teams. What’s surprising about this is that it goes well beyond soccer simulations like FIFA or Pro Evo. Footie clubs in eSports, can it work?
Turkish riot police have fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up a march staged by the LGBT community in Istanbul. Anti-gay protesters and apparent Islamists have also reportedly been arrested.
Political infighting within Kuwait’s ruling family is about to take a dramatic turn with reports that the Gulf state plans to dissolve its national sports organisations in a blatant illustration of the incestuous relationship between sports and politics. The expected Kuwaiti move, part of an effort to sideline Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of …
With football fever growing in China, another investor from the country is shooting for the sport’s foreign market. Electronics giant Suning has purchased a majority stake in storied Italian football club Inter Milan.
The first goal was scored during minute 45 as a free-kick and the second goal was scored during minute 58
Soccer’s world governing body has introduced the biggest package of rule changes in its history. In many cases they may seem like minor details, but in others, they are actually meant to simply things.
This is the third consecutive year for Sevilla to win the league championship
UKW issued a statement proclaiming fear of state-orgnaised violence, while the Ultras Ahlawy confirm plan to attend
11mm, the world’s largest football film festival, kicked off on Thursday in Berlin with an international crowd uniting across borders to celebrate football’s most memorable moments – like the infamous Wembley goal.
The five presidential candidates are Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa, Gianni Infantino, Tokyo Sexwale and Jerome Champagne.
The European football federation, UEFA, announced late Monday that Turkish football club Galatasaray had failed to meet the financial fair play terms.
Saudi Arabia is using football and its influence in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to expand its campaign to isolate Iran, complicate Iran’s return to the international fold in the wake of the nuclear agreement, strengthen Iranian hardliners in advance of next month’s crucial elections in the Islamic republic, and deflect attention from mounting …
The shortlist for women includes Carli Lloyd Aya Miyama and Celia Sasic
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique was angry at match officials during the Catalonian derby game between Barcelona against Espagnol (4-1) in the first leg in round 16 for Spanish cup Copa del Ray
Egyptian international player Mahmoud Abdel Moneim, known to his fans as “Kahraba”, 21, entered as a candidate as final best talent list for the CAF African Football Association for 2015. CAF will announce the award results Thursday at an annual event in the International Conference Centre in Abuja, Nigeria
Leicester City sits near the top of the Premier league table with 42 points and 11 wins after 20 rounds this season.
AFC found the Saudi Football Federation’s request reasonable due to the sensitive nature of the two countries’ current diplomatic ties.
Egyptian international midfielder Mohamed Elneny will undergo medical in Paris Tuesday ahead of singing his contract with the Arsenal Wednesday. Former Arab contractors player and FC Basle midfielder is about to join the north London giants in a deal worth £ 7.4m but must first wait for a work visa before he is allowed to move to England ahead of join the Arsenal team by completing terms on a four and half year contract.
Usain Bolt, Barcelona FC and Lewis Hamilton figured big in the highlights of 2015. On the negative side, the doping scandal that hit Russian athletics and the latest terror attacks in Paris also made the headlines.
2015 was marked by the fall of some of the major football heavyweights in the world,It began with Chelsea, the former Premier League champion 2014/2015. The Blues had finally recovered the Premier League title after five years of its absence, with its distinctive and successful coach, José Mourinho. Chelsea won the Premier League title with …