Thursday, 21 May 2020

Manuel Neuer extend contract with Bayern Munich until June 2023.

Manuel Neuer

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has extended his contract with the Bundelisga club until June 2023.

Neuer has won seven German titles, five DFB Cups and the Champions League since joining the club from Schalke in 2011.

FC Seoul fined 100 million won for filling empty seats with 'sex dolls'

Some of the "premium mannequins" at FC Seoul's match

A South Korean club has been fined 100 million won (£66,500) by the K-League for filling empty seats with 'sex dolls' at their recent home match.

FC Seoul put 30 "premium mannequins" in the stands, with fans unable to attend because of coronavirus restrictions.

Mariappa confirms of testing positive for coronavirus

Adrian Mariappa has tested positive for coronavirus

Watford defender Adrian Mariappa says he is one of three people who tested positive for coronavirus at the club.

On Tuesday, it was announced there had been six positive tests across three Premier League clubs.

Qatar's 2022 World Cup committee vows to ensure World Cup affordable for fans

Qatar aims to keep World Cup affordable despite Covid fall-out

The head of Qatar's 2022 World Cup organising committee has vowed to ensure the tournament remains affordable for fans despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy.

The Gulf state will host the 32-nation tournament in November and December 2022 and while Hassan Al Thawadi, head of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, is hopeful the public health situation will be vastly improved he acknowledges the ripple-effects for the economy will be a challenge.