Football: Women’s Euro win propels England to fourth in Fifa rankings
Football: Women’s Euro win propels England to fourth in Fifa rankings

(REUTERS) – Newly crowned women’s European champions England rose to fourth in the latest Fifa rankings published on Friday (Aug 5), with four-time World Cup winners United States holding on to the top spot. The rankings come after a busy month for women’s football in which continental championships for Africa, North America, South America and... » read more

MHI Group Signs Sponsorship Agreement with Thailand’s Muangthong United Football Club
MHI Group Signs Sponsorship Agreement with Thailand’s Muangthong United Football Club

TOKYO, Aug 4, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group has signed a sponsorship agreement with Muangthong United Football Club, a Thai League 1 professional football club based in Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi Province, Thailand. This agreement, part of MHI Group’s social contribution program, will support the team’s activities and... » read more

Football: Crowds cheer England’s Lionesses on as football finally comes home
Football: Crowds cheer England’s Lionesses on as football finally comes home

BIRMINGHAM – “It’s coming home, it’s coming home, it’s coming, football’s coming home”. The song is an integral part of football-mad England’s sporting culture, but its lyrics only materialised on Sunday, when the country’s Lionesses roared to victory in the final of the Women’s European Championship, beating old rivals Germany 2-1. But it was not... » read more

Football: Australia say no plans to shift 2023 Women’s World Cup
Football: Australia say no plans to shift 2023 Women’s World Cup

SYDNEY (AFP) – Football Australia on Friday (July 29) dismissed claims that the Women’s World Cup it will co-host next year with New Zealand could be shifted to satisfy European broadcasters and ensure better weather conditions. The scenario was raised by French newspaper L’Equipe on Thursday, which said the sport’s governing body Fifa had informally... » read more

Football: Quality of play in women’s Euro is ‘insane’, says Klopp
Football: Quality of play in women’s Euro is ‘insane’, says Klopp

LONDON (REUTERS) – The women’s European Championship received a shining stamp of approval from Juergen Klopp on Thursday (July 28) after the Liverpool manager said he was blown away by the performances on display during the tournament. The tournament has had 92 goals in 30 matches and will reach its conclusion when hosts England and... » read more

Football: Fandi Ahmad joins Pahang as technical advisor
Football: Fandi Ahmad joins Pahang as technical advisor

SINGAPORE – Fandi Ahmad has been appointed technical advisor for Malaysian Super League (MSL) outfit Sri Pahang, the club announced on Thursday (July 21). The appointment comes three weeks after the Singapore football icon left the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) after seven years. His contract as head of elite youth ended on June 30.... » read more

Football: Youth footballers go from National Stadium to Allianz Arena
Football: Youth footballers go from National Stadium to Allianz Arena

Lion City Sailors 2 emerged victorious in the final of the FC Bayern Youth Cup Singapore on Sunday (July 17), following a 1-0 win over ActiveSG Football Academy (AFA) Development Centre at the National Stadium. The youth competition, which featured 23 teams from the FAS centres of excellence, school football academies and AFA, was held... » read more

Football: Everton not for sale, says Moshiri
Football: Everton not for sale, says Moshiri

LONDON (AFP) – Everton majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri has insisted the Premier League club is not for sale after talks with a consortium looking to take over at Goodison Park. Former Manchester United chief executive Peter Kenyon was the frontman of a group that entered into exclusive negotiations to purchase Everton. The consortium, bankrolled by... » read more

Olympics: NFL would support players if flag football reaches Games
Olympics: NFL would support players if flag football reaches Games

(REUTERS) – If flag football is successful in its bid to be added to the programme for the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles, NFL executive vice-president Troy Vincent said on Wednesday (July 13) the league would not deny players from vying for a spot on their national team. Vincent, speaking after being named a co-chair... » read more

Football: Fandi Ahmad calls time on FAS stint after seven years
Football: Fandi Ahmad calls time on FAS stint after seven years

SINGAPORE – After a seven-year stint with the Football Association of Singapore (FAS), Singapore football legend Fandi Ahmad will be parting ways with the organisation following the completion of his contract as its head of elite youth on Thursday (June 30). In a press release, the FAS said both parties had mutually agreed on this... » read more

<div>Football: Eight medical staff to be tried over Maradona’s death</div>
Football: Eight medical staff to be tried over Maradona’s death

BUENOS AIRES (AFP) – Eight medical personnel will stand trial for alleged criminal negligence in the death of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, according to a court ruling made public on Wednesday (June 22). No date has been set for the trial of the eight over Maradona’s death in 2020, which prosecutors say was due... » read more