Posts Tagged ‘football’

Unvaccinated Football Fans to be Banned From Matches in UK

A local family restaurant has been forced to close its doors after 20 years due to the COVID lockdown, highlighting again how while the pandemic helped make the rich far richer, ordinary people continue to suffer. Julios, a Mexican/Italian restaurant in the village of Oughtibridge, Sheffield, announced the closure on its Facebook page. “Julio’s Restaurant […]

Iranian football critic Hamidreza Sadr passes away

TEHRAN – Iranian long-serving football critic, author and historian passed away at the age of 65 on Friday. He lost his long battle with cancer in Orange County, the United States. Sadr was well-known for his publications on various subjects such as football, cinema, and non-fiction based on history and social studies. He wrote several […]

WHO says its ‘Utterly Disgusting To See Maskless British Football Fans at Wembley’

Home » Europe, Health, Sports » WHO says its ‘Utterly Disgusting To See Maskless British Football Fans at Wembley’     A senior World Health Organization epidemiologist has slammed the thousands of attendees who went to Wembley to enjoy the European Championships final without wearing face masks. 66,000 fans attended the football match inside the […]

Tiny Greek Football Club to Compete in English FA Cup

The St. Panteleimon Football Club, a club for the Greek Orthodox community in London, England. Credit: St. Panteleimon F.C./Twitter A tiny Greek football club based in London was selected for the first time in its history to play in the prestigious FA Cup in the 2021-22 season. St. Panteleimon Football Club which grew out of […]

Iran, S. Arabia football dilemma remains unsolved

TEHRAN – Iran’s Esteghlal football team must host Al Hilal in a neutral venue in the 2021 AFC Champions League Round of 16, however the Iranian team are reluctant to meet the Saudi Arabian team in a neutral venue. Esteghlal traveled to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in April for the centralized Group A matches for the […]

NFL Declares “Football is Gay” in New Ad

Not only is it gay, football is also queer and transgender. The NFL must know this is going to do nothing to help their ratings, but promoting degeneracy is more important. This video comes in the wake of Las Vegas Raiders player Carl Nassib “coming out” as a guy who enjoys sodomy. NFL diversity director […]

Sinkhole Grows To Size Of Football Field, Threatens House And Traps 2 Dogs

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A large sinkhole that appeared in late May at a farm in central Mexico has grown larger than a football field, begun swallowing a house and trapped two dogs in its depths. The government of the central state of Puebla said late Thursday it had managed to pull the two dogs […]

This Togo football agent is helping homeless children through sport

In Kodjoviakope, a neighbourhood in Togo’s capital close to the border with Ghana, an ordinary school has been given a prize for doing extraordinary things to help homeless children. It all started when Jean Koffi Akpoa, a football agent and manager by profession, became determined to solve a growing issue. “Many children between seven to […]

EURO 2020: All you need to know about Europe’s football extravaganza

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the EURO 2020 football championships were supposed to be unlike any other. To mark the 60th anniversary of the first European Nations’ Cup in 1960, then-UEFA President Michel Platini had proposed to hold a “romantic” edition of the competition in 2020. Instead of one or two host countries, the tournament […]

‘Black Hebrew’ High School Football Player Traumatized After Being Forced To Eat Pepperoni Pizza

A Black high school football coach was placed on administrative leave Wednesday after he reportedly forced a Black “Hebrew Israeli” football player to eat a non-kosher pepperoni pizza as a punishment for missing a scheduled practice: The Canton City School district also suspended an additional seven other members of the high school football coaching staff. […]

Ohio Football Coach Allegedly Made Jewish Player Eat Pork as Punishment

A Jewish family in Ohio claims that their son’s high school football coach made their child eat pork despite knowing the family is Kosher. The father of the student at McKinley High School in Canton, Ohio, alleged that a school football coach made his son eat a pepperoni pizza in front of the team as […]

Watch the replay of Football for Friendship eWorld Championship Grand Final

The beautiful game has headed off the pitch and online for this year’s Football for Friendship eWorld Championship Grand Final. The match kicked off in the digital world on May 29th. The online event was part of Gazprom International’s social programme, Football for Friendship, which brings together children from across the globe to take part […]

Spanish football recovery: Up to 5,000 fans heading to La Liga games

With football stadia receiving up to 30% of capacity up to a maximum of 5,000 people, fans of Spain’s La Liga will be able to attend matches – but with social distancing. As Spain foresees the end of the pandemic, it’s a glimpse of recovery after a dramatic year for clubs and football fans alike. […]

Maryam Irandoost takes charge of Iran’s women’s football team

TEHRAN – Maryam Irandoost was appointed as new head coach of Iran’s women’s national football team on Monday. She replaced Maryam Azmoon, who has been named as head coach of Iran’s women’s U20 team. Irandoost will have to prepare the team for the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualification in September. She started her coaching […]

Duxbury Football team meets Jewish legislator after antisemitic comments

The Duxbury High School football team was said last week to have used “highly offensive language” including antisemitic remarks such as the name of a Nazi concentration camp and other words with Jewish significance to call plays. As a consequence, the team received a mandatory lesson in antisemitism just before the Jewish Holiday of Passover, […]

ADL Demands Investigation Of High School Football Players For Using ‘Rabbi’ and ‘Dreidel’ During Game

A Massachusetts high school admitted that its football team called plays named “rabbi, ”“dreidel,” and “Auschwitz” — and America’s self-appointed Hall Monitors™ — the Anti-Defamation League — has demanded a “full” investigation: Duxbury High School, about 30 miles southeast of Boston, called the plays during a March 12 contest, the Boston Globe reported. Head coach […]

MA High School Investigating Football Team’s Use of Anti-Semitic Slurs

A Massachusetts high school is investigating their football team’s reported use of anti-Semitic slurs as part of their play calling during games. The Boston Globe reported that the words used during Duxbury High School’s March 12 football game were “Auschwitz,” “rabbi” and “dreidel.” John Antonucci, the school superintendent, told the Globe that the school is […]

Shardari Sirjan win Iran’s women’s football league

TEHRAN – Shahrdari Sirjan claimed the title of the 2020-21 Kowsar Women Football League on Tuesday. The team defeated Sepahan 3-0 on the final day of the competition and claimed the title for the first time ever. Holder Shahrdari Bam, who had won seven titles in a row, became runners-up. Women’s football in Iran is […]

‘Justice for Diego’: Fans of late football legend call for those ‘guilty’ for Maradona’s death to be punished (VIDEO)

Family and fans of Diego Maradona staged a protest in Buenos Aires to ramp up pressure on the investigation into the death last November of the revered Argentinian football legend, which they believe to be homicide. Hundreds of protesters flocked to the iconic Obelisco monument in central Buenos Aires on Wednesday evening for the ‘Justice […]

Football Official Suspended, Ordered to Undergo Re-Education After Referring to a Black Guy as a “Black Guy”

The next thing to be cancelled is apparently the word “normal,” with corporate giant Unilever vowing to ban the use of the description on all its products. Yes, really. “In a statement on Tuesday, Unilever revealed that its brands would be “removing the word ‘normal’ from advertising and packaging” after 70 percent of people in […]

Why football presents a dilemma for American Jews

Rabbi Josh Feigelson remembers the moment that football lost its magic for him. It was Oct. 20, 2013, and Feigelson was eating dinner with his family at Ken’s Diner, a kosher restaurant in Skokie, the Chicago suburb where they live. A TV was playing a football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Cleveland […]

Iranian football club change the field dimensions to prevent the opponents’ somersault throw

TEHRAN – Iranian football club Foolad extended the width of their field to prevent somersault throw of the Paykan player. The Iran Professional League side have been also accused of turning the touchline slippery to prevent Nader Mohammadi to throw the long ball. The Match Commissioner didn’t let the match start until the stadium workers […]

English Football Association announces push to stamp out racist abuse of players

England’s Football Association has vowed to work with the British government and social media platforms to tackle racism after a spate of incidents over the past week involving Premier League players from Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United being targeted by online abuse. In the aftermath of his team’s goalless draw with Arsenal on […]

Man Playing Football Game Online Streams Himself Screaming Profanity at Baby, Using Lord’s Name in Vain

(Insider) — On Thursday night, a clip from Twitch streamer Buckkerz that showed him screaming at his young child after losing at a video game went viral. In the clip, Buckkerz (whose legal name hasn’t been confirmed by Insider) can be seen playing “Madden 21” with his toddler son on his lap. After having his […]

Chelsea football club sacks head coach Frank Lampard

Chelsea has today sacked Frank Lampard as the club’s head coach following a poor run of form. The 42-year-old leaves after 18 months in charge. Lampard, who had a highly successful period playing for Chelsea, began his managerial at the club in promising fashion, finishing fourth in the Premier League. But after spending big on […]

Notre Dame Football Program Placed on Probation for NCAA Violations

Jan. 21 (UPI) — The NCAA placed the Notre Dame Fighting Irish’s football program on probation for one year due to multiple recruiting violations, it was announced Thursday. According to an official statement from the NCAA, Notre Dame’s punishment also includes a $5,000 fine and a six-month show-cause order for a former assistant coach who had impermissible off-campus contact with a high […]

Johnny Enlow Says the College Football National Championship Game Is Prophetic Confirmation Trump Will Remain President

Johnny Enlow, a right-wing pastor and QAnon conspiracy theorist, appeared on the Elijah Streams YouTube channel Thursday, where he declared that the outcome of the college football national championship game was a prophetic sign that President Donald Trump will remain in office. Despite the fact that Trump’s term is set to end in less than […]

3 Afghans Beat Swedish Football Player Unconscious as He Protected His Girlfriend

    Three Middle Eastern men have been convicted by a Swedish court for beating a man unconscious after he attempted to protect his girlfriend and her friend from their sexual harassment, according to local media. The attack took place outside an arena in Helsingborg on August of 2019 as the victim, a prominent 26-year-old […]

Iran football league’s chaotic fixture bothers teams

TEHRAN – Just after eight weeks from beginning of 2020/21 Iran Professional League (IPL), there have been many controversies over the schedule of the matches. The new fixture list announced by the Iran Football League Organization is controversial. It has raised many complaints, especially after some clubs argue that the schedule is in favor of […]

Football Fans Refused Entry Without Negative COVID Test

Budget airline Ryanair is promoting the sale of summer flights with a “Jab & Go!” advertising gimmick despite having previously stated that it wouldn’t require passengers to take a COVID vaccine before they fly. Ryanair’s website features a banner with the words ‘BOOK SUMMER – VACCINES ARE COMING’ alongside a generic image of a needle […]

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