Author: Total Football News

29 June 2020 0

Leicester City will adapt if lockdown is extended locally, says Brendan Rodgers

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Rodgers saw his Leicester side lose to Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-finals

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says his side "will react accordingly" if lockdown measures are extended locally.

The city's mayor has said coronavirus restrictions in Leicester could go on for longer because of a surge in cases.

The Foxes have three home games left to play this season on 4, 15 and 26 July.

"Nothing has changed …

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BAME coaches: Premier League, EFL and PFA announce scheme to increase numbers

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Nuno Espirito Santo is the only black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) manager in the Premier League

The Premier League, English Football League and Professional Footballers' Association have announced a new scheme to increase the number of black, Asian and minority ethnic coaches.

The aim is to help BAME players move into full-time coaching roles in the professional game.

The scheme will start next season and will give six coaches …

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FA to make 124 jobs redundant because of coronavirus impact

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The FA has its headquarters at Wembley Stadium and St George's Park

The Football Association is to make 124 positions redundant because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

English football's governing body - a not-for-profit organisation - says it is planning for potential financial losses of about £300m.

Eighty-two staff members will lose their jobs, while 42 vacancies will not be filled.

FA chief executive Mark Bullingham said the …

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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss says fans must wait to celebrate together

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Fire crews extinguished a small blaze at the Liver Building after a firework was set off

Liverpool fans must wait until "the time is right" to celebrate the club's first Premier League title together, says manager Jurgen Klopp.

Thousands of people celebrated on the city's waterfront on Friday, despite restrictions on gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Firefighters extinguished a small fire at the Liver Building and 34 people …

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Transfer rumours: Koulibaly, Pochettino, Skriniar, Hakimi, Moreno, Tagliafico

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Liverpool have reportedly moved ahead of Manchester City in the race for Napoli's Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, 29, by offering Croatia defender Dejan Lovren, 30, as part of a transfer. (Tuttosport via Sun)

Inter chief executive Giuseppe Marotta says the club is in "advanced negotiations" for Borussia Dortmund loanee Achraf Hakimi as the Real Madrid's Morocco full-back, 21, nears a potential move to Serie A. (Goal)

Chelsea have been given …

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Newcastle United: Steve Bruce wants takeover ‘clarity’ from league

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Newcastle were knocked out of the FA Cup quarter-finals by defending champions Manchester City

Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce has urged the Premier League to provide "clarity" about the proposed takeover of the club.

A Saudi Arabian bid, worth £300m, is awaiting approval via the Premier League's owners' and directors' test.

Documents for the deal were passed to the league almost three months ago.

"For everybody, we need a bit …

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Nottingham Forest 3-1 Huddersfield Town: Grabban’s double and late Yates header seals three points

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Nottingham Forest 3-1 Huddersfield Town: Lewis Grabban's double and a late Ryan Yates header seals three points for promotion-chasing hosts... and sends Danny Cowley's side closer to the drop

  • Lewis Grabban gave Nottm Forest the lead with a clinical volley at the back post 
  • The Forest striker made it two just after half-time after an accurate finish
  • Midfielder Ryan Yates headed in a late third for the promotion-chasing hosts
  • Huddersfield's