Goalkeeper David de Gea is a doubt for Manchester United’s Premier League game against Liverpool on Sunday after coming off injured on Spain duty. The 28-year-old appeared to hurt his hamstring during his country’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Sweden. He was replaced by Chelsea’s Kepa Arrizabalaga after an hour inRead More →

Three-time champions Spain qualified for Euro 2020 courtesy of Rodrigo’s injury-time strike in a draw in Sweden. Spain needed just a point to advance to next summer’s tournament but left it until the 92nd minute as Rodrigo converted Fabian Ruiz’s cutback. Sweden took the lead early in the second halfRead More →

Four Bulgarian football fans suspected of subjecting black England players to racist abuse have been detained following police raids. England’s 6-0 Euro 2020 qualifier win over Bulgaria in Sofia was stopped twice in the first half following racist chanting by home supporters. “Work is still ongoing to identify others,” a statement fromRead More →

England made a powerful statement in Sofia as they delivered the most eloquent response in disgraceful, dispiriting circumstances of racism. Gareth Southgate’s side, in the sporting context, needed to answer their first loss in 44 qualifiers against the Czech Republic on Friday – but what they actually achieved went beyondRead More →

England’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria was halted twice as fans were warned about racist behaviour including Nazi salutes and monkey chanting. The first pause came in the 28th minute with England leading 2-0. A stadium announcement then condemned the abuse before stating the match would be abandoned if it continued. However,Read More →