Women at a Krav-Maga class explain why they have taken up self-defence classes this year.
from: BBC News Premier League clubs regularly fly to away matches but as sport attempts to play its part in tackling the climate crisis, does the practice need to stop?
The Premier League has blocked its clubs wearing their away kits at home on Boxing Day to raise awareness around homelessness. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Premier League clubs vote to temporarily block teams agreeing lucrative sponsorship deals linked to a club’s owners after the £305m takeover of Newcastle.
Top-flight clubs complain to the Premier League after it cleared Newcastle’s Saudi Arabian-backed takeover. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Premier League and Championship clubs have been asked for expressions of interest to pilot safe standing this season.
A discothèque successfully sued the city over its ban on indoor dancing, and clubs have reopened. But if there’s a spike in coronavirus cases, the local government has explored a backup plan. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Jurgen Klopp says the “only people who get punished are players and clubs” as Liverpool’s Brazil players face a ban this weekend over Covid-19 protocols.
Chinese authorities have made it clear that they are not tolerant of overzealous celebrity fans.
from: BBC News The six Premier League clubs who refused to release players for Brazil‘s World Cup qualifiers “need to be told” in the next 24 hours if they are suspended for matches this weekend.
Aston Villa chief executive Christian Purslow says the controversy surrounding Brazil and Argentina’s World Cup qualifier will make clubs “incredibly nervous” about releasing their players in future. from: BBC News
Clubs have a responsibility to release players for World Cup qualifiers during the international break, says Fifa president Gianni Infantino. from: BBC News
from: BBC News The Premier League says its clubs have “reluctantly but unanimously” decided not to release players for matches in red-list countries during September‘s international break.
from: BBC News Premier League sides are among leading European clubs set to prevent players from going to red-list countries for September‘s international break.
All six Premier League clubs involved in the failed European Super League retain their European Club Association (ECA) membership. from: BBC News
Beijing is making it nearly impossible for the pro-democracy camp to win city elections. One tool: “grass roots” groups loyal to the government. From: New York Times
Clubs from Australia’s NRL have backed calls to delay the Rugby League World Cup in England until 2022. from: BBC News