Posts Tagged ‘England’

PAKISTAN: 10 Players Dropped From The National Cricket Team For Its England Tour Over #COVID19

by Seun Adeuyion June 28, 2020
10 players from the Pakistan’s cricket team will not travel with the team for its tour of England on Sunday, after they tested positive for coronavirus for a second time. Wasim Khan, the board chief executive, said the players can rejoin the squad of 18 players if they later test negative. After first testing positive […]

Kolisi becomes first black captain to win the Rugby World Cup defeating England in final

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 2, 2019
England were left heartbroken after they were soundly beaten by South Africa, 32-12, in the Rugby World Cup final in Japan. Siya Kolisi made history, becoming the first black captain to collect the Webb Ellis Cup. In a game dominated by kicking, South Africa’s flyhalf scored 22 points. England couldn’t match their opponent’s physicality, repeatedly […]

Bulgaria’s goalkeeper says England players ‘overreacted’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 16, 2019
England players “overreacted” to the Bulgarian crowd’s monkey chants during a UEFA Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday, says the country’s goalkeeper Plamen Iliev. The game in Sofia was stopped twice in the first half due to the actions of the home fans, who were photographed making Nazi salutes. The English Football Association (FA) tweeted at […]

Bulgarian PM calls for Football coach’s sack over fans’ racial abuse

by Chuks Azotanion October 15, 2019
The Bulgarian prime minister has called for the head of the country’s football association to resign after England players were racially abused in a European qualifier in Sofia on Monday. The match was halted twice because of racist behaviour by home fans. Prime minister Boyko Borissov has asked his sports minister to suspend all relations […]

Ex-England women’s coach Mark Sampson accused of not wanting to sign Nigerian footballer because he’s ‘black’

by Breaking Timeson September 12, 2019
Mark Sampson, the former coach of England women’s team has been accused of not wanting to sign a certain Nigerian footballer for Stevenage football club because he is black. According to Mail Online Football, the FA are investigating after receiving a complaint about an alleged racially discriminatory comment made during a conversation about potential transfer […]

UK Government Denies Onyekuru Work Permit

by Breaking Timeson July 30, 2019
Super Eagles striker Henry Onyekuru is set for a third-successive loan spell away from his parent club, Everton, after the Nigeria international was denied a work permit by the British Home Office, a report published in England  by the Liverpool Echo. Onyekuru who over the weekend in Benin city,Edo state  to married to his long […]