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Coronavirus and football: ‘Impossible to know’ when restart will be

Coronavirus and football: ‘Impossible to know’ when restart will be

Sports
Football will "no doubt" return behind closed doors but it is "impossible" to know when that will be, says the body that represents Europe's top leagues.Alberto Colombo, the deputy general secretary of European Leagues, said the suspension of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic was "a huge crisis"."The vast majority" of the association's members, which includes the Premier League and the English Football League, are prioritising a return to action, he said. But he admitted that "a small number" of countries, including Belgium, were now considering cancelling their campaigns.What should happen to the Premier League season?What is the state of play in Europe's major leagues?Football ...

Coronavirus in sport live updates: Football in England suspended until April 30, Manchester United make pledge to casual workers, F1 season delayed until June

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]All the latest updates on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sport… All the events cancelled due to coronavirus, including Premier League, EFL, golf’s Masters, boxing and England cricket tour Professional football in England postponed until at least April 30 The EFL has announced a £50million short-term relief package to assist cash-strapped clubs The summer […] talkSPORT
NFL: How tablets are speeding up American football

NFL: How tablets are speeding up American football

Technology
Tablets are being used to provide all 32 National Football League teams with instant tactical information. Capable of displaying snapshots of the games from different angles, the devices allow the coaches to draw tactical plays on them and instruct players with new strategies. BBC Click's Omar Mehtab finds out more.See more at Click's website and @BBCClickLet's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Technology
Ed Reed returns to Miami Hurricanes’ football program as chief of staff

Ed Reed returns to Miami Hurricanes’ football program as chief of staff

Sports
Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Pro Football Hall of Famer Ed Reed is returning to his alma mater and rejoining the Miami Hurricanes' football program. The school announced Thursday that Reed was hired as the chief of staff for the Hurricanes. The agreement will be finalized when the university completes a standard background check. "We are thrilled to welcome Ed back to Coral Gables," Hurricanes head football coach Manny Diaz said in a statement. "He is not only one of the most decorated players in Miami football history but also a devoted Cane who cares deeply about this program. All of our players, coaches and staff will be fortunate to tap into his experience, knowledge and passion on a regular basis." As the Hurricanes' chief of staff, Reed will serve in an advisory role to Diaz "in all aspects of...
Declan Rice lays into VAR in furious rant after controversially disallowed equaliser against Sheffield Untied: ‘Football shouldn’t be like that’

Declan Rice lays into VAR in furious rant after controversially disallowed equaliser against Sheffield Untied: ‘Football shouldn’t be like that’

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An emotional Declan Rice ripped into VAR after West Ham had a late equaliser controversially ruled out during their 1-0 defeat at Sheffield United. Robert Snodgrass thought he earned a valuable point for the Hammers in injury time before VAR spotted a handball from Rice in the build-up. Getty Images - Getty Declan Rice was penalised by VAR in injury-time for an unintentional handball There was little Rice could do to prevent the ball striking his arm from point-blank range, but the law states that any goal scored or created with the use of the hand or arm will be chalked off, even if it is accidental. Blades fans inside Bramall Lane greeted the decision like a last-minute winner for their side, which it effectively was, and Rice insists that’s not ho