THE BALL – Otamendi reveals ritual on match days (Benfica)

Nicolás Otamendi, Benfica’s central defender, revealed his ritual on game days. «The day before the game I try to rest and sleep well, without going to bed too early, otherwise I wake up too early. For me, the most important thing is the siesta on game day. That is, taking a nap even if it’s … Read more

UEFA opens an investigation against Barcelona because of the arbitration scandal

The Catalan club paid a total of more than 7.3 million euros for Negrera Barcelona – AFP Published in: Mar 23, 2023: 05:47 PM GST Last updated: Mar 23, 2023: 06:09 PM GST The European Football Association (UEFA) has opened an investigation regarding a “possible violation of the legal framework” against the Spanish club Barcelona … Read more

OFFICIAL – UEFA Intervenes to Investigate Barcelona’s Bribery Case, Joan Laporta Attacks Back to Journalists

BOLASPORT.COM – UEFA officially intervened to investigate allegations of bribery in Barcelona in the Negreira Scandal, Joan Laporta’s side hit back at the media over allegations of defamation of the club’s reputation. UEFA confirmed it would launch an investigation into allegations of bribery by Barcelona against the former vice president of the Spanish refereeing committee, … Read more

UEFA is also investigating FC Barcelona bribery: ‘Consequences may be gigantic’

The case is all about the millions of euros that the football club allegedly paid to a company owned by the former vice-president of the Spanish referees’ commission. In total, this concerns an amount of about 7 million euros that would have been transferred between 2001 and 2018. UEFA has now engaged its ethics committee. … Read more

UEFA also opens investigation into possible bribery FC Barcelona | Football

Barcelona is said to have paid more than €6.5 million between 2001 and 2018 to a company owned by José Maria Enriquez Negreira, the former vice-president of the Spanish referees’ commission. Spanish media suggest that Barcelona was trying to influence refereeing matters. UEFA’s ethics committee will now also investigate the matter. The European Union has … Read more

THE BALL – Portugal beats Slovakia and leads the race for the European Championship (U17)

The national under-17 team, coached by Filipe Ramos, won this Wednesday afternoon, at Estádio do Fontelo, in Viseu, its counterpart from Slovakia by 2-0, in the debut of the Portuguese team in Group 5 of qualification of the Elite Round for the Euro 2023, whose final phase will take place in Hungary, from May 17th … Read more

THE BALL – Luz and Benfica Campus again voted best pitches in Liga and Liga 2 (Liga)

Sport Lisboa e Benfica Stadium (Luz, in Lisbon) and Field No. 1 of Benfica Campus, in Seixal, were elected the best of the 25th round of Liga and Liga 2, respectively, announced this Wednesday the Liga Portugal. The ‘green carpet’ of the reds, leaders of the championship classification, with 68 points – ten points ahead … Read more

THE BALL – RB Bragantino de Caixinha is eliminated and misses the meeting with Abel Ferreira in the Paulistão final (Brazil)

RB Bragantino, owned by Pedro Caixinha, failed to qualify for the final of the São Paulo championship, where Palmeiras already was. The club lost on penalties to Água Santa, the surprise team of this championship, which will be in the final for the first time. Água Santa won on penalties by 4-2, after a 1-1 … Read more

Duty to referee from Sakarya from UEFA! – Mediabar

FIFA licensed referees Erkan Özdamar and Sakaryalı Atilla Karaoğlan were assigned to the UEFA European Under-19 European Football Championship group matches. FIFA licensed referee Erkan Özdamar will take part in the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship Group 3 matches to be held in Spain between 22-28 March 2023. In the matches, FIFA assistant referee … Read more

THE BALL – Portugal crushes Hungary and takes third place in the European (Futsal)

Portugal thrashed, this Sunday, Hungary, by 12-0, and was in third place in the European women’s futsal. After defeating Spain (2-3), two-time champions, in the semi-finals, the team crushed the hosts with goals from Gabriella Kota, Carla Vanessa (3), Sara Ferreira, Lídia Moreira, Carolina Rocha (2), Fifó (2), Janice Silva and Pisko. After the silver … Read more