GENEVA (AP) — It was already clear that Manchester City and Real Madrid are the best teams in Europe right now. The first round of Champions League group games this week confirmed the fact, even if the standout performance was by an unheralded goalkeeper in Italy. Five straight wins for Man City and Madrid to lead their domestic leagues was a solid base for the past two Champions League title winners to start the European campaign with three points. Add on Bayern Munich, unbeaten in the Bundesli
Kick it Out cheif Tony Burnett has said the government’s new online safety bill is ‘brilliant news’ but only ‘a small piece of the jigsaw’. The new legislation, which could help prevent discrimination and abuse on social media platforms, passed its final parliamentary debate on Friday. The football authorities played a significant part in the development of the bill, and a joint statement from The FA, Premier League, EFL, PFA and Kick It Out shortly after the announcement described the legislation as ‘a significant moment for those who participate in the game’.
Erik ten Hag has leapt to the defence of his new goalkeeper but his old one must be watching on and wondering what might have been