MADRID (AP) — Two-time Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas and two of her teammates in Spain’s women’s national team appeared before a judge Monday as witnesses in the investigation of former soccer federation president Luis Rubiales for his kiss on a player. Putellas, Irene Paredes and Misa Rodríguez all answered questions from the judge in Madrid. Rodríguez appeared in court in the Spanish capital, while Putellas and Paredes testified through video conference from Barcelona. Spanish state prose
A Nantes’ football mascot had to be stretchered off the pitch after he was tackled by his Rennes rival in bizarre scenes in France. The large yellow canary, designed after Nantes’ nickname, emerged worse for wear after a clash in the Derby Breton. Footage shows Rennes' mascot, a white ermine named Erminig, clattering into the canary, forcing them down to the turf.
Liverpool have said there is a ‘clear need for escalation and resolution’ after Luis Diaz’s disallowed goal become the latest major VAR error to hit the Premier League