Mikel Arteta applauds his Arsenal players after impressive win over Aston Villa- Tempemail

Mikel Arteta praised the collective performance from his Arsenal side in their comfortable win over Aston Villa – insisting any player could have been named man of the match. The Gunners were the better side throughout and thoroughly deserved their 3-1 victory. Thomas Partey got the ball rolling with his Continue Reading

Fantasy Premier League tips: Five players to pick in gameweek 9- Tempemail

Jamie Vardy Expecting a Chelsea demolition job of bottom-of-the-table Norwich at Stamford Bridge this weekend, we were initially planning on keeping the faith with Romelu Lukaku. Then came the Belgian’s ankle injury against Malmo on Wednesday night, which forced him off and forced many fantasy managers into a re-think. Perhaps Continue Reading

FIFA evacuates 100 refugees from Kabul including women football players- Tempemail

At least 20 national women’s footballers are among 100 refugees evacuated by FIFA from Afghanistan, The Independent understands. The group of mainly women and girls left Kabul on Thursday on a flight bound for Doha. FIFA was helped with the rescue plan by the Qatari government, which worked closely with Continue Reading

Fan who posted ‘abhorrent’ Facebook video racially abusing England players is spared jail- Tempemail

A man has pleaded guilty to sending an obscene message on social media, after posting a racist video targeting Black England football players after the Euro 2020 final in July. Bradford Pretty, 49, from Folkestone in Kent uploaded a video of himself on his Facebook account on July 11, reacting Continue Reading

Romelu Lukaku calls for players’ racism summit with social media giants | Chelsea- Tempemail

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku feels there is a need for football to adopt “stronger positions” than just taking the knee, calling for a players’ summit with social media companies, governments and stakeholders to help combat online racism. Earlier this week, the Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso explained his decision to stop Continue Reading

Twitter users banned after racist abuse of England players still posting online | Football- Tempemail

Twitter users banned after the torrent of racist abuse directed at England’s footballers are still posting on the platform, the Guardian has learned. Fifty-six persistently abusive Twitter users had their accounts permanently suspended on 12 July, the day after the European Championship final, amid a blaze of publicity surrounding hateful Continue Reading

Tech chiefs called in to No 10 over racist posts to black England players | Social media- Tempemail

Boris Johnson has summoned tech companies to Downing Street to order them to do more to tackle online abuse, amid mounting criticism of the government after black England players were deluged with racist posts in the aftermath of their Euro 2020 defeat. The England footballer Tyrone Mings has criticised the Continue Reading

Boris Johnson to meet with social media firms over racist abuse of England players- Tempemail

Boris Johnson will tell social media companies at a meeting this afternoon the the government expects them to do “everything they can” to identify those responsible for racist abuse of England football players, Downing Street has said. The prime minister told a meeting of cabinet that the attacks on Euro Continue Reading

FA condemns racist abuse of England players on social media after Euro final | Euro 2020- Tempemail

The Football Association has issued a statement condemning racist abuse on social media directed at a number of England players after their defeat to Italy in the Euro 2020 final. The Metropolitan police has also opened an investigation into the abuse. “The FA strongly condemns all forms of discrimination and Continue Reading

NBA players are making a fortune from NFTs. UFC fighters may not be so lucky | UFC

In the last year, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) – effectively one-of-a-kind digital collectibles – have boomed in areas as varied as adult entertainment and the arts. Even sports leagues have started to take advantage of the NFT explosion. So it makes sense that the UFC, a body that has never been Continue Reading