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newsfootball4 months ago

Irish FA confirms that UEFA Super Cup will be played at Belfast's Windsor Park

The UEFA Super Cup match, between Chelsea and Villarreal, will be played in Belfast on the 11th of August. Istanbul was supposed to host the game as compensation for not being able to host the 2020/2021 Champions League final, which was switched to Porto because of coronavirus restrictions.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Istanbul will host UEFA Super Cup this year and 2023 Champions League final, claims Mehmet Kasapoglu

Turkey's Minister of Youth and Sports Mehmet Kasapoglu has confirmed that Istanbul will host both the 2023 Champions League final and the 2021 Super Cup. The Ataturk Olympic Stadium was set to host this year's Champions League final but it was shifted to Portugal with issues over COVID-19 protocols.
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newsfootballa year ago

UEFA Super Cup could be used as pilot match to test spectators inside stadiums, reveals UEFA

After a video-conference meeting on Tuesday, UEFA revealed that the UEFA Super Cup could be used as a test game with spectators inside stadiums. The Champions League and Europa League games post lockdown have been behind closed doors with the trend set to continue for the foreseeable future.
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newsfootballa year ago

We are a young and hungry squad that can keep on learning, claims Joe Gomez

English defender Joe Gomez stated that the current Liverpool side is far from a finished article as they are still a young, hungry squad that can keep on learning. The Reds won the Champions League last season and followed it up with a Premier League title - their first win in 30 years.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Frank Lampard demands crackdown on player abuse and racism

Frank Lampard has said that social media companies need to step up their efforts so that players are not targeted online. The Chelsea manager made the statement after Tammy Abraham received racial abuse from a set of fans for missing a penalty against Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Frank Lampard impressed by Chelsea’s performances against Liverpool

After a humiliating opening day defeat against Manchester United, few gave Chelsea a chance against Liverpool but the Blues fought tooth and nail. But, while they did eventually lose, manager Frank Lampard has revealed that he was pleased with the way his side fought against the Premier League side.
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