French authorities plan to impose 24-hour alcohol bans in the center of Lens when the city hosts European Championship games and ticketless fans are being urged to stay away from the small northern city, British police said Tuesday.
Andrea Pirlo and Sebastian Giovinco paid the price for choosing to play in Major League Soccer according to Italy coach Antonio Conte, who left the duo out of his preliminary 30-man squad for the European Championship.
The stability Alex Ferguson fostered over more than 26 years at Old Trafford has eroded in the three years since his retirement. Manchester United often seems like just any other team, shorn of its aura of superiority and orderly calm while churning through managers.
For the second time in three seasons, city rivals Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid will meet in the Champions League final — the sixth time Europe's most prestigious soccer competition will be contested by teams from the same country.
Leonardo scored twice as 2006 winner Jeonbuk Motors secured the first spot in the Asian Champions League quarterfinals with a 2-1 win over Melbourne Victory, and Wu Lei's stoppage-time winner against FC Tokyo helped Shanghai SIPG sneak into the last eight on the away goals rule.