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24 April 2021 | 1:57 pm
What next for UEFA, fans, and clubs after ESL 'failure'? | The Nutmeg
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Detained pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah has been refusing to eat or drink. His family now says Egyptian authorities have placed him under "medical supervision."
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Supporters of the Japanese national football team were seen cleaning up Qatar's Khalifa International Stadium after their win against Germany. They were also seen cleaning up rubbish after the opening match between Qatar and Ecuador.
Niclas Füllkrug is on a hot streak in the Bundesliga. Is he the solution to Germany's striker problem?
Soccer fans at the almost alcohol-free World Cup are ready to pay high prices for a beer, a few have tried to smuggle booze into stadiums but most simply accept that drinking is off limits at the first tournament in a Muslim country.
Argentina fans enjoy the hospitality of a Qatari family as they eat, drink, and watch a World Cup match in the family's majlis.
The majority of Portugal fans believe that Cristiano Ronaldo should not start for the national team at the World Cup. In a recent survey conducted by the Portuguese sports newspaper A Bola, 70% of fans said he should be dropped. Ronaldo has struggled to make his mark in Qatar, and has looked off the pace and out of shape.
Some female fans in Qatar say their World Cup experience feels safer than other tournaments because of a more conservative culture and reduced alcohol consumption.
Moroccan fans in Casablanca celebrate as their team makes history with their win over Spain to reach the quarter final stage of the World Cup in Qatar for the first time.
It was a tough round of officiating for the men in charge as players voiced frustration and anger at decisions and referee appointments. Portuguese stars like Bruno Fernandez and Pepe questioned why an Argentinian referee took charge of their 1-0 loss to Morocco, while Harry Maguire's fury at Brazil's Wilton Sampaio was clear in England's 2-1 loss to France. But were the match officials to blame or do the laws need a review?
We look ahead to all the action at this week's World Cup semi-final fixtures in Qatar. Argentina face 2018 runners-up Croatia on Tuesday, while defending champions France play surprise semi-finalists Morocco on Wednesday.
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