German PL stars allowed back for World Cup qualifiers

German Premier League stars such as Timo Werner and Ilkay Gundogan will be granted an exception to coronavirus restrictions in order to play for their country in World Cup qualifiers later this month, the German FA (DFB) said Thursday. The DFB said that local health authorities had greenlighted the exception to strict Covid-19 restrictions on […]

Barca’s Dembele back in France squad for World Cup qualifiers

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tanguy Ndombele were recalled to the France squad on Thursday as the World Cup holders begin their campaign to qualify for next year’s tournament in Qatar with a triple-header of matches this month. Dembele, 23, was part of the France squad that won the World Cup in […]