VAR spells double trouble for Lazio's Acerbi

MILAN (Reuters) - Lazio defender Francesco Acerbi suffered double frustration on Monday when he was booked for celebrating what he thought was a stoppage-time equaliser in the Serie A match against Atalanta which was then disallowed after a VAR review.

Hegerberg urges federations to improve equality measures

LONDON (Reuters) - Football federations must do better in giving the same opportunities and treatment to female players as they do to their male counterparts, Olympique Lyonnais and Norway striker Ada Hegerberg says.

Sevilla face Lazio in Europa League last 32

NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) - Five-times champions Sevilla will face a tough tie against Serie A side Lazio in the Europa League round of 32 following Monday's draw.

Liverpool loss highlights problems for Man Utd brand

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester United's owners pride themselves on their club being the biggest brand in world football, a global product with millions of followers worldwide. But for how long will that boast last?

Mourinho faces no more action on abusive language charge - FA

(Reuters) - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will face no further action on charges of using abusive language following their Premier League win over Newcastle United in October, the English Football Association (FA) said on Monday.

VAR’s coming to the Premier League

VIDEO assistant referees (better known as VAR) will be introduced in the Premier League next season. A lot of people seem quite excited about it. I’m not.

Cheng Hoe will only know if he’s still coach at end of the month

PETALING JAYA: National football coach Tan Cheng Hoe’s job hangs in the balance despite meeting his Key Performance Index (KPI) target.

In the kitty: Malaysia’s Zaquan Adha Abdul Radzak (left) receiving the mock cheque for finishing second to Vietnam in the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup tournament in Hanoi, on Saturday. — AP

Alluring act of watching a Cup final while eating

It was 8:25pm on Saturday night when I turned up at a mamak restaurant in Kuala Lumpur – just in time for kick-off in the Vietnam vs Malaysia AFF Suzuki Cup final.

Christie will carry on fighting for the Fighters

PETALING JAYA: Winger D. Christie Jayaseelan (pic) will remain a Fighter for the 2019 season after all.

Qatar won't decide on 48-team World Cup until it's seen FIFA study

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar will not take a decision on whether to expand its 2022 World Cup to 48 teams from 32 until it has seen the details of a feasibility study from FIFA, an official from the country's World Cup organising committee said on Monday.