LIVE Football News: Follow Monday's Latest Stories Including Argentina Fall-Out

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09:17, 06 Sep 2021
Last Updated: 16:50, 06 Sep 2021

What a nuts Sunday night we had. Romelu Lukaku scored his 50th goal in his last 50 Belgium appearances, Brazil v Argentina was abandoned as players were deported mid-match, Guinea versus Morocco was postponed amid an attempted coup and, most incredibly, San Marino scored a goal.

And as a new Premier League game week begins, there's plenty of action going on domestically too.

Stick with The Sportsman throughout the day as we bring you all the latest news from the world of football.

Updates
3 weeks ago
Aguero sheds some light on Barca turmoil
3 weeks ago
Pele in hospital

Footballing legend Pele has been in hospital over the last six days with a health issue. 

3 weeks ago
The FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round draw in full

The draw has been made for the 2nd Qualifying Round of this year's FA Cup. A competition that has been intertwined with The Sportsman since its inception. The FA Cup was created in 1871, in The Sportsman's offices.

3 weeks ago
Ronaldo smashes daily shirt sales record

Cristiano Ronaldo has smashed the daily shirt sales at Manchester United after it was confirmed he would retain his iconic number seven shirt.

3 weeks ago
Tottenham furious with Argentina duo

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly furious at Argentina pair Cristian Romero and Giovanni Lo Celso for going against the club's wishes and flying off to link-up with their national team for the international break.

Tottenham angry at Lo Celso and Romero for travelling with Argentina
Tottenham angry at Lo Celso and Romero for travelling with Argentina
3 weeks ago
Liverpool working to get Keita out of Guinea

Liverpool have been in constant contact with the correct authorities regarding getting midfielder Naby Keita out of Guinea following an apparent military coup.

Liverpool working to get Naby Keita out of Guinea after military coup
Liverpool working to get Naby Keita out of Guinea after military coup
3 weeks ago
Lingard could become England's nearly man

England and Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard could become the national side's nearly man as his role at United is a squad player, behind in the pecking order of most wide players and attacking midfielders.

3 weeks ago
Lukaku injury worry

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku will have a scan on his thigh before returning to Chelsea from international duty.

Lukaku will have a scan on his thigh before returning to Chelsea
Lukaku will have a scan on his thigh before returning to Chelsea
3 weeks ago
Ceferin speaks on bi-annual World Cup idea

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has spoken out on the recent proposal to make the World Cup every two years and he is not on board with the idea.

3 weeks ago
Bamford presented England cap

England debutant Patrick Bamford was handed his special cap to commemorate his first Three Lions match by manager Gareth Southgate.

3 weeks ago
Chelsea defeated on WSL season opener

Emma Hayes' Chelsea did not get their title defence off to the best start as they were defeated 3-2 by Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. Check out The Sportsman's report on the game.

3 weeks ago
Aguero enjoying life in Spain
3 weeks ago
Manchester City thump Everton in WSL opener

The WSL season got underway this weekend, with Manchester City getting off to an emphatic start as they beat Everton 4-0 on Saturday. Check out The Sportsman's report on the big victory for Gareth Taylor's side.

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3 weeks ago
Former French footballer dies

Former professional footballer Jean-Pierre Adams has died after spending 39 years in a coma. The Frenchman was 73 and had been in a coma since he was 34 as a result of an anesthesia error during knee surgery.

3 weeks ago
Rashford wants end to 'child hunger pandemic'

Manchester United and England star Marcus Rashford has called on people to write to their MPs about backing recommendations to end child hunger.

3 weeks ago
Azzurri make new men's record

Roberto Mancini's Italy broke the record for the longest run without defeat after their 0-0 draw against Switzerland last night. This meant the Azzurri have gone 36 games unbeaten.

3 weeks ago
Spurs v Chelsea to be first zero carbon game

Tottenham Hotspur have announced they have partnered with Sky to make their clash against Chelsea later this month will be football's first net zero carbon match.

This is to raise awareness for climate change and they hope to inspire people to make small changes to reduce their carbon footprint. 

3 weeks ago
Youth footballer tragically dies after collapsing

Some tragic news this morning as a young footballer died following a collapse during an FA Youth Cup game. West Bridgford Colts announced that Dylan Rich had sadly passed away.

club statement
club statement
3 weeks ago
Van Gaal being Van Gaal

Sit back and enjoy.

3 weeks ago
Brazil v Argentina abandoned

The match between Brazil and Argentina was abandoned last night after Brazilian health officials stormed the pitch to detain Premier League foursome Emiliano Martinez, Emiliano Buendia, Cristian Romero and Giovanni Lo Celso for not quarantining for 14 days after their arrival in Brazil.

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