England players jeered for taking a knee in Hungary

England players were jeered when they took a knee before their Nations League match in Hungary, despite most of the crowd in Budapest being children. Last June, Hungary were ordered by Uefa to play three games behind closed doors as punishment for discriminatory behaviour by their fans at Euro 2020. But Saturday’s fixture saw over 30,000 spectators at Budapest’s Puskas Arena.…

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England begin Nations League journey with defeat against Hungary

England start Nations League campaign with a losing start as a disappointing display brought a deserved defeat by Hungary in Budapest. This international was billed as taking place behind closed doors as Uefa punishment for racist and homophobic behaviour by Hungary’s fans during Euro 2020. And yet it was played in front of a large crowd, consisting mainly of schoolchildren…

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John Stones signs contract extension at City

Manchester City defender John Stones has signed a new five-year deal with the Premier League club. His contract at the Etihad was due to expire next year, but he will now remain with the club until 2026. The 27-year-old re-established himself in City’s title-winning last season. He was part of the England side that made it to the final of…

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