Alphonso Davies named FC Bayern Player of the Month
Bayern Munich announced that Alphonso Davies was voted by the fans as the Player of the Month for February. This is already the second time that Davies has won the award in his short time as a Bayern player having previously won it in December 2019.
The voting broke down as follows:
- Alphonso Davies - 39%
- Serge Gnabry - 17%
- Thiago Alcantara - 11%
- Thomas Muller - 9%
- Robert Lewandowski - 6%
Ihr habt gewählt: @AlphonsoDavies ist euer #FCBayern-Spieler des Monats Februar!— FC Bayern München (@FCBayern) March 12, 2020
Die Wahl wird euch präsentiert von #FCBayernTVlive.
Hannover 96 quarantined after two players test positive (DW)
Hannover 96 players Timo Hübers and Jannes Horn have both tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement from the club. All other tests were negative. They also announced that the entire squad is being placed on a home-bound quarantine for the next two weeks.
Hannover players have been put in home-bound quarantine for 14 days.— DW Sports (@dw_sports) March 12, 2020
Two of their players, Timo Hübers and Jannes Horn, have tested positive for #coronavirus. pic.twitter.com/MpQmUHyHOl
Ronaldinho the new Paraguay prison MVP
Pictures of Ronaldinho playing football in a Paraguayan jail have been revealed. His team won the game 11-2. Ronaldinho scored 5 goals & assisted 6.— Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) March 14, 2020
As a prize, he and the rest of his teammates will enjoy a 16 kg smoked pig. pic.twitter.com/qSVCJutD2x
Mikel Arteta, Callum Hudson-Odoi test positive for coronavirus
Over in England, two big names have tested positive for the coronavirus: Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea’s (and former Bayern target) Callum Hudson-Odoi. Just as it is happening in Hannover, anyone who was in close contact with the two will now have to self-isolate for a couple of weeks.
Copa Libertadores match sees EIGHT red cards
As the final minutes ticked away in the Gremio and Internacionale match on Thursday evening, the players decided it was time to fight. Following the tussle, the referee handed out four red cards to Gremio (Luciano Neves, Pepe, Caio, and Paulo Miranda) and four red cards to Internacionale (Edenilson, Moises, Victor Leandro Cuesta, Bruno Praxedes).
A FULL OUT BRAWL HAS BROKEN LOOSE IN THE GREMIO-INTERNACIONAL GAME! #Libertadores pic.twitter.com/pAgNqBCLO8— beIN SPORTS USA (@beINSPORTSUSA) March 13, 2020
US Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro resigns in disgrace
Following the revelation that US Soccer’s legal counsel was using incredibly sexist arguments in the lawsuit involving the US Women’s National Team, US Soccer’s President Carlos Cordeiro has resigned effective immediately. Vice President, and former World Cup winner, Cindy Parlow Cone will be the new President until the next AGM in 2021.
Carlos Cordeiro has announced his resignation as U.S. Soccer President. Vice President Cindy Parlow Cone will serve as President until the next AGM.— U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) March 13, 2020
Parlow Cone becomes the first female President of U.S. Soccer and second former U.S. National Team player to hold the position.
PSG shares its collective opinion of Erling Haaland
What a weird bunch. A whole squad of players mocking a highly inoffensive teenager lad pic.twitter.com/LeOlcn6S8E— Nooruddean (@BeardedGenius) March 11, 2020
You think your defense is bad
26 years ago today @NUFC thrashed @Official_STFC 7-1 thanks in no small part to some lovely @Crap90sFootball defending. Swindon were relegated, conceding exactly 100 goals pic.twitter.com/dh8tiTqb4C— Skeems (@Skeems1) March 12, 2020
But wait there’s more (awful football)
Beautiful. It's just so, so beautiful. #NCFC #OTBC #twitterblades #crap90sfootball pic.twitter.com/fUEr4a2Odm— Crap 90s Football (@Crap90sFootball) March 14, 2020
@Crap90sFootball is a good follow on Twitter. Just sayin’.