In 1979, Bayern Munich players refused to accept Max Merkel as their new coach and threatened to go on strike.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai Shenhua and Jiangsu Suning played out a 0-0 stalemate in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.
"We know that nobody can ignore the importance of Paolo, but we have to try replace him and the national team has responded," Gareca told reporters in a virtual press conference.
"It was a very cruel game, and it was regrettable that we failed," said Pang Li, Wuhan's coach, adding that the club will sum up the matches in the first phase and be prepared for the next phase.
CHANGSHA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Following are the selected results of the women's singles at the Chinese Tennis Association (CTA) Tour held in central China's city of Changsha on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding):
Villarreal came back from a goal down to take their first win of the season with a 2-1 at home to Eibar.
TOKYO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Thursday that the delayed Tokyo Olympic Games can be held even without a coronavirus vaccine.
"From the start, we emphasized we would only see a return to international badminton if it was safe and logistically possible to do so. Therefore, for the past six months, we have been 100 percent dedicated to preparing for the safe return to international badminton," they said. Enditem
DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Rafael Benitez's Dalian Pro failed to make the top eight spot after losing 3-1 to Shenzhen FC in the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Thursday.
"The players are asymptomatic and have been isolated under the supervision of the club's medical department," Flamengo tweeted on Sunday night.
MADRID, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona striker Leo Messi on Friday launched a stinging criticism of the club's Board of Directors for their treatment of Luis Suarez.