What happened in football today: November 19, 2020

Pep Guardiola signs new contract to extend his stay at Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has signed a new two-year contract with Manchester City, extending his stay until the summer of 2023.

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager had just seven months left to conclude his contract, but decided to put an end to speculation over his future.

In a statement on the club’s website, Guardiola said: “Since arriving at Manchester City, I have felt so welcome at the club and in the city itself – from the players, the staff, supporters, Manchester locals and the chairman and owner.

Nottingham Forest’s Joe Worrall hopes to return for Reading game

Joe Worrall is hoping to return to action for Nottingham Forest on December 5 against Reading, which has been exclusively revealed by Athleticism Thursday.

The 23-year-old, however, found himself watching from the stands after breaking his foot in September.

Worall said Athleticism : “My foot was killing so I went for a scan and it didn’t show anything so we thought maybe it was just a bone bruise. But then I had an MRI which revealed that I had a broken bone that would take eight to ten weeks to heal.

Racism and homophobia run rampant in Fantasy Premier League team names

Thousands of racist and homophobic team names can be found in the Fantasy Premier League (FPL).

A survey of Athleticism uncovered hundreds of team names with extremely racist language, references to Hitler, the Nazis and the Holocaust, and thousands of examples of other forms of abuse.

“That shouldn’t surprise us,” said Troy Townsend, head of development at Kick It Out. Athleticism.

Newcastle pursue arbitration against Premier League over failed takeover

Newcastle United have confirmed they are initiating “arbitration proceedings” against the Premier League over Amanda Staveley’s collapsed takeover of the club.

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is keen to resuscitate the proposed £305m deal and has explored his legal options.

Although Ashley and potential buyers agreed to a sale, the takeover fell apart in July when the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF) pulled out due to the dragging Premier League test. indefinitely.

National League and women’s football to receive £28million government bailout

The National League and women’s football will receive £28m as part of a government bailout as part of a £300m ‘winter survival package’ for spectator sports.

The government announced the package on Thursday as clubs across the country continue to lose millions due to no fans.

National League stages one and two will split £11m, stages three to six with a £14m share and the remaining £3m will be split between the Women’s Super League and the Women’s Championship. AF.

David Luiz hit Dani Ceballos after Arsenal training game

David Luiz punched his Arsenal team-mate Dani Ceballos in the face during a training match during the international break.

Revealed exclusively by Athleticism, Luiz was reacting after a challenge from the Spain international and punched him in the nose.

For more on the incident, check out the full story in Go Deeper below.

(Photos: Matt McNulty – Manchester City/Manchester City FC via Getty Images, Bradley Collyer/PA Images via Getty Images, Visionhaus, Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

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