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In the world of football, England lost to Iceland 0-1 at the Wembley Stadium in London in the build-up to the UEFA Euro 2024, which is slated to be played in Germany. Tottenham are reportedly interested in signing Eberechi Eze, the Crystal Palace forward, who has a release clause of £60 million in his contract. Alexander Zverev’s trial over domestic abuse allegations has been discontinued after his out of court settlement with former girlfriend Olga Sharypova.

Read below to learn details about these top stories and other happenings in the sporting world in the last 24 hours.


England lose 0-1 against Iceland in build-up to UEFA Euro 2024

The English football team suffered a shock 0-1 defeat against Iceland, who have a world ranking of 72, ahead of the all-important UEFA Euro 2024. Jon Dagur Porsteinsson scored the eventual winner for Iceland in the 12th minute at the Wembley Stadium in London, shocking the thousands of English fans in attendance.

Tottenham interested in signing Eberechi Eze of Crystal Palace: Reports

Tottenham are among a few Premier League clubs reportedly interested in signing Eberechi Eze of Crystal Palace, as per the report from the Daily Mail. It has been revealed that the English forward has a release clause worth a minimum of £60 million in his Crystal Palace contract, which could lead to Tottenham making a move for him.

Frank Lampard wants to return to managing football clubs again: Reports

Frank Lampard, the former Chelsea manager, is reportedly interested in returning to management after turning down job offers recently, according to a report from talkSPORT. After leaving Chelsea as the interim boss, taking charge at the end of last season for 11 games, the 45-year-old has been linked with teams like Rangers and Burnley among others.

Aston Villa need to raise £60m to avoid breaching PSR rules in Premier League: Reports

Aston Villa are reportedly needing to raise £60 million to avoid breaching the Profit and Sustainability Rules (PSR) in the Premier League, as per the report from the Football Insider. As per the current PSR regulations, an English club can’t exceed losses of £105 million over a rolling three-year period, while the proposal from Aston Villa to raise the allowable loss limit to £135 million for the upcoming season was voted out by the Premier League clubs.

Some major results in football are as under:

International Friendlies

England 0-1 Iceland

Germany 2-1 Greece

Scotland 2-2 Finland

Belarus 0-4 Russia

CAF World Cup 2026 Qualifiers

Niger 1-1 South Africa

Morocco 2-1 Zambia

Ivory Coast 1-0 Gabon

Zimbabwe 0-2 Lesotho

CONCACAF World Cup 2026 Qualifiers

Honduras 3-1 Cuba

Costa Rica 4-0 St. Kitts and Nevis


Alexander Zverev’s trial over domestic abuse allegations discontinued

Alexander Zverev, the German tennis player, who was embroiled in a domestic abuse allegations case, filed by his former girlfriend, has been discontinued. As per the district court in Berlin, “There has been a settlement between the defendant (Alexander Zverev) and the complainant (Olga Sharypova). This settlement is not part of this trial though and the court is not part of this settlement.”

Carlos Alcaraz reaches French Open final after defeating Jannik Sinner

Carlos Alcaraz reached the final of the French Open after defeating the Italian Jannik Sinner in an enthralling five set thriller at the Court Philippe Chatrier. The Spanish tennis player fought back twice from a set down to win the semi-final 2-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, setting up a mouthwatering final against Alexander Zverev of Germany.


India women suffer seventh consecutive defeat in FIH Pro League

The Indian women’s hockey team suffered their seventh consecutive defeat in the FIH Pro League, going down 2-4 against Germany at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London. With yet another loss on the European tour, India stayed in eighth place in the league standings behind the bottom-placed USA with just eight points in 15 matches.


Laura Garcia-Caro loses bronze medal in 20km race walk due to premature celebration

The Spanish athlete, Laura Garcia-Caro, lost the bronze medal in the 20km race walk at the European Athletics Championships after she started to celebrate the big moment too early. The 29-year-old got pipped on the line by Lyudmila Olyanovska of Ukraine, following which she said, “I don’t believe it.”