GENEVA -- UEFA broke no rules when it sent a multimillion dollar loan for a betting company investment by the Slovenian football federation, according to a document seen by The Associated Press.
The €4 million ($4.4m) deal in June 2015 -- which a UEFA report says was "granted in real exception" -- has been scrutinised because it was signed off by then-UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino and then-Slovenian football president Aleksander Ceferin.
Wayne Rooney says he has no intention of quitting international football despite being dropped by England for Tuesday night's match away against Slovenia.
The Manchester United forward will be left out for tactical reasons, interim England manager Gareth Southgate confirmed, and Rooney said that there was "no embarrassment" in the decision to start Eric Dier in his place.
"I've said before that, if selected, I'm available. I love playing for my country. I made my plans clear. Those plans won't change,"...
Slovenia manager Srecko Katanec has said England's dropping of Wayne Rooney to the bench is not surprising because "he is not the youngest any more and his form has taken a little dip."
Rooney's place in the side has been under scrutiny since England's abject departure from Euro 2016, and interim manager Gareth Southgate confirmed he will begin the game on the bench for the World Cup qualifier in Ljubljana on Tuesday.
The Manchester United star has been struggling for form for club and country,...