December 14, 2019
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Ronaldo’s fitness, attitude both under the spotlight

by on November 11, 2019 0

Milan, Nov. 11, 2019 – Reuters: Cristiano Ronaldo’s fitness and attitude came under the spotlight on Monday after he reacted angrily to being substituted during Juventus’ win over AC Milan and coach Maurizio Sarri said the 34-year-old had been nursing a knee injury for some time. Ronaldo now faces two matches with Portugal where...

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Luis Enrique’s Nine-Year-Old Daughter Dies Of Cancer

by on August 31, 2019 0

Former Spain coach Luis Enrique announced the death of his nine-year-old daughter from bone cancer on Thursday. “Our daughter Xana passed away this afternoon at nine years old, after fighting for five intense months against osteosarcoma,” Luis Enrique tweeted. “We will miss you enormously but we will remember you every day of our lives,”...

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Football gossip: Sancho, Bakayoko, Sanchez, Begovic, Neymar

by on August 29, 2019 0

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is prepared to wait until next summer to bolster his attack, with Borussia Dortmund’s England forward Jadon Sancho, 19, remaining his leading target. (Evening Standard) Barcelona and Paris St-Germain have agreed a transfer fee for 27-year-old Brazil forward Neymar, but negotiations continue over the terms of the deal. PSG want Barca’s France forward...

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Ronaldo, Messi Make FIFA ‘The Best Men’s Player Nominees’ List

by on July 31, 2019 0

July 31, 2019: World football governing body – FIFA has officially announced the nominees for their prestigious ‘The Best Men’s Player Nominees’. Those who made it to the 10-man list include: Cristiano Ronaldo, Frankie De Jong, Matthijs de Ligt, Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, Sadio Mane, Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi, Mohammed Salah and Virgil Van...

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Otedola fulfills $25,000 per goal AFCON pledge to Super Eagles

by on July 31, 2019 0

Abuja, July 31, 2019: Nigerian Business mogul, Femi Otedola on Tuesday fulfilled his pledge of 25,000 dollars to the senior national team, the Super Eagles. Otedola had on the eve of the Super Eagles’ semifinal clash against Algeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, pledged the sum of 25,000 dollars for...

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Seedorf, Kluivert Sacked After Cameroon’s ‘Premature’ AFCON Exit

by on July 16, 2019 0

The Cameroon Football Federation sacked coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant Patrick Kluivert on Tuesday, the pair paying the price for the defending champions’ last 16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon crashed out 3-2 to Nigeria last Saturday, an exit the federation described as “premature” in its statement. Former Dutch international Seedorf won just three of...

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South African former footballer, Marc Batchelor shot dead

by on July 16, 2019 0

South African former footballer Marc Batchelor has been shot dead near his home in Johannesburg. Batchelor played for Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa. “He was attacked by two men who were driving a motorbike,” a police spokesman Col Lungelo Dlamini told South African Broadcasting Corporation. “He was about to drive...

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Coaching casualties continue in Cup of Nations fallout

by on July 16, 2019 0

Cairo, July 16, 2019 (Reuters) Two more coaches have lost their jobs and another is expected to depart in coming days, as the fallout from the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt continues for the sides who did not live up to expectations. Paul Put was fired by Guinea on Monday in spite of...

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Mochizuki Makes Grand Slam History For Japan At Wimbledon

by on July 14, 2019 0

Shintaro Mochizuki made history on Sunday becoming the first Japanese player to win a boy’s Grand Slam title, beating Carlos Gimeno Valero of Spain 6-3, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final. The 16-year-old, who was playing just his third grass court tournament, follows 1969 girls singles title winner Kazuko Sawamatsu in triumphing at the grass...

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