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Iraqi football legend Radhi dies from COVID-19

Iraqi football legend, Ahmed Radhi, died Sunday from complications linked to COVID-19, the health ministry said, just hours before he was to be flown for treatment in Jordan. Radhi, 56, scored what remains Iraq’s only World Cup finals goal in 1986 against Belgium. He had been hospitalised last week in Baghdad after testing positive forRead More
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Super-sub Vitolo rescues Atletico in 1-0 win over Valladolid

Atletico Madrid had substitute Vitolo to thank as they boosted their prospects of Champions League football next season with a 1-0 win over Real Valladolid at the Wanda Metropolitano. A clutch of chances had been spurned by the time Vitolo came off the bench to replace Marcos Llorente with 17 minutes remaining, with Joao FelixRead More
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Haaland hails Dortmund teammate Reyna as ’American Dream’

Erling Haaland believes Borussia Dortmund team-mate Giovanni Reyna, who he calls the ‘American Dream’, has a huge future in front of him. Reyna was handed his first Bundesliga start against RB Leipzig on Saturday and earned his first assist in the competition by teeing up Haaland for the opener in a 2-0 victory. Haaland doubledRead More
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Solskjaer admits disappointment in Man Utd draw with Spurs

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted he was disappointed to miss out on all three points against Tottenham. United came from behind to claim a 1-1 draw in London. Steven Bergwijn gave Spurs the lead in the first half, but a Bruno Fernandes penalty earned United a share of the spoils. ALSO READ: Arteta slamsRead More
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Arteta slams ’unacceptable’ Arsenal loss to Brighton, addresses injuries

Mikel Arteta came out guns blazing after Arsenal succumbed to a miserable last minute defeat at the hands of Brighton. Following a mauling at the hands of Man City last Wednesday, hopes were high Arsenal could quickly bounce back. A superb Nicolas Pepe strike gave The Gunners the advantage, but two sloppy goals to concedeRead More
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Pundit slams Roy Keane over Man United’s De Gea outburst

Tony Cascarino says “there’s no a place” in football for outbursts like the one from former Man Utd midfielder Roy Keane on Sky Sports last night. The Man Utd legend did not mince his words in his assessment of David de Gea’s attempt to keep out Steven Bergwijn’s first-half strike as the Red Devils cameRead More
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Brighton hands Arsenal second successive defeat

Brighton came from a goal down to hand Arsenal their second successive defeat since the resumption of the league. Arsenal’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League suffered a fatal blow as Neal Maupay fired Brighton to a last-gasp 2-1 win after Gunners keeper Bernd Leno was stretchered off, while Watford snatched a late 1-1Read More
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Mourinho highlights issue with two key decisions in Spurs draw

Jose Mourinho was critical of refereeing decisions surrounding both penalties awarded to Manchester United in their draw with Tottenham. Mourinho welcomed his former employers to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, and was on track to get the better of them when Steven Bergwijn gave Spurs the lead. However, Eric Dier tripped Paul Pogba to concede aRead More
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Bayern Munich’s Lewandowski breaks Aubameyang’s Bundesliga record

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski on Saturday broke the record previously held by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for the most goals scored by a foreigner in a Bundesliga season. Lewandowski scored twice in the first half against Freiburg to give him 33 league goals in 30 matches this season, having netted a total of 48 times inRead More
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Arsenal keeper Leno stretchered off in agony at Brighton

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno was stretchered off after suffering a potentially serious injury during the first half of his side’s Premier League clash at Brighton on Saturday. Leno screamed in pain after sliding awkwardly when he came to collect the ball just inside his own penalty area. The German seemed to twist his knee andRead More
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Everton vs Liverpool: Klopp confirms player that will miss EPL clash, reveals what he expects

Liverpool head coach, Jurgen Klopp has disclosed that winger, Xherdan Shaqiri will miss the Reds’ away Premier League clash against Everton due to a calf injury. He also revealed that he expects Liverpool and Everton players to be in good shape when both teams clash at Goodison Park. “Shaqiri was injured, and he is not …
Everton vs Liverpool: Klopp confirms player that will miss EPL clash, reveals what he expects

LaLiga: Zidane releases Real Madrid squad to face Real Sociedad

Real Madrid boss, Zinedine Zidane has released a 23-man squad to tackle Real Sociedad in tonight’s La Liga fixture at the Reale Arena Stadium. Zidane announced the list in a post via the club’s official website on Saturday night. Zidane’s men head to the game following a 3-0 victory against Valencia in their last La …
LaLiga: Zidane releases Real Madrid squad to face Real Sociedad

EPL: Lampard under pressure after arrivals of Ziyech, Werner

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has admitted the signing of Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner had increased pressure on him. The Blues have sealed moves for the two forwards, after being unable to buy players in the last two transfer windows. When Lampard arrived, he was content with giving the likes of Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham …
EPL: Lampard under pressure after arrivals of Ziyech, Werner

EPL: Apostle Johnson Suleman reveals why Arsenal lost 2-1 to Brighton

Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries, has blamed Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, following Gunners’ 2-1 defeat to Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday. According to the cleric, Arteta featured a weak team against Brighton, adding that most of the players the Spaniard selected are not on premiership level. Arsenal, who lost 3-0 at …
EPL: Apostle Johnson Suleman reveals why Arsenal lost 2-1 to Brighton

EPL: Arteta gives update on Leno injury after 2-1 defeat at Brighton

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has said that the club will find out the extent of Bernd Leno’s injury in the coming days. Leno went down holding his knee, following a collision with Neal Maupay in the first half of their 2-1 defeat at Brighton on Saturday. The German goalkeeper was replaced by Emi Martinez, who …
EPL: Arteta gives update on Leno injury after 2-1 defeat at Brighton

EPL: Ansu Fati takes final decision on joining Man Utd from Barcelona

Barcelona youngster, Ansu Fati, has ruled out any possibility of leaving Camp Nou for Manchester United or any other club this summer’s transfer window. Recall that Fati had drawn the interest of Man United in the past few weeks. Man United view Fati as a viable alternative to Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho, one of …
EPL: Ansu Fati takes final decision on joining Man Utd from Barcelona

EPL: Arteta reveals why Arsenal lost to Brighton

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has given reasons for his side’s 2-1 loss to Brighton on Saturday. The Gunners who lost 3-0 at Manchester City on Wednesday, took the lead through Nicolas Pepe in the second half. However, Lewis Dunk forced the ball in for 1-1, before Neal Maupay grabbed the winner late on. Arteta, speaking …
EPL: Arteta reveals why Arsenal lost to Brighton

EPL: Mourinho reveals Man Utd’s weakness after 1-1 draw with Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur boss, Jose Mourinho, has revealed that he allowed Manchester United have the ball during their 1-1 draw on Friday because they are not very good with build-up play. Mourinho’s men took the lead in the first half through Steven Bergwijn’s powerful effort. However, United ensured the points were shared after Bruno Fernandes converted …
EPL: Mourinho reveals Man Utd’s weakness after 1-1 draw with Tottenham

EPL: What Solskjaer said about De Gea after Man Utd’s 1-1 draw at Tottenham

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has defended David de Gea following his howler in their 1-1 draw at Tottenham Hotspur on Friday night. De Gea failed to keep out Steven Bergwijn’s powerful out, as Spurs took a 1-0 lead in the first half. However, United were able to snatch a point, after Paul Pogba …
EPL: What Solskjaer said about De Gea after Man Utd’s 1-1 draw at Tottenham

Neymar to pay Barcelona £6.1m

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has been order to pay his former club £6.1million, after he lost a lawsuit over unpaid bonus. Barca confirmed in a statement on Friday, that Neymar’s claim to a £39.5m payment has been “fully dismissed”. The Brazilian left the Spanish club for PSG in 2017 for a world record fee of …
Neymar to pay Barcelona £6.1m

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