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There’s nothing left for me to conquer, says Undertaker as he announces retirement from wrestling

After over three decades, the legendary professional wrestling career of Mark Calaway, better known as WWE superstar The Undertaker has officially come to an end. In the final episode of his WWE Network docuseries Undertaker: The Last Ride, the multi-time champion explained that he feels it’s time to walk away from the ring, saying heRead More
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Japan to let 5,000 fans attend baseball, football

Up to 5,000 fans will be able to attend Japanese football and baseball games from July 10, officials said Monday as the sports inch towards normality after coronavirus suspensions. The heads of Nippon Professional Baseball and football’s J-League announced the move at a joint press appearance after consultations with infection experts. “We must fully considerRead More
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Chelsea’s Pulisic hails ’incredible’ Timo Werner signing

Christian Pulisic is looking forward to linking up with Timo Werner next season, describing Chelsea’s latest acquisition as an “incredible” bit of business. It was confirmed this week that the Blues will sign Germany international Werner, who is thought to be leaving Bundesliga side RB Leipzig in a £47.5million (€53m) deal. Werner has scored 26Read More
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Liverpool escape late heartbreak in goalless derby draw with Everton

Liverpool escape late heartbreak in goalless derby draw with EvertonLiverpool escape late heartbreak in goalless derby draw with Everton Liverpool edged closer to their first league title in 30 years but were frustrated by an obdurate Everton in a 0-0 derby draw at Goodison Park. The Toffees are now winless in 19 Premier League matchesRead More
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Virgil van Dijk ‘happy to be back’ despite derby disappointment

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk said the English champions-elect are just happy to be back on the field again despite seeing their title party delayed by a 0-0 draw at Everton on Sunday. The Reds extended their advantage at the top of the table to 22 points, but will need Manchester City to slip upRead More
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Saka needs to adapt to different positions, says Arteta

Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta has said that Nigerian-born winger, Bukayo Saka needs to adapt to different positions as part of his football development. The Hale End Academy product operated at left-back before the league was paused, with Kieran Tierney and Sead Kolasinac suffering injuries, and caught the eye with his displays. ALSO READ: Pogba’s return delightsRead More
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Pogba’s return delights Man United boss Solskjear

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba is desperate to make up for a lost time after his long injury absence, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said after the French midfielder impressed in Friday’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur. Pogba, who had not played since December 26 due to an ankle injury, came off the bench in the secondRead More
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‘He makes dreams come true’: Alexander-Arnold hails Klopp

Trent Alexander-Arnold has hailed Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp as the dream maker who has carried his club to the brink of the Premier League title. Klopp’s side are two wins away from being crowned English champions for the first time in 30 years. They return to action for the first time since the Premier League’sRead More
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FELIX ‘OWOBLOW’ OWOLABI: I would have sacked Rohr if …

Dr. Felix ‘Owoblow’ Owolabi spoke with Jacob Ajom on NFF’s contract extension with the national team manager, Coach Gernot Rohr, and the role of the media in the revival of sports in Nigeria. Coach of the national team Gernot Rohr, whose contract has just been renewed has consistently maintained that the local league was poorRead More
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Dimitrov tests positive for coronavirus after playing in Djokovic event

Grigor Dimitrov said on Sunday he has tested positive for coronavirus after pulling out of an exhibition tournament which also featured world number one Novak Djokovic. “I want to reach out and let my fans and friends know that I (Dimitrov) tested positive coronavirus back in Monaco for COVID-19 (coronavirus),” world number 19 Dimitrov wroteRead More
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Transfer: Ronaldo welcomes Alexis Sanchez to club

Valladolid’s president, Ronaldo de Lima, has welcomed Inter Milan striker, Alexis Sanchez to join the club once the summer’s transfer window opens. Sanchez is currently on a season-long loan move at Inter Milan from Manchester United. The Chilean international has failed to shine at Old Trafford, following a swap deal move from Arsenal in January …
Transfer: Ronaldo welcomes Alexis Sanchez to club

EPL: Liverpool lucky against Everton – Klopp

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has admitted his side escaped with a point against rivals Everton on Sunday night. The hosts had the best chance to score late in the game, after Alisson Becker saved Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s effort. Tom Davies then hit the post from the rebound. The result means Klopp’s men will now win the …
EPL: Liverpool lucky against Everton – Klopp

LaLiga: Zidane reacts as Real Madrid beat Sociedad to knock Barcelona off top spot

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has warned his players that they have not won anything, following a 2-1 win at Real Sociedad on Sunday. Los Blancos took the lead through a Sergio Ramos penalty, before Karim Benzema made it 2-0. Mikel Merino pulled one back for Sociedad late in the game, but Real held on …
LaLiga: Zidane reacts as Real Madrid beat Sociedad to knock Barcelona off top spot

LaLiga: Real Madrid defeat Sociedad to go top ahead of Barcelona

Real Madrid have gone top of LaLiga, following a 2-1 win over Real Soceidad on Sunday. Los Blancos went into the game, knowing that victory will see them knock rivals Barcelona off top spot, after the Catalans could only draw 0-0 with Sevilla 24 hours before. Sergio Ramos scored from the penalty spot, before being …
LaLiga: Real Madrid defeat Sociedad to go top ahead of Barcelona

EPL: Lampard speaks on Pulisic’s performance after Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Aston Villa

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has singled out winger, Christian Pulisic for praise following the Blues’ away Premier League 2-1 victory against Aston Villa on Sunday. Lampard said Pulisic was hungry during the encounter against the host, adding that the 21-year-old American international’s ability to always arrive in the box was a big thing. Lampard’s men …
EPL: Lampard speaks on Pulisic’s performance after Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Aston Villa

EPL: Lampard reveals why he benched Tammy Abraham for 2-1 win at Aston Villa

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has said he left Tammy Abraham on the bench for their 2-1 win at Aston Villa because he is trying to manage his squad efficiently. Abraham and Christian Pulisic were substituted for the Blues’ first game back after the COVID-19 break. Lampard opted to start with Willian and Olivier Giroud in …
EPL: Lampard reveals why he benched Tammy Abraham for 2-1 win at Aston Villa

EPL: Klopp slams UK Government

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has criticized the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, over how he handled the COVID-19 outbreak. Klopp feels his response to the pandemic is the reason the UK now has one of the highest death tolls in the world. According to the Reds boss, he was not too bothered about his side, …
EPL: Klopp slams UK Government

Aston Villa vs Chelsea: It will be hard to secure fourth place – Lampard

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has admitted that it would be difficult for the Blues to finish in the fourth position on the English Premier League table this season. Lampard said this ahead of Chelsea’s away Premier League clash against Aston Villa on Sunday evening. Chelsea currently holds a two-point advantage over Manchester United in fifth …
Aston Villa vs Chelsea: It will be hard to secure fourth place – Lampard

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

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