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MANCHESTER UNITED 1-0 COPENHAGEN:The Red Devils through to Europa League semi-finals with a hard fought victory

  Manchester United were pushed all the way to extra-time by a stubborn Copenhagen side who were led by their inspired goalkeeper, Johnsson.   The Red Devils were denied a penalty and two goals due to offside calls, rattled the woodwork and registered 14 shots on target, but they eventually broke through via a penalty, after Martial was hauled down ...

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Brazilian league game suspended moments before kick-off after 10 players test positive for coronavirus

Goias had their opening game of the Campeonato Brasileiro season against Sao Paulo postponed after 10 of the club’s players tested positive for COVID-19. In the hours leading up to kick-off on Sunday, Goias announced they had only that day been informed 10 of their 26-man squad had returned a positive result and eight of those were set to feature ...

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Two Atletico Madrid players test positive for COVID-19 ahead of Champions League clash against RB Leipzig

  Two members of Atletico Madrid’s travelling party for the Champions League quarter-finals in Lisbon have tested positive for the coronavirus, the club has confirmed. The news comes as Diego Simeone’s side prepare to face RB Leipzig in the Portuguese capital on Thursday with a place in the final four at stake, with the results of those positive tests potentially putting UEFA’s condensed finale to the season ...

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‘The time has come to move on’ – Willian confirms Chelsea departure with open letter to fans

Willian has confirmed his departure from Chelsea in an open letter to the club’s fans. The Brazilian winger’s contract with the London side expires at the end of August, though the club offered him an extension and he has also been linked with a move to city rivals Arsenal. The 32-year-old has confirmed he will not stay on at Stamford Bridge and thanked ...

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Barcelona 3-1 Napoli (4-2 agg): Messi shines as Blaugrana set up Bayern clash

  Barcelona set up a Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich as Lionel Messi starred in a 3-1 victory over Napoli on Saturday. Lionel Messi was in fine form as Barcelona progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals, with a 3-1 second-leg defeat of Napoli sealing a 4-2 aggregate victory. An action-packed first half at Camp Nou saw Barca take a three-goal lead, before Lorenzo Insigne pulled one ...

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Bayern Munich 4-1 Chelsea (7-1 agg): Lewandowski stars in Chelsea hammering

Bayern Munich saw off Chelsea 4-1 at the Allianz Arena to complete a 7-1 aggregate rout in their Champions League last-16 tie. Robert Lewandowski maintained his impressive scoring streak as Bayern Munich beat Chelsea 4-1 at the Allianz Arena to seal a 7-1 aggregate victory in their Champions League last-16 tie. Bayern took a 3-0 lead into Saturday’s second leg after a thumping win in February’s ...

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BREAKING: Juventus appoint Andrea Pirlo as new coach

  Juventus have named Andrea Pirlo as their new head coach on a two-year contract, just hours after sacking Maurizio Sarri. Pirlo was only named the club’s Under-23 head coach last month, but has secured a major promotion before even taking charge of one match with the Serie C outfit. It will be a major challenge for the 41-year-old who has never managed before, either ...

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David Silva to sign for Lazio on Monday

  David Silva’s move to Lazio will be finalised on Monday, according to Corriere dello Sport. The 34-year-old will join as a free agent after 10 seasons with Manchester City, during which he became a club legend and won four Premier League titles. Silva turned down interest from the United Arab Emirates and MLS side Inter Miami in favour of a move to Serie A.

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Aubameyang wins Arsenal Player of the Season

  Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named Arsenal Player of the 2019-20 Season following his eye-catching performances for the club. The Gabon international bagged 29 goals and provided three assists in 44 games across all competitions to finish as the club’s top-scorer for a second season. The former Borussia Dortmund striker’s effort also helped the Emirates Stadium outfit secure their 14th FA Cup title and finish eighth ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister Elma consoles him after UCL exit

Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister attempted to console the Juventus star after he was unable to help complete his side’s comeback against Lyon in the Champions League. The Italian champions were still expected to progress to the quarter-finals, despite suffering a narrow 1-0 first leg defeat back in March, but their task was made doubly difficult when Memphis Depay dinked home an ...

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JUST N: Juventus sack Sarri following Champions League failure

  uventus have sacked Maurizio Sarri following their Champions League exit at the hands of Lyon. The Continassa hierarchy held a meeting following the Old Lady’s failure to progress to the quarter-finals of Europe’s premier club competition, with Sarri’s future at the club the only point on the agenda in the wake of the continental disappointment. It was decided that the 61-year-old former Chelsea and Napoli boss is no ...

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Nigerian basketball player, Michael Ojo dies at 27

Nigerian basketball player, Michael Ojo, has been announced dead by his last club on Friday. The Lagos born basketballer died at the age of 27 in Serbia’s capital, Belgrade.Ojo who played for KK Crvena zvezda Basketball club was 216 centimetres tall and weighed 147 kilograms in a Red Star jersey. According to a press statement by the management of KK ...

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US Billionaire, Dan Friedkin Buys Roma Football Club For $700m

Roma on Thursday announced a change of ownership, with US billionaire Dan Friedkin buying the Serie A club for $700 million. Friedkin, 54, takes over the Italian side from American businessman James Pallotta, 62. “AS Roma can confirm that an agreement has tonight been reached between AS Roma SPV, LLC, the majority shareholder of AS Roma S.p.A, and The Friedkin ...

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Arsenal set to dismiss 55 staff as Covid-19 hits revenues

Less than a week after winning the FA Cup to secure their place in next season’s Europa League and as they negotiate a multi-million pound contract extension with striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal have announced plans to layoff 55 staff. The club said that the cuts were the result of the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The announcement sparked an ...

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Dybala Beat Ronaldo To Win Serie A Best Player Award

Argentine footballer, Paulo Dybala, has beaten his Juventus teammate Cristiano Ronaldo to the Italian Serie A Player of the Year award for the 2019/2020 season. Serie A announced Dybala as the winner of the annual prize on Tuesday, stopping Ronaldo from retaining the title he won in his first year at the Allianz Stadium. Italian football’s main governing body named ...

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Inter Milan agrees permanent deal for Alexis Sanchez

A permanent deal has been reached between Inter & Manchester United for Alexis Sanchez. He’ll join Inter for free & earn €7m/season accoding to FabrizioRomano reports in Italy Manchester United will save €60M on Sanchez’s salary for the two years remaining on his contract [@DiMarzio] This will pave way for United bid to land Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dotmund this ...

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Marcus Rashford makes the front cover of Vogue

Manchester United and England star Marcus Rashford has made the front cover of a special Black Lives Matter-themed edition of British Vogue. The footballer, 22, shared a photo of the cover on Twitter and said he was ‘humbled’ to be recognised for his campaign to help vulnerable children that led to a government u-turn on free school meals. Rashford appears ...

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Anthony Joshua set to fight Kubrat Pulev in December 2020

Anthony Joshua will fight Kubrat Pulev in December, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. The WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight king had been due to fight Pulev in June with Hearn now keen to delay the fight for a sufficient amount of time to hopefully allow fans to attend. “We know AJ’s only going to fight once this year, so we ...

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Lewis Hamilton wins record seventh British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton won a record seventh British Grand Prix victory at Silverstone in dramatic fashion, crossing the line with a punctured tyre. The six-time world champion started first on the grid and never looked like losing, until his tyre burst just a lap from home. Mercedes looked on course for a one-two until Valtteri Bottas suffered a puncture of his ...

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Ciro Immobile Beats Ronaldo & Lewandowski To Win Serie A Top Scorer And European Golden Shoe

  Lazio striker Ciro Immobile has beaten the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski and Lionel Messi to the coveted Golden Shoe for 2019-20. The Italy international has enjoyed a remarkable season in front of goal, with his best-ever return posted in league competition at 30 years of age. Veteran frontmen have set the standard in what has been an eventful campaign for ...

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