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Sevilla 0-1 Real Madrid: Benzema ensures Los Blancos bounce back from PSG loss

Sevilla’s unbeaten start to the LaLiga season was ended by Karim Benzema’s 64th-minute header in Real Madrid’s 1-0 win. Real Madrid responded to their humbling Champions League loss at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain by winning 1-0 against Sevilla thanks to Karim Benzema’s second-half header. Los Blancos had won just two of their first five games in all competitions and the 3-0 defeat in the French capital ...

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Miserable Man Utd slump to West Ham defeat

Manchester United slumps to a miserable 2-0 defeat to West Ham at the London Stadium after neat finishes from Yarmolenko and Cresswell either side of the interval. There were few opportunities in the first half, but Rashford and Noble both had half-chances for either side before Yarmolenko fired the hosts into the lead on the 44th minute. The visitors had ...

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Pep Guardiola’s wife returns to Spain with one of their children after three years in England

Pep Guardiola’s wife has gone back to live in Spain after spending three years with her hubby in England.   According to a report by Sunday Mirror Sport, Guardiola’s spouse, Cristina, returned to Barcelona with one of the couple’s three children to look after her business interests.   She owns a successful fashion company in Catalonia and has been managing ...

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Manchester City 8-0 Watford: Bernardo Silva hits hat-trick in record rout

Bernardo Silva plundered a hat-trick as Manchester City scored five times in the opening 18 minutes against an insipid Watford side. Manchester City returned to winning ways in the Premier League with a stunning 8-0 triumph over sorry Watford to record their biggest ever top-flight victory at the Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola’s side slipped to a shock defeat at Norwich City last weekend but responded in spectacular ...

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Former Golden Boy and Man Utd midfielder Anderson retires at 31

  The Brazilian never reached the heights of his early promise and hangs up his boots after a spell in Turkey Turkish club Adana Demirspor have revealed that former Manchester United midfielder Anderson has retired from playing football. The Brazilian moved to Turkey in 2018 but has apparently decided against playing on this season at the age of just 31. According to Adana Demirspor’s chairman Murat Sancak, Anderson ...

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David de Gea donates £175,000 to Red Cross to help victims of devastating storm which left seven dead and thousands homeless in Spain

Manchester United goalkeeper, David de Gea, has donated a whooping sum of £175,000 to the Red Cross society in Spain to help out victims of violent storm that killed 7 people and has rendered thousands of people homeless.     ‘gota fria’, as the storm was called in Spanish, also led to travel chaos after forcing airports to shut temporarily and ...

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‘I can’t coach a team who have a manager’ – Mourinho responds to Real Madrid return rumours

The Portuguese coach is out of work but has backed his French counterpart to turn things around in the Spanish capital Jose Mourinho has dismissed rumours suggesting he could replace Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid manager. Los Blancos have endured a disappointing start to the season despite investing heavily in the transfer market this summer, being held to draws by Real Valladolid and Villarreal in La Liga and ...

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Marcus Rashford, fulfills the dream of an American cancer-survivor by flying him to Old Trafford (photos)

Manchester United sensation, Marcus Rashford, who just recently signed a new 200,000 pounds deal with the football club has fulfilled the long time ambition of a cancer survivor by flying him to Old Trafford and paying for his game tickets.   Matt Waymont, took to Twitter to reach out to Rashford about his friend, John, an Merican who has survived cancer ...

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Football Rumour: David Silva to join ‘Inter Miami’ at the end of the season

  This will be his last season at Man City   David Silva is set to become one of the stars of Major League Soccer, with the Independent reporting that he will join David Beckham’s expansion side, Inter Miami.   The midfielder has already announced that he will leave Man City at the end of the season, by which time the new MLS outfit will be three months in ...

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Former Burton Albion star, Kelvin Maynard shot dead by gunmen

32-year-old former Burton Albion defender Kelvin Maynard was shot dead by some yet-to-be identified gunmen by 8:30pm on Wednesday September 18.   While the shooters escaped the scene on a black scooter, it was learnt the Dutch-Surinamese player died from injuries he sustained in the attack even after officers from a nearby fire station tried to help.     “Everyone at ...

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Chelsea legend Drogba named Ballon d’Or ambassador

  The former Ivory Coast international will co-host the award ceremony on December 2 Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has been chosen as France Football’s Ballon d’Or ambassador on Thursday. The former Blues star will co-host the award ceremony set for December 2 in Paris, and will present the trophy. “I feel honoured to present this prestigious award. I see it as an acknowledgement ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo explains why he has banned his mum from watching football matches

Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed he has banned his mother from watching big football matches.   During his in-depth interview with Pier Morgan, the Juventus striker, 34, said his mom Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro always get too nervous watching him in big games, and for this reason, he has banned her.   According to him, she fainted two times in the stadium while she was ...

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Barcelona announce record income projection of over €1 billion

The Blaugrana have revealed that they are set to rake in a record haul during the 2019-20 campaign that will see them reach astronomical figures Barcelona are expecting to achieve a turnover of €1 billion (£0.9bn/$1.1bn) for the 2019-20 season, one year ahead of their projected internal targets, the club has announced. The Blaugrana, who are one of the most successful ...

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Rumours: Chelsea to offer Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori new five-year contracts

The Anglo-Nigerian duo have been impressive for the Blues this season and are set to commit their futures in West London Chelsea have started negotiations to improve contracts to Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori. According to the Guardian, the Blues hierarchy are ready to roll out five-year contracts to the Anglo-Nigerian duo after impressing under manager Frank Lampard. 21-year-old Abraham has found ...

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Nigeria’s latest position on Fifa World Rankings revealed

The Super Eagles dropped one place in the ratings released by the world football governing body on Thursday Nigeria are now the 34th-ranked team in the world according to the September Fifa rankings. The three-time African champions dropped one place from their previous 33rd position, gathering 1482 points, following their 2-2 draw against Ukraine in the international break. In Africa, the Super Eagles ...

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Liverpool defender Andy Robertson deactivates his Twitter account after fans abuse him for causing penalty

Following Liverpool’s 2-0 loss to Napoli in Tuesday’s UEFA champions league encounter, some Liverpool fans rushed to Liverpool defender, Andy Robertson’s official twitter account to blast him for his involvement in the penalty that caused Napoli to score the first goal of the night .     There has been a debate among football circles if the spot kick should ...

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‘He walked up to me naked’ – NFL star Antonio Brown accused of Sexual Harassment by another woman

Newly signed New England Patriots player, Antonio Brown has been accused by another woman of sexual harassment.   Last week, a former trainer, Britney Taylor accused the seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver and one of the NFL’s most prolific pass-catchers of the past decade of raping her in a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, September 10.   In a new report, a woman who claims Brown ...

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Bloodied Tyson Fury beats tough Otto Wallin on points – but suffers horror cut above right eye and is rushed to hospital for surgery (photos)

British Heavyweight, Tyson Fury, despite being blind in one eye for a majority of the match, held his own, and took down the undefeated Swedish fighter, Otto Wallin in their heavyweight boxing fight Saturday night.   The undefeated Fury, standing at 6ft9, won the 12-round bout against Otto Wallin, 6ft5, in a unanimous decision and with the victory, Fury improves ...

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Gay rugby legend Gareth Thomas reveals he has HIV & has been living with the virus for years

Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas has revealed he has been suffering from HIV and has been secretly living with the virus for years.   The 45-year-old who retired from playing rugby in 2011 having won 100 international caps for Wales said that the impact of hiding his HIV status for years left him contemplating suicide.   Thomas who came out as gay in 2009 ...

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Manchester City Extends Partnership with PZ Cussons

Manchester City extends partnership with PZ Cussons’ soap brand, Premier Cool to be the Club’s Official Personal Care Partner Manchester City has extended its partnership with PZ Cussons’ soap brand, Premier Cool to be the Club’s Official Personal Care Partner in Nigeria. The announcement was made at an event in Nigeria during the Club’s global trophy tour.     Through ...

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Russian goalkeeper given an AK-47 rifle as man of the match prize (see photos)

A Russian ice hockey player Saveli Kononov, was given a brand new AK-47 rifle as man of the match prize following his team’s victory over Chelmet in the second-tier VHL.   The Izhstal Izhevsk goalkeeper stopped 36 of the 38 shots he faced during the match and photos shared online revealed he was happy with the gift which was handed over to him in the dressing room. ...

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Vincent Enyeama hints at returning to Super Eagles, says if Nigeria calls him he will oblige

Vincent Enyeama, the former Nigeria goalkeeper and captain who resigned from the National team after his clash with former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, in 2015, has hinted of a possible return to the National team.   The 37-year-old had an interview with Brila FM on Friday September 13th where he stated  that should the country call for his services, he ...

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BBNaija: Moment Mercy revealed that footballer, Emmanuel Emenike got married while they were dating (video)

Mercy made a major revelation about her love life before she got unveiled as a housemate on the Big Brother Naija Reality TV show during her discussion with her colleague, Elozonam.   The reality show star revealed that she was dating former Super Eagles player, Emmanuel Emenike before he got married to ex-beauty Queen Iheoma Nnadi. According to her, the footballer was in ...

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