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Italian Defender, Cannavaro Announces Retirement Date From Football

Former Italian defender, Paolo Cannavaro on Thursday announced his retirement date from football. Cannavaro said he will quit soccer after this weekend Sassuolo’s Seria A home match against Roma and join his brother on the technical staff at Chinese club, Guangzhou Evergrande. The 36-year-old is the younger brother of Fabio Cannavaro, who won the World Cup with Italy as a …

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Sevilla Appoint Vincenzo Montella As New Manager

Sevilla have appointed Vincenzo Montella as their new head coach. Vincenzo Montella replaces Eduardo Berizzo who was sacked just a month after it was announced he was suffering from prostate cancer. Montella was sacked by AC Milan in November after just 17 months in charge with the Italian giants marooned in mid-table. “Sevilla and Italian coach Vincenzo Montella have reached …

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Ronaldo Loses Golden Ball Award To Teammate

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo may have scored the decisive strike in Real Madrid’s Club World Cup victory, but he was beaten to the Golden Ball award by his team-mate Luka Modric. Ronaldo opened the scoring on Saturday when his free kick slipped through the Gremio wall and beat Marcelo Grohe. With no further goals coming in the final, Madrid retained …

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Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku does not have a boot deal… and Jose Mourinho jokes that is behind his bad form in front of goal

Jose Mourinho joked that the reason Romelu Lukaku cannot score is because the Manchester United striker is not currently contracted to any brand for his boots. Lukaku wore black boots against Watford on Tuesday night, with photographs seemingly showing that the Belgian had coloured in the white Nike tick with a marker. Not wanting to give the swoosh any free …

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Mbappe: Neymar Can Change My Game

Kylian Mbappe says teammate, Neymar can help improve his game, as Paris Saint-Germain look to win major trophies. The former Monaco man joined Paris Saint-Germain on an initial loan deal, with a fee of €180 million to be paid in the summer of 2018. Mbappe joins up with Neymar, who cost PSG €222 million and plays alongside Cavani and the …

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Check Out Top 20 Football Players Of All Time

There has been much argument over who and who are the best footballers of all time, considering the sheer amount of players and the vastness of ‘the beautiful game’. It is astonishing how FIFA has more members than the UN. Played simply everywhere, today I would like to introduce this list which will, I expect, trigger criticism, but constructive criticism …

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See The Latest Lionel Messi Stat To Make Cristiano Ronaldo Jealous

The Barcelona forward has now netted against every current top-flight side in Spain after ending his personal curse against Las Palmas Lionel Messi has now scored against every current La Liga side after breaking his duck against Las Palmas on Saturday. The Barcelona star now has goals against all 20 top-flight teams in Spain, having previously been denied by Las …

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Mourinho’s Comments After Man United’s 1-1 Draw With Arsenal

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has revealed that the Red Devils are the unluckiest team in the Premier League. Mourinho’s comment is coming after the Red Devils were stunned by a late Olivier Giroud goal in the 88th minute, which cancelled Juan Mata’s early strike and left Old Trafford in silence. Mourinho’s side could have been awarded a penalty in …

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Rio 2016 Olympics: All Russian Weightlifters Banned For Doping

Russia’s entire weightlifting team has been banned by the International Weightlifting Federation from the Rio 2016 Olympics. Russia’s weightlifting team is made up of 8 athletes, with the IWF handing out the ban for what it called “extremely shocking” results that brought the sport into “disrepute.” Russia have however planned to appeal the decision, with Sports Minister Vitaly Mutkov confirming …

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Real Madrid still interested in Pogba – Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is not giving up on signing Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba this summer, saying “anything can happen” before the transfer deadline. Manchester United appear best placed to sign Pogba, 23, although sources close to Juventus have told ESPN FC that the Italian champions will not accept less than €120m for the France international and also want …

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Ryan Giggs Agrees To Leave Manchester United After 29 Years At The Club

Ryan Giggs Agrees To Leave Manchester United After 29 Years At The Club

Ryan Giggs has ended his stay at English clubside, Manchester United by agreeing a settlement with the Old Trafford club on Friday. Manchester United are expected to release an official statement in the coming days. The Welshman spent 29 years at the club as a player, coach and assistant manager and is the most decorated British player in history. Giggs, …

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Stephen Keshi’s Children End Family Tussle, Confirm Father’s Burial Site

Following the recent tussle over their father’s final resting place between the late footballer’s family and his wife’s, the children of late Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi have confirmed that the remains of the award-winning football tactician would be interred at his hometown in Illah, Delta State. The children disclosed this much in a letter signed by Jennifer Keshi and …

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Cristiano Ronaldo Unable To Sleep Since His Shock Penalty Miss – Portugal’s Coach

Cristiano Ronaldo

Coach of Portugal national team, Fernando Santos has revealed that his star player, Cristiano Ronaldo has been unable to sleep since his shock penalty miss. According to the Portugal coach, Ronaldo has remained practically wide awake all nights since his costly miss. The coach is however confident that something good will come from it. “Cristiano hasn’t been able to sleep. …

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Arsene Wenger : “Jamie Vardy Won’t Start”

Arsene Wenger does not think Jamie Vardy will start for England in their Euro 2016 opener against Russia on Saturday as Arsenal continue to be linked with a move for the striker According to various reports it is understood that Jamie Vardy held talks with Arsenal after the Gunners triggered a £20m release clause in his Leicester contract. Arsene Wenger …

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FIFA president, Infantino congratulates Yobo

  Football’s world governing body, FIFA, has congratulated former Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo for his service to the game of football, ahead of Yobo’s testimonial game coming up on Friday in Port Harcourt. FIFA was reacting to a letter from the NFF informing the world body about the coming event. The letter personally signed by the President, Gianni Infantino, and …

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New Chelsea Manager set to AXE Mikel Obi, Others

A late revival may not be enough to keep Mikel Obi at Chelsea as Italian media outfit Sportmediaset is reporting that new manager Antonio Conte is planning to sell the Nigerian in a bid to finance the purchase of Paul Pogba. The Super Eagles captain, who has spent a decade at Stamford Bridge, is reportedly one of the three players …

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PROFILE: Who is Marcus Rashford?

Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford attracts football fans over continents after a goalscoring spree. The teenage striker was involved in the 18-man squad for the Europa League last-32 second leg tie at Old Trafford, and scored twice to put United on course for the last 16 of the Europa League. Rashford was also involved in the match day squads for …

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Oliseh Tenders Apology To NFF Over His ‘Rant’

Super Eagles gaffer, Sunday Oliseh was the subject of national discourse yesterday. Sunday Oliseh became a trending topic in Nigeria following his allegation that Nigerians were using “witchcraft” to sabotage his efforts. He went ahead to call out his critics on his YouTube page, calling them “insane”. Sunday Oliseh came under criticism after the Super Eagles crashed out from the …

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‘Looking For Goals’ Crystal Palace Sign Emmanuel Adebayor

Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Togolese striker, Emmanuel Adebayor on a free transfer. Crystal Palace are facing a hard time in front of goal and their five strikers have only managed one goal between them all season. With Crystal Palace being the joint third lowest scorers in the league this season, it is a little puzzling that they …

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Mourinho Wants United Job

Sources claim that former Chelsea manager, José Mourinho is angling to take the reins at Manchester United. Mourinho, sacked at Chelsea mid season after his team were firmly in the relegation zone has written a six page letter to Manchester United. ESPN report that José Mourinho has penned a six page letter to United stating why he should be named …

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Chelsea fear fab FOUR may quit

STAMFORD BRIDGE EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea fear Eden Hazard, Diego Costa, Thibaut Courtois and Emboaba Oscar may quit the club. Also, Chelsea have emerged as surprise favourites to complete a transfer for West Brom striker Saido Berahino this month despite reported interest from Newcastle and Tottenham, according to bookmakers.

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Photos: Bastian reaches 3m followers

Bastian says thank you to everyone on twitter…Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger tweeted a thank you message after reaching the milestone of three million followers on Twitter. See fans replies on twitter

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BREAKING NEWS: Real Madrid Sack Rafa Benitez

Reports has it that Spanish football club, Real Madrid have sacked their manager Rafa Benitez. Top Spanish newspaper Marca reports that it is likely Benitez may be replaced by Zidane. Real Madrid won’t confirm the news. Expect more details shortly…

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Van Gaal raises prospect of quitting after 4th loss in a row

STOKE, England (AP) — Louis van Gaal raised the prospect of quitting as Manchester United manager after Stoke condemned the club to a fourth straight loss for the first time in 54 years on Saturday. The 2-0 loss at the windy Britannia Stadium pushed United down to sixth place in the English Premier League, and Van Gaal is sensing the …

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What Mourinho told me after Chelsea’s exit — Lukaku

Belgium star, Romelu Lukaku, has said that former Blues boss Jose Mourinho did not force him out at Chelsea and revealed the Portuguese was the first person to send him a message of support following his move to Everton. “Choices have been made by me. By me. Not by them,” Lukaku told the Daily Express. Mourinho has been criticised for …

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