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SuperSport meet wounded FS Stars

13 December 2017, 08:30 Free State Stars and SuperSport United will be aiming to return to winning ways in the Absa Premiership when they go head-to-head at Goble Park Stadium in Bethlehem on Wednesday evening. Kick-off is at 7:30pm. Ea Lla Koto suffered a 3-0 derby hammering to rivals Bloemfontein …

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Azpilicueta calls for Blues response

12 December 2017, 11:52 Chelsea must respond to last weekend’s defeat with a dominant victory at Huddersfield Town later on Tuesday, defender Cesar Azpilicueta has said. The Premier League champions suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at West Ham United last weekend that left them 14 points behind league leaders Manchester …

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City beat Utd, Rooney denies Reds

10 December 2017, 21:28 Manchester City took a giant step towards the title as the leaders beat Manchester United 2-1 to clinch a record-equalling 14th successive Premier League victory, while Wayne Rooney’s late leveller gave Everton a 1-1 draw at Liverpool on Sunday. City drew level with Arsenal’s previous record …

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Ronaldo pips Messi to win Ballon d’Or

07 December 2017, 21:34 Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo won a record-equalling fifth Ballon d’Or award for the year’s best player on Thursday. The Real Madrid forward’s second successive win drew him level alongside Barcelona rival Lionel Messi on five Ballons d’Or, after the Argentinian took second in the vote, with …

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Allardyce set to be Everton manager

29 November 2017, 21:22 Sam Allardyce arrived to watch Everton’s home game with West Ham United on Wednesday after the Premier League strugglers announced he was finalising terms to become their new manager. The former England manager was shown arriving outside Goodison Park on Sky Sports, while social media videos …

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Arsenal will not sell Ozil, Sanchez in Jan

28 November 2017, 12:49 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out selling Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in the January transfer window “unless something unbelievable happens.” Both players are out of contract in the summer and have been the subject of repeated speculation that they may leave, with Ozil a …

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Controversy as Valencia hold Barca

26 November 2017, 23:50 Jordi Alba’s late equaliser maintained Barcelona’s four-point lead over Valencia at the top of La Liga in a 1-1 draw at Mestalla on Sunday overshadowed by the league’s lack of goal line technology. Lionel Messi’s first-half effort clearly crossed the line, but wasn’t allowed to stand …

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Chelsea advance to UCL last-16

22 November 2017, 20:56 Chelsea powered into the Champions League last 16 as Eden Hazard and Willian inspired a 4-0 thrashing of 10-man Qarabag on Wednesday. Antonio Conte’s side reached the knockout stages with a game to spare thanks to influential displays from Hazard and Willian at the Olympic Stadium …

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‘Liverpool have overcome early instability’

21 November 2017, 12:58 Liverpool have overcome the instability that contributed to their inconsistent start to the season, manager Jurgen Klopp said ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League clash at Sevilla. A victory in Spain will guarantee Group E leaders Liverpool passage into the knockout stage and Klopp’s side head into …

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Valencia maintain Barca chase

19 November 2017, 23:56 Valencia maintained their pursuit of Barcelona to remain four points off the La Liga leaders thanks to second-half goals from Geoffrey Kondogbia and Santi Mina to beat a luckless Espanyol 2-0 on Sunday. A club record eighth straight La Liga win for Valencia moves Marcelino Garcia …

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