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Derby win celebration was not over the top, says Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has defended Manchester City’s celebrations after the Premier League leaders beat fierce rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford, saying they were “definitely not” over the top. Guardiola The Football Association has given both clubs until Wednesday to reply to a request for observations following reports of a tunnel …

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BREAKING: Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo won a record-equalling fifth Ballon d’Or award for the year’s best player on Thursday. Ronaldo poses with his Ballon d’Or awards The Real Madrid forward’s second successive win drew him level alongside Barcelona rival Lionel Messi on five Ballon d’Ors, after beating the Argentinian and Brazilian …

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Suarez cannot see Neymar joining Real Madrid

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez insisted he cannot envisage former teammate Neymar moving to rivals Real Madrid due to his “admiration” for Barca. Neymar-Suarez Neymar spent four years at the Camp Nou before sensationally moving to Paris Saint-German in August for a world record 222 million euro ($264 million) fee. However, …

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Manchester United beat Arsenal 3-1 to keep heat on City

Manchester United held on with 10 men after Paul Pogba’s late dismissal to beat Arsenal 3-1 in a pulsating game at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Manchester United players celebrate a goal It was on a day when Liverpool and Chelsea also kept up the heat on English Premier League …

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Sanchez lifts Arsenal, Everton thrashed again

Alexis Sanchez’s late penalty gave Arsenal a controversial 1-0 win over Burnley, while managerless Everton endured more misery in a 4-1 thrashing at Southampton on Sunday. Arsenal’s Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez (L) celebrates scoring a penalty during the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor …

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Russian senator alleges plot by US to ‘discredit’ World Cup

A top Russian senator said on Thursday he had credible evidence of the United States plotting to “discredit” the 2018 World Cup his country is staging for the first time. Official 2018 FIFA World Cup match-ball The claim came as Russia prepares to host the June 14-July 15 global showpiece …

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Martins’ tap-in gives Shenhua Chinese FA Cup advantage

Abuja – Shanghai Shenhua’s Obafemi Martins scored from close range to earn them a narrow 1-0 win over local rivals Shanghai SIPG in the Chinese FA Cup final first leg match on Sunday. Obafemi Martins The former Nigeria striker tapped in from four metres after Liu Ruofan’s cut-back in the …

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Russia 2018 World Cup: Argentina defeat exposed Eagles to the world — Fuludu

Super Eagles 4-2 spanking of Argentina in an International friendly last Tuesday in Russia as part of the 2018 preparations has been described as a good omen for the Nigerian side. Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho (14) celebrates with teammates after scoring the team’s first goal during an international friendly football match …

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Final World Cup ticket up for grabs

It has taken 33 months of intense qualifying in every corner of the globe but finally it comes down a single match. Peru and New Zealand have the honour of rounding out the qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ in Lima on Wednesday. Both sides are looking …

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Wenger eyes national coaching job

Arsene Wenger  has hinted he could move into international management once he finishes his career at  Arsenal. The 68-year-old has 18 months left on his contract at Emirates Stadium and has previously been linked with the England job on several occasions. Wenger It is understood that the Football Association sounded …

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