Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Jonathan Ledger

    ‘Grow up and fight somebody’ — Tyson Fury sends message to Anthony Joshua

‘Grow up and fight somebody’ — Tyson Fury sends message to Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury, British heavyweight boxer, has once again directed a scathing media attack at Anthony Joshua, his fellow Briton and the unified world heavyweight boxing champion, to “grow up and fight somebody” of note to defend his heavyweight titles.The 30-year-old former champion, who was stripped of his WBC title, which was then won by the 29-year-old Joshua, after he knocked [...]

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    For the first time ever, it’s an all England final in Europe

For the first time ever, it’s an all England final in Europe

Arsenal and Chelsea will contest the Uefa Europa League final after both London clubs navigated their way in their respective semi final second leg encounters. While Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s hattrick lifted Arsenal to a 4-2 win over Valencia in Spain to qualify 7-3 on aggregate, Chelsea needed the lottery of penalties to win 4-3 after Eintracht Frankfurt had battled to a 1-1 [...]

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    No mercy for Messi as Klopp’s men club Barça out of UCL

No mercy for Messi as Klopp’s men club Barça out of UCL

Liverpool produced arguably the greatest comeback in their history, defeating Barcelona 4-0 to overturn a 3-0 first leg defeat to qualify for the Uefa Champions League final.It was history all over again as Liverpool conjured up the spirits of the 2005 side that won the UCL from three goals down.It was, however, the demons of Rome that came back [...]

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    Messi hits 600 goals with sublime free kick to bury Liverpool at Camp Nou

Messi hits 600 goals with sublime free kick to bury Liverpool at Camp Nou

Barcelona, led by a Messi brace which included a brilliant free kick, put Liverpool to the sword with a clinical 3-0 victory at the Camp Nou stadium to hand the Spanish side a huge advantage in their quest to reclaim the Uefa Champions League crown.In a cagey first half which started with penalty appeal for both sides, Liverpool threatened through [...]

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    Ajax on the brink of Champions League final after stunning win at Tottenham

Ajax on the brink of Champions League final after stunning win at Tottenham

The Young Boys of Ajax continued their giant-killing run in the Champions League with a deserved 1-0 win at Tottenham- their latest victim- in their new London stadium courtesy of a solitary goal scored early in the encounter.The Dutch side, who last reached the final in 1996 moved ever closer to making another final after 23 years with a performance [...]

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    City to the top, Man Utd back at sixth as Arsenal get thrashed

City to the top, Man Utd back at sixth as Arsenal get thrashed

Manchester City prevailed 1-0 over Burnley thanks to Sergio Aguero’s second-half strike, helping Pep Guardiola’s team reclaim first position on the English Premier League table.Following Liverpool’s 5-0 win on Friday, a meeting against the sturdy Burnley was seen as a real test for City’s relentless juggernauts. Although it was a tough afternoon, City dominated and Aguero’s goal just after the [...]

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    Mo Salah missing from PFA’s EPL team of the season

Mo Salah missing from PFA’s EPL team of the season

Liverpool and Manchester City players dominate Professional Footballers Association (PFA) 2018/19 season Team of the Year for England's top flight.Despite Liverpool's strong presence, one of its top men, Mo Salah, is missing from the star-studded team of the year.Both title-chasing teams are neck-to-neck at the top of the English Premier League standings– one point apart– in a season where they [...]

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    Wolves tear Arsenal as City set record to make Manchester blue

Wolves tear Arsenal as City set record to make Manchester blue

Two second-half goals from Bernardo Silva and Ilkay Gundogan helped Manchester City overcome Manchester United 2-0 at Old Trafford, while setting a new goal-scoring record in the English Premier League.This victory, which saw the team return to the top of the EPL log, took City's overall tally of goals for the season in all competitions to 157, establishing a new [...]

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    Goal galore: Liverpool win as Tottenham stun Man City to first ever UCL semi-final

Goal galore: Liverpool win as Tottenham stun Man City to first ever UCL semi-final

Tottenham qualified for their first ever Uefa Champions League semi-final courtesy of the away goal rule despite losing 4-3 at Manchester City.With a slender 1-0 lead from the first leg, Mauricio Pochettino’s men bravely withstood the City onslaught with three away goals and had VAR to thank for awarding their third, while also ruling out a fifth City goal [...]

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    How Liverpool sink Chelsea in 143 seconds

How Liverpool sink Chelsea in 143 seconds

With two goals in 143 seconds, Liverpool have put a significant dent in Chelsea's hope at the UEFA champions league next season.Liverpool scored two quick-fire second-half goals to defeat Chelsea 2-0 at Anfield, thanks to goals from Sadio Mane and a Mohamed Salah beauty, to retain top spot on the English Premier League table ahead of Manchester City- with an [...]

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    Tiger Woods wins first major title in 11 years

Tiger Woods wins first major title in 11 years

Tiger Woods has won the 83rd edition of The Masters Open at Augusta, scooping his first major title in eleven years.The American golfer sealed his first Major title since his 2008 US Open triumph, finishing on 13-under-par, one shot ahead of his compatriots, Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka.Tied on second with Tony Finau going into the third and [...]

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    Ronaldo scores in Ajax draw as Messi’s Barca defeats Man Utd

Ronaldo scores in Ajax draw as Messi’s Barca defeats Man Utd

Barcelona earned a comfortable 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford, thanks to an early own goal.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's wheels did not pick up speed in a spirited but blunt display from his wasteful boys, especially Rashford, who was aiming for the stars with his opportunities.Man United got the first sight of goal from a free kick on [...]

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    England shines as Spurs, Liverpool record champions league victories

England shines as Spurs, Liverpool record champions league victories

Premier League’s title-chasing duo of Liverpool and Manchester City had contrasting fortunes in their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal first leg encounters, Liverpool, earning a comfortable 2-0 win over Porto, while Tottenham needed a late goal from Heung-Min Son to condemn City to defeat.Liverpool made a flying start to the encounter, taking the lead on five minutes through Naby Keita from [...]

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    Player ratings: Beside Onuachu, who else wowed Nigerians in Delta?

Player ratings: Beside Onuachu, who else wowed Nigerians in Delta?

The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Pharaohs of Egypt 1-0 at the Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba, Delta State. After 90 minutes of an improved display in the friendly encounter courtesy of a first minute strike, the fastest in Nigeria's history (8 seconds), we take a look at who impressed Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and the filled stadium. [...]

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    Player Ratings: Soaring, flying or clipped wings… how Eagles performed in Delta

Player Ratings: Soaring, flying or clipped wings… how Eagles performed in Delta

The Super Eagles of Nigeria finished their AFCON qualifiers series with a 3-1 win over the Pirates of Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba, Delta State.The win ensured Gernot Rhor's wards finished top of Group E, but the game itself was poor. Littered with many that looked ordinary against a defensive-minded Seychelles team which had nothing to [...]

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    UEFA fine Ronaldo €20,000 for celebration mocking Simeone

UEFA fine Ronaldo €20,000 for celebration mocking Simeone

European football governing body, UEFA, has fined Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, €20,000 for his "obscene" jubilation during the Italian club’s 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid last week.Juventus lost 0-2 to Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League, marking the Spanish side’s victory with strange celebrations.Juventus, however, hit back 3-0 through Ronald’s hat-trick, and mocked Simeone [...]

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