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    EPL: Iheanacho scores again as Leicester, Man United, Chelsea secure win in tight race for top 4

EPL: Iheanacho scores again as Leicester, Man United, Chelsea secure win in tight race for top 4

Manchester United scored five times to exert their superiority against relegation-threatened Bournemouth in their 5-2 win at Old Trafford in the English Premier League (EPL). The 19-time EPL champions had to come from a goal down to overpower Bournemouth, with all three of their strikers getting on the scoresheet. The visitors took a shocking lead on 16 minutes through Junior Stanislas, with [...]

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    Man City spoil Liverpool’s party with 4-0 thrashing

Man City spoil Liverpool’s party with 4-0 thrashing

Manchester City turned on the style to obliterate Liverpool, the new English Premier League (EPL) champions, 4-0 at the Etihad stadium in a superiority statement on Thursday night. Goals from Kevin de Bruyne, Raheem Sterling, Phil Foden and an own goal helped Pep Guardiola's City crash the Liverpool party in style, exerting some sort of revenge for losing their EPL crown [...]

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    Iheanacho scores in Leicester’s defeat as West Ham shock Chelsea

Iheanacho scores in Leicester’s defeat as West Ham shock Chelsea

It was mixed fortunes for Super Eagles players in the English Premier League (EPL) as Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho took part in Everton's 2-1 win over Leicester City at Goodison Park on Wednesday night. While Iwobi had an average game, Iheanacho scored for Leicester, with Ndidi conceding a penalty for Everton to double their lead. Everton took a two-goal [...]

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    Real Madrid launch first women’s team in 118-year history

Real Madrid launch first women’s team in 118-year history

Real Madrid, Spanish football giant, have launched the first professional women’s team of their 118-year history following the takeover of Madrid-based club Tacon. According to a statement released by the club, the project became reality following the official takeover of CD Tacón, a Spanish female premier league outfit, on Wednesday. “Real Madrid C. F. wishes to announce that it has sent the [...]

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    Man United, Juventus win as Messi scores 700th career goal

Man United, Juventus win as Messi scores 700th career goal

Manchester United and Juventus enjoyed comfortable wins, while Lionel Messi scored his 700th career goal as Barcelona managed a draw in three different league matches played on Tuesday night Man United won 3-0 at Brighton, Juventus wore down Genoa before prevailing 3-1 while Barca, once again, fumbled in their La Liga title challenge to draw 2-2 at home to Atletico Madrid. In [...]

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    Ighalo scores as Man United qualify for FA Cup semifinals

Ighalo scores as Man United qualify for FA Cup semifinals

Odion Ighalo, former Super Eagles striker, scored a goal and delivered an impressive performance as Manchester United needed extra time to defeat ten-man Norwich City 2-1 on Saturday. The win means United have booked their 30th appearance at the semifinals of the prestigious tournament, the most by any club in the English FA Cup. The 31-year-old striker, whose Man United’s loan deal [...]

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    Australia and New Zealand to host the Women’s World Cup in 2023

Australia and New Zealand to host the Women’s World Cup in 2023

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has named Australia and New Zealand as joint hosts of the Women’s World Cup in 2023. The decision was announced at the conclusion of voting held during the FIFA council meeting on Thursday. The joint bid of Australia and New Zealand was chosen ahead of Colombia after gathering 22 votes from the 37-member FIFA council [...]

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    New York City Marathon cancelled due to COVID-19

New York City Marathon cancelled due to COVID-19

The 2020 New York City Marathon, which was earlier scheduled for November 1, has been cancelled due of the coronavirus pandemic. The New York Road Runners (NYRR), organisers of the event, in a press release on Wednesday, said the decision to cancel the marathon race was taken in conjunction with the mayor of New York's office due to safety and health-related concerns [...]

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    Martial hat-trick seals Man United win as Liverpool edge closer to EPL title

Martial hat-trick seals Man United win as Liverpool edge closer to EPL title

Anthony Martial scored a hat-trick to help Manchester United stroll to a comfortable 3-0 win over Sheffield United, while Liverpool put four goals past Crystal Palace on Wednesday to edge closer towards an inevitable English Premier League title. At Old Trafford, Martial scored twice in the first half and added a third goal in the second period. The Frenchman’s hat-trick is the [...]

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    Burnley condemn banner flown over Etihad Stadium during Man City clash

Burnley condemn banner flown over Etihad Stadium during Man City clash

Burnley, an English Premier League (EPL) club, have issued a strongly worded statement, after a plane carrying what appeared to be an offensive banner flew over the Etihad Stadium during Monday's match against Manchester City. A helicopter with a banner inscribed with the words “White Lives Matter Burnley” flew over the stadium before City strolled to a 5-0 win over Burnley. The [...]

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    ‘I’m frustrated’ — Arteta reacts to Arsenal ‘unacceptable’ defeat at Brighton

‘I’m frustrated’ — Arteta reacts to Arsenal ‘unacceptable’ defeat at Brighton

Mikel Arteta, Arsenal manager, on Saturday, vented his frustration after his team conceded two late goals to lose against Brighton -- handing them their second defeat since the restart of the English Premier League (EPL). The Spanish boss saw his side take the lead on 68 minutes through a Nicolas Pepe curler from the edge of the box. He however, endured watching [...]

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    Chelsea complete Timo Werner signing from RB Leipzig

Chelsea complete Timo Werner signing from RB Leipzig

Chelsea football club have completed the signing of Timo Werner, a German forward, from RB Leipzig. The club, on Thursday, announced on its website that the 24-year-old has agreed personal terms and will sign a five-year deal subject to passing a medical. Werner is expected to join the club in July following the end of the German league season. Speaking to the club's [...]

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    City humble ten-men Arsenal as goal-line technology denies Sheffield United win at Aston Villa

City humble ten-men Arsenal as goal-line technology denies Sheffield United win at Aston Villa

Manchester City defeated ten man Arsenal 3-0 on Wednesday night at the Etihad stadium, thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling, Kevin de Bruyne and Phil Foden. It was the first English Premier League (EPL) match day since the league was suspended on March 9, due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The match was also the first visit of Mikel Arteta, [...]

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    Bayern Munich win 8th successive Bundesliga title after beating Bremen

Bayern Munich win 8th successive Bundesliga title after beating Bremen

Bayern Munich were on Tuesday crowned Bundesliga champions for an eighth successive season after a 1-0 win at Werder Bremen thanks to a Robert Lewandowski's solitary goal. The German giants secured the title with two more games to play in the current league season, holding an unassailable 10-point lead over second-placed Borussia Dortmund. They have now claimed every Bundesliga title since the 2013/14 [...]

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    Bundesliga: Awoniyi to spend night in hospital after head injury

Bundesliga: Awoniyi to spend night in hospital after head injury

Taiwo Awoniyi, Nigerian striker, was on Sunday rushed to hospital after suffering a severe head injury while playing for Mainz 05 in the German Bundesliga. The 22-year-old Liverpool loanee appeared motionless for a while after landing awkwardly following an aerial challenge with Felix Uduokhai, Augsburg defender, in the 18th minute. The bulky forward was stretched off the field in a neck brace after [...]

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    Joshua, Fury agree terms for two-fight deal

Joshua, Fury agree terms for two-fight deal

Anthony Joshua, British-Nigerian boxing heavyweight champion, has agreed in principle to a two-fight deal with Tyson Fury, his rival champion. Eddie Hearn, a boxing promoter, told Sky Sports that the Britain's champions have given their blessings to the deal and the first encounters will happen in 2021. "We're in a good place. It's fair to say that, in principle, both guys have [...]

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