Thursday, November 15, 2018

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    Solari named permanent Real Madrid coach

Solari named permanent Real Madrid coach

Real Madrid have announced the appointment of their team B coach, Santiago Solari on a permanent basis.The Spanish club made the announcement in a short statement posted on their website last night, with Solari handed a three-year contract."The board of directors of Real Madrid C.F., which met today, 13 November 2018, has agreed to appoint Santiago Solari as first-team coach until [...]

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    Euro Roundup: City outclass United in Manchester derby as Betis stun Barca

Euro Roundup: City outclass United in Manchester derby as Betis stun Barca

Manchester City displayed their supremacy over Manchester United in the city's derby with a 3-1 win at the Etihad Stadium.Pep Guardiola's team flexed their squad supremacy from the first minute, and went ahead through David Silva, the Spaniard slotting in from close range after Sterling's cut back was deflected into his path.United did not have a shot on target in [...]

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    UCL: Man United upset Juventus as City, Real Madrid win big

UCL: Man United upset Juventus as City, Real Madrid win big

Manchester United inflicted the first defeat of the season on Juventus with a 2-1 win at the Allianz stadium in Turin, thanks to two late goals.In a game reminiscent of a United team built by Sir Alex Ferguson which was notorious for late wins, Jose Mourinho and his boys rolled back the years to hand United their second win in [...]

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    UCL: Liverpool suffer shock defeat, Barcelona through to round of 16

UCL: Liverpool suffer shock defeat, Barcelona through to round of 16

Barcelona are the first team to book a spot in the knockout round of this season's UEFA Champions League following a 1-1 draw against Inter Milan at the San Siro on Tuesday.The Catalans are still missing inspirational captain, Lionel Messi, and were short of attacking ideas although they dominated the game.Ernesto Valverde's team had to wait until the 83rd minute [...]

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    Iwobi inspires Arsenal as Leicester win to honour late chairman

Iwobi inspires Arsenal as Leicester win to honour late chairman

Arsenal salvaged a 1-1 draw against Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium thanks to Alexandre Lacazette's goal which was created by Alex Iwobi's defence-splitting pass.Alisson Becker had to go down to quickly smother Lacazatte's flick from a cut-back to deny Arsenal an early lead. The Brazilian keeper was however lucky not to gift the Gunners a goal, rushing off the six-yard [...]

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    El Clasico fallout: Two reasons Real Madrid should sack Lopetegui

El Clasico fallout: Two reasons Real Madrid should sack Lopetegui

Real Madrid were thrashed by Barcelona 5-1 at the Camp Nou in the latest edition of El Clasico, the fiercest football rivalry in Spanish football. Philip Coutinho opened the scoring while Luis Suarez helped himself to a hat-trick in a scoreline that belies reason due to the absence of Barca captain, Lionel Messi.Real Madrid coach, Julen Lopetegui, was brought in [...]

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    Lewis Hamilton wins fifth Formula One title

Lewis Hamilton wins fifth Formula One title

Lewis Hamilton, British driver, has won the 2018 Formula One championship despite finishing in fourth place at the Mexican Grand Prix.Requiring a seventh-place finish to clinch the title, Hamilton held on to fourth and brought his season's points tally to an unassailable 358 points, 64 ahead of Sebastian Vettel, his closest rival and former world champion.The Briton did not have [...]

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    Leicester City chairman, pilot named among five victims of helicopter crash

Leicester City chairman, pilot named among five victims of helicopter crash

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Leicester City football club owner, has been confirmed dead alongside four others after his helicopter crashed on Saturday.According to police, other passengers were two members of the Leicester City chairman's staff, Nursara Suknamai and Kaveporn Punpare.The pilot, Eric Swaffer, and his partner Izabela Roza Lechowicz, were also among.The club on Sunday released a statement confirming those killed in [...]

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    UCL: Salah hits brace in dominant Liverpool win as Barca soar without Messi

UCL: Salah hits brace in dominant Liverpool win as Barca soar without Messi

Liverpool returned to the top of their Uefa Champions League group with a 4-0 thrashing of Red Star Belgrade at Anfield, with the goals scored by their fearsome attacking trident of Roberto Firmino, Saido Mane and Mohammed Salah.The Reds dominated from start and went ahead on 20 minutes through Firmino. The Brazilian striker controlled Andrew Robertson's cross before dispatching for [...]

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    UCL: Juventus pip United on Ronaldo’s return, City dominant in Ukraine

UCL: Juventus pip United on Ronaldo’s return, City dominant in Ukraine

Manchester United were pipped 0-1 at Old Trafford by Italian champions, Juventus, thanks to Paulo Dybala's goal.On his return to Old Trafford where he became a mean machine under Sir Alex Ferguson's tutelage, Ronaldo was given a hero's welcome by the fans but provided the cross which put Jose Mourinho's team to the sword.Juventus took the lead on 17 minutes [...]

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    Player ratings: How Super Eagles fared against Mediterranean Knights

Player ratings: How Super Eagles fared against Mediterranean Knights

The Super Eagles showed their ruthless side with a 4-0 drubbing of Libya thanks to a hat-trick from Odion Ighalo.Gernot Rohr's players showed their best display yet and TheCable rates the players who stood tall as Nigeria continues her quest to qualify for AFCON 2019.Francis Uzoho (4/5): Fantastic reflex save to deny Libya a quick equaliser from a downward header. [...]

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    Ronaldo on rape allegation: What happened in Las Vegas was consensual

Ronaldo on rape allegation: What happened in Las Vegas was consensual

Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus striker, and his alleged rape victim had consensual sex, says the Portuguese forward's lawyer.Peter Christiansen, who represents the former Real Madrid attacker, says the 33-year-old "vehemently denies all accusations in this civil action," noting that the documents being paraded by the alleged rape victim and her lawyer are "completely fabricated".Kathryn Mayorga had alleged that the five-time Balon [...]

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    Euro roundup: Juventus continue perfect run as Real Madrid’s slump persists

Euro roundup: Juventus continue perfect run as Real Madrid’s slump persists

It was contrasting fortunes for big European clubs as Real Madrid lost at lowly Alaves while Juventus made it eight wins in as many league games. TheCable reviews the performance of major European clubs over the weekend.EnglandLiverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City continued their unbeaten streak in this season's EPL campaign, all going joint-top of the table.Chelsea defeated Southampton 3-0 away [...]

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    Chelsea legend, John Terry, retires from football

Chelsea legend, John Terry, retires from football

John Terry, England defender and former Chelsea captain, has announced his retirement from football.The defender, who got his breakthrough as a youngster at Chelsea and captained the Blues to a Champions League win in 2012, made his decision known on Sunday.The 37-year-old last played for Aston Villa in the English Championship in the 2017/18 season. He recently rejected a move [...]

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    Neymar hits treble for PSG as Barcelona humble Spurs

Neymar hits treble for PSG as Barcelona humble Spurs

Neymar and Lionel Messi were the stars on Wednesday as Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona earned commanding wins. Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund also emerged winners but Liverpool lost at Napoli.PSG 6-1 Red Star BelgradeBrazilian maestro, Neymar, was at the heart of an imperial performance as PSG steamrolled Red Star Belgrade to earn their first points of the UCL season. The [...]

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    Unbeaten Juve record big win as Real Madrid endure narrow loss

Unbeaten Juve record big win as Real Madrid endure narrow loss

The second matchday of the UEFA Champions League group stage saw champions Real Madrid lose, Bayern Munich and Manchester United were held in disappointing displays while Juventus continued their perfect start to the season.Hoffenheim 1-2 Manchester CityManchester City needed a late goal to earn their first win in Europe this season, a come-from-behind 2-1 win in Germany. Hoffenheim scored after [...]

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