Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    Iwobi makes Arsenal’s squad for pre-season tour of Singapore

Iwobi makes Arsenal’s squad for pre-season tour of Singapore

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles forward, has been named among the 25-man squad for Arsenal's pre-season training tour of Singapore.The Nigerian, Germany's Mesut Özil and Egypt's Mohammed ELNeny will join the team in Singapore after returning from their World Cup duties.The team will jet out of London on Sunday, July 22, to Singapore.The squad is scheduled to play against Europa League champions [...]

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    UEFA punish Atlético Madrid for fans’ behaviour

UEFA punish Atlético Madrid for fans’ behaviour

European football governing body, UEFA have punished Europa League winners, Atlético Madrid over fans' unsporting conduct at Lyon's Olympic stadium during last month's 3-0 victory over Olympic Marseile in the Europa League final.Rising at a disciplinary meeting today in Nyon, Switzerland, UEFA the Spanish club's fans are guilty for displaying political far right banner during the game.The panel also found [...]

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    Atlético win third Europa Cup title

Atlético win third Europa Cup title

Atlético Madrid defeated Marseille 3-0 to win the Europa Cup for a third time in Wednesday.Marseille failed to become the first French team to win a major European competition since 1995/96, when PSG beat SK Rapid Wien in the Cup Winner’s Cup.Atletico Madrid led 1-0 at the break in the Europa League final.Antoine Griezman's strike separated the two sides as [...]

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    Atlético Madrid to play Super Eagles in GoTV MAX Cup

Atlético Madrid to play Super Eagles in GoTV MAX Cup

Atlético Madrid, Spanish professional football club, will be visiting Nigeria for the first time to play against the Super Eagles CHAN team in the maiden edition of the GoTv MAX Cup.The event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 22 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state."We are delighted to bring one of the three biggest clubs [...]

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    Atlético to meet Marseille in Europa League final

Atlético to meet Marseille in Europa League final

Atlético Madrid won 1-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium against Arsenal to qualify for the Europa League final thanks to a Diego Costa strike just before half time.Coach Diego Simeone served his touchline ban at a stadium where his team has not conceded in 11 matches, and they duly dominated on chances created in the match.It was despair for Arsenal, [...]

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    Ten-man Atlético hold Arsenal at home

Ten-man Atlético hold Arsenal at home

Atlético Madrid, despite playing 80 minutes with ten men, earned a smash and grab 1-1 draw against Arsenal at the Emirates stadium in the first leg of the Europa League semi final.Arsenal dominated from start with their strikers in busy mode. Lacazette hitting the outside of the post when he should have hit the back of the net, Monreal's header [...]

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    Arsenal to face Atlético Madrid in Europa League semi-final

Arsenal to face Atlético Madrid in Europa League semi-final

Arsenal FC will face Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-final.The encounter will be Arsenal's first ever competitive meeting with Atlético Madrid.The North London club's only European semi-final tie against Spanish opposition came in the 2005/06 Champions League tournament when they defeated Villarreal.French side Marseille was drawn to play Salzburg in the second semi-final tie.The Europa League draw took place at [...]

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    Arsenal, Atlético survive scare to advance; Lazio eliminated

Arsenal, Atlético survive scare to advance; Lazio eliminated

Arsenal survived an unlikely CSKA Moscow comeback to qualify for the semi finals of the Europa League.The Gunners, looking to win the competition as a back door entry into next season's UEFA Champions League came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 on the night and advance 6-3 on aggregate.On a cold Moscow night, Petr Cech race out to [...]

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    Iwobi vs Musa headlines Europa League quarter-finals

Iwobi vs Musa headlines Europa League quarter-finals

Alex Iwobi and Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles teammates, will play against one another in the quarter-final of the Europa League.Iwobi's Arsenal was drawn against Musa's CSKA Moscow on Friday.Athletico Madrid will face Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon while Olympique Marseille will face German side RB Leipzig.The ties will be played on April 5 and April 12.The draw in full:Atlético Madrid Vs [...]

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    Europa League round 16: First leg advantage for Arsenal and Atlético Madrid

Europa League round 16: First leg advantage for Arsenal and Atlético Madrid

Arsenal snapped a five-game winless streak by winning 3-1 away at AC Milan's San Siro stadium in one of eight Round of 16 Europa League first leg encounters played on Thursday evening.Although Gattuso's wards started brightly, Henrikh Mkhtaryan opened the scoring in the 15th minute when he curled beautifully into the top corner.The fallen Milan giants fell further behind in [...]

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    Arsenal, Celtic get Europa League round of 32 opponents

Arsenal, Celtic get Europa League round of 32 opponents

Arsenal FC has been drawn against Swedish side, Östersund, in the Europa League round of 32.Spanish giant, Atlético Madrid, will face FC Copenhagen while Borussia Dortmund will slug it out with Atalanta.Scottish side, Celtic FC, will face Russia's Zenit in the knock out round.Here is the full list of the draw:Borussia Dortmund Vs AtalantaNice Vs Lokomotiv MoscowFC Copenhagen Vs Atlético [...]

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    Super Falcons forward, Ordega, signs for Atletico Madrid

Super Falcons forward, Ordega, signs for Atletico Madrid

Super Falcons forward Francisca Ordega has put pen to paper on a season-long loan with Spanish football club, Atletico Madrid.The 24-year-old Nigerian is on loan from American club Washington Spirit."Atletico de Madrid Femenino strengthens its offensive line with Francisca Ordega, who arrives from the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League," the statement read."The 24-year-old Nigerian footballer is on [...]

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    Moses outstanding as Batshuayi’s late strike stuns Atlético

Moses outstanding as Batshuayi’s late strike stuns Atlético

Victor Moses was in form when Chelsea defeated Atlético Madrid 2-1 in the second group fixture game of the champions league on Wednesday. Michy Batshuayi won with what was quite literally the last kick of the game for Chelsea.Antoine Griezmann had fired Atlético Madrid ahead from the spot when David Luiz was penalised for a foul in the 40th minute.Alvaro Morata [...]

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    Costa to leave Chelsea for Atletico Madrid — but won’t play until January

Costa to leave Chelsea for Atletico Madrid — but won’t play until January

English Premier League champions Chelsea have agreed to sell Diego Costa to Atlético Madrid.Costa will head back to his former club for a reported £53m after both clubs reached an understanding.It brings to an end a troubled spell for the striker who went AWOL this summer after Antonio Conte told him he was surplus to requirements at the club."Chelsea Football [...]

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    Atlético Madrid stadium to host 2019 Champions League final

Atlético Madrid stadium to host 2019 Champions League final

Atlético Madrid's new stadium Wanda Metropolitano will host the 2019 Champions League final on 1 June of that year.Madrid has chosen ahead of Baku, the only other candidate in the running to stage the match, Uefa announced on Wednesday.Baku's Olympic Stadium will instead stage the Europa League final, while the Besiktas Stadium in Istanbul will stage that year's Super Cup.The [...]

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    Costa: Chelsea treating me like a criminal — but I’ll come back stronger

Costa: Chelsea treating me like a criminal — but I’ll come back stronger

Chelsea outcast Diego Costa says the north London club is treating him like a "criminal".The 28-year-old spent the off-season in Brazil after being notified by Chelsea boss Antonio Conte that he had no future at Stamford BridgeConte informed Costa he was not part of his plans via a text message, and the striker says he will never delete the message."I'm [...]

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