Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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    Mane, Salah are only Africans among nominees for FIFPro World 11

Mane, Salah are only Africans among nominees for FIFPro World 11

Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are the African representatives among the 55 players nominated for the 2018 FIFA FIFPro World 11.On the list are five goalkeepers, 20 defenders, 15 midfielders and 15 strikers.The 2018 FIFPro list includes some familiar names and standout players in the last football season.With 11 players on the list, Real Madrid is the most-represented club.Spain (nine) and [...]

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    EPL Sunday: Mane shines in Liverpool win as Man City beat Arsenal 2-0

EPL Sunday: Mane shines in Liverpool win as Man City beat Arsenal 2-0

Liverpool opened their EPL season with a commanding 4-0 win over West Ham United at Anfield — their biggest opening day win since 1994 — with three goals scored by their dangerous African attacking duo of Saido Mane who contributed a brace, and Mohamed Salah.Salah, the league's top scorer last season, needed only 20 minutes to continue from where he stopped and [...]

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    Liverpool break transfer record to sign Roma ‘keeper Alisson Becker

Liverpool break transfer record to sign Roma ‘keeper Alisson Becker

Liverpool have broken the transfer record for a goalkeeper, signing Alisson Becker from Roma in a €70 millikn deal, with the goalkeeper putting pen to a six-year contract. The record transfer value of Alisson Becker, who was arguably the best goalkeeper in Europe last season, and put in good outing at the World Cup in Russia, overtakes Buffon's €53 milliom [...]

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    Salah signs new five-year contract with Liverpool

Salah signs new five-year contract with Liverpool

Mohamed Salah has signed a new five-year contract at Liverpool.The Egyptian committed his future to the club after a sterling performance last season in the English Premier League. Salah scored 44 goals in 52 appearances.With the new deal, Salah will be at Anfield until 2023 and there's no release clause in the contract.The deal will see him become the highest earning [...]

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    I’ll be in Russia for World Cup, injured Salah assures fans

I’ll be in Russia for World Cup, injured Salah assures fans

Mohamed Salah is confident that he will be in Russia for the World Cup.He was reduced to tears as he left the field during the first half of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Kiev.The Egyptian forward was wrestled to the ground after battling Sergio Ramos for the ball.The 25-year-old, who dislocated his shoulder as a [...]

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    Liverpool vs R’Madrid: Hunger to do ‘big things’ meets advantage of experience

Liverpool vs R’Madrid: Hunger to do ‘big things’ meets advantage of experience

In a few hours, Liverpool and Real Madrid will lock horns to decide the best team in Europe for the 2017/18 season.A bunch of moving parts -- the standout players, formation, tactical wit of the coaches -- will be at play when the run around begins in Kiev.Jurgen Klopp has lost his last five finals while Zidane has won two [...]

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    Liverpool survive scare to join Real Madrid in final

Liverpool survive scare to join Real Madrid in final

Liverpool will slug it out with Real Madrid in the Champions League final, after surviving a scare at the Stadio Olimpico to defeat Roma 7-6 on aggregate.Roma needed another miracle after a 5-2 shellacking in the first leg and were so close on the night, with two late goals earning them a 4-2 win against a Liverpool side who looked [...]

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    Five-star Salah and Liverpool thrash Roma

Five-star Salah and Liverpool thrash Roma

Mohamed Salah scored twice and assisted another two as Liverpool tore Roma to shreds in a dominant  5-2 win at Anfield.Much of the pre-match build up was centred around Mo' Salah facing his former club and he made the match his own, further endearing himself as a fans' favourite.Roma matched Liverpool's intensity early on, De Rossi and Nainggolan pinning the [...]

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    Champions League semi-final preview: Can Bayern stop Madrid for real?

Champions League semi-final preview: Can Bayern stop Madrid for real?

The semi final draw threw up the dream final a round early. Real Madrid, aiming to win three consecutive UCL crowns, will have to go through the might of German champions, Bayern Munich, who are on a renaissance and also looking to win a second treble under veteran coach Jupp Heynckes.Similarly, Liverpool face an AS Roma side they defeated [...]

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    Liverpool’s Mo Salah wins PFA player of the year award

Liverpool’s Mo Salah wins PFA player of the year award

Mohamed Salah has been crowned the 2017/18 PFA player of the year after the spectacular season he's had with Liverpool.Liverpool bought the Egyptian forward from AS Roma for £34.3million last summer.He saw off tough competition from Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne to get the gong at Grosvenor House in central London on Sunday.Salah and De Bruyne have been the standout [...]

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    Salah returns to Roma for Champions League semi-final

Salah returns to Roma for Champions League semi-final

Mo Salah who has been in blistering form all season will, alongside his Liverpool mates, return to his former club AS Roma for the semi-final of the UEFA Champions League.Holders Real Madrid will face seven-time champions Bayern Munich.The Champions League semi-final draw held on Friday in Nyon, Switzerland.The first legs of both games will take place on Tuesday, April 24 and [...]

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    Liverpool dump City out, Roma earn fairytale win to advance

Liverpool dump City out, Roma earn fairytale win to advance

Liverpool completed a miserable week which included three consecutive defeats for Manchester City with a 2-1 win at Etihad stadium to qualify for the semi finals of the UEFA Champions League, becoming the first team ever to defeat The Citizens three times in one season.Giorgino Wijnaldum replaced Henderson in midfield for Liverpool, while Bernardo Silva replaced Ikay Gundogan for City [...]

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    Liverpool thrash City, Barcelona enjoy home comfort

Liverpool thrash City, Barcelona enjoy home comfort

Liverpool showed their European pedigree at Anfield on Wednesday night, outclassing and defeating a surprisingly lacklustre Manchester City 3-0 with Mohamed Salah and co. In full throttle.Jurgen Klopp started with his usual attacking trio of Mo Salah, Saido Mane and Roberto Firmino, while Oxlade-Chamberlain was drafted into midfield with pressing duties in mind. Pep Guardiola turned to a three-man defence [...]

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    UEFA Champions League quarter final review: The usual suspects?

UEFA Champions League quarter final review: The usual suspects?

Europe- and the world- welcomes back the premier club competition and it's the round of the big clubs.The usual suspects of Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Barcelona are on a roller coaster ride, but the impressive Manchester City and tricky duo of Roma and Sevilla could put a clog in the big boys' wheels.Juventus vs Real MadridA repeat of last [...]

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    Sky Sports suspends Carragher over spitting incident

Sky Sports suspends Carragher over spitting incident

British broadcasting giants, Sky, have suspended their football analyst and commentator, Jamie Carragher until the end of the season.The suspension comes on the heels of a well-publicised video which showed the pundit lean out of his car window to spit at the car of a fan who was taunting him while driving home after Liverpool's 2-1 loss to Manchester United [...]

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    Rashford brace helps United down Liverpool

Rashford brace helps United down Liverpool

Manchester United prevailed 2-1 over arc rival Liverpool this afternoon at Old Trafford.In the battle for second place behind runaway leaders Manchester City, a spirited Red Devils side banished the ghost of the dull 0-0 draw at Anfield earlier in the season to down an uncharacteristically sluggish Liverpool.Paul Pogba sustained an injury in training and Jose Mourinho replaced him with [...]

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