Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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    10 notable moments of the World Cup 1st round

10 notable moments of the World Cup 1st round

On the field and off it, we recount the beautiful and ugly moments of the first round of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.RVP’s wonder goal against SpainRobin van Persie's wonderful diving header for Holland against Spain is destined to be among the defining moments of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. No controversies.The goal came when Daley Blind fired a [...]

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    What’s it about human flesh that Suarez can’t stop biting?

What’s it about human flesh that Suarez can’t stop biting?

Not for the first time. Not for the second time.It is the third time, in fact, that Luis Suarez has been accused of biting an opponent.Following on from a seven-game suspension for biting Otman Bakkal while he was playing for Ajax.And the time he munched down on Branislav Ivanovic while playing for Liverpool in 2012, an action that earned him [...]

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    Uruguay dump Italy out of World Cup

Uruguay dump Italy out of World Cup

Uruguay made it to the last 16, thanks to Diego Godin’s late goal. However, they will have to wait to see if Luis Suarez will join them, after he appeared to bite defender Giorgio Chiellini in the victory.Captain Diego Godin scored in the 81st minute as Uruguay edged 10-man Italy 1-0 to reach the second round of the World Cup. [...]

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    COUNTDOWN 15: Enigmatic Suarez to lead Uruguay’s assault in familiar territory

COUNTDOWN 15: Enigmatic Suarez to lead Uruguay’s assault in familiar territory

Mercurial Suarez or Cannibal Suarez? Love him or hate him, he delivers on all fronts.Be it catching a shot like a goalkeeper, falling like a pack of cards without being touched, instigating racial abuses, biting off an opponent’s hand, scoring unbelievable goals or tapping them in with ease, this enigmatic Uruguayan will turn heads in Brazil.Luis Suarez’s bad-boy status precedes [...]

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    Moses: How Nigeria can reach semi-final in Brazil

Moses: How Nigeria can reach semi-final in Brazil

Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses believes that the Super Eagles of Nigeria can reach the semi-final stage of the World Cup, but only if members of the team bond really well."I believe we can reach the semi-finals," Moses told KickOffNigeria.com."But togetherness of the team under the coach is key. There is always a good vibe among the lads when we come [...]

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    Why Madrid’s La Decima dream will not happen on Saturday

Why Madrid’s La Decima dream will not happen on Saturday

Real Madrid will not win their much-coveted tenth UEFA Champions League trophy because they knocked out the title holders.If statistics from previous games in the competition are to be believed, Real Madrid’s 5-0 aggregate score line win over last season’s winner, Bayern Munich will be their undoing.The 2013-14 UEFA Champions League is the 59th season of Europe’s premier club football [...]

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    Cole, Carrick out of England’s WC squad

Cole, Carrick out of England’s WC squad

Manchester United's Michael Carrick and Chelsea's Ashley Cole have been left out of a youthful squad of players named by England Manager, Roy Hodgson for the World Cup.Midfielder Ross Barkley has been selected, with his teenage Everton teammate, John Stones, named on standby. Barkley, 20, who has three caps, is joined by Southampton trio of Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and [...]

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    Three reasons why City deserve to be champions

Three reasons why City deserve to be champions

How time flies! The English Premier League (EPL) will come to an end tomorrow, 11th May 2014, but the champion is still to be determined.Liverpool and Manchester City have been neck deep in the title, with free-scoring Liverpool in need of a near-miracle to claim their first EPL title of the modern era —and the first since 1989/90 season.Manchester City [...]

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    My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

There are only a few minutes until Coach Stephen Keshi names his provisional World Cup squad. But just before he does, here is my own list. It is not a provisional list of 32 players. Instead, it is a list of players who will fly to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, if I were the Super Eagles coach.VINCENT ENYEAMA (Lille, France): Since [...]

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    Liverpool walking away from title after dramatic 3-3 draw

Liverpool walking away from title after dramatic 3-3 draw

Liverpool squandered a three-goal lead and potentially the Premier League title, as Crystal Palace produced a superb second half performance to hold Brendan Rodgers’ side to a 3-3 draw at Selhurst Park.Glen Johnson was denied a penalty after the otherwise-sprightly Yannick Bolasie appeared to kick the defender in the thigh, before Johnson wasted a glorious opportunity to put the visitors [...]

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    Liverpool boss, Rodgers, concedes title to City

Liverpool boss, Rodgers, concedes title to City

Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, believes his side’s hopes of winning the title are now over, after they sensationally let slip a three-goal lead 11 minutes to end of regulation time to draw with Crystal Palace.An unmarked header from Joe Allen put the Reds in front on 19 minutes, and that was how it stayed until early in the second half when [...]

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    Liverpool losing, Suarez winning

Liverpool losing, Suarez winning

Luis Suarez has been voted by England's Football Writers' Association as the 2014 Footballer of the Year.Suarez's 30 goals have helped Liverpool remain outside favourites for their first English championship title in 24 years.Having been named last week as Player of the Year by his peers in England's Professional Footballers' Association, Suarez has now won two individual honours since Liverpool's demoralising 0-2 loss [...]

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    Charitable in defeat: Will we have more of the new Mou?

Charitable in defeat: Will we have more of the new Mou?

Wednesday’s 3-1 loss to Atletico Madrid was Jose Mourinho’s fourth semifinal defeat in a row. The Portuguese gaffer holds the record for most Champions League semifinal appearances (eight), but also the record for the most uncharitable in defeat. Mourinho is a bad loser, to say the least. So, it was quite refreshing to hear him say something pleasant about Atletico [...]

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    Suarez ‘dreaming’ of wining the Premier League

Suarez ‘dreaming’ of wining the Premier League

Luis Suarez says that a Premier League title win would be incredible for Liverpool this season, and he has revealed his hope that Manchester City will still falter in their final three games of the season.Speaking to Liverpool Echo, Suarez admitted his frustration with the Chelsea result, but expressed faith that the season could come to a glorious conclusion for the Reds.“I’m still [...]

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Suarez wins PFA 2014 awards

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