Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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    Mourinho handed one-year prison sentence for £2.9m tax fraud

Mourinho handed one-year prison sentence for £2.9m tax fraud

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has accepted a one-year suspended prison sentence to settle a £2.9million tax evasion fraud case in Spain.According to Spanish newspaper El Mundo, Mourinho was handed a six-month sentence for each of the two financial crimes he was accused of.Spanish law states that a sentence of under two years for a first time offender can be [...]

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    UCL: Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford as Juventus draw Man United

UCL: Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford as Juventus draw Man United

Real Madrid start a third consecutive defence of their UCL crown against Roma, CSKA Moscow and Viktoria Plzen in the group stage.The draws, handled by Real and Atletico Madrid players, Kaka and Diego Forlan respectively, placed the 13-time champions in the same group as Roma, the slayers of Barcelona last season.Barcelona, who have won their group in the last 11 [...]

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    Balogun holds fort in Brighton win over Manchester United

Balogun holds fort in Brighton win over Manchester United

Brighton and Hove Albion, with the presence of Super Eagles' centre back, Leon Balogun, defeated a poor Manchester United side 3-2 at the Amex stadium.United handed starts to Romelu Lukaku and Ashley Young after a long summer in Russia, while Anthony Martial got into the first 11 due to Alexis Sanchez's injury.Lukaku should have put United ahead 10 minutes into [...]

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    Ndidi, Iheanacho on losing side as Man United defeat Leicester City

Ndidi, Iheanacho on losing side as Man United defeat Leicester City

Manchester United opened the 2018/19 English Premier League season with a 2-1 win over Leicester City in the opener thanks to goals from Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw.Claude Puel retained Nigeria's Wilfred Ndidi in Leicester's line up, while Kelechi Iheanacho who had a goal-laden preseason led the attack, and both players were on the pitch for 90 minutes.Old Trafford, more [...]

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    Manchester United sign Fred

Manchester United sign Fred

Manchester United have made their second signing of the summer, snapping Brazilian midfielder, Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk for £47 million.The 25-year old midfielder who had a stellar season with Shakhtar, helping them with victories over Manchester City and Napoli on the road to qualifying for the Round of 16 in last season's Champions League, spoke about his admiration to play [...]

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    World Cup: Marcos Rojo talks Nigeria-Argentina clash

World Cup: Marcos Rojo talks Nigeria-Argentina clash

Argentine footballer Marcos Rojo says none of the games in the group stage of the World Cup will be easy.The Manchester United star will most likely be fielded when his country takes on Nigeria, Croatia and Iceland in group D.Nigeria have faced Argentina in four World Cups but the South American country prevailed in all those encounters.The Super Eagles have [...]

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    Argentina goalkeeper Romero out of World Cup after suffering knee injury

Argentina goalkeeper Romero out of World Cup after suffering knee injury

Argentina on Tuesday suffered a blow as goalkeeper Sergio Romero was ruled out of the World Cup due to a knee injury.The South American country is in the same World Cup group with Nigeria.According to the Argentina Football Association (AFA), Romero injured his right knee during training in Buenos Aires on Tuesday."Romero will be removed from the list of 23 [...]

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    Moses over the moon after FA Cup win

Moses over the moon after FA Cup win

Victor Moses is ecstatic after winning his first FA Cup title with Chelsea at the Wembley Stadium.The Nigerian was sent off when Chelsea lost last season's FA Cup final to Arsenal.But on Saturday, the wingback played until the final whistle and was on the winning side.The former Liverpool and West Ham United loanee tweeted "FA Cup winners baby" to celebrate [...]

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    Chelsea pip Man United to eighth FA Cup title

Chelsea pip Man United to eighth FA Cup title

Chelsea defeated Manchester United 1-0 to win an eighth FA Cup trophy at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday.Nigeria's Victor Moses, who was sent off in last season’s final defeat to Arsenal, featured for the full duration of the match.Chelsea took the lead through Eden Hazard's spot-kick in the 22nd minute. The Belgian was brought down in the 18-yard box by [...]

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    Alex Ferguson out of intensive care

Alex Ferguson out of intensive care

Retired former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care after having brain surgery over the weekend.The Red Devils' most successful manager had a successful brain haemorrhage surgery on Saturday, and the 19-times EPL winners announced earlier on twitter that Sir Alex does not need further intensive care."Sir Alex no longer needs intensive care and will [...]

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    Ferguson undergoes emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage

Ferguson undergoes emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage

Sir Alex Ferguson, former Manchester United manager, on Saturday underwent an emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage.Manchester United FC confirmed the news with a statement on its website.The legendary Red Devils boss, 76, was taken to Salford Royal Hospital with a police escort after he was initially rushed to Macclesfield District Hospital.Manchester United released the following statement today at 8pm:https://twitter.com/manutd/status/992846759645925376?s=21"Sir Alex [...]

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    Manchester United hand farewell defeat to Wenger at Old Trafford

Manchester United hand farewell defeat to Wenger at Old Trafford

Manchester United inflicted a last-minute 2-1 defeat on Arsenal to send their retiring manager, Arsene Wenger, forth at the Theatre of Dreams.On his last visit to Old Trafford before his impending retirement, Wenger was honoured by his rival club.Former adversary and now-retired Sir Alex Ferguson was on hand to present United's parting trophy gift to the French coach as [...]

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    Manchester City win English Premier League

Manchester City win English Premier League

Manchester City have won the English Premier League after Manchester United slumped to a 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion.With City's victory over Tottenham Hotspur's on Saturday, Man United had to avoid defeat against Albion to keep the title race alive.But Jay Rodriguez’s goal at Old Trafford sent the EPL trophy to the other side of Manchester for the third [...]

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    Manchester derby: United defeat City at Etihad to delay title parade

Manchester derby: United defeat City at Etihad to delay title parade

Manchester United recorded a hard-fought but surprising 3-2 win at Manchester City's Etihad stadium to reduce the Citizens' lead at the top to 13 points and delay the Qatar-backed club's potential title celebrations.Looking to claim the title using their more illustrious neighbour as victim, City suffered their first loss at home since December 2016 in a game of two halves [...]

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    Ibrahimovic announces himself to Los Angeles Galaxy

Ibrahimovic announces himself to Los Angeles Galaxy

Swedish striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has bizarrely taken a full page advert in the New York times to announce is arrival at US Major League Soccer side, Los Angeles Galaxy.The former Manchester United striker had his contract, which was supposed to run until this summer, terminated early this week after both club and player reached a mutual agreement.The 36-year old former [...]

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    Manchester United advance into semi final of FA Cup

Manchester United advance into semi final of FA Cup

Manchester United earned a 2-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion thanks to a goal in each half from Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic to advance into the semi finals of the Emirates FA Cup.Jose Mourinho's team needed to bounce back from a disappointing exit at the hands of Sevilla in the UEFA Champions League and they gave the fans [...]

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