Thursday, May 23, 2019

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    City to the top, Man Utd back at sixth as Arsenal get thrashed

City to the top, Man Utd back at sixth as Arsenal get thrashed

Manchester City prevailed 1-0 over Burnley thanks to Sergio Aguero’s second-half strike, helping Pep Guardiola’s team reclaim first position on the English Premier League table.Following Liverpool’s 5-0 win on Friday, a meeting against the sturdy Burnley was seen as a real test for City’s relentless juggernauts. Although it was a tough afternoon, City dominated and Aguero’s goal just after the [...]

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    Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as full-time manager

Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as full-time manager

Manchester United have announced the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, its caretaker manager, as the club’s full-time manager on a three-year contract.The Norwegian was named the club’s full-time coach on Thursday, after winning 10 of his 13 Premier League games as the club's interim manager following the sacking of Jose Mourinho in December 2018.Solskjær also masterminded a memorable comeback in [...]

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    Man United to face Barcelona as Tottenham battles City for UCL semi-final slot

Man United to face Barcelona as Tottenham battles City for UCL semi-final slot

The tie between Barcelona and Manchester United headlines the quarter-final matches of this season’s UEFA Champions League (UCL).The Red Devils must face the herculean task of denying Lionel Messi and co. a place in the last four of the competition.The draws, which was held at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland and carried out by 2010 winner with Inter [...]

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    Lukaku reacts to reports of bust-up with Pogba

Lukaku reacts to reports of bust-up with Pogba

Romelu Lukaku, Belgian forward, appears to have played down claims of a dressing room bust-up with team-mate, Paul Pogba, following Manchester United's win over Southampton.Reports had flooded the internet that the duo traded words in the dressing room over the penalty that United were awarded in the closing stages of the 3-2 win, in which Lukaku scored twice.The Belgian striker [...]

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    Pogba’s mother appointed women football ambassador in Guinea

Pogba’s mother appointed women football ambassador in Guinea

Yeo Moriba, mother of Paul Pogba, has been appointed as Guinea's ambassador for women's football.The announcement was made by the Guinea Football Federation (Feguifoot) on Friday.Moriba's nomination followed a meeting with Mamadou Antonio Souare, president of Feguifoot.Souare says he hopes that France international, Pogba, and his twin brothers, Florentin and Mathias, will support their mother in her new role."I am proud [...]

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    Let me live my normal life until I return to football, Mourinho tells media

Let me live my normal life until I return to football, Mourinho tells media

Jose Mourinho, former Manchester United manager, has spoken of his desire not to talk about his former employees.The Portuguese coach, 55, said this in a statement released to the media on Wednesday."I know that you are all aware of my professional principles. Each time a chapter is closed I show my deepest respect and I don't make any comments about [...]

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    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed Man United caretaker manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed Man United caretaker manager

Manchester United has appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the club's new interim manager.The club sacked Jose Mourinho on Tuesday after a below-par start to the season.Sunday's 3-1 defeat at Liverpool proved the final straw for United chiefs, with the club trailing their rivals by 19 points after 17 games.Barely 24 hours after letting the 52-year-old Portuguese off, they acted swiftly [...]

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    Mourinho sacked by Man Utd after Liverpool defeat

Mourinho sacked by Man Utd after Liverpool defeat

Manchester United have sacked José Mourinho following their defeat to Liverpool.The Red Devils were beaten 3-1 by their fiercest rivals at Anfield on Sunday.A statement by the club read: "Manchester United announces that manager Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect."The club would like to thank Jose for his work during his time at Manchester United and to wish [...]

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    EPL roundup: Chelsea inflict first defeat on Man City as Liverpool go top

EPL roundup: Chelsea inflict first defeat on Man City as Liverpool go top

Chelsea ended Manchester City's unbeaten run with a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from N'Golo Kante and David Luiz.The Blues were on the ropes in the first half, defending for the most part and successfully limiting City to a few shots from distance.Maurizio Sarri's men stuck to their task and nicked the opener on the stroke of [...]

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    PHOTOS: Rio Ferdinand visits Lagos, unveiled as ‘Made of More’ ambassador

PHOTOS: Rio Ferdinand visits Lagos, unveiled as ‘Made of More’ ambassador

Rio Ferdinand, former Manchester United captain, has been unveiled as the new global brand ambassador for Guinness' ‘Made of More’ campaign.The unveiling which took place in Lagos on Friday was attended by entertainers and ex-footballers.Basketmouth, Timi Dakolo, Olamide Adedeji, Victor Ikpeba and Peter Rufai were some of those present at the event.   [...]

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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: 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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    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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