Sunday, February 9, 2020

Tag "Paul Pogba"

    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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    Winning World Cup is a gift from God to France, says Pogba

Winning World Cup is a gift from God to France, says Pogba

French superstar Paul Pogba says his country's 2018 World Cup win is a gift from God. The Manchester United midfielder said it had always been his childhood dream to win football's biggest tournament. "I still can't believe it. It's like I am dreaming," Pogba told TheCable before departing from Russia. "It's unbelievable that we are world champions. "I don't know if it's a premonition [...]

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    Lukaku arrested after noisy party in Los Angeles, to face court

Lukaku arrested after noisy party in Los Angeles, to face court

Romelu Lukaku was arrested last week after neighbours complained about noise from his luxury holiday pad in Los Angeles, US. The Belgium international was said to have been released at the scene of his arrest. Lukaku, who is poised to join Manchester United from Everton, was verbally warned by the police, who were called six times by neighbours. The former Chelsea player was holidaying at [...]

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    Ibrahimovic scores twice to win EFL Cup for Man United

Ibrahimovic scores twice to win EFL Cup for Man United

Manchester United on Sunday defeated Southampton 3-2 to win the 2016-17 English Football League (EFL) Cup at Wembley Stadium. Ibrahimovic was the hero for Manchester United as his late goal secured the first major silverware of the season. The Swede curled a free-kick into the bottom-left corner of the goal to give United the lead in the 20th minute. Jesse Lingard got his [...]

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    Pogba, Martial help United to comeback win on Ferguson’s 75th birthday

Pogba, Martial help United to comeback win on Ferguson’s 75th birthday

Manchester United won its sixth straight game in the Premier League with a 2-1 win over Aitor Karanka's Middlesborough at Old Trafford Saturday evening. Manchester United had the right to feel aggrieved for a goalless scoreline at half time, as Zlatan Ibrahimovic saw his strike ruled out harshly for a high boot towards on Victor Valdes in the 39th minute. Middlesbrough led at [...]

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    7 reasons why Nigeria lost to France

7 reasons why Nigeria lost to France

The French were there for the taking and a quarter-final place was looming large, but instead of eating French, Fries the Super Eagles of Nigeria ended up eating humble pie after the painful 2-0 loss. The song of “what-if” gets released after a yet-so-close-but-yet-so-far loss. It was played in 1994 after the loss to Italy. A remix was made after the [...]

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    Corner-kick errors send Eagles out of Brazil

Corner-kick errors send Eagles out of Brazil

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have crashed out of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup after a 2-0 loss to France. Juventus midfielder, Paul Pogba, put France ahead on 79 minutes from a poorly-defended free kick, while Eagles Captain Yobo — making his 100th national-team appearance — put the game to bed in stoppage time by putting the ball into his own [...]

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    THE PANEL: France favourites, but Eagles can win

THE PANEL: France favourites, but Eagles can win

Nigeria battle France at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha, Brasilia, on Monday evening, and the Super Eagles will be out to spoil the party for the 1998 winners in a bid to reach the World Cup quarter-final for the first time. The African champions finished as runners up to Argentina in Group F, having picked up 4 points from three games. After [...]

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    France to meet Nigeria after goalless Ecuador draw

France to meet Nigeria after goalless Ecuador draw

France and Ecuador played to a scoreless draw on Wednesday in a match that saw the sending-off of Antonio Valenciafor a reckless challenge on Lucas Digne. The French only needed a draw to claim first place in the group, and it showed, as they didn't have to show the aggressiveness and urgency that fetched them numerous goals in the first two [...]

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    COUNTDOWN 17: Benzema and Ribery eye top spot for Les Blues

COUNTDOWN 17: Benzema and Ribery eye top spot for Les Blues

Two stars who would be looking to lead France back to the top of the pile are Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema and Bayern Munich’s Franck Ribery. Both players have put their sex scandals behind them to enjoy a hugely successful season with their respective club sides. While Ribery has been integral to Bayern’s continued success with four titles this season, Benzema [...]

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