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September 27, 2018 4:18 am gmt |
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Mainz and Wolfsburg had to settle with a nil-all draw in their Bundeslliga match on Wednesday (September 26) which was not without chances for both teams. Wolfsburg Josip Brekalo threatened first but his shot was saved by Mainz’s goalkeeper Florian Mueller. Jean-Philippe Gbamin had his goal dis...
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September 23, 2018 2:50 am gmt |
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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said Spurs “needed to feel victory again” after beating Brighton to end a run of three straight defeats. Harry Kane broke the deadlock in a first half of few chances, drilling in a penalty after a Glenn Murray handball. Substitute Erik Lamela scored t...
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July 2, 2018 5:10 am gmt |
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Croatia came back after conceding in the opening minute to earn a World Cup quarter-final berth after edging Denmark 3-2 in a penalty shootout after the two sides drew 1-1 in the round of 16 match on Sunday (July 1). Two chaotic goals in the opening four minutes made for a rollicking start at the [&h...
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July 1, 2018 3:52 am gmt |
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More than 300 France fans gathered at a fan zone in Saint-Jean-De-Bournay, a small town near Lyon, on Saturday (June 30) to watch and celebrate France’s victory over Argentina. France’s interior minister, Gerard Collomb, announced there will be no World Cup matches’ shown in public ...
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June 30, 2018 4:49 am gmt |
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France have a number of options to limit Lionel Messi’s influence in their round of 16 clash against Argentina but they are also resigned that he could turn the match in an instant, coach Didier Deschamps said on Friday. Messi has yet to light up the World Cup in a stuttering Argentina side but...
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June 29, 2018 3:56 am gmt |
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Russian president Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino opened an exhibition soccer match on a pitch in Red Square on Thursday (June 28), with Putin taking the ceremonial first kick. Russian youth players were joined by former star footballers from Brazil, Germany and Spain – Ronal...
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June 21, 2018 4:18 am gmt |
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Iran supporters were happy with their team’s performance in the 1-0 defeat by Spain on Wednesday evening in Kazan while Spanish fans were disappointed despite the victory. Iran fans praised the fighting spirit of their team although some thought they needed to attack more. Spanish supporters we...
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June 20, 2018 3:36 am gmt |
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World Cup hosts Russia virtually booked their place in the second round with a 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday (June 19) that moved them to top of Group A with six points from two games. Three goals in the space of 15 minutes early in the second half put the Russians firmly in command […]...
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June 19, 2018 3:57 am gmt |
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After failing to live up to pre-tournament hype with a disappointing 1-1 draw in their World Cup opener against Switzerland, members of the Brazil squad took to the training pitch on Monday in preparation for their next game. Brazil, who have won 17 of their 22 games under coach Tite, hope they can l...
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June 2, 2018 3:51 am gmt |
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With soccer mania at fever pitch, Mexico City opened a museum dedicated to the sport and the national team on Friday (June 01), featuring prized memorabilia from legends such as Hugo Sanchez and archive footage from the 1970 and 1986 World Cup tournaments it has hosted. More than 150 individual piece...
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May 23, 2018 5:01 am gmt |
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Barcelona’s departing captain Andres Iniesta paid a fond farewell at the Nou Camp on Sunday (May 22) staying after the match to hand out football shirts to fans. He also had a moment of reflection, sitting in the middle of the pitch by himself. Barca’s fans held up a mosaic before the gam...
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May 22, 2018 4:30 am gmt |
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Mexico’s soccer squad for the 2018 World Cup hit the training field in Mexico City on Tuesday (May 21) to ready preparations for an upcoming friendly against Wales and Scotland, banking on a new generation of players alongside veterans to lift the team’s FIFA fortunes. Earlier this week, ...
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May 20, 2018 5:09 am gmt |
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Talismanic goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon bid a tearful farewell to Juventus after 17 seasons at the club when he played his last match for them in a 2-1 win over relegated Verona on Saturday (May 19). The Turin side, who clinched their seventh consecutive Serie A title a week ago, were leading 2-0 when...
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May 7, 2018 3:04 am gmt |
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Manchester City celebrated winning the English Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday (May 6) following their 0-0 draw against Huddersfield Town. City captain Vincent Kompany was surrounded by coaching staff and fellow players as he lifted the trophy with thousands of fans watching on in the ...
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March 21, 2018 2:58 am gmt |
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Lionel Messi joined his Argentina side for training on Tuesday (March 20) ahead of Friday’s friendly against Italy in Manchester. The Barcelona talisman flew into Manchester Airport on Tuesday afternoon before joining up with his team-mates at Manchester City’s Etihad Campus training faci...
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March 5, 2018 10:20 am gmt |
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The world’s most expensive footballer was operated on for a fractured metatarsal and sprained ankle. The procedure “went perfectly,” according to the Brazilian Football Confederation. Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar left the hospital in Brazil on Sunday (March 4) after what his c...
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January 20, 2018 3:48 am gmt |
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Mexico City formalised its part of a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup alongside Canada and the United States on Friday (January 19), putting aside politics to host the world’s most popular sports tournament. The United 2026 bid members has been touted as an ideal choice for FIFA with the three ...
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December 8, 2017 3:11 am gmt |
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Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the Ballon d’Or for world player of the year on Thursday (December 7) for a joint-record fifth time, going level with eternal rival and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi as the player to have won the prize the most times. The Real Madrid forward won t...
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December 3, 2017 3:46 am gmt |
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RB Leipzig stalled on 26 points in the Bundesliga on Saturday (December 2) as they were beaten 4-0 by Hoffenheim. Bayern Munich beat Hanover to increase their league lead to 32 points. Hoffenheim opened their score in the 13th minute with a goal from Nadiem Amiri and led without further score to the ...