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Argentina’s Lionel Messi banned from int’l football for 3 month...

08 August, 2019 4:20 am 4:20 am

WEB DESK – Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been banned from international football for three months after claiming the Copa America was “corrupt”. Barcelona forward Messi, 32, was sent off in Argentina’s 2-1 third-place play-off win over Chile and later said the “cup was fixed for Brazil”. He has also been fined $50,000 (£41,121) by … Read More


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Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina

06 June, 2019 11:22 am 11:22 am

SALVADOR, Brazil (Reuters) – Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener that burst into life after a sluggish start. Just as Colombia looked like being overwhelmed by a dangerous-looking Argentina side, substitute Martinez controlled a cross-field ball on the left … Read More


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Australia fight back to beat Brazil as Marta scores landmark goal

06 June, 2019 11:34 pm 11:34 pm

MONTPELLIER, France (Reuters) – Australia came from two goals down to beat Brazil 3-2 in the women’s World Cup on Thursday, as an own goal from Monica capped a superb fightback and overshadowed a milestone goal for Marta. Marta, 33, became the first player to score at five different World Cups as she put Brazil … Read More




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Chelsea, Arsenal seal pair of all-English finals in Europe

05 May, 2019 9:02 am 9:02 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Four clubs from the same country will feature in the finals of Europe’s two club competitions for the first time after Chelsea and Arsenal sealed their passage to the Europa League title decider in Baku on May 29. Their success came after Liverpool pulled off an astonishing 4-3 aggregate win against Barcelona … Read More




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Leeds’ Bamford gets two-game ban for deceiving referee

05 May, 2019 12:02 pm 12:02 pm

(Reuters) – Leeds United’s Patrick Bamford has been banned for two games for deceiving the referee during their 1-1 Championship draw with Aston Villa on Sunday, the Football Association (FA) has said. Aston Villa’s Anwar El Ghazi was shown a red card following an altercation with Bamford in the second half after Mateusz Klich had … Read More




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Man City edge out Spurs to go top, Brighton scramble key point

04 April, 2019 9:30 am 9:30 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Phil Foden’s first Premier League goal ensured Manchester City edged past Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 on Saturday to return to the top of the Premier League and avenge their Champions League elimination by Mauricio Pochettino’s side. With Liverpool playing Cardiff on Sunday, City completed their 10th successive league win to move one point … Read More




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Chelsea beat Slavia 4-3 to book Europa League semi

04 April, 2019 9:49 am 9:49 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea reached the Europa League semi-finals by beating Slavia Prague 4-3 in a roller-coaster game on Thursday, helped by a Pedro brace in a first-half onslaught before withstanding a comeback bid by the Czechs after the break. Chelsea, who will face Eintracht Frankfurt in the last four, were cruising 4-1 at halftime … Read More


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Newcastle win away with Perez header at Leicester

04 April, 2019 9:43 am 9:43 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Newcastle United recovered from two consecutive defeats to beat Leicester City 1-0 with an Ayoze Perez header and moved 10 points clear of the Premier League relegation zone. The Spaniard glanced the ball into the top right corner of the net from Matt Ritchie’s cross to put Newcastle ahead after 32 minutes … Read More


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England bids farewell to World Cup-winning keeper Banks

03 March, 2019 10:36 pm 10:36 pm

STOKE-ON-TRENT, England (Reuters) – Thousands of fans joined luminaries of English football for a final farewell on Monday to Gordon Banks, a steelworker’s son who became one of the world’s greatest goalkeepers and will forever be remembered for a miraculous save against Pele. Team mates from 1966 World Cup of England win and members of … Read More




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Valencia to face Barca in Copa final after seeing off Betis

03 March, 2019 9:34 am 9:34 am

VALENCIA (Reuters) – Valencia set up a Copa del Rey showdown with Barcelona as they reached the final for the first time in 11 years by beating Real Betis 1-0 at a bouncing Mestalla on Thursday where a second-half Rodrigo Moreno strike gave them a 3-2 aggregate win. Valencia, who lifted the trophy on their … Read More




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United dump holders Chelsea out of Cup to pile pressure on Sarri

02 February, 2019 9:02 am 9:02 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester United Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba headed first-half goals to claim a 2-0 win that dumped FA Cup holders Chelsea out of the competition and secured a place in the quarter-finals in an intense tie at Stamford Bridge on Monday. Spaniard Herrera finished off a fine move with a precise header … Read More


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Chelsea collapse to 4-0 defeat at Bournemouth

01 January, 2019 9:25 am 9:25 am

(Reuters) – Chelsea’s top-four hopes suffered a huge dent as Maurizio Sarri’s side collapsed to a humiliating 4-0 defeat at mid-table Bournemouth on Wednesday — a result that dropped them down to fifth in the table. Despite Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain making his Premier League debut, Chelsea failed to make their overwhelming first-half possession count … Read More




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Argentina coach hopeful Messi will return to national team

01 January, 2019 11:15 am 11:15 am

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said he has a “good feeling” about Lionel Messi’s possible return to international soccer and will talk to the Barcelona forward about a possible return from his self-imposed exile. Messi took a sabbatical from the national side after another disappointing World Cup, with Argentina knocked out … Read More




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Cardiff plan Sala tribute at Arsenal game

01 January, 2019 11:04 am 11:04 am

(Reuters) – Cardiff City will pay tribute to their missing forward Emiliano Sala before Tuesday’s Premier League clash at Arsenal, the Welsh club’s chief executive Ken Choo said. Sala, Cardiff’s new signing from Nantes, went missing on Monday when the plane he was travelling in disappeared over the English Channel and rescuers have ended their … Read More




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Woman soccer coach scores wins for Syrian men’s team

01 January, 2019 9:20 am 9:20 am

DAMASCUS (Reuters) – On the football pitch, Maha Jannoud barks out instructions to the players just like any other coach, but with one difference: she is a woman in what has been very much a man’s world. Jannoud, 32, who previously played for the Syrian national women’s team, believes she is the first woman in … Read More




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