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Mallorca make dream start to life back in La Liga

08 August, 2019 10:43 am 10:43 am

PALMA, Spain (Reuters) – Real Mallorca made a dream return to La Liga with a 2-1 victory over Eibar at the Estadi Son Moix  less than two months after sealing back-to-back promotions to rejoin Spain’s soccer elite. It is holiday season on the Ballaeric island but fans clad in the club’s red colours flocked to … Read More



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Barca beaten in Bilbao by thunderous strike from Aduriz

08 August, 2019 10:21 am 10:21 am

BILBAO (Reuters) – La Liga champions Barcelona fell to their first opening day defeat of the season in 11 years when they were beaten 1-0 at Athletic Bilbao thanks to a sensational late overhead kick from veteran striker Aritz Aduriz. The 38-year-old came off the bench late in the game and soon made Barca pay … Read More



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Delph joins Everton from Manchester City on three year deal

07 July, 2019 8:58 am 8:58 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Everton have signed England international midfielder Fabian Delph on a three-year deal from Premier League champions Manchester City, they announced on Monday. The 29-year-old, who has made 20 appearances for England, became surplus to requirements at City after they recently signed Spanish midfielder Rodri in a club record deal from Atletico Madrid. … Read More



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US beats Netherlands to win their fourth women’s World Cup

07 July, 2019 11:35 pm 11:35 pm

LYON, France (Reuters) – The United States beat the Netherlands 2-0 to win the women’s World Cup for a record-extending fourth time on Sunday. Captain Megan Rapinoe converted a VAR-awarded penalty in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle wrapped up the victory eight minutes later as the US added to their 1991, 1999 and 2015 … Read More



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Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16

06 June, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

NICE, France (Reuters) – France took a big step towards the last 16 of the women’s World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer’s penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory against Norway on Wednesday. Le Sommer struck from the spot after Wendie Renard’s own goal had cancelled out Valerie Gauvin’s opener for France at the … Read More



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New Madrid hope Hazard needs Real as much as they need him

06 June, 2019 11:18 am 11:18 am

MADRID (Reuters) – After five years without a ‘Galactico’ signing, Real Madrid have recruited Eden Hazard to return the dishevelled Spaniards to their perch as the best side in Europe, while the Belgian hopes his new team can elevate him to a higher level too. The 28-year-old agreed a five-year deal with Real on Friday … Read More



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Ronaldo hat-trick sends Portugal to Nations League final

06 June, 2019 2:12 pm 2:12 pm

PORTO (Reuters) – Evergreen Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick, including two late goals, to give Portugal a 3-1 win over Switzerland in a Nations League semi-final featuring an extraordinary VAR incident. Ronaldo blasted Portugal ahead from a free kick in the 25th minute, his first goal for his country for nearly a year, but the … Read More



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Messi finishes Europe’s top scorer for third straight year

05 May, 2019 10:34 am 10:34 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Lionel Messi has become the first player to win Europe’s Golden Shoe award for three straight years after his nearest challenger Kylian Mbappe failed to score the four goals he needed in Paris St Germain’s final league match of the season. Messi earned the honour, which goes to the leading scorer in … Read More



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Manchester City crush Watford 6-0 to complete treble in style

05 May, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Majestic Manchester City crushed Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final to become the first team to win the English treble of league championship and both domestic cups in the most emphatic way imaginable. The victory matched the competition’s record final win — set when Bury beat Derby County 116 years ago … Read More



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De Rossi to leave Roma after 18 years

05 May, 2019 11:50 pm 11:50 pm

ROME (Reuters) – Combative AS Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi will end his playing career after 18 years at the Serie A club during which he made 615 appearances and scored 63 goals in all competitions. The club confirmed in a statement that Roma’s final game of the season – at home to Parma – … Read More



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City, Liverpool primed for final day of epic title race

05 May, 2019 8:59 am 8:59 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Having absorbed everything Liverpool could throw at them in a titanic title battle, Manchester City will retain their crown with victory at Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday. It is possible they could get by with a draw, or even an unlikely defeat, as they will start the final round of a … Read More



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Brazilian Luiz extends Chelsea deal by two years

05 May, 2019 9:51 am 9:51 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea defender David Luiz has signed a two-year contract extension until 2021, the Premier League club announced. Brazil international Luiz has made 48 appearances across all competitions this season, helping the London club secure a top-four finish and reach the Europa League final where they face London rivals Arsenal. “I’m so happy … Read More



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Reaction to Tottenham’s last-gasp win at Ajax

05 May, 2019 11:06 pm 11:06 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Reaction to Tottenham Hotspur’s last-gasp 3-2 Champions League semi-final win over Ajax Amsterdam that sent them through to the June 1 final against Liverpool on away goals. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino: “The emotion is amazing, thank you to football. My players are heroes – in the last year I was telling everyone … Read More



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Late Ronaldo goal foils Torino

05 May, 2019 2:10 pm 2:10 pm

TURIN (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo headed a late equaliser to deny Torino their first win away to neighbours Juventus for 24 years as the two sides drew 1-1 in Serie A. Sasa Lukic stunned the recently-crowned Serie A champions by capitalising on a mistake by Miralem Pjanic to give Torino the lead but the visitors … Read More



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England to play Euro 2020 qualifier with Kosovo at St Mary’s

05 May, 2019 6:18 pm 6:18 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Southampton’s St Mary’s Stadium has been confirmed as the venue for England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo in September, the Football Association said on Wednesday. It will be the first time England have played in Southampton since October 2002 when Sven-Goran Eriksson’s side were held to a 2-2 draw by Macedonia. Both … Read More



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