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2017 Ballon D’Or: Kante, Neymar and Dybala among first 5 nominees

October 9, 2017

  The first five names in the list of players vying for the 2017 Ballon D’Or has been announced. The likes of Neymar, Dybala, N’golo Kante, Marcelo and Luka Modric were among the first five names to be announced, as the full list of 30 nominee will be released over the course of October 9. […]

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Manuel Neuer to be out of action for at least six months

October 7, 2017

  Bayern Munich goalkeeper and Germany international Manuel Neuer has revealed that his period of recovery from the latest fracture he picked up could be at least six months, although he hopes to feature for the club before the season runs out. Neuer got injured during training last month and went under the blade for […]

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Neymar reportedly asked for Barcelona’s expulsion from the UCL

October 7, 2017

  PSG star and former Barcelona forward, Neymar, reportedly made a request that Barcelona should be expelled from the Champions League by UEFA. The Brazil international, who left the Catalan club for the Ligue 1 giants in a world record transfer fee in the summer requested that Barcelona should be omitted from Europe’s elite club […]

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Thibaut Courtois has plans in place to join Real Madrid

October 7, 2017

  Reports from Spain suggest that Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is hoping to get a call from Real Madrid for a possible transfer to the Spanish giants. The Belgium goalkeeper’s contract with Chelsea expires in June 2019, and emerging reports from Marca indicate that he has plans to move to Real Madrid and will, therefore, […]

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Super Eagles MOTM against Zambia to get 1 million Naira and 10 bags of rice

October 7, 2017

  The Super Eagles of Nigeria seek qualification on Saturday as they face Zambia in a make or mar game for a ticket to Russia 2018. However, the news making the rounds indicate that the NFF’s new partner, Tropical General Investment have promised that the Man of the Match from the Nigerian side on the […]

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Francesco Guidolin – I rejected Inter Milan last year

October 7, 2017

  Francesco Guidolin has disclosed that he received offers for the job at Inter, was close to Juventus, Lazio, as well as the bench of the Italy national team, but insists that he has no regrets. The former Swansea City tactician currently works as a television pundit in Italy, and in the course of an […]

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Manchester United join in the chase for Emre Can

October 7, 2017

  Manchester United are reportedly interested in acquiring the services of Liverpool midfielder Emre Can. The German’s contract reaches its expiration next summer and despite ongoing negotiations with the Anfield outfit over a new deal, Can wants to assess his options before making any commitment to Liverpool. READ: Barcelona lost nearly 4 million dollars due […]

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Barcelona lost nearly 4 million dollars due to closed door game

October 6, 2017

  According to reports, the match played behind closed doors by Barcelona in the La Liga Santander caused a negative effect as the club reportedly lost around 4 million dollars from a combined absence in ticket sales as well as other match day revenue figures. The Catalonia club had opted to play its game against […]

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Ricardo Carvalho sentenced to 7 months in prison for tax fraud

October 6, 2017

  Ricardo Carvalho has received a seven month prison sentence over tax offences which were committed during his time at Real Madrid between 2011 and 2012. He played for Real Madrid for three seasons and didn’t dispute the sentence which was handed to him by Madrid magistrate court. READ: Iniesta signs lifetime contract with Barcelona The […]

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Andres Iniesta signs ‘contract for life’ with Barcelona

October 6, 2017

  Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta has announced the agreement of a contract for life with the club on Friday, ending every speculation of his departure from club he has played for, his entire career “Barcelona and Andres Iniesta have reached an agreement to renew his contract for life which will tie both parties together,” Barcelona […]

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