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Drogba’s Final Career Game Ends in Defeat

November 9, 2018 Azeez Oluwafemi

Didier Drogba’s illustrious career ended in defeat on Thursday night as Phoenix Rising fell to Louisville City in the USL Cup final. A second-half goal from Louisville City’s’ Luke Spencer was just enough on Thursday night as Drogba and Phoenix fell 1-0 in the Ivorian’s final match. Drogba scored three {Read More..}

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Welbeck Suffers Horrific Ankle Injury

November 9, 2018 Azeez Oluwafemi

Arsenal suffered an injury blow during their Europa League tie against Sporting on Thursday as Danny Welbeck was forced to leave the pitch on a stretcher. Welbeck, who scored the winning goal in the reverse fixture in Portugal, was replaced by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 29th minute of the game. {Read More..}

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Rooney Set for Shock England Return

November 5, 2018 Azeez Oluwafemi

Former England captain Wayne Rooney will make an unexpected, one-off return to the Three Lions side to face the U.S. in November at Wembley. The 33-year-old forward has not played for his country since November 2016, has announced his international retirement the following August with immediate effect. Following reports from {Read More..}

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Beckham in Lawsuit Showdown over MLS Stadium

November 5, 2018 Azeez Oluwafemi

Former England captain David Beckham is set for a court clash in Miami as he looks to finalise stadium plans for his prospective MLS expansion club. Beckham officially launched his long-term plan to bring an expansion side into the US’s largest football competition in January when league commissioner Don Garber {Read More..}

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Sarri Equals EPL Record after Chelsea Win

November 5, 2018 Azeez Oluwafemi

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has equalled a Premier League record after going unbeaten in his first 11 top-flight matches in charge of the club. Alvaro Morata scored twice with fellow Spaniard Pedro also on target as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 3-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday to move ahead {Read More..}

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Aguero Joins Henry & Rooney in 150 EPL Goals Club

November 5, 2018 Azeez Oluwafemi

Sergio Aguero joined an elite group after scoring his 150th Premier League goal in his 217th appearance for Manchester City. He and the rest of Pep Guardiola’s attack of merry men in attack, inspired Manchester City’s crushing 6-1 home win over Southampton this weekend. The Argentine is only the third {Read More..}

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VAR to Be Used in CAF Champions League Final

November 1, 2018 Azeez Oluwafemi

Video assistant referees (VAR) will be used in the CAF Champions League final for the first time Friday when Al Ahly of Egypt host Esperance of Tunisia in the first leg. The system allows off-field referees to assist match officials regarding goals, penalty and straight red card decisions, and mistaken {Read More..}

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Solari’s Real Madrid Scores 4

November 1, 2018 Azeez Oluwafemi

Real Madrid were comfortable 4-0 winners over Melilla on Wednesday in Santiago Solari’s first match as interim head coach. Goals from Karim Benzema, Marco Asensio, Alvaro Odriozola and Cristo Gonzalez gave the European champions a Copa del Rey first-leg victory that sets them firmly on course for the last 16. {Read More..}

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Usain Bolt Given Hope Over Jamaica Call-up

November 1, 2018 Azeez Oluwafemi

Usain Bolt has been told to add some skill to his lightning speed to win a place in the Jamaica national team. The retired sprinter – who holds the world record at 100m and 200m and an eight-time Olympic gold medalist – has been trying to launch a football career. {Read More..}

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Mourinho Avoids FA Punishment Over Comments

November 1, 2018 Azeez Oluwafemi

Jose Mourinho will not be punished by the Football Association after Manchester United successfully contested a charge he swore in Portuguese during the club’s win over Newcastle. The Old Trafford manager reacted passionately at full-time following his team’s 3-2 home win last month, with TV cameras capturing him gesticulating and {Read More..}