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Barcelona Thrash Sevilla For 30th King’s Cup

Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi helped Barcelona thrash Sevilla 5-0 to win the King’s Cup final for the fourth consecutive season on Saturday. Luis Suarez struck twice in the first half for the Catalans as they won the competition for a record 30th time. However, it was Iniesta and Messi who pulled all the strings as Barca blew away Vincenzo ...

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Arsene Wenger To Leave Arsenal End Of Season

Arsene Wenger will leave Arsenal at the end of the season – ending his 22-year tenure in north London. The Frenchman had another year left on his deal but will leave the club at the end of the campaign. He announced the news in an emotional letter to the club’s supporters. “After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, ...

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Manchester City Win Premier League Title

Pep Guardiola’s Men Crowned Champions After West Brom’s Shock Win At Old Trafford The Blues’ third title was confirmed on Sunday as fierce rivals Manchester United suffered a shock defeat at home to West Brom. And it was so shocking it caught Vincent Kompany out. He was in wife Carla Higgs’ family home – watching the game with a United fan – ...

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Liverpool Crush Man City To Advance To Champions League Semi-finals

Roberto Firmino secured Liverpool ‘s place in the Champions League semi-finals to down Manchester City 2-1 at the Etihad. The Blues started fast though, in their efforts to overturn a three-goal deficit. Sterling shoved Virgil van Dijk to force a turnover, with Fernandinho quick to send the England international away, with Gabriel Jesus expertly finishing the perfect square ball to ...

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Bicycle Kick Best Of My Career – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has described his memorable bicycle-kick goal in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final tie between Juventus and Real Madrid, as probably the best of his career. Ronaldo, who scored the first goal on the third minute was applauded by even the Juventus supporters after the spectacular second goal. Madrid won 3-0. The Portugal international spoke to ...

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Commonwealth Games Gafe: England Listed As Part Of Africa

England have been listed as an African nation with capital in Banjul in the official programme for the Commonwealth Games’ opening ceremony, leaving the local organisers red-faced. The A$10 (£5.5) programme is being sold at newsagents and merchandise tents around the balmy Queensland resort. It has England’s population listed at just over two million and their first Commonwealth Games appearance ...

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1.7m World Cup Tickets Sold – FIFA

FIFA says almost 1.7 million tickets have been sold for the World Cup in Russia after some 400,000 were snapped up in the latest sales stage which ended on Tuesday. The ruling body FIFA said that 394,433 tickets were sold during a first-come, first-served window since March 13. Russians dominated by buying 216,134 of them, followed by fans from the ...

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Bayern Striker Lewandowski Set For Madrid

Bayern Munich’s goal poacher, Robert Lewandowski is set to force his way out of the club in the summer and join Real Madrid. The Poland international is desperate for a new challenge and hired super-agent Pini Zahavi who has met with potential clubs in the recent months. According to Mundo Deportivo, the 29-year-old will sign a two-year contract with Madrid, ...

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The Big Match On Sunday: Federer V Del Potro

World No. 1 Roger Federer and the defending champion, will be aiming for a record sixth Indian Wells title when he squares off against world number eight Juan Martin Del Potro in Sunday’s championship match. The fixture will climax another riveting match between Daria Kasatkina and Naomi Osaka, both twenty-years old, who will slug it out in the finals of ...

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Mazembe, Swallows Make CAF Champions League Group Stage

TP Mazembe of DR Congo, Al Ahly of Egypt, Swaziland’s Mbabane Swallows and Primeiro de Agosto of Angola, have qualified for the group stage of CAF Champions league. Mazembe won their ticket on Saturday in Beira, Mozambique despite losing 0-3 to their hosts UD Songo. Mazembe proceeded to the group stage 4-3 on aggregate on the wings of a 4-0 from the ...

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