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Premier League remains Manchester City’s top priority, says Pep Guardiola


By: vetembaste | Published: February 28, 2018 11:50 pm Manchester City, currently 13 points clear of second-placed Manchester United, need six more wins to be crowned Premier League champions having won 23 of their 27 matches so far this campaign. (Source: vetembaste) Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has placed winning the Premier League title at the top of his list ...

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Real Madrid’s reliance on Cristiano Ronaldo more evident than ever


By: vetembaste | Madrid | Published: February 28, 2018 8:17 pm Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 12 goals in his last seven appearances for Real Madrid. (Source: vetembaste) Real Madrid’s reliance on their talisman Cristiano Ronaldo was more evident than ever on Tuesday as the Spanish and European champions meekly lost 1-0 at Espanyol in La Liga. It was Real’s first ...

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Tottenham Hostpur boss Mauricio Pochettino sceptical about winter break


By: vetembaste | Updated: February 28, 2018 2:02 pm Spurs have not played Rochdale before. (Source: AP) Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has questioned whether the proposed winter break would work successfully in England, saying the Premier League was completely different to other European leagues. British media reports say that the Football Association (FA), English Football League (EFL) and Premier ...

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Neymar out for six to eight weeks, says footballer’s father


By: vetembaste | Sao Paulo | Published: February 28, 2018 9:39 am Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar lies on the pitch after sustaining an injury Picture taken February 25, 2018. vetembaste Neymar’s broken foot and sprained ankle will keep him out of action for at least six weeks, his father said on Tuesday, but no decision has yet been made on whether ...

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ISL 2017/18: Delhi Dynamos end Mumbai City’s Play-offs hopes with 5-1 win


By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: February 28, 2018 1:22 am This was Delhi’s second successive victory after the incredible 4-3 comeback against defending champions ATK. (Source: ISL) Delhi Dynamos fired in four goals in the last 20 minutes to end Mumbai City FC’s hopes of making it to the Indian Super League (ISL) Play-offs as they routed the ...

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Video assistant doctors for 2018 FIFA World Cup to assess concussion


By: AP | Sochi (russia) | Updated: February 27, 2018 10:53 pm FIFA is strengthening procedures to treat head injuries following cases at the 2014 World Cup where players tried to stay on the field after a concussion. (Source: vetembaste) World Cup teams have been told video replays will be extended to their doctors to assist the diagnosis of concussions. ...

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Antonio Conte is Italy’s top choice for national coach


By: AP | Updated: February 27, 2018 6:37 pm Chelsea manager Antonio Conte. (Source: vetembaste) Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is Italy’s top choice as national coach. “I haven’t chosen yet but I think Conte is the one who could do the best,” Italian federation vice commissioner Alessandro Costacurta told Tuesday’s Gazzetta dello Sport. “I’ll definitely talk with him in a ...

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Usain Bolt to play at Old Trafford in June


By: Express Web Desk | Published: February 27, 2018 1:56 pm Usain Bolt announced on Tuesday that he would play at the Old Trafford on June 10. (Source: File) It is official. The wait is finally over as the greatest athlete to ever run track will now play the most popular sport in the world – football. Usain Bolt announced ...

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Atletico Madrid sell Yannick Carrasco, Nico Gaitan to Dalian Yifang in China


By: vetembaste | Madrid | Published: February 27, 2018 8:51 am Atletico Madrid says it has reached a deal for the transfer of midfielder Yannick Carrasco and Nicolas Gaitan to Chinese club Dalian Yifang. Atletico Madrid have sold midfielders Yannick Carrasco and Nico Gaitan to Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang for undisclosed fees with immediate effect, the Liga side ...

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Europa League or bust for Arsenal after feeble League Cup loss


By: AP | Updated: February 26, 2018 11:31 pm Arsene Wenger has long compared qualifying for the Champions League through its league position to winning a trophy, laughably to some critics. (Source: AP) It’s the Europa League or bust for Arsenal. The competition that Arsene Wenger has treated virtually as an afterthought this season could end up being his savior. ...

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