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Daily Archives: February 5, 2018

FIFA meets with Spain officials to discuss government meddling

By: AP | Madrid | Published: February 5, 2018 9:15 pm FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura (R) meets with Spain’s Sports Minister Ínigo Mendez de Vigo in Madrid. (AP Photo) A FIFA delegation led by secretary general Fatma Samoura met with Spanish officials on Monday to discuss concerns about government meddling in the local soccer federation. FIFA sent a letter ...

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Antonio Conte faces continuing uncertainty over Chelsea future

By: vetembaste | Published: February 5, 2018 7:01 pm Antonio Conte had publicly criticised Chelsea’s transfer policy. (Source: vetembaste) Chelsea manager Antonio Conte goes into Monday’s Premier League game at Watford with mounting uncertainty over his future amid concern the champions may miss out on a Champions League spot next season. Fourth-placed Chelsea are one point ahead of Tottenham Hotspur ...

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Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti reportedly racially abused in Catalan Derby

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: February 5, 2018 12:59 pm Samuel Umtiti was allegedly racially abused during Barcelona’s clash with Espanyol. (Source: Screengrab) The Catalan derby between Barcelona and Espanyol was a tense affair even prior to the match. Espanyol had not taken kindly to Gerard Pique’s comments back in early January after the Blaugrana dumped them out of ...

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Gonzalo Higuain scores second-half hat-trick in Juventus’ seven-goal rout

By: vetembaste | Milan | Published: February 5, 2018 1:07 am The Argentine opened his account with a clinical finish, then latched on to Claudio Marchisio’s long pass before rounding Andrea Consigli to score. (Source: vetembaste) Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain scored a second-half hat-trick as the titleholders routed hapless Sassuolo 7-0 in Serie A on Sunday. AS Roma ended a ...

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Last-gasp Harry Kane penalty earns Tottenham Hotspur draw at Liverpool

By: vetembaste | Published: February 5, 2018 1:16 am Harry Kane duly converted from the spot with virtually the last kick of the game to silence Anfield. (Source: vetembaste) Harry Kane scored his 100th Premier League goal from the penalty spot in stoppage time to snatch a point for Tottenham Hotspur in a thrilling 2-2 draw with Liverpool at Anfield ...

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