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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Gareth Bale double guides Real Madrid to easy win over Las Palmas


By: vetembaste | Madrid | Published: April 1, 2018 1:52 am Gareth Bale won and converted another spot-kick six minutes into the second half. (Source: vetembaste) Real Madrid eased to a 3-0 La Liga win over lowly Las Palmas on Saturday with goals from Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema despite missing six regular starters, including top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo and ...

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Former England captain Ray Wilkins in critical condition


Published: March 31, 2018 8:50 pm Former England captain Wilkins is in a critical condition in a hospital in London. (vetembaste) Former England captain Ray Wilkins is in a critical condition in a London hospital following a heart attack. “Ray Wilkins is currently being treated at St George’s Hospital, and his condition is critical,” the hospital said on its official ...

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Real Madrid rest Cristiano Ronaldo and other key players for league game


By: AP | Published: March 31, 2018 10:27 am Cristiano Ronaldo has been rested against Las Palmas. (Source: AP) Cristiano Ronaldo has been rested along with other key players for Real Madrid’s match at Las Palmas on Saturday. Coach Zinedine Zidane left out his 22-goal top scorer ahead of Madrid’s Champions League quarterfinal first leg away to Juventus on Tuesday. ...

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‘Benjamin Button’ Zlatan Ibrahimovic ready to make his mark with LA Galaxy


By: vetembaste | Published: March 31, 2018 10:48 am Zlatan Ibrahimovic is Galaxy’s biggest foreign acquisition since David Beckham in 2007. (Source: AP) Zlatan Ibrahimovic likened himself to Benjamin Button as he played down concerns about what kind of impact he will have on the MLS at the age of 36 by declaring “I was born old and I will ...

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No ‘exotic tea’ or shisha: Russian Football Union’s guide on doping


By: AP | Published: March 30, 2018 5:31 pm The Russian Football Union is warning players against drinking “exotic tea” or smoking shisha pipes. (Source: vetembaste) The Russian Football Union is warning players against drinking “exotic tea” or smoking shisha pipes as it tries to avoid any doping cases ahead of its home World Cup. In a guide to help ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s departure a big loss for European football, says Jose Mourinho


By: vetembaste | Published: March 30, 2018 10:31 pm Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a short but succesfull stint at Manchester United, where he won the League Cup and the Europa League. (Source: AP) European soccer has lost a “huge player” in Zlatan Ibrahimovic but the striker will raise the level of the game in the U.S following his move to LA ...

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After ISL triumph, Chennaiyin FC eye Super Cup success


By: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published: March 30, 2018 7:49 pm Chennaiyin FC are crowned champions during the final of the Hero Indian Super League between Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC held at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru, India on the 17th March 2018Photo by: Ron Gaunt / ISL / SPORTZPICS Eyeing a domestic double, reigning Indian Super League winners ...

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All eyes on Zlatan Ibrahimovic in LA Galaxy debut


By: Express Web Desk | Updated: March 30, 2018 2:29 pm Zlatan Ibrahimovic will make his first appearance for LA Galaxy on Saturday. (Source: LA Galaxy Twitter) All eyes will be on Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Saturday as he makes his debut for Major League Soccer club Los Angeles Galaxy FC, which is gearing up for city derby ‘El Trafico’ with ...

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Pressure on both Tottenham and Chelsea in London derby, says Mauricio Pochettino


By: vetembaste | Published: March 29, 2018 10:05 pm Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino. (Source: AP) Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino said that his team will be under as much pressure as London rivals Chelsea when the two face off at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday. Both teams are looking to secure a top-four finish to ensure ...

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Michu Batshuayi doubts UEFA cares about racism after case dropped


By: AP | Published: March 30, 2018 12:03 am Michy Batshuayi has alleged that Atlanta fans hurled racist chants against him. Borussia Dortmund striker Michy Batshuayi questioned if UEFA cared about tackling racism on Thursday after European soccer’s governing body rejected his complaint that Atalanta fans subjected him to abuse during a Europa League game in Italy. “LOL. Must be ...

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