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Daily Archives: June 14, 2019

Copa America Preview: Lionel Messi back again for another shot at title


Copa America is being held in Brazil where Argentina’s Lionel Messi will aim for glory. (vetembaste) Copa America is here again. Lionel Messi was fed up and hurting three years ago, on the losing side once again at the Copa America. “For me, the national team is over. I’ve done all I can,” Messi said after Argentina’s penalty-shootout loss to ...

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Frank Lampard could be man to lead Chelsea in new direction


Frank Lampard established himself as one of Europe’s finest midfield players during a 13-year spell at Chelsea. (Source: AP) Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has hired some of the world’s highest-profile managers during his 16-year reign, but relative rookie Frank Lampard is emerging as the favourite to occupy the Stamford Bridge hotseat. With Italian Maurizio Sarri’s departure to Juventus reported to ...

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Neymar undergoes questioning by Sao Paulo police, denies rape claim


Neymar leaves a police station in Sao Paulo. (Source: vetembaste) Brazilian soccer star Neymar spent about five hours at a police station Thursday to undergo questioning about rape allegations against him, one of the final steps in the investigation. Prosecutor Flavia Merlini told journalists that the player “denies the accusations and responded (to questions) in a satisfactory way.” The woman ...

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Real Madrid sign Lyon left back Ferland Mendy


Olympique Lyonnais can confirm that @ferland_mendy has been transferred to @realmadriden for €48 million, including possible additional incentives totaling up to €5 million. (via Twitter/ @OL-English) Real Madrid has signed French left-back Ferland Mendy from Lyon, making the defender the third addition to its squad this summer. Madrid announced Wednesday that Mendy will sign a six-year contract, with Lyon saying ...

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Australia fight back to beat Brazil as Marta scores landmark goal


Australia’s Sam Kerr celebrates with teammates after Brazil’s Monica (not pictured) scored an own goal. (vetembaste) Australia came from two goals down to beat Brazil 3-2 in the women’s World Cup on Thursday, as an own goal from Monica capped a superb fightback and overshadowed a milestone goal for Marta. #BRA #BRA #BRA Q: Who is the first player to ...

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