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Daily Archives: June 29, 2019

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Sweden upset Germany to reach semi-finals


Sweden players celebrate after the match (vetembaste) Goals from Sofia Jakobsson and Stina Blackstenius helped Sweden came from behind to stun Germany 2-1 in the women’s World Cup quarter-finals at Roazhon Park in Rennes on Saturday and set up a last-four clash with the Netherlands. After enjoying an early spell of possession, midfielder Lina Magull put the Germans in front ...

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Manchester United complete signing of Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka


Aaron Wan-Bissaka had his breakthrough season for Crystal Palace in 2018/19. (Source: Twitter/@BBCSport) Manchester United have signed defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace on an initial five-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Saturday. It’s official — @AWBissaka is a Red 🔴 #MUFC — Manchester United (@ManUtd) June 29, 2019 Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but ...

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Copa America: Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic clash with Brazil


Argentina defeated Venezuela 2-0 in the quarter-finals. (vetembaste)    Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the quarter-finals in their first game at the Maracana since losing the 2014 World Cup final. Striker Lautaro Martinez scored for the second game running to put Argentina ...

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Megan Rapinoe’s brace against France helps US advance to semis


Megan Rapinoe struck twice as US beat hosts France 2-1 in the women’s World Cup quarter-finals. (vetembaste)   Megan Rapinoe struck twice as the United States beat hosts France 2-1 in the women’s World Cup quarter-finals at the Parc des Princes on Friday to set up a last-four clash with England. Rapinoe, who was involved in a spat with US President ...

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African Cup of Nations: Guinea’s Naby Keita on treatment table again


Guinea’s Naby Keita in action against Nigeria (vetembaste) Naby Keita’s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against Burundi. Keita started his first match in almost two months when he played for Guinea against Nigeria in their ...

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