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Daily Archives: September 16, 2019

Italian pundit dropped after Romelo Lukaku banana comment

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Romelo Lukaku was subjected to monkey chants by supporters at Cagliari when he stepped up to take a penalty against the Sardinian side. A veteran Italian pundit has been told he will not be invited back onto one of the country’s Sunday night round table programmes after suggesting Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku could only be stopped by giving him ...

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Lionel Messi included in Barcelona squad to face Borussia Dortmund in Champions League

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Lionel Messi trained on Sunday and Monday after missing the first three La Liga matches of the season. Barcelona captain Lionel Messi will be part of the squad to face Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday as he prepares to make his comeback from injury. The Argentina striker has not played since sustaining a calf injury in pre-season ...

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Romelu Lukaku, Franck Kessie subjected to more racism in Italy

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Romelu Lukaku, who is also black, was targeted with monkey chants by Cagliari fans this month. (File) AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie and Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku reportedly have been subjected to more racism in Italy. The Gazzetta dello Sport reports that Hellas Verona supporters aimed offensive chants at Kessie during the first half of a 1-0 loss to ...

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Krzysztof Piatek penalty gives AC Milan win over 10-man Hellas Verona

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Krzysztof Piatek celebrating the goal. (Source: Twitter/@LigaFantasiaID) AC Milan’s Krzysztof Piatek returned to the starting lineup and got the winner by converting a second-half penalty for a hard-fought 1-0 victory at 10-man Hellas Verona in Serie A on Sunday. The Polish striker was dropped by coach Marco Giampaolo for the win over Brescia before the international break but led the ...

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Arsenal skipper accuses teammates of being scared after Watford salvage 2-2 draw

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Sokratis Papastathopoulos gave away the ball for Watford’s first goal and David Luiz conceded his second penalty in three games for Watford’s second as Arsenal squandered a 2-0 lead. Skipper Granit Xhaka said after the match that Arsenal played a spineless second half. (AP Photo) Arsenal squandered a two-goal lead as Watford hit back to draw 2-2 in new manager ...

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