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Ridiculed Harry Kane questions mentality of England fans

By: vetembaste | Published: May 2, 2018 1:29:27 pm Tottenham’s Harry Kane reacts after having a goal disallowed. (vetembaste) England players are an easy target to poke fun at, but it also reflects the weak mentality of supporters ahead of this year’s World Cup, striker Harry Kane said. The 24-year-old Tottenham Hotspur forward was ridiculed on social media last month ...

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Marcelo admits handball after Real Madrid thwart Bayern Munich again

By: vetembaste | Updated: May 2, 2018 11:34:27 am Real Madrid’s Marcelo celebrates after the match. (Source: vetembaste) Real Madrid left-back Marcelo admitted he was fortunate not to concede a penalty during their 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich at the Bernabeu, a let-off that helped the holders reach the Champions League final 4-3 on aggregate on Tuesday. The Brazilian defender ...

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Real Madrid fend off Bayern Munich to reach third straight Champions League final

By: vetembaste | Madrid | Updated: May 2, 2018 5:50:16 am Karim Benzema latched on to a goalkeeping howler by Bayern Munich’s Sven Ulreich in the first minute of the second half. (Source: vetembaste) Holders Real Madrid reached the Champions League final for a third year in a row after taking advantage of Bayern Munich’s carelessness in attack and defence ...

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Italian federation details talks with Roberto Mancini

By: AP | Published: May 1, 2018 11:26:31 pm Mancini, a former Italy player, has coached Fiorentina, Lazio, Inter Milan, Manchester City, and Galatasaray to titles. (Source: AP) The Italian football federation is in talks with Roberto Mancini about taking over the Azzurri’s vacant coaching job.Federation commissioner Roberto Fabbricini told the ANSA news agency that after a meeting Monday, Mancini ...

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AS Roma gunning for another miracle, says coach Eusebio Di Francesco

By: vetembaste | Published: May 1, 2018 7:34:57 pm AS Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco says his team must aim for a miracle. (Source: vetembaste) AS Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco says his team must aim for a “miracle” against Liverpool with the Italian club trailing 5-2 ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final second leg. Roma came back from a 4-1 ...

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Chinese Super League club Shandong Luneng deny move for Arsene Wenger

By: vetembaste | Hong Kong | Published: May 1, 2018 2:57:36 pm Arsene Wenger has not announced his future club after declaring his departure from Arsenal in the summer. (Source: vetembaste) Arsene Wenger will not be taking over at Shandong Luneng when he leaves Arsenal at the end of the English Premier League season, the Chinese Super League club announced ...

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FIFA begin talks on revamped Club World Cup, new global Nations League

By: vetembaste | Zurich | Published: May 1, 2018 10:07:14 am FIFA hosted talks with football’s six continental governing bodies about a billion offer to run two international competitions, seeking agreement before the World Cup kicks off in June. (Source: AP) FIFA began talks on Monday over two new proposed competitions which could reshape international soccer and be worth billions ...

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Real Madrid hope to avoid Champions League setback at home against Bayern Munich

By: AP | Madrid | Updated: April 30, 2018 7:06:53 pm Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane looks at his players during a training session. (Source: AP) Despite a 2-1 victory at Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League semifinals, Real Madrid is worried. Madrid hosts Bayern in the second leg on Tuesday, but the European champions ...

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