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Not many expected a Blues victory given their recent results, but Maurizio Sarri's side showed that Pep Guardiola's champions are not perfect. Chelsea’s resilient 2-0 victory over Manchester City at Stamford Bridge has ended talk of an ‘Invincibles’ season for Pep Guardiola’s side, and indeed has taken away the aura of invincibility that had hung over the champions: this team is fallible. They're human after all. Liverpool are top of the table. The title race is on. Here are five tactic...
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The Ambassador of Nigeria in Japan, Professor Mohammed Gana Yisa, has assured that the Embassy of Nigeria in the country will work assiduously to ensure that Nigerian Team record a successful outing at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. He gave this assurance when he received the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, in the Embassy earlier this week. In his response, the Honourable Minister expressed gratitude to the Ambassador for the assurance. He described the Embassy...
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Manchester United head into a crucial fixture against Arsenal with few now believing that the so-called Special One has the ability to stop the rot What Jose Mourinho has to do in order to turn around the situation at Manchester United is quite straightforward. He needs to win more matches than Arsenal, Tottenham and the other contenders for the Champions League places between now and the end of the season. They are currently eight points outside the top four, trailing not only the rest of th...
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Chelsea are ready to "immediately" agree a new contract with Eden Hazard, but are waiting for the forward to make a decision, says boss Maurizio Sarri. Hazard, who said he is torn over a new deal or a "dream" move to Real Madrid, has a contract until June 2020. Sarri also wants Chelsea to rethink their policy on players aged over 30 so he can keep defender David Luiz and midfielder Cesc Fabregas. "I want Eden here, of course," said the Italian, who took charge in the summer. "But I w...
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Arsenal have reacted to a video published by The Sun which showed players inhaling "Laughing Gas". The Sun report the players attend a private party at a London club in August. CCTV footage shows players including Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mesut Ozil and Matteo Guendouzi inhaling what is said to be nitrous oxide, also known as 'laughing gas' and 'hippy crack' from balloons. However, A statement from Arsenal today read: "The players will be spoken to about this and reminded of their res...
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Super Falcons Book France, South Korea, Norway In World Cup       African champions, Nigeria’s Super Falcons have been drawn alongside hosts France, South Korea and Norway in Group A of the FIFA Women’s World Cup next year. Two-time champions Germany are in Group B with China, Spain and Africa’s second representatives South Africa, while 2015 hosts Canada are with European champions the Netherlands, Cameroon and New Zealand in Group E. The ceremony at La Seine Musicale in Boulo...
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IN the spring of 2016, as Eric Bailly mulled over whether to leave Villarreal for Manchester United, he knew just who to call. The feisty defender placed a call to his fellow Ivorien, Chelsea legend Didier Drogba, who advised him to make the move to the Old Trafford giants. By then, Didier Drogba, already in the twilight of his own glittering career, was used to being regarded as a statesman by his professional peers, who sought his much-valued advice, not just on football, but on life in genera...
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The Nigeria Football Federation has opted to double the winning bonus of the Super Falcons as a big incentive ahead Saturday's 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations Final against the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in Accra. President of the NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, made the pledge when he met with the players and officials at their base in Accra on Thursday. The Falcons had earned $3,000 for a win in the group phase but were earmarked for $5,000 each for victory in the Final. "I want to l...
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The Red Devils twice quickly came from behind to claim a draw against Arsenal but issues still remain at Old Trafford Heavyweight hero Tyson Fury watched on from the roped-off VIP section following his world championship fight against Deontay Wilder in Los Angeles on Saturday night. Fury had to settle for a draw after being rocked out of his boots in the 12th round at the Staples Center but the fact he got to his feet and avoided the 10-count has burnished his reputation on both sides of t...
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he Reds made hard work of their visit to Turf Moor, but amidst the toil, the Guinea midfielder finally came good The gruelling slog that is December is one of the Premier League's unique selling points, an anachronism rooted in self-importance. Rail against it, flail against it, but it is the great graven image before which every manager must bow.  Liverpool's concession to the coming storm was to field a very experimental side at Turf Moor in midweek: a decidedly understrength attack and ...
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Liverpool is wining Bournemouth 2:0
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Sampdoria midfielder Ricky Saponara had his backside exposed by fans after scoring a dramatic equaliser during a Serie A clash against Lazio on Sunday. The 26-year-old scored a brilliant goal and gave his side a 2-2 draw at the Stadio Olimpico to send the away fans wild. While he ran to celebrate with his fans his shorts went down and the supporters managed to pull down his underpants, exposing his backside for all to see. 'We played great in the first half but we didn't do as well in the ...
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