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Gernot Releases Provisional World Cup squad

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, has named a 30-man provisional squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) released the provisional list on Monday. Apart from the usual suspects, Junior Lokosa, Kano Pillars and Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) highest goal scorer, was included …

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Inter Milan Crash To Seal Roma’s Champions League Berth

Inter Milan crashed to a 2-1 defeat to Sassuolo at the San Siro on Saturday which ensured that Roma get to play Champions League football next season. Matteo Politano and Domenico Berardi scored in either half with Sassuolo goalkeeper Andrea Consigli proving heroic for the visitors to severely undermine Inter’s …

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Zidane Confident Ronaldo Will Be Fit For Champions League Final

Zinedine Zidane believes Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit to play for Real Madrid in the Champions League final. Zidane also said on Tuesday that Mohamed Salah deserves great credit for Liverpool’s surprise run in Europe but insisted the match in Kiev will not be a contest of the Egyptian against …

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Iniesta Reportedly Keen On A-League Move

Australian football chiefs plan to contact the agent of Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta to sound him out about a move to the A-League, reports said Wednesday, as the domestic competition looks to recruit a marquee star. Spain’s Sports website named the A-League as the World Cup-winner’s “preferred destination” this week, …

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Ribery Signs Bayern Extension Until 2019

Veteran winger, Franck Ribery, 35, has signed a one-year extension to stay at Bayern Munich until 2019, the German giants announced on Monday. “I am very happy to be able to play for another year at this great club,” said Ribery in a statement. “Munich has long since become a …

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Giggs Hopes Ferguson Fully Recovers Soon

Manchester United’s most decorated player Ryan Giggs is hopeful his legendary former manager Alex Ferguson will make a full recovery from emergency surgery on a brain haemorrhage. Considered the most successful manager in the history of British football, Ferguson, 76, won 38 trophies in just over 26 years in charge …

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Ferguson undergoes emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage

Sir Alex Ferguson, former Manchester United manager, on Saturday underwent an emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage. Manchester United FC confirmed the news with a statement on its website. The legendary Red Devils boss, 76, was taken to Salford Royal Hospital with a police escort after he was initially rushed to …

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You Have To Suffer, Zidane Hails Real Madrid Win

Real Madrid scrapped their way into a third consecutive Champions League final on Tuesday and coach Zinedine Zidane said he would not have wanted it any other way. After their last-gasp win over Juventus in the quarter-finals, Real were left hanging on against Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu as …

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Heynckes Bows Out In Europe After Bayern ‘Adventure’

Jupp Heynckes bowed out with Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-finals with the head coach admitting not many 72-year-olds get to experience “such an adventure”. Heynckes, who turns 73 next Wednesday, took charge of his final European match in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw at Real Madrid before he steps down …

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Liverpool Set For Roma Clash, Vow To Reach Final

Liverpool will not make the same mistake as Barcelona and underestimate Roma at their fortress Stadio Olimpico, Jurgen Klopp has warned his side target a place in the Champions League final. The five-time champions have a 5-2 lead heading into the second leg of a semi-final overshadowed by security concerns …

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