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Russian International, Aleksandr Golovin, bows to Chelsea

There are indications that Chelsea have beaten competition from the likes of Juventus and Monaco for the signature of CSKA Moscow and Russia international midfielder Aleksandr Golovin with indications that the player may be set for a medical today. Golovin has reportedly been the subject of two bids from the …

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Arsenal Sponsorship Deal ‘Hit By Chinese Fraud’

English Premier League club Arsenal has launched an investigation after it was caught up in an alleged fraud involving its sponsorship deal with Chinese carmaker BYD. Arsenal said the deal, which was launched with great fanfare in May, was among those affected after BYD revealed what it described as a …

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Croatia: Down but Dazzling

Heartbroken but proud Croatian fans in Zagreb cheered and wept as their heroes went down 4-2 to France in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday. On the final whistle applause from tens of thousands of Croatian fans rang out through the capital’s main Jelacic square as many lit …

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France Beat Croatia To Win Second World Cup After 20 Years

France won their second World Cup 20 years after their maiden triumph on Sunday, seeing off a dogged and desperate Croatia side who refused to lie down in one of the most electrifying finals in recent years. The breathless 4-2 victory under stormy skies at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium means Didier …

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Belgium Defeat England 2-0 In Third Place FIFA World Cup 2018

Belgium beat England 2-0 in the FIFA World Cup third-place play-off on Saturday. Thomas Meunier and an 82nd minute Eden Hazard strike earned Belgium the victory and the third-place, which improves on their previous best performance of a fourth-place finish in 1986. Meunier`s goal came after Romelu Lukaku swung the …

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FIFA May Ban Nigeria Over NFF Crisis – Infantino

FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, said Nigeria risked being banned by the body from participating in any international football competition over the leadership tussle rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). NFF had been engulfed in crisis on account of a leadership tussle between Amaju Pinnick and Chris Giwa which exacerbated recently …

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Chelsea Finally Put An End To Conte’s Tenure As Manager

Antonio Conte’s two-year tenure as Chelsea manager which began with a bang last year after winning the Premier League title ended sourly on Friday with the club announcing they had parted company with him. The 48-year-old Italian had been seen as vulnerable despite winning the FA Cup last term having …

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Dangote Still Eyes Arsenal FC Ownership

Business mogul and Africa richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote  has said his plan to buy Arsenal Football club  is still alive Dangote in a recent interview with Financial Times said he will resume the bidding after   he is done with building the refinery, on which he has sunk more than …

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France Reach World Cup Final After Beating Belgium 1-0

Samuel Umtiti headed France into the World Cup final on Tuesday as Didier Deschamps’ side stayed on course to repeat their triumph of 1998 after overcoming a vibrant Belgium team 1-0. The tournament favourites must now wait 24 hours until they find out whether they will play England or Croatia …

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Former Barca Coach Enrique Tasked With Reviving Spain

Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique was appointed Spain’s new coach on Monday after previous incumbent Julen Lopetegui was sacked on the eve of the World Cup in what turned out to be a disappointing campaign. “Luis Enrique’s appointment as coach for the next two years was approved unanimously,” Luis Rubiales, …

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