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‘Cech errors down to new Arsenal style’

Kabasele urges Watford to stay grounded after fast start LONDON, Sept 4, (RTRS): Arsenal’s new manager Unai Emery wants his defense to play out from the back but the new approach does not suit goalkeeper Petr Cech, who seems uncomfortable with the ball at his feet, Watford goalie Ben Foster …

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Walker winner allows City to celebrate decade of AD glory

Everton held by Huddersfield MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Sept 1, (Agencies): England right-back Kyle Walker’s first goal for almost three years ensured Manchester City celebrated a 2-1 victory over Newcastle on the 10th anniversary of the club’s takeover by Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Mansour. In his 52nd appearance for the club, Walker …

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Salah strikes as perfect Liverpool go top

Everton held LIVERPOOL, Aug 25, (Agencies): Mohamed Salah continued his prolific run of Anfield goals as Liverpool narrowly defeated Brighton 1-0 to move top of the Premier League on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s side also maintained their impressive defensive start to the campaign, recording a third successive clean sheet to open …

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Stylish City spoil Emery’s Arsenal bow

Sterling impresses LONDON, Aug 12, (AFP): Manchester City ruined the start of the Unai Emery era at Arsenal as the champions signalled their intent to retain the Premier League title with a stylish 2-0 win on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s side swept to the title last term with a record 100 …

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Real end US tour with 2-1 victory over Roma

Liverpool finish pre-season with win over Torino LOS ANGELES, Aug 8, (AFP): Gareth Bale is serving notice that he is ready to shine without Cristiano Ronaldo, factoring in both goals as Real Madrid wrapped up their US tour with a 2-1 win over Roma on Tuesday. Bale and Marco Asensio …

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Man City ruin Sarri’s Chelsea bow

Citizens win Community Shield LONDON, Aug 5, (AFP): Sergio Aguero spoiled Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri’s first taste of English football as the Argentine’s double gave Manchester City a stylish 2-0 victory in the Community Shield on Sunday. Blues boss Sarri, hired to replace the sacked Antonio Conte last month, endured …

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Zlatan hat trick carries Galaxy past Orlando

Sounders cap perfect July with victory CALIFORNIA, July 30, (RTRS): Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his first MLS hat trick during a 24-minute stretch of the second half, lifting the LA Galaxy to a 4-3, come-from-behind victory over Orlando City on Sunday night in Carson, Calif. Ibrahimovic now has 15 goals over …

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Croatia stand between France and WC glory

This is the game of our lives, says Matuidi MOSCOW, July 14, (AFP): A month on and 63 games later, the 2018 World Cup reaches its climax on Sunday as a young France side spearheaded by Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann look to win the trophy for the second time …

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Griezmann fires Atletico to Europa title

LYON, May 17, (AFP): Antoine Griezmann was the hero for Atletico Madrid as the French striker scored twice in their 3-0 win over Marseille in Europa League final in Lyon, allowing his club to win the trophy for the third time in nine seasons. It is Griezmann’s first major title …

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Atletico hold Real in fight for 2nd – CR7 on target

MADRID, April 8, (AFP): Cristiano Ronaldo’s 24th goal in 15 games for Real Madrid this year was not enough to earn his side a derby victory on Sunday as an Antoine Griezmann equaliser secured Atletico a 1-1 draw. Ronaldo followed up last week’s brilliant bicycle kick against Juventus with a …

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