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Fati returns in Messi shirt to help Barcelona ease

Monday, September 27, 2021
Tom ALLNUT 8211; AFP Barcelona 8217;s Ansu Fati made the perfect return after 10 months out through injury by scoring in a 3-0 victory over Levante on Sunday, a result that eases the pressure on coach Ronald Koeman. Fati, wearing the number 10 shirt previously belonging to Lionel Messi, came ...

Sarri's Lazio squeeze past Mourinho's Roma in derby, Dybala woe for Juventus

Monday, September 27, 2021
Lazio came out on top of an eventful Rome derby on Sunday, winning 3-2 to turn around a poor recent run of results and inflict a second league defeat of the season on Jose Mourinho. Goals from Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Pedro and Felipe Anderson gave Lazio a tight win over their local rivals at a r ...

Osinhmeen scores to push Napoli back on top spot

Monday, September 27, 2021
Napoli maintained their perfect start to the Serie A season on Sunday with a 2-0 win over Cagliari which ensured they reclaimed top spot, while Lazio won an eventful derby 3-2 to down Jose Mourinho 8217;s Roma. Luciano Spalletti 8217;s side cruised to their sixth victory in as many league games ...

Eto'o Set To Contest For Cameroon Federation Presidency 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Samuel Eto rsquo;o is running in December rsquo;s election for the presidency of the Cameroon football federation, the former Barcelona star said on Wednesday. The role as football chief in the country set to host January rsquo;s Africa Cup of Nations became vacant when the incumbent Seidou Mbomb ...

Lewandoski Receives European Golden Shoe, Praises Wife

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Europe 39;s Golden Shoe winner Robert Lewandowski sent out a warning to defences around Europe on Tuesday when he likened himself to a 39;good wine 39; that was still improving. The Bayern Munich striker also offered warm praise and thanks to his wife Anna when he received the award as top ...

Tottenham Legend Greaves Dies At 81

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Former England, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur striker Jimmy Greaves has died at 81. One of England 39;s greatest ever forwards, Greaves scored 44 goals in 57 international appearances and is Spurs 39; record goal scorer with 266 goals in 279 games. Greaves also played for AC Milan and West H ...

Pele Undergoes Physiotherapy 

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Soccer legend Pele continues to recover from colon surgery, with his family posting a video of the 80-year-old Brazilian smiling while undergoing physiotherapy in his Sao Paulo hospital room, according to Reuters. The former Santos, Brazil and New York Cosmos player had a tumor removed on Septemb ...

Rooney heard about Derby administration plan on TV news

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Derby County manager Wayne Rooney said Saturday he had only found out about the financially-stricken club 8217;s plan to enter administration by watching television news bulletins. The 35-year-old former Manchester United and England striker, in his first managerial role, also confirmed he had y ...

Pele Back In Intensive Care Unit

Friday, September 17, 2021
Brazil soccer legend Pele has re-entered an intensive care unit at Sao Paulo 39;s Albert Einstein Hospital, ESPN Brasil reported on Friday, in an apparent deterioration of his health after he left the unit earlier this week. The hospital and Pele 39;s representative in Santos said they could no ...

Infantino, Motzepe Pay Buhari Courtesy Visit 

Thursday, September 16, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari received FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the state house in Abuja on Thursday. Infantino in company of CAF President, Patrice Motzepe and NFF President, Amaju Pinnick paid a courtesy visit to the President. Infantino and the football bigwigs are in Nigeria for the ...
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