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Saudi Arabia Linked With Multibillion-Pound Takeover Of Manchester United

Saudi Arabia want to invest in Manchester United and could launch a takeover of the Premier League club. Reports suggest that Crown Price Mohammad Bin Salman and the governing class of Saudi Arabia – worth almost a trillion pounds – could buy United in order to challenge Middle Eastern owners of clubs such as Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. The …

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Germany In ‘Disarray, As Calls For Joachim Low Sack Spread

Who could have imagined a few months ago that Germany would, in the words of their manager Joachim Low, end the year “breaking apart”? Yet that well describes what is happening to the 2014 World Cup winners, who were thrashed 3-0 by Holland on Saturday. The statistics make tough reading for German fans, with the national side suffering a sixth …

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Chelsea Players Recorded As Slowest EPL

Chelsea players have been winning plenty of awards this season, but this is one that isn’t so desirable. OPTA record the top speed of every play in the league, and they’ve now shown us who are the slowest players in the top flight. Of all the players in the division, it’s a Chelsea man who tops the table. According to …

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Usain Bolt Gets Euro Football Deal, Says Agent

Usain Bolt’s agent has confirmed that the sprinter-turned-football player has received an offer from a major European club. The 32-year-old is currently on trial with Australian side Central Coast Mariners, where he made worldwide headlines with two goals in their pre-season friendly with Macarthur South West United. Bolt turned his attentions to football after retiring from athletics, having won eight …

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Ogu Targets Three Points Against Libya In Sfax

Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder, John Ugochukwu Ogu has declared that he and his colleagues in the Super Eagles are already targeting another victory against Libya in Tuesday’s second leg of their Africa Cup of Nations double-qualifiers. Following a 4-0 spanking of the Mediterranean Knights on Saturday in Uyo, Ogu says the Eagles are not ready to relax just …

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Ibitoye: We’ve Put Celebrations Of 4-0 Win On Hold

Super Eagles media officer, Toyin Ibitoye has raised the ante for victory in Tuesday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers reverse fixture against Libya, as he says the Nigerian team have stopped celebrating their 4-0 win in the first leg. Ibitoye disclosed as much Monday morning on Mega Sports programme on Star 101.5 FM, Lagos, during which he said the Eagles’ …

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Nigeria Will Lose In Sfax, Libya’s Captain Vows

Libya’s captain and goalkeeper, Mohammed Fathi Fathi Abduala has declared that Nigeria’s Super Eagles will pay for the 4-0 spanking they handed his side on Saturday by falling in the reverse leg this Tuesday in Sfax, Tunisia. Abduala says he is confident his team will avenge the loss they suffered in Uyo when they take on Nigeria in Sfax, owing …

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Eagles To Face Cold Conditions Under Floodlights

The Super Eagles will have to brave cold weather and night fright to overcome Libya once again on Tuesday, as the second leg of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier will hold under floodlights in Sfax, Tunisia. Considering that the match is billed to kick-off 7pm Tunisia time, the Eagles might also have to wear long-sleeved jerseys to overcome some …

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Onazi, Abdullahi Out Of AFCON Qualifiers Second Leg

Turkey-based duo of Trabzonspor midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi and Bursaspor defender, Shehu Abdullahi have both been ruled out of the Super Eagles’ second leg Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya on Tuesday. This comes after Onazi copped a knock in training last week in Uyo, while Abdullahi bowed out early from the first leg at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, …

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Super Eagles Defenders Get Terse Technical Verdict

All players in the Super Eagles’ back-four have received a terse technical verdict, despite not conceding any goal in Saturday’s 4-0 trouncing of Libya. Although the Eagles’ defence appeared to hold its own during the first leg encounter in Uyo, the defenders have received a strong wakeup call ahead of Tuesday’s second leg in Sfax, Tunisia. The verdict is coming …

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