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How it happened! Seychelles 0 Nigeria 3: Nigeria back on track for Afcon

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Widemen Musa and Kalu – on his international debut – dazzled as the Super Eagles picked up their first points in the qualifying campaign Nigeria got their 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying campaign back on track after condemning Seychelles to a defeat at Stade Linite on Saturday. Goals from Ahmed Musa, Chidozie Awaziem and Odion Ighalo saw the Super …

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Jose Mourinho sentenced to one year jail term for tax fraud

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been found guilty in a long-running tax fraud case. He was accused of owing nearly €3.3m in undeclared image rights revenue for 2011 and 2012 when he was Real Madrid manager. According to the El Mundo, Mourinho has accepted wrongdoing and has been sentenced to a one-year jail term. However, he is not expected …

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Chelsea, Arsenal handed kind draws: See full UEFA Europa League draw

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The complete draw for the 2018/19 UEFA Europa League group stage, made in Monaco on Friday: Group A: Bayer Leverkusen (GER), Ludogorets (BUL), FC Zurich (SUI), Larnaca (CYP) Group B: Red Bull Salzburg (AUT), Celtic (SCO), RB Leipzig (GER), Rosenborg (NOR) Group C: Zenit St Petersburg (RUS), FC Copenhagen (DEN), Bordeaux (FRA), Slavia Prague (CZE) Group D: Anderlecht (BEL), Fenerbahce …

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Real Madrid new signing to wear Ronaldo’s old No.7 shirt

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Real Madrid’s new signing Mariano Diaz will reportedly be given ex-Los Blancos star, Cristiano Ronaldo’s old No.7 shirt. The iconic number, which has also been worn by club legends, Raul and Emilio Butragueno, remains vacant following Ronaldo’s move to Juventus. Ronaldo left Madrid as their all-time highest goalscorer to join the Italian giants earlier this summer in a 100-million-euro deal. …

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Luka Modric named UEFA player of year

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Croatian international Luka Modric on Thursday received the accolade of UEFA Player of the Year in Monaco after his Champions League exploits. “My father always pushed me to fight for my dreams, I owe him a lot for everything,” said Modric, whose silky midfield skills helped Real to a third straight European crown and then propelled Croatia to the World …

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Breaking: Victor Moses retires from international football

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Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses on Wednesday announced his retirement from international football. The 27-year-old who had 37 appearances for Nigeria, decided to play for Nigeria after initially featuring for the English Youth team said he would like to focus on his club career now and his young family. “I would like to announce that after much thought I have …

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Breaking: Chelsea sign new goalkeeper

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Chelsea have competed the signing of Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao. The 23-year-old Spaniard signed a seven-year contract at Stamford Bridge for a record 80 million euro (£71.6 million, $92 million) fee for a goalkeeper. ‘It’s a very important decision for me, for my career, and also for my personal life,” Arrizabalaga told ChelseaFC ‘So many things attracted me to the …

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Chelsea agree Courtois deal to Real Madrid

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Chelsea have agreed terms with Real Madrid for the transfer of Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. The 26-year-old goalkeeper will sign a six-year deal at Madrid subject to passing a medical and agreeing personal terms. Croatia international Mateo Kovacic will be on a season-long loan at Stamford Bridge as part of the deal. “Chelsea and Real Madrid have tonight agreed terms …

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Morata changes his jersey number (See Reasons)

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Chelsea striker, Alvaro Morata has left his number 9 jersey number for number 29. Parhaps the change might be fired by the speculations that the jersey number 9 is “cursed” in Chelsea. However, Alvaro Morata has a different reason for the change. He said he decided to change from the number 9 he wore last season to celebrate and pay …

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Ahmed Musa completes move to Saudi Arabia club

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Super Eagles striker, Ahmed Musa has completed a transfer from Leicester City to Saudi Arabia club, Al Nassr. The Nigeria’s highest goal scorer at the Russia 2018 World Cup signed a four year deal. The deal reportedly makes him the highest paid Nigerian football player. The 25-year-old forward, who was arguably Nigeria’s best player at the  Russia 2018 World Cup, …

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Jorginho signs for Chelsea

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Chelsea have competed the signing of Jorge Luiz Frello Filho, best known as Jorginho from Napoli. The 26-year-old Italian-Brazilian midfielder signed a five-year contract and will wear the No.5 shirt. This is coming few hours after the Premier League club announced former Napoli coach, Maurizio Sarri as the new head coach. ‘I am absolutely ecstatic to be here at Chelsea. It …

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Chelsea sign Sarri as coach, Zola as assistant

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Chelsea have competed the signing of Maurizio Sarri as head coach and Gianfranco Zola as his assistant. Sarri is taking over as manager from Antonio Conte, who left his job on Thursday. Chelsea confirmed Conte’s departure on Friday with a 52-word statement. Details later

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Breaking: Chelsea sack Antonio Conte

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Chelsea have terminated the contract of their manager Antonio Conte. Conte vacated his position after two years in charge of the London club. The manager failed to lead the side into the Champions League last season finishing in fifth place.  The manager exits the Blues having won the Premier League title in his first season at the club. He also …

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Official: Chelsea close on signing Sarri, Jorginho

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Chelsea are close to completing a deal for Maurizio Sarri to replace Antonio Conte. Sarri’s former boss Aurelio De Laurentiis said “Sarri is close to being new Chelsea manager. My lawyers are in talks with his lawyers to finalise everything.” The Serie A club president also noted that Jorginho, who has been in advanced talks with Manchester City for a number of …

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Hazard speaks about joining Real Madrid as Ronaldo moves to Juve,

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 23:  Eden Hazard of Belgium celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at Spartak Stadium on June 23, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Eden Hazard has spoken about the managerial situation at Chelsea and a potential transfer to Real Madrid’s as “everyone’s dream” but played down a summer move to Los Blancos in an exclusive interview with beIN SPORTS. Much has been made on the future of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, with it widely expected for the Italian coach to be replaced by compatriot Maurizio …

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