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Jorginho signs for Chelsea


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


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


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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Croatia Vs England Team News

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Croatia & England will meet on Wednesday evening, with a place in the World Cup finals on the line. Both sides had differing quarter-final performances and are now just a game away from the biggest prize in World Football. Croatia went all the way to penalties to knock out hosts Russia, and book their place in the semi-finals of the …

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England v Croatia: Three key battles in World Cup semi-final


Youth faces experience when England’s young guns and Croatia’s old guard face off in Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final in Moscow, with the prize of a return trip to the Luzhniki Stadium for the final. England have not reached the last four for 28 years and have only once before reached the final, when they won the World Cup on home …

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Real Madrid announce Ronaldo transfer to Juventus


Real Madrid on Tuesday announced the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Italy’s Juventus, with the Portuguese superstar saying the time had come “for a new stage” in his life. “Today Real Madrid wants to give thanks to a player who has demonstrated he is the best in the world and who marked one of the most brilliant periods in the …

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Mikel Goes for Milestone Cap against Argentina

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Super Eagles’ skipper, Mikel Obi may this Tuesday get the opportunity of  playing his 85th  international game when Nigeria face Argentina for the eighth time. With that, Mikel remains the fifth most capped Nigerian international. Incidentally, all those before him were also skippers of the Nigerian national teams. Those that attained the 85th match before now were Muda Lawal on June …

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Okocha Slams Gernot Rohr, Mikel & Others After Croatia Beat Nigeria 2 – 0


Super Eagles midfielder, Austin Okocha has slammed Coach Gernot Rohr for his tactical approach in Nigeria’s 2-0 defeat to Croatia. Okocha also blamed the team’s poor defending which led to the two goals conceded in each half. He added that Mikel was not creative enough in the midfield, adding that the position he was fielded did not allow Moses and …

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Predict And Win! Portugal Vs Spain: Match Preview


World Cup Gp B 7:00pm Friday 15th June Fisht Olympic Stadium Group B has a massive clash as Spain take on Euro 2016 winners Portugal. Spain went all the way in 2010 for their first and only success in the quadrennial competition, while their opponents head into the tournament with their triumphant Euro 2016 campaign still fresh in the memory. …

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Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal


Premier League champions Manchester City will begin their title defence away to Arsenal on the weekend of August 11-12, the English Premier League announced Thursday as it unveiled the fixtures for the 2018/19 season. The match will also be new Arsenal manager Unai Emery’s first in English football’s top flight. The exact date of the game will be confirmed when …

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Breaking: Real Madrid gets new coach

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Real Madrid have announced that Spain coach Julen Lopetegui will coach the La Liga side after the World Cup. Lopetegui, 51, is currently the coach of the Spanish national team due to feature at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. ]The former goalkeeper fill the vacant seat at the Santiago Bernabeu after Zinedane Zidane resigned weeks ago. Lopetegui’s contract with …

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Ranking African Jerseys at the World Cup


By Solomon Fowowe  The World Cup fever has definitely kicked in with teams touching down Russia already. It’s two days to the World Cup and there’s so much excitement in the air. Maybe, we are not stoked about the opening fixture between hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia, however, asides the potentially drab opening game, there’s loads to be excited about. Part …

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England FA approves Premier League winter break

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The English FA has announced the approval of two-week Premier League mid-season player break in February. The winter break ensures that Premier League matches will still be played over the period, with five top-flight games to be staged on the first weekend and five on the following weekend. The FA has agreed to move FA Cup fifth-round matches to midweek …

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