The ‘stability player,’ Matic already making Man United tick — National Post

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MANCHESTER, England — As Nemanja Matic was winning towering headers, intercepting passes, dribbling round opponents and generally running the midfield in his first Premier League game for Manchester United, imagine what Antonio Conte must have been thinking. The Chelsea coach didn’t want to sell Matic, particularly not to title rival like United. But an offer…

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Cristiano Ronaldo red card infuriates Serigo Ramos — Football Articles | Mail Online

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Sergio Ramos criticised referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea for sending off Cristiano Ronaldo as Real Madrid secured a 3-1 win over Barcelona in the first leg of the Supercopa de Espana at the Nou Camp.

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PHOTO: Jose Mourinho Gives Out His Loser’s Medal To Young Nigerian Boy — NewsHelm Nigeria

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Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho gave out his loser’s medal to a young Nigerian boy after his team were defeated 2-1 by Real Madrid in Super Cup in Macedonia on Tuesday night.

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Iheanacho Becomes The Most Expensive Nigerian Player (See Full Lists Of The Top 20 Most Expensive) — Naijaloaded | Nigeria No. 1 Online Portal

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In less than seven months, the transfer record for a Nigerian player is set to be broken, with Manchester City starlet Kelechi Iheanacho on the brink of a move to Leicester City. The Super Eagles striker has appended his signature to a five-year contract with the Foxes, with City expected to pocket a minimum 28…

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Rapinoe leads US’ 3-0 rout of Japan in tournament finale — National Post

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CARSON, Calif. — Although Australia wrapped up the inaugural Tournament of Nations title before the U.S. women stepped on the field, Megan Rapinoe and her teammates still finished strong. Rapinoe scored a splendid goal in the 12th minute, and the Americans beat Japan 3-0 on Thursday night in the final match of the four-team round…

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Kelechi Iheanacho closes in on £25m move to Leicester — Football Articles | Mail Online

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Striker Kelechi Iheanacho will undergo his Leicester City medical on Tuesday ahead of a £25million move from Manchester City to the King Power Stadium.

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Joao Plata scores twice, Real Salt Lake beats Timbers 4-1 — National Post

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Joao Plata scored twice and Kyle Beckerman added a goal before receiving a red card in Real Salt Lake’s 4-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Wednesday night. The eventful match featured seven yellow cards and three red cards. Albert Rusnak also scored for Salt Lake (7-12-2), and Jack Barmby connected for…

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