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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PHOTO: Lionel Messi Vacations With His Wife — NewsHelm Nigeria

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Barcelona striker, Lionel Messi, shared this loved up photo of himself ass grabbing his wife Antonella Roccuzzo, at a poolside as he gets ready for the coming season. The bearded Argentina international together with Luis Suarez will team up without Neymar who recently signed for PSG to help Barcelona face their rival Real Madrid, in the Super…

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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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Jamaica stuns Mexico 1-0 to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final — National Post

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PASADENA, Calif. — After Kemar Lawrence ripped and exquisite shot over Mexico’s five-man wall and into the top corner for one of the biggest goals in Jamaican soccer history, the defender hushed his teammates and refused to celebrate. These Reggae Boyz are staying cool, even after a goal that sent them into the CONCACAF Gold…

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