Everton’s Gomes released from hospita

  Everton midfielder Andre Gomes has been discharged from hospital just two days after suffering a horrific ankle break. The Portugal international had surgery on Monday on the fracture-dislocation of his right ankle that he suffered during the second half of Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham. “Following a successful operation yesterday, Andre Gomes has now […]

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Orlando Pirates misery deepens into trouble after loss to rookies Stellenbosch

  Famed South African club Orlando Pirates sank deeper into trouble Saturday after gifting promoted Stellenbosch a 1-0 league victory in Cape Town. Losing lowered the Soweto Buccaneers to 10th place in the Premiership, a humiliating position for the first club from the republic to be crowned African champions. The only goal before a 25,000 […]

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Roger Federer takes 23rd straight Basel win, reaches 15th Swiss Indoors final

Roger Federer extended his Swiss Indoors win streak to 23 matches as he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the final for the 15th time, racking up his 50th win of 2019. The top seed will be playing for his 10th title at his home tournament when he faces Alex de Minaur […]

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BREAKING: Tension as Super Eagles’ Iheanacho loses aide in Imo crash

The personal assistant to Nigerian-born Leicester City player, Kelechi Iheanacho on Saturday died in a ghastly motor accident. The victim, David Nwachukwu, was said to be the Super Eagles player’s closest confidant. Nwachukwu, who hailed from Ohaji/Egbema area of Imo State, the same area with the footballer was in a pathfinder jeep when the deadly […]

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More Pressure builds on Solskjaer to provide creative solutions

Manchester United travel to Norwich on Sunday hoping the promising performance to hold Premier League leaders Liverpool last weekend proves to be a turning point in their season rather than another false dawn. A 1-1 draw against the European champions still left United just two points above the relegation zone in 14th place after their […]

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Just in: Leicester City equal all-time Premier League record win 9-0 at Southampton

Leicester City on Friday equalled the biggest ever win in Premier League history with a 9-0 hammering of Southampton. Ayoze Perez and Jamie Vardy both hit hat-tricks as Brendan Rodgers’ side moved second with the biggest ever away win in the history of the league. They are five points behind unbeaten leaders Liverpool after the […]

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Zinchenko, Rodri add to Man City’s defensive woes

Manchester City’s threadbare defensive resources were dealt another blow Friday as Pep Guardiola confirmed Oleksandr Zinchenko and Rodri are set to miss the next few weeks. Left-back Zinchenko has undergone minor surgery on a knee problem and could be sidelined for up to six weeks. “He had contact with a knee. He felt something in […]

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