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Barcelona finish with defeat by Villarreal, Granada go down

Madrid (AFP) – Barcelona finished 13 points behind La Liga champions Real Madrid after ending their turbulent season with a whimper on Sunday by losing 2-0 at home to Villarreal. Atletico Madrid secured third place by winning 2-1 away at Real Sociedad, retaining their one-point lead over Sevilla, who won 1-0 at home to Athletic Bilbao. Athletic’s defeat, combined with …

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Clint Dempsey, Christie Rampone, Shannon Boxx headline newly-inducted U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame class

The National Soccer Hall of Fame inducted its newest six members on Saturday, with U.S. men’s national team star Clint Dempsey, and USWNT stalwarts Christie Pearce Rampone and Shannon Boxx headlining the 2022 class. Dempsey, Rampone, and Boxx all excelled during their international careers for the United States and will now join several other stellar players in the Hall of …

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Where Milan’s historic Scudetto was won

Milan (AFP) – AC Milan won the Serie A title for the first time since 2011 on Sunday, a triumph which signals the return of one of Europe’s biggest clubs to the upper echelons of the game after years of poor results and financial problems. Here AFP looks at where the Scudetto was won for Stefano Pioli’s team: – Giroud …

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Emir of Qatar wants Xavi to manage PSG in the future – report

With transfer rumours taking massive twists in the past days, French journalist Romain Molina has dropped another update about Barcelona manager Xavi’s potential link with PSG. According to Molina, the Emir of Qatar was not pleased when Xavi left Al Sadd. He was Qatar’s plan B to manage PSG in case Zidane did not come. However, the Parisien club is …

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Statistics show Liverpool are unlucky not to have won more Premier League titles

Statistics show Liverpool are unlucky not to have won more Premier League titles, proving it’s becoming increasingly difficult to win the top division in England.  Manchester City won the Premier League on Sunday, securing their fourth title in five seasons. Pep Guardiola’s side have dominated the country over recent years, and statistics have shown how difficult it is to compete …

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Bernardeschi’s next club is in Serie A -Juvefc.com

Federico Bernardeschi has ended his time as a Juventus player after failing to reach an agreement with the club over a new deal. The midfielder has been at the Allianz Stadium since 2017 after joining them from Fiorentina and he has stayed loyal. He has rejected loan offers away from the Allianz Stadium before now and it seemed their relationship …

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