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Man United boss claimed to regret signing of Juventus starJuvefc.com

Ole Gunnar Solksjaer is claimed to regret Manchester United’s signing of Cristiano Ronaldo last summer from Juventus. The Norwegian boss led his side to finish second in the table in 202-21, finishing five and seven ahead of both Liverpool and Chelsea. That summer, they moved to bring in two big signings in Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane, before a late …

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Marcelo left bemused as Real Madrid fans continue to target Mbappe

  Footage of the Real Madrid faithful making clear their frustrations with Kylian Mbappe once more has surfaced online on Sunday evening. French international Mbappe, of course, was widely expected to take his talents to the Spanish capital this summer. On the back of a transfer saga spanning several years, the understanding across the media was that the 23-year-old had …

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Berlusconi’s Monza promoted to Serie A for first time

Rome (AFP) – Silvio Berlusconi will return to Italian football’s top table for the first time since selling AC Milan after his club Monza were promoted to Serie A on Sunday. Monza won a thrilling play-off against Pisa 4-3 to ensure top flight football for the first time in their history.  Serie A was the goal set by the 85-year-old …

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Insight provided into Liverpool’s post-Sadio Mane plans

  An insight into Liverpool’s plans to bounce back from the predicted departure of star attacker Sadio Mane has been provided on Sunday evening. The name of wide-man Mane has of course taken its place front and centre in the English media headlines across the day to date. This comes with the Senegalese widely understood to have informed those in …

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Japan considering 2023 Asian Cup hosting, but Tashima says Asia must choose best option

By Samindra Kunti in Paris May 29 – Japan are keen to host the 2023 Asian Cup, the president of the Japanese Football Association (JFA) Kozo Tashima confirmed to Insideworldfootball. China withdrew from staging the continental championship because of the Covid-19 crisis. “It’s one year before the tournament, so it’s not easy to host 24 teams,” Tashima told Insideworldfootball on …

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Riot police clash with fans as Saint-Etienne relegated from Ligue 1

Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – Saint-Etienne, one of France’s biggest clubs, were relegated from Ligue 1 on Sunday after losing a penalty shoot-out in their play-off against Auxerre, who return to the top flight after 10 years away. Their defeat was greeted by a pitch invasion by angry Saint-Etienne fans and the intervention of French police who used tear gas to …

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Ethan Horvath, Nottingham Forest earn English Premier League promotion

Ethan Horvath played an important role for Nottingham Forest during part of its 2022 schedule and on Sunday the American goalkeeper got to celebrate his first-ever promotion of his club career. Horvath played the final moments of Nottingham Forest’s 1-0 victory over Huddersfield Town at Wembley Stadium as Steve Cooper’s side earned promotion to the English Premier League. The Colorado …

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Pride and anger as Liverpool return to heroes’ welcome

Liverpool (AFP) – Thousands of fans lined the streets of the city as double cup-winners Liverpool returned home for an open-top bus parade on Sunday that took place amid a flood of conflicting emotions. Winning both the League Cup and FA Cup in the one season, as Liverpool did by twice beating Chelsea on penalties in two Wembley finals, would …

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