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Liverpool held by Wolves in FA Cup thriller

Liverpool were held to a 2-2 draw by Wolverhampton Wanderers in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday night at Anfield. The result means that the two sides will lock horns yet again in a replay that would determine who advances to the fourth round of the competition.   Wolves took the lead in the 26th minute after …

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Al-Nassr have brutally terminated Vincent Aboubakar’s contract in order to free up space for Cristiano Ronaldo

Al Nassr have terminated Vicent Aboubakar’s contract in order to make room for new addition Cristiano Ronaldo. According to rules set by the Saudi league, clubs are only permitted to register eight foreign players in their squads. Before Ronaldo’s arrival, Al-Nassr already had the maximum number of foreign players allowed in their squad, so it was necessary for one player …

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Bonucci remembers Vialli and his fundamental role with Italy

In the last 24 hours or so, the football world reunited to honor the memory of Gianluca Vialli who tragically passed away on Friday aged 58. The legendary striker enjoyed a storied playing between Sampdoria, Juventus and Chelsea, but the last role he occupied was a team coordinator in the Italian national team. He had only recently vacated his post …

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Zinedine Zidane rejects USMNT head coach offer

Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has rejected an offer to become the US Men’s National Team head coach, according to a report in the French newspaper L’Equipe. Zidane was offered the USMNT job after the recent 2022 World Cup. The French soccer legend rejected the offer, as well as rejecting offers to coach the national teams of Brazil and …

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FA to address homophobic chanting by Manchester United fans at Everton’s Frank Lampard

The Football Association plans to address the issue of homophobic chanting by Manchester United fans that occurred during a recent match against Everton. The homophobic chant by some Manchester United fans was targeted at Everton manager Frank Lampard and related to his previous association with Chelsea Football Club. United have since then condemned any chants and claimed that the abuse “has …

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Juventus close gap at the top of Serie A with late 1-0 win

Juventus left it late to beat Udinese by 1-0 at the Allianz Stadium in Turin on Saturday night. This was the Bianconeri’s eighth consecutive league victory without conceding a goal. The result meant that Juventus have closed the gap to just four points to league leaders Napoli who have a game in hand. Brazilian defender Danilo scored the only goal …

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Howe reacts to FA Cup exit, explains 8 changes, Isak withdrawal and Saint-Maximin absence

After our 2-1 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday, Eddie Howe claimed he was ‘bitterly disappointed’ to exit the FA Cup, explained Saint-Maximin’s absence and revealed that his team selection was made with our quarter-final ‘in mind’. Newcastle had made eight changes to the team that drew 0-0 with Arsenal with Howe claiming that he had done so with our crucial game …

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Wrexham scores biggest FA Cup upset of 3rd Round

Non-league Wrexham stunned Coventry City on Saturday to advance to the fourth round of the FA Cup. The enthralling match was undoubtedly the biggest FA Cup shock of the weekend. Despite scoring four goals in the game, Wrexham only narrowly claimed the victory. Prior to the match, Ollie Palmer ruffled some feathers when he suggested that National League team Wrexham …

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