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Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho retires from football – brother


Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil said Tuesday. The 37-year-old former Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona star, a key member of the Brazil side which won the World Cup in 2002, last played in 2015 during a…

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Pep

Guardiola delighted by renaissance of attacking style


Pep Guardiola believes his style of play is gaining traction across English football after he experienced a tough first season with Manchester City. Guardiola is pleased to see the high-possession, high-pressing and high-intensity approach he espouses has found popularity elsewhere in the Premier League, complimenting both Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur on the way they play. The…

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Phil

FA to make Phil Neville England Women’s team manager despite total lack of experience


As revealed by the godfather of women’s football journos in England, Phillip Neville will be the new England Women’s manager and will try to emulate Mark Sampson’s success on the pitch while avoiding off-the-pitch pitfalls that saw the Welshman sacked. Tony Leighton broke the news on Friday night about the upcoming appointment. https://twitter.com/Tony_Leighton/status/951933319826018306 For those within…

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Oruma

Ex-Super Eagles Stars Move to Save Wilson Oruma


Former Super Eagles stars, including the trio of Augustine Eguavoen, Taribo West and Nwankwo Kanu, have agreed to take part in a charity football game to raise funds to aid their ex-colleague, Wilson Oruma. Oruma has made the headlines recently after suffering a mental relapse of some sort. The former Golden Eaglets captain allegedly lost most…

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Sanchez

Wenger backs unsettled Sanchez


Arsene Wenger insists Alexis Sanchez remains committed to Arsenal even though the Gunners boss left out his unsettled star for the League Cup semi-final clash with Chelsea. Wenger opted to keep Sanchez on the bench until the last 25 minutes of Wednesday’s 0-0 first leg draw at Stamford Bridge. It was a bold gamble by Wenger…

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Forest

Arsenal were eliminated in the FA Cup third round for the first time

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Arsene Wenger lost an FA Cup third-round tie for the first time as holders Arsenal crashed out against Nottingham Forest in an action-packed clash at the City Ground. Wenger has become the competition’s most successful manager, winning it seven times since taking charge of the Gunners in 1996, but the country’s longest-serving boss was undone by Forest caretaker manger Gary…

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Murray

Andy Murray has admitted he is considering surgery to treat his long-term hip problem

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Murray pulled out of the Brisbane International on Tuesday as the injury that has sidelined him since Wimbledon was still causing him pain. The 30-year-old revealed his frustrations with the problem that has put a hold on his career and admitted he may have to go under the knife, while his participation in the first grand slam of the year…

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Anthony Joshua’s next fight is likely to be against Joseph Parker

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Anthony Joshua says negotiations are 95% complete for him to fight Joseph Parker in March as he bids to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. The 28-year-old currently holds three of the five heavyweight titles, having this year added the WBA and IBO belts to the IBF belt he won in 2016. He aspires to become the first…

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Rosicky

Former Arsenal and Dortmund midfielder Tomas Rosicky retires aged 37

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Rosicky spoke of his series of injuries at a press conference in his home country, after making only handful of appearances for the Czech capital club. Former Czech Republic captain Tomas Rosicky, known for his playmaking qualities as “The Little Mozart,” has retired from soccer. He said: “I knew it was coming. It was harder and harder to prepare for…

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Mancity

Guardiola Praises Man City Players After 16th Straight EPL Win


Pep Guardiola insists he has “no words” left to describe Kevin De Bruyne after the Belgian inspire Manchester City to a 16th straight victory against Tottenham on their relentless march to the Premier League title. De Bruyne received some rough treatment from Spurs, with Dele Alli delivering a poor challenge on the 26-year-old. But after driving home his own goal,…

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