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Maradona leaves hospital after successful brain surgery

Buenos Aires, Argentina| XINHUA |   Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona was discharged from hospital on Wednesday, more than a week after undergoing brain surgery. The 60-year-old left the Olivos clinic in Buenos Aires in an ambulance and was reportedly taken to a house in Tigre, on the city’s northern outskirts. …

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Messi fit for World Cup qualifiers, says Argentina boss

Buenos Aires, Argentina| XINHUA |   Lionel Messi is available for both of Argentina’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay and Peru despite a recent ankle problem, head coach Lionel Scaloni said on Wednesday. Earlier, the Barcelona forward trained freely with Argentina’s squad ahead of the team’s clash with Paraguay …

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SuperSport: UEFA Europa league extended to Uganda and Sub-Saharan Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa | THE INDEPENDENT |  SuperSport has renewed its broadcast contract with UEFA for a further three years, ensuring a wealth of UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League action, plus an all-new competition, the UEFA Europa Conference League. SuperSport currently holds rights to the UEFA Europa league in South Africa, and the new deal extends …

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Man City and Liverpool draw at the Etihad

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gabriel Jesus cancelled out a first-half penalty from Mohamed Salah as Manchester City drew 1-1 with Liverpool and denied the champions a return to the top of the table. Salah fired Liverpool ahead from the penalty spot on 13 minutes after Sadio Mane drew a …

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Fernandes leads Man Utd to record victory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bruno Fernandes struck twice as Manchester United came from behind to beat Everton 3-1 and earn a club-record equalling seventh successive Premier League away win. Bernard handed Everton a 19th-minute lead with a smart low finish. Man Utd levelled six minutes later when Fernandes headed …

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Premier League: All eyes on Man City versus Liverpool

Saturday 7 November 14:30: Everton v Manchester United 17:00: Crystal Palace v Leeds United 19:30: Chelsea v Sheffield United 22:00: West Ham United v Fulham Sunday 8 November 14:00: West Bromwich Albion v Tottenham Hotspur 16:00: Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers 18:30: Manchester City v Liverpool 21:15: Arsenal v Aston …

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La Liga: Valencia host Madrid

Saturday 7 November 15:00: Huesca v Eibar 17:15: Barcelona v Real Betis 19:30: Sevilla v Osasuna 22:00: Atletico Madrid v Cadiz Sunday 8 November 15:00: Getafe v Villarreal 17:15: Real Sociedad v Granada 19:30: Levante v Deportivo Alaves 19:30: Real Valladolid v Athletic Bilbao 22:00: Valencia v Real Madrid Madrid, …

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Serie A: Lazio hosts Juventus

Saturday 7 November 16:00: Cagliari v Sampdoria 19:00: Benevento v Spezia 21:45: Parma v Fiorentina Sunday 8 November 13:30: Lazio v Juventus 16:00: Atalanta v Internazionale 16:00: Genoa v Roma 16:00: Torino v Crotone 19:00: Bologna v Napoli 19:45: Milan v Hellas Veron Milan, Italy | THE INDEPENDENT | As far …

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Arsenal 4 Molde 1

✳ M. Ellingsen (22) ✳ K. Haugen (45 +1 og) ✳ S. Sinyan (62 og) ✳ Pepe (69) ✳ Willock (88) London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Arsenal survived an early scare in their Europa League match on Thursday, before rallying to a 4-1 victory over Norwegian side Molde. Molde took the lead through Martin …

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Uganda Cranes veteran Tony Mawejje recalled for national duty

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes veteran midfielder Tony Mawejje has been recalled to represent the national team in the forthcoming AFCON qualifiers. Mawejje last played for Uganda Cranes in Gabon in the 2017 African Cup of Nations where Uganda failed to go through the group stages. Mawejje has …

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