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Shilton, Maradona trade barbs over ‘Hand of God’

Buenos Aires, Argentina | AFP | Diego Maradona and former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton reignited on Wednesday their long-running feud, on the 30th anniversary of the Argentine’s infamous “Hand of God” World Cup goal. Maradona, one of the finest footballers to play the game, scored twice in Argentina’s 2-1 victory …

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Bale’s Wales delight at taking top spot from England

Toulouse, France | AFP | Gareth Bale scored in his third straight game at Euro 2016 to guide Wales to a 3-0 win over Russia and then revelled at getting ahead of rivals England to top their group. England could only manage a frustrating goalless draw against Slovakia and dropped …

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Vardy set to stay at Leicester – Wenger

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger appears ready to give up his pursuit of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy after saying Sunday he believe the England forward will stay with the Premier League champions. “Jamie Vardy is, at the moment, at Leicester and from what I …

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British MP killed in shock attack before EU vote

London, United Kingdom | AFP | A pro-EU British lawmaker was killed in a shock daylight street attack on Thursday, halting campaigning for the referendum on Britain’s membership in the bloc just a week before the crucial vote. Jo Cox, a 41-year-old mother-of-two from the opposition Labour Party, was shot …

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England v Wales – five things we learnt

England 2 Wales 1 Germany 0 Poland 0 Lens, France | AFP | England beat Wales 2-1 in their second Euro 2016 Group B game in Lens on Thursday. Here AFP Sports looks at five things we learnt from the match. Sturridge, Vardy should be starting England did not entirely …

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Bale not England’s only worry, says Rooney

Marseille, France | AFP | Wayne Rooney insists England will not focus on Gareth Bale’s threat when they look to bounce back in Euro 2016 against Wales on Thursday. England were stunned by a late equaliser by Russia in Marseille in their opening Group B match. England centre back Gary …

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They think it’s Gaal over – Mourinho waits in wings

As close to a guarantee of trophies as it gets? The task Jose Mourinho could face at #mufc: https://t.co/5cKjjFE0Nw pic.twitter.com/OIsm0avQMU — BBC Sport (@BBCSport) May 23, 2016 London, United Kingdom | AFP | Jose Mourinho was widely reported to be close to joining Manchester United on Monday as The Times …

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Van Gaal on his way out of United – reports

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Louis Van Gaal’s time as manager of Manchester United appeared to be nearing its end on Monday, amid reports that agreement on a severance package was all that stood in the way of his exit from Old Trafford. Both Van Gaal and leading employment …

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