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Russia’s fairytale World Cup run ends in tears

Moscow, Russia | AFP | The impassioned shouts of “Ros-si-ya” died away on the streets and tears filled the stadium as Russia bowed out of their home World Cup in the cruellest fashion: on penalties. The men in red exceeded the wildest expectations by coming within a penalty kick and …

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England set up Croatia World Cup semi as Russia crash out

Samara, Russia | AFP | England reached their first World Cup semi-final since 1990 on Saturday, comfortably beating Sweden to set up a last-four clash against Croatia, who ended Russia’s fairytale run in a nailbiting penalty shootout. Gareth Southgate’s young team started their match in Samara as firm favourites and …

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Careless Sundowns defending helps Barcelona triumph

Soweto, South Africa | AFP | Careless defending gifted European giants Barcelona two goals as they defeated South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns 3-1 Wednesday in a friendly game to honour the late Nelson Mandela. Ousmane Dembele, Luis Suarez and Andre Gomes scored for the Spanish league and cup winners before …

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Trophy-less Kaizer Chiefs ditch awards ceremony

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Famed South African football club Kaizer Chiefs have scrapped their end-of-season awards function for the first time after a disastrous 2017/2018 campaign. The Soweto club failed to win any of the four league and cup competitions that comprise the season in the republic. It …

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Ajax Cape Town demoted for using ineligible Zimbabwean

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Ajax Cape Town were relegated from the South African Premiership Tuesday for fielding ineligible Zimbabwean striker Tendai Ndoro, league officials said. The club, which has links to former European champions Ajax, had finished second last and were scheduled to play a promotion/relegation match Wednesday. …

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Man Utd confirm Alex Ferguson out of intensive care

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United confirmed on Wednesday that legendary former manager Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care following emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage. Ferguson, 76, was admitted to Salford Royal Hospital for the procedure on Saturday after a fall at his home near Manchester. …

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Klopp confident Liverpool will seal Champions League spot

London, United Kingdom | Jurgen Klopp is confident Liverpool will recover from a disappointing Premier League run to seal qualification for next season’s Champions League in their final game against Brighton. Defeat to Chelsea on Sunday, following damaging draws against Stoke and West Brom, has taken the race for Champions …

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