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Man City’s winning run ended as Wenger overtakes Ferguson

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City survived late penalty drama at Crystal Palace on Sunday but saw their 18-match Premier League winning run halted as Arsene Wenger overtook Alex Ferguson’s record for games in charge. Pep Guardiola’s men travelled to their match in London with a 13-point lead …

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Salah inspires Liverpool, Chelsea crush Stoke

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool celebrated Virgil van Dijk’s arrival at Anfield by coming from behind to beat Leicester City 2-1 thanks to Mohamed Salah’s brace as Chelsea crushed Stoke City 5-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. Van Dijk, signed from Southampton for a world record fee …

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COMMENT: Basena should be applauded and developed

COMMENT | Moses Magogo | FUFA and the entire football industry applauds coach Moses Basena for having accepted to take charge of the Uganda Cranes at the sudden departure of Milutin Sredojević aka Micho. The job of head coach of the Uganda Cranes is one of the five hottest seats in …

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FIFA chief Infantino gives VAR thumbs up

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | FIFA president Gianni Infantino has given his whole hearted backing to the controversial video assistant referee technology. VAR, as it is known, has been trialled since the start of this season in Serie A and the Bundesliga, and will be introduced to Spanish La …

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French coach Desabre steps down in Ismaily, set for Cranes job

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Frenchman Sebastien Desabre has resigned as coach of Egyptian Premier League side Ismaily, an indication that he will be unveiled as Uganda Cranes new head coach in Kampala on Thursday afternoon. Desabre is just 41 years old. Soccer governing body FUFA on Wednesday announced …

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More than Messi …. record-breaker Kane eyes getting better

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Harry Kane insists he still has room for improvement after the Tottenham striker’s treble set a Premier League record and took him above Lionel Messi to finish as Europe’s leading scorer. Kane’s 22nd-minute header in Tuesday’s 5-2 win over Southampton at Wembley was his …

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Nearly $400 million spent is not enough for Mourinho

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP |  Jose Mourinho says Manchester United are struggling to compete with Manchester City’s financial might and the sum of nearly £300 million he has spent on transfers is not enough to win the Premier League. A 2-2 draw with Burnley on Tuesday saw United lose …

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Kane says ‘great feeling’ to beat Shearer record

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane said beating Alan Shearer’s Premier League record for goals in a calendar year was a “great feeling” after he netted a hat-trick on Tuesday. Kane’s three goals in a 5-2 rout of Southampton also guaranteed he would finish as …

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Five keys to Real Madrid v Barcelona

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Real Madrid realistically need to end Barcelona’s 24-match unbeaten run to maintain hopes of retaining their La Liga title when Spanish football’s two behemoths meet in El Clasico on Saturday (1200GMT). Barca lead fourth-placed Madrid by 11 points at the top of the table, albeit Real …

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