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European football wrestles with racism

  Paris, France | AFP | The interruption of the Dijon-Amiens Ligue 1 match on Friday after visiting captain Prince Gouano was the target of monkey chants adds to a string of recent racist incidents across Europe. It comes after rising Italy star Moise Kean was targeted by racist abuse …

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Higuain determined to leave, says AC Milan coach Gattuso

Milan, Italy | AFP | Gonzalo Higuain has made up his mind to leave AC Milan, coach Gennaro Gattuso said on Saturday amid speculation linking the striker to Premier League side Chelsea. Higuain joined Milan on a season-long loan from Juventus in July with an option to make the deal …

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AC Milan’s Higuain poised for Chelsea move – report

Milan, Italy | AFP | AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain has “agreed terms” and is set for an imminent move to Premier League club Chelsea, Italian sports daily Gazzetta Dello Sport reported on Wednesday. Higuain joined Milan on a season-long loan from Juventus in July with an option to buy …

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Unique Maradona shirt sold for 12,000 euros

Naples, Italy | AFP |  A unique red Napoli shirt worn by Diego Maradona with a number nine on the back was sold for 12,000 euros ($13,600) at an auction in Turin on Thursday. The Italian club usually wear sky blue and the Argentina star was best-known for wearing the …

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Italian coach quits struggling Kaizer Chiefs

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Italian coach Giovanni Solinas quit high-profile South African club Kaizer Chiefs Friday halfway through his first season in charge after failing to transform the struggling side. Chiefs, who have won 53 domestic trophies since being formed in 1970, have gone three and a half …

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Mandzukic scores as Juve beat Inter to go 11 points clear

Milan, Italy | AFP | Mario Mandzukic scored the only goal as Juventus killed off Inter Milan’s challenge to move 11 points clear in Serie A on Friday. Luciano Spalletti’s third-placed Inter fall 14 points adrift of the leaders with the Derby d’Italia defeat a grave blow to their hopes …

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