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Bayern top group after six-goal thriller at Ajax

Amsterdam, Netherlands | AFP | Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich pipped Ajax to top spot in Champions League Group E on Wednesday after a dramatic 3-3 draw which saw both sides finish with 10 men. The point was enough to put Bayern into the last 16 as group …

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Man Utd’s Martial earns recall to France squad

Paris, France | AFP | Anthony Martial has been rewarded for his impressive recent form with Manchester United by being recalled to the France squad by coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday. Martial, who has scored five goals in United’s last four Premier League games, comes in for France’s Nations League …

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Dutch give Koeman first win by cruising past Portugal

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Ronald Koeman claimed his first win in charge of the Netherlands national team as the Dutch cruised to a comfortable 3-0 friendly victory over an uninspired Portugal in Geneva on Monday. The three-time World Cup runners-up have failed to qualify for this year’s finals in …

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New world No.1 Federer wins Rotterdam for 97th title

Rotterdam, Netherlands | AFP | Roger Federer celebrated his return to the top of the world rankings by winning the Rotterdam Open on Sunday, his 97th career title. The 36-year-old, the oldest No.1 in history, thrashed Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in a one-sided final. In the Open era, only …

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Guardiola targets Champions League milestone

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola set Manchester City the target of becoming the first English club to win all six of their Champions League group matches after they secured top spot in Group F. Raheem Sterling struck in the 88th minute to give City a 1-0 win …

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Sterling strikes late to earn Man City top spot

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City secured top spot in Champions League Group F after Raheem Sterling’s late strike snatched a 1-0 win over Feyenoord on Tuesday. With City having already booked a place in the last 16, Guardiola made seven changes to his starting XI …

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Spurs pay club record fee for Sanchez!

London, United Kingdom | AFP |Colombian international defender Davinson Sanchez became Tottenham Hotspur’s first signing of the close season on Friday when they paid a reported club record £42million (46m euros, $54m) to Dutch side Ajax. The 21-year-old, who was a pivotal member of the side that reached the Europa …

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Former Barca stars appear at Mugabe rally

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Former Barcelona stars Patrick Kluivert and Edgar Davids joined Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on stage at a weekend political rally, drawing sharp criticism from government opponents. Davids and Kluivert were pictured on Saturday alongside Mugabe, 93, at a youth rally for the ruling ZANU-PF party in …

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Sneijder completes Nice signing after medical

Nice, France | AFP | Wesley Sneijder completed his free transfer to Nice on Monday as the Ligue 1 club secured yet another star name. Following the signing of France international Hatem Ben Arfa two years ago and Italian bad boy Mario Balotelli last season, unfashionable Nice have done it again …

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