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Aguero breaks Rooney record on farewell appearance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sergio Aguero came off the bench on his farewell appearance for Manchester City to break Wayne Rooney’s Premier League goal scoring record as Everton were beaten 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium. The Argentinian came on in the 65th minute and scored twice, taking him to 184 …

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Alonso strikes late to put Man City’s title party on hold

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chelsea stopped Manchester City claiming the 2020/21 Premier League title as they came from behind to win 2-1 at Etihad Stadium. Raheem Sterling opened the scoring on 44 minutes, taking the ball off the toes of Sergio Aguero to score his first league goal since 21 …

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Man City vs Chelsea: Tuchel out to outsmart Guardiola once more

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thomas Tuchel’s latest meeting with Pep Guardiola promises to be another intriguing tactical battle. A Manchester City victory would confirm them as champions, but with a top-four place far from guaranteed for Chelsea, they too will be highly motivated. Tuchel has made Chelsea a difficult side …

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Haaland agent working on transfer this summer, say reports

Berlin, Germany |  XINHUA | Erling Haaland’s goals are keeping Borussia Dortmund’s dreams of qualifying for the Champions League alive. Aside from the 20-year-old’s latest contribution, rumors are growing that his recent goals will be the Norwegian’s farewell presents despite a contract until 2024. Media reports talk of intense activity behind …

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Man City win will see Premier League title decided this weekend

London, UK |  XINHUA |  The Premier League title could be decided this weekend if results go Manchester City’s way with Pep Guardiola’s side winning their match away to Crystal Palace while Manchester United lose at home to long-term rivals, Liverpool. Manchester City lead their neighbors by 10 points with …

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Shearer and Henry inducted into Premier League Hall of Fame

Henry won the Golden Boot award four times and scored a club-record 175 Premier League goals in 258 matches for Arsenal Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Premier League record goal scorer Alan Shearer and four-time Premier League Golden Boot winner Thierry Henry have today been announced as the first two players …

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Watford secure promotion back to the Premier League

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Watford have secured automatic promotion to the Premier League for the 2021/22 season after a one-year absence. Xisco Munoz’s side made sure of a top-two spot with a 1-0 home victory over Millwall, thanks to Ismaila Sarr’s 11th-minute penalty. It is a first-time return to the …

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Jose Mourinho sacked by Tottenham after 18 months in charge

London,UK |  XINHUA |  Jose Mourinho was sacked by Tottenham today Monday less than a week before he is due to lead the club in the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City. “The club can today announce that Jose Mourinho and his coaching staff Joao Sacramento, Nuno Santos, Carlos Lalin …

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Norwich secure promotion back to the Premier League

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Norwich City have secured automatic promotion to the Premier League for the 2021/22 season after a one-year absence. The Canaries booked a top-two spot after third-placed Swansea City drew 2-2 against Wycombe Wanderers and fourth-placed Brentford dropped points in a goalless draw at home to Millwall. …

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