Tuesday, October 19

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Serie A: Osimhen reacts as his goal sends Napoli top of table
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Serie A: Osimhen reacts as his goal sends Napoli top of table

Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, has reacted after his goal saw his Italian side beat Torino 1-0 on Sunday. Osimhen netted the crucial goal with 10 minutes left, rising highest to head in a deflected clearance. The victory is Luciano Spalletti side’s eight consecutive win in Serie A. It was also Osimhen’s fifth goal in seven games played in the league and eighth in nine appearances in all competitions. ”Unbelievable atmosphere, thank you for your support, we keep going like this @sscnapoli,” Osimhen tweeted after the game. Sunday’s win saw Napoli overtake AC Milan to go top in the league table
EPL: Mark Lawrenson predicts scorelines for Arsenal vs Crystal Palace, Chelsea, Man Utd, Liverpool games
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EPL: Mark Lawrenson predicts scorelines for Arsenal vs Crystal Palace, Chelsea, Man Utd, Liverpool games

Mark Lawrenson, a former Liverpool player, has predicted the scorelines of some of the Premier League games that will be played this weekend. Leicester City will host Manchester United on Saturday evening at King Power Stadium, while Chelsea will face Brentford in an away Premier League tie. Arsenal will host Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on Monday night, Liverpool will tackle Watford on Saturday afternoon, and Manchester City will face Burnley at Etihad Stadium. Providing his predictions, Lawrenson told BBC Sport, “This game is mainly going to be about whether Liverpool can break Watford down, anyhow. I think Ranieri will try to make them very difficult to beat, rather than to think too much about how to start with a win. “Ranieri has promised to take the Watford player...
Brit musician, 28, found dead after being ‘attacked and thrown unconscious in river’ weeks after he moved to Georgia to study
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Brit musician, 28, found dead after being ‘attacked and thrown unconscious in river’ weeks after he moved to Georgia to study

A British tourist has been killed in Georgia only weeks after he moved there to study. The body of musician Thomas Kennedy, 28, washed up in the Mtkvari River near the village of Kvakhvreli in Gori on Friday, October 8, three days after he was allegedly killed by a group of five Georgian citizens. Authorities say the group of men beat him unconscious and threw him into the river following an argument. Five people have been arrested for his murder, which allegedly came after a night of drinking with the locals. The suspected killers fled the scene but have since been remanded, local outlets reported. Giorgi Balashvili, 28, Giorgi Okhanashvili, 17, Giorgi Kareli, 20, Zura Palavandishvili, 19, and Vasil Okropiridze, 24, are being held on suspicion of murder.  Vasil Okropiri...
Roy Keane blasts Harry Kane as England fails to beat Hungary at Wembley
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Roy Keane blasts Harry Kane as England fails to beat Hungary at Wembley

Manchester United legend, Roy Keane, has slammed England captain, Harry Kane, for his poor display during his side’s 1-1 draw with Hungary in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday. Keane said that Kane was unable to get up to the speed of the match. Kane barely had a clear cut chance during the encounter as England failed to beat Hungary at Wembley Stadium. “There is no middle ground with Kane,” Keane told ITV. “When he’s on fire he is fantastic and when he is off – and we have seen many times before. “It’s like he is on his heels and he can’t get up to speed with the game. “Whatever is going on at club level he does need to do a bit more when he’s not at his best in terms of general play.” England’s next World Cup qualifier is against Albania on November 12....
I am not impressed by Arsenal under Arteta – Thierry Henry
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I am not impressed by Arsenal under Arteta – Thierry Henry

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, has expressed doubt that the club is heading in the right direction under Mikel Arteta. Henry was in the stands at the Emirates, as the Gunners beat Tottenham in the North London Derby. But the 44-year-old then watched Arteta’s men struggle to claim a point against Brighton a week later. That draw saw Arsenal drop back below Spurs on the Premier League table, into the bottom half. “I don’t know if things are going in the right direction. I watched the Brighton game. Did you watch it? “I’ve seen us beating Norwich before, winning at Burnley, beating Tottenham at home – because we always beat Tottenham at home. “I was more than happy when we beat Tottenham as we were on a good run but I was waiting to see a performance, away from home, again...
France defeat Spain in UEFA Nations League final
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France defeat Spain in UEFA Nations League final

France came from behind to beat Spain 2-1 and win the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. Mikel Oyarzabal opened the scoring for Luis Enrique’s side, moments after Theo Hernandez hit the underside of the crossbar. Les Blues responded immediately, with Kylian Mbappe finding Karim Benzema, who curled in an unstoppable effort With 10 minutes left in the game, Mbappe broke free to score the winner. “We showed our character against a very strong team. We never gave up. “It shows what great teams do — never panic, be patient and wait for the right time. “We are going to enjoy this trophy and then go get the World Cup [next year],” Benzema said. Nations League, which is just in its second edition, is UEFA’s secondary tournament for national teams.
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder: Mike Tyson predicts heavyweight clash
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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder: Mike Tyson predicts heavyweight clash

Former heavyweight champion, Iron Mike Tyson, has tipped Tyson Fury to beat Deontay Wilder on Saturday night. Fury is putting his WBC belt on the line in a keenly anticipated trilogy fight. He faces Wilder at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in what will be a blockbuster bout. Fury dismantled the American boxer in an emphatic seventh-round stoppage win in the pair’s rematch in February 2020, following their controversial draw in 2018. Tyson told BBN: “You know, Deontay Wilder has nothing to be sad about or nothing to complain about, he’s fought great fights. I just think Tyson Fury has his number. “Deontay Wilder should go all out for five or six rounds. If you catch him, you catch him. Go all out, win or lose.”
Update: Brazilian football player, William Ribeiro faces attempted murder charge for attacking a referee on the pitch
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Update: Brazilian football player, William Ribeiro faces attempted murder charge for attacking a referee on the pitch

A Braziliian footballer who knocked a referee to the ground and kicked him in the neck during a match in Brazil, is now facing an attempted murder charge. William Ribeiro was arrested after he deliberately beat Rodrigo Crivellaro 14 minutes into the second half of Monday night's Campeonato Gaúcho Série A2 league game between Ribeiro's São Paulo team and Guarani at Edmundo Felix Stadium in Rio Grande do Sul. The attack took place after Crivellaro had awarded Guarani a free-kick. The official was seen tumbling to the ground as the footballer launched an attack at the helpless ref, before kicking his head. Crivellaro was taken to Hospital São Sebastião Mártir where he spent the night under observation and was released Tuesday morning October 5. Venâncio Aires Civil Police Chie...
Roy Keane rates Chelsea, Liverpool’s title chances this Season
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Roy Keane rates Chelsea, Liverpool’s title chances this Season

Manchester United legend, Roy Keane, has given his verdict on Chelsea and Liverpool’s Premier League title chances this season. Keane believes Chelsea and Liverpool “will do well” to beat Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City to the Premier League title this term. He, however, said that Man City are the team to beat this season ahead of Chelsea and Liverpool. Chelsea are currently on top of the Premier League table with a point ahead of Liverpool (second position) and two points ahead of Man City (third position). “It’s about the managers as well, Pep Guardiola’s track record is mind-boggling, he knows how to win football matches, ” Keane told Sky Sports. “They are a hard team to beat. Liverpool will no doubt be in the mix because they have lots of goal scorers. ...
“You’re already taking sides” OAP Dotun cautions Daddy Freeze after he said Brymo was wrong for calling out Tuface Idibia
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“You’re already taking sides” OAP Dotun cautions Daddy Freeze after he said Brymo was wrong for calling out Tuface Idibia

Media personality, Dotun, has accused his colleague, Daddy Freeze, of taking sides after the latter reacted to the drama between Brymo and Tuface Idibia. Brymo had gone on Twitter to allege that Tuface Idibia falsely accused him of sleeping with his wife and then organized thugs to beat him up. Reacting, Freeze told Brymo that he is "wrong". He added that the timing is wrong too because Tuface and his wife Annie Idibia have recently gone through a lot. Dotun commented on Daddy Freeze's post, telling him that he is taking sides without hearing from both sides. Freeze reacted to Dotun's comment with a thumbs-up emoji.
He runs around publicly feigning humility while privately having the self esteem of family and friends for dessert” Brymo continues to call out Tuface Idibia
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He runs around publicly feigning humility while privately having the self esteem of family and friends for dessert” Brymo continues to call out Tuface Idibia

Brymo has continued to call out Tuface Idibia who he said accused him of sleeping with his wife and organised thugs to beat him. Brymo took to Twitter late last night to make some allegations about Tuface and how he treated him when they met. Apart from claiming that Tuface Idibia falsely accused him of sleeping with wife Annie Idibia, he also claimed Tuface threatened him if he keeps "eyeing his throne" in the music industry . Some followers responded, telling Brymo that his writing was too complicated and they didn't understand everything he wrote. Brymo then released more tweets, insisting Tuface accused him of sleeping with Annie and that he organised thugs to beat him up. He vowed that he will make sure Tuface never treats another artiste the way he treated him. ...
Brentford stun West Ham as Wissa strikes late
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Brentford stun West Ham as Wissa strikes late

Yoane Wissa scored a dramatic late winner for Brentford as they beat West Ham 2-1 and continued their impressive start to Premier League life. It was hard to know who were the newly-promoted side and who were playing in Europe as Brentford pummelled West Ham in the first half, grabbing a deserved lead when Bryan Mbeumo's strike was awarded by the goal-line technology on 20 minutes. West Ham responded after the break and Jarrod Bowen's pure, half-volleyed finished drew them level with 10 minutes remaining. An assault on the Bees' goal was expected but, led by Pontus Jansson, the visitors managed the situation and created one last chance for themselves when Jansson's header was saved and the rebound was brilliantly hammered home by Wissa. The win means Brentford head into the...
Liverpool vs Man City: Redknapp Predicts Winner of EPL clash
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Liverpool vs Man City: Redknapp Predicts Winner of EPL clash

Former Tottenham Hotspur star, Jamie Redknapp, has predicted Liverpool to beat Manchester City in today’s Premier League tie. Liverpool will, on Sunday evening, host Manchester City at Anfield in a Premier League clash. Jurgen Klopp’s side head to the game after thrashing FC Porto 5-1 in the Champions League, while Man City lost 2-0 against PSG. Liverpool are currently in the second position on the Premier League table, while Pep Guardiola’s side are in the sixth position. “This is one of those games where, from Liverpool’s point of view, having that confidence boost of those goals,” Redknapp said on Essential Football Podcast. “From City’s point of view, they have had two really tough games. I think Pep might have to shuffle his pack. “The sharpness proba...
Hwang double sees Wolves edge Newcastle
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Hwang double sees Wolves edge Newcastle

Hee-Chan Hwang scored twice as Wolves beat Newcastle 2-1 to record their first Premier League home win of the season. The South Korea forward opened the scoring after 20 minutes with a well-taken goal - Wolves' first in the league at Molineux this campaign - only for Newcastle to draw level in controversial circumstances through Jeff Hendrick's long-range effort four minutes before half-time. However, Hwang was there again with another fine finish just before the hour-mark to see his side over the line, while Newcastle boss Steve Bruce remains under pressure with the visitors still looking for a first win of the campaign As a result, Bruno Lage's team jump up to tenth place, while Newcastle fall to second bottom of the table.
Police rescue suspected homosexuals from mob attack after they were allegedly caught having s*x in a public toilet in Rivers
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Police rescue suspected homosexuals from mob attack after they were allegedly caught having s*x in a public toilet in Rivers

Two persons suspected to be homosexuals escaped a mob attack after they were allegedly caught having sex in a public toilet at the Mile Three Park, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Punch reports that one of them, said to be in his early 40s and identified simply as Stephen, was reported to be sleeping with a young man in the toilet when they were caught. The attendant of the public toilet, Mr Vitalis Andrew, recalled that Stephen and his alleged partner paid him money to use two different toilet rooms, but another customer, who was using one of the toilets, heard loud moaning and suspected something was fishy. Andrew claimed that the customer climbed the wall separating the two toilet rooms and saw Stephen having intercourse with his partner. “This morning, one guy paid me to use th...
UCL: This is why I’m back – Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to 2-1 win over Villarreal
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UCL: This is why I’m back – Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to 2-1 win over Villarreal

Manchester United superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has said he returned to the club to score goals and make history again. The Portuguese also thanked fans of the club for helping the team throughout their 2-1 win over Villarreal in the Champions League. The Red Devils came back from 1-0 down to beat the Spanish club 2-1 at Old Trafford, keeping their chances of surviving the group stage alive. Alex Telles equalised for the Red Devils, before a stoppage time strike from Cristiano Ronaldo sent Old Trafford into jubilation. United lost their opening Champions League group stage match against Young Boys and were under pressure to return to winning ways against the Yellow Submarine. “Now everything is possible, everything is open and we believe we will go through,” T...
Anthony Joshua told how he can Beat Oleksandr Usyk in rematch
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Anthony Joshua told how he can Beat Oleksandr Usyk in rematch

Former boxer, David Haye, has advised Anthony Joshua on how he can beat Oleksandr Usyk in their rematch. Recall that Joshua was outboxed and dethroned by Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday night. Joshua could not withstand Usyk’s speed, movement and accuracy and the Ukrainian boxer is now the new heavyweight champion. Although the Nigerian-born boxer recorded some moments of success throughout the fight, they were not enough to give him victory. But Haye is all convinced Joshua can avenge his defeat to Usyk and reclaim his belts if he adjusts his approach and boxes more proactively. “Anthony Joshua has a chance to reclaim his titles, it is going to be a mega, mega match. A fight that I believe AJ can win,” Haye told iFL TV. “Looking at this ...
Tennis: Former world No.1 Halep splits with coach Cahill
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Tennis: Former world No.1 Halep splits with coach Cahill

Simona Halep on Wednesday announced the end of her partnership with long-time coach Darren Cahill, who helped her reach world number one and win two Grand Slams. “After six wonderful years working together, Darren Cahill and I have decided that it’s time to end our working relationship,” Halep tweeted. “Thank you D for everything, for making me a better tennis player and a better person.” Halep, who turns 30 next week, climbed to the top of the women’s rankings for the first time in October 2017. The Romanian won Roland Garros the following year and claimed the 2019 Wimbledon title. Australian Cahill took a break from working with Halep in 2019 for family reasons but remained in touch with her during that year’s Wimbledon triumph, where she beat Serena Williams in the final...
Carabao Cup: Liverpool, Man City qualify for Fourth round
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Carabao Cup: Liverpool, Man City qualify for Fourth round

Liverpool and Manchester City are two of the Premier League sides that secured their spots in the Carabao Cup fourth round on Tuesday night. The Reds thrashed Norwich 3-0 to progress to the next round. Jurgen Klopp’s men took an early lead at Carrow Road through Takumi Minamino, who beat Angus Gunn from close range. Divock Origi doubled Liverpool’s lead shortly after the restart, redirecting a Konstantinos Tsimikas cross past Gunn, before Minamino completed his brace with 10 minutes left. Champions Manchester city came from a goal down to whitewash Wycombe 6-1 at the Etihad Stadium. Brentford hammered Oldham 7-0, Everton were dumped out by Queens Park Rangers and Burnley beat Rochdale 4-1.
EPL: Glenn Hoddle predicts Chelsea vs Man City, names best team in England
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EPL: Glenn Hoddle predicts Chelsea vs Man City, names best team in England

Former England manager, Glenn Hoddle, has backed Chelsea to beat Manchester City when both sides clash in the Premier League on September 25 at Stamford Bridge. Hoddle also named Chelsea as the best team in England presently ahead of Man City. Chelsea head to the game following a 3-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, while Man City played goalless with Southampton on Saturday. “Chelsea are the best team in the country, there is no doubt about it, at this moment in time. Reversing it, I thought City were going to be the team to knock off the top,” Hoddle told the Premier League’s website. “I think it is Chelsea now. I think City have got a lot of work to do. They play each other next week, and it is a hell of a game. “I think it is Chelsea, ...
Ruthless Chelsea brush aside Spurs
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Ruthless Chelsea brush aside Spurs

Thiago Silva, N'Golo Kante and Antonio Rudiger were on target as Chelsea produced a brilliant second-half performance to beat Tottenham 3-0 in #GameZero at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. On a day of emotional tributes to Jimmy Greaves, the Tottenham, Chelsea and England legend who died on Sunday morning, Thomas Tuchel's side underlined their title credentials in impressive style. Following an even first half in north London, the visitors took charge of the game when Silva headed Marcos Alonso's corner beyond Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris shortly after the break. The hosts were still reeling from that setback when Kante, a half-time substitute for Mason Mount having recovered from an ankle injury, doubled Chelsea's lead with a long-range strike which took a deflection off Eric...
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace: Mane breaks Van Persie record, scores 100th goal in Reds win
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Liverpool vs Crystal Palace: Mane breaks Van Persie record, scores 100th goal in Reds win

Liverpool star Sadio Mane beat Van Persie mark by scoring in nine straight matches against Crystal Palace. Crystal Palace must be sick of the sight of Sadio Mane after the Liverpool star broke a Premier League record on Saturday. Mane’s goal in the 3-0 win at Anfield, his 100th for Liverpool in all competitions, made him the first player to score in nine consecutive top-flight matches against the same opponent. The Liverpool forward’s scoring run against Crystal Palace started back in August 2017. Mane’s milestone strike came in his 224th appearance for the Reds, breaking Palace’s rearguard action late in the first half at Anfield. Egypt forward Mohamed Salah and Guinea midfielder Naby Keita netted in the second half to move Jurgen Klopp’s team three points clear of second...
Champions League: Cech warns Tuchel about Chelsea’s title defence
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Champions League: Cech warns Tuchel about Chelsea’s title defence

Former Chelsea goalkeeper, Petr Cech has warned Thomas Tuchel that it will be “really difficult” to retain the Champions League trophy. The Blues won the competition for the second time ever in May. Tuchel’s men beat Manchester City 1-0 in the final. Chelsea also began their title defence with a narrow 1-0 win over Zenit on Tuesday night.
Grealish nets on CL bow as Man City hit six
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Grealish nets on CL bow as Man City hit six

Jack Grealish marked his Champions League debut with a goal and an assist as Manchester City beat RB Leipzig 6-3 in an entertaining encounter. Pep Guardiola's side made the perfect start to their Group A campaign as Grealish crossed for Nathan Ake to head home (16) before Nordi Mukiele scored an own goal (28) from a superb Kevin De Bruyne centre. Christopher Nkunku, who netted a hat-trick on the night, scored the first of his three just before the break (42) but a Riyad Mahrez penalty (45+1) restored the two-goal cushion. Nkunku headed home (51) to make things interesting but a spectacular Grealish finish five minutes later kept Leipzig at arm's length. The Germans, who have lost three of their four Bundesliga matches this season, kept attacking in brave fashion and Nkunku fired...
Chelsea vs Zenit: Tuchel Warns Players as Champions League Campaign begins
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Chelsea vs Zenit: Tuchel Warns Players as Champions League Campaign begins

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has warned his players to forget they are the trophy holders, as the new season of the Champions League begins. The Blues beat Premier League rivals Manchester City 1-0 in last season’s final. Tuchel’s men begin their defence on Tuesday night, at home to Zenit St Petersburg. Chelsea are strong favourites to cruise through Group H against Russian champions Zenit, Swedish title holders Malmo and a Juventus side struggling without Cristiano Ronaldo. However, Tuchel is not giving room for complacency. He said at his press conference: “It’s absolutely necessary to forget it and start from scratch, to show this mentality again. This is what I demand from myself and from everybody else around, that we don’t change in terms of hunger. ...
Serie A: I was afraid of losing my 1,000th game – Mourinho admits as Roma go top
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Serie A: I was afraid of losing my 1,000th game – Mourinho admits as Roma go top

Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, has admitted he was scared of losing his 1,000th career game as a coach. The 58-year-old saw his side beat Sassuolo 2-1 on Sunday, thanks to Stephan El Shaarawy’s late goal. The win took Mourinho’s career tally to 638 victories. The former Manchester United and Chelsea boss has drawn 205 and lost 157 of his 1,000 games as a manager. “I told everyone lies! I had been saying to the team for days that this 1,000th game was not important to me… but I had an incredible fear of losing! “Luckily we won and I was running like a child today because I was feeling 12 years old, not 58,” he said after the game. Roma are now top of Serie A, having won their first three fixtures.
Bruno Fernandes Reacts to Claims he can’t play with Ronaldo
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Bruno Fernandes Reacts to Claims he can’t play with Ronaldo

Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes, has dismissed claims that he and Cristiano Ronaldo cannot play in the same team. Ronaldo scored twice while Fernandes also got on the scoresheet, as United beat Newcastle 4-1 on Saturday. Fernandes instantly became United’s talisman after he arrived from Sporting Lisbon in January 2020. However, Ronaldo’s arrival this summer, led to questions over whether his influence would wane. “‘Of course, that was never in doubt. Good players can be put together and always play well. Some days you can play well, some other days no. But it is not because one is closing the space of another. It’s because football is like that sometimes. “Everyone knows what Cristiano Ronaldo brought for the club and we are really happy t...
Hwang Nets on Debut as Wolves earn first win
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Hwang Nets on Debut as Wolves earn first win

Hee-Chan Hwang's debut goal helped earn Wolves their first points of the season as they beat a poor Watford side 2-0 at Vicarage Road. Coming into the game without a point or a goal to their name, it looked likely to be another painful afternoon for Wolves' new manager Bruno Lage after Nelson Semedo fired wide when clean through with an hour gone. But a helping hand from Watford's Francisco Sierralta, who headed into his own net from a low cross, finally got them off the mark with 15 minutes to go, and substitute Hwang then doubled the lead from close range after Marcal had hit the post. Wolves' victory ended Watford's club-record run of 10 straight league wins coming into the game, inflicting a third consecutive defeat on Xisco Munoz, and dropped them below Wolves, who jumped...
Donald Trump says he’d beat Joe Biden in a boxing match
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Donald Trump says he’d beat Joe Biden in a boxing match

Former US President Donald Trump has disclosed that he’d like to beat up his predecessor Joe Biden in a boxing match. During a promotional event for a boxing match between Evander Holyfield , 58, and Vitor Belfort, 44, Mr. Trump, 75, made the disclosure about who he’d like to face in the ring. “Well if I had to pick somebody in the world, not only a professional boxer because I’ll take a pass on the professional boxers – that can be a very dangerous subject. “I think probably my easiest fight would be Joe Biden  because I think he’d go down very, very quickly.” Mr Trump told the audience by telephone, The former president added that he thought “Biden would go down in the first few seconds.” The comments drew laughter and applause from the hosts, the boxers, and a few journ...
US Open: Djokovic faces Zverev in semi-final
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US Open: Djokovic faces Zverev in semi-final

Novak Djokovic’s US Open semi-final showdown with Olympic champion Alexander Zverev to try and reach the brink of a Grand Slam will be the Friday night feature at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Scheduling announced Thursday by the US Tennis Association will send Russian second seed Daniil Medvedev and Canadian 12th seed Felix Auger-Aliassime off in the afternoon semi-final. That sets the stage for top-ranked Djokovic’s 7 p.m. (2300 GMT) meeting with German fourth seed Zverev, who beat the Serbian star in the Tokyo Olympic semi-finals. Djokovic is trying to complete the first men’s singles calendar-year Grand Slam since Rod Laver in 1969. Djokovic seeks a fourth US Open title that would give him a men’s singles record 21 Slam crowns and break the deadlock he shares with Roger Federer an...
Bale hat-trick as Wales beat Belarus in 2022 World Cup qualifier
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Bale hat-trick as Wales beat Belarus in 2022 World Cup qualifier

Gareth Bale scored a hat-trick, including a 93rd-minute winner, as Wales fought back to beat Belarus 3-2 on Sunday in World Cup qualifying. The victory was Wales’ second in three games in Group E and moves them up to third, one point behind the second-placed Czech Republic with a game in hand. The group winners qualify automatically for the 2022 finals in Qatar with the runners-up heading into the play-offs. Belgium lead the table with 10 points from four matches and host the Czechs later on Sunday. “Qualification is alive, we lost to a very good Belgium team but it is important we win every other game,” Bale told Sky Sports. “I know the performance, and we all know the performance wasn’t good enough in the first half. We corrected it more in the second half, we boun...
W’Cup qualifiers: Egypt beat Angola, Libya snatch late winner against Gabon
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W’Cup qualifiers: Egypt beat Angola, Libya snatch late winner against Gabon

Egypt and Libya recorded home wins on Wednesday night in Group F Matchday 1 of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup African qualifiers. The Pharaohs scored early to beat Angola 1-0 in Cairo, while the Mediterranean Knights needed a stoppage-time goal to beat Gabon 2-1 in Benghazi. At the June 30 Stadium in Cairo, Egypt had a penalty kick awarded after four minutes for a foul on Ahmed Aboul Fetouh inside the visitors’ area. From the penalty kick spot, Mohamed “Afsha” Magdy made no mistake to put the Pharaohs ahead. In spite of being hot favourites to win, the Pharaohs survived numerous scares from Fabio Abreu and his teammates. However, goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy stood tall to thwart all Angolan scoring chances. In the second half, chances were rare for both sides, as H...
Helander header Sees Ranger Edge Celtic
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Helander header Sees Ranger Edge Celtic

Filip Helander's thumping second-half header saw Rangers beat Celtic 1-0 at Ibrox in the first Old Firm meeting of the season. Helander's 66th-minute goal proved the difference between the two rivals in what was a tight and cagey contest between the Glasgow rivals. Both sides could have scored before half-time, only for Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard to somehow miss from six yards out, before Rangers winger Ryan Kent hit the post. But Rangers - with manager Steven Gerrard not in attendance after a recent Covid-19 outbreak at the Scottish Premiership champions - held on to move third in the table and open up a three-point lead over Celtic, who stay sixth.
Roy Keane lists two major problems with Man Utd after Ronaldo’s arrival
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Roy Keane lists two major problems with Man Utd after Ronaldo’s arrival

Premier League legend, Roy Keane has identified two major problems with Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United. The former Man United star praised the club’s decision to re-sign the Portugal international but pointed out that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will still miss out on winning the Premier League title this season. Late last week, United made a late move to beat city rivals Manchester City and agree on a deal with Juventus for the 36-year-old, who spent six seasons under Sir Alex Ferguson in his first spell at Old Trafford. But Keane, who was Manchester United captain when Ronaldo first played for Manchester United said that manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer still has problems with his goalkeeping and midfield situations. He insisted that his former cl...
Speed Darlington’s sister and her husband release video together to address assault allegation
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Speed Darlington’s sister and her husband release video together to address assault allegation

Speed Darlington's sister and her husband have released a video together to address assault allegations made by the rapper. They also did the video together to rubbish Speed Darlington's claim that his sister's husband is on the run after beating her. The couple said they were attacked by robbers who beat up the wife, Queeneth Ibe, because she refused to release her purse and phone to them. The husband, Dave Ibe, said Speed Darlington promised to spoil his name online, which is why he accused him of being responsible for the injuries on his sister's body following the attack. This comes after Speed Darlington claimed his sister's husband beat her and is now on the run then offered to give 50, 000 Naira to anyone who can help locate him. Watch the video below.
Speed Darlington accuses his sister’s husband of brutalising her
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Speed Darlington accuses his sister’s husband of brutalising her

Speed Darlington has accused his brother-in-law of brutalizing his biological sister. The rapper took to his Instagram account to share photos of his sister's husband and his wounded sister. He alleged his sister's husband is the one who attacked his sister, leaving her with a red eye and bald head after pulling off her braids. He also claimed that his sister's husband disrespects him and his mother and as a result, they swore he will never visit the USA. Speed Darlington said his family realized the man married his sister so that he can get a chance to travel abroad so they made it impossible for him to use his sister in that way. Speed said the man then lured his sister back to Nigeria and beat her u...
Arsenal 0-2 Chelsea: Romelu Lukaku scores and dominates on second Chelsea debut as Blues impress at Emirates
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Arsenal 0-2 Chelsea: Romelu Lukaku scores and dominates on second Chelsea debut as Blues impress at Emirates

Club-record signing Romelu Lukaku scored and put in a dominant display on his second Chelsea debut as they beat Arsenal 2-0 at the Emirates on Super Sunday. Nearly 10 years after his first debut, £97.5m summer signing Lukaku registered his first goal for the club, tapping home at close range from Reece James' ball across the face of goal (15) after the Belgian's superb hold-up play had triggered the move. James doubled Chelsea's lead with a clinical finish from the right side of the box with Arsenal too engrossed in Lukaku again (35), before the hosts had a strong penalty call denied by both Paul Tierney and VAR as Bukayo Saka went down under James' challenge. Lukaku was denied a second by Bernd Leno's brilliant reflex save onto the crossbar from a header late on - Sky Sports'...
BBNaija: Pere’s handler Debunk Claims he was Violent in his Previous Marriage
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BBNaija: Pere’s handler Debunk Claims he was Violent in his Previous Marriage

The handlers of BBNaija ''Shine Ya Eye'' housemate, Pere Egbi, have released a statement denying social media claims that he was violent to his ex-wife while they were married. A twitter had shared a tweet some days ago claiming Pere beat his ex-wife till she had a miscarriage. In a statement released on his Instagram page, Pere’s handlers said the reality TV star has never been violent all his life. The statement reads; “Over the past week, a number of media outlets published materials containing false allegations that aim to damage the reputation of Pere. In those publications, he was falsely accused of being abusive in his personal life. They attached a false image of an individual just to make their case look legit. The said materials ...
Leicester vs Man City: Iheanacho Nets Winner in Community Shield Clash
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Leicester vs Man City: Iheanacho Nets Winner in Community Shield Clash

Kelechi Iheanacho climbed off the bench to score the winning goal, as Leicester City beat Manchester City 1-0 in the Community Shield match on Saturday. The game was poised at 0-0 and looking to be decided on penalties. But Nathan Ake fouled Daka in the area with only three minutes left in the second half. Iheanacho stepped up and put his kick past Steffen in the City goal. This is the second piece of silverware for Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers, this year. The Foxes defeated Chelsea 1-0 in last season’s FA Cup final. City will begin their title defence against Tottenham Hotspur next week, while Leicester welcome Wolverhampton
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk: Campbell Predicts winner of Heavyweight title Fight
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Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk: Campbell Predicts winner of Heavyweight title Fight

  Former Commonwealth lightweight champion, Luke Campbell, has backed British boxer, Anthony Joshua to beat Ukrainian fighter, Oleksandr Usyk, when both men clash in a heavyweight title fight in September. Campbell believes Joshua will have an advantage over Usyk because he has quick hands. DAILY POST reports that the fight will take place in London at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25. “I think it’s a great fight, Usyk is an unbelievable talent,” Campbell told Mirror Fighting. “His technique and boxing IQ is certainly up there with the best, but is he a heavyweight? “I don’t think he’s quite a heavyweight to be honest, this is where Joshua has the advantage. “Joshua has got quick hands, and is a big strong heavyweight, so if he imposes his strengt...
Chelsea vs Villarreal: Tuchel explains new roles for Pulisic, Hudson-Odoi
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Chelsea vs Villarreal: Tuchel explains new roles for Pulisic, Hudson-Odoi

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has explained his decision to play Callum Hudson-Odoi and Christian Pulisic as wing-backs ahead of their UEFA Super Cup game against Villarreal on August 11. According to the German, it is his plan B. Hudson-Odoi and Pulisic played in that position as the Blues beat Arsenal 2-1 in a pre-season friendly on Sunday. Chelsea are currently without Ben Chilwell, Emerson Palmieri and Reece James, who were given extended holidays after participating in Euro 2020. Cesar Azpilicueta is still unfit, while it’s unclear if Marcos Alonso is nursing an injury. “Yes, maybe [Pulisic will play in that position against Villarreal]. “He played there with me at Dortmund — and we have played many times like this with Callum [Hudson-Odoi]. Marcos [Alonso] was n...
Tokyo Olympics: Adegoke becomes First Nigerian to Reach 100m Final
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Tokyo Olympics: Adegoke becomes First Nigerian to Reach 100m Final

Nigeria’s Enoch Adegoke on Sunday qualified for the final of the men’s 100m heat at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games in Japan. Adegoke became Nigeria’s first 100m Olympic finalist since 1996, clocking 10.00s in Heat 2 of men’s 100m semi-final 25 years after Davidson Ezinwa at Atlanta ’96. DAILY POST reports that Adegoke had on Saturday beat the fastest man in the world this year and seventh fastest of all-time, USA’s Trayvon Brommel, in the men’s 100 metres event. Adegoke ran 9.98 seconds in the men’s 100 metres to beat Brommel, who tops the pre-Games world list with the 9.77 seconds he ran last month in Florida, USA, and qualified for Sunday’s semi-finals. The 21-year-old sprinter, who ran on Lane 6 of Heat 2 at the Olympic Stadium in the event’s first round, beat Femi ...
Osimhen scores two-minute brace as Napoli beat Bayern Munich
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Osimhen scores two-minute brace as Napoli beat Bayern Munich

The Super Eagles striker continued his fine goalscoring form in pre-season with his brilliance at the Allianz Arena Victor Osimhen helped Napoli crush Bayern Munich 3-0 with his two-minute brace in Saturday’s friendly match. After scoring the match-winning goal against Serie C club Pro Vercelli last Saturday, the Nigeria international led the Partenopei's attack in Munich. The 22-year-old linked up with Algeria midfielder Adam Ounas in quick succession as the visitors scored two goals within two minute.
Videos of Bolanle crying with a battered face following alleged assault from her estranged husband, Lincon
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Videos of Bolanle crying with a battered face following alleged assault from her estranged husband, Lincon

Videos showing video vixen, Bolanle, with a bruised face at different times have emerged. Bolanle's husband,  Abiodun Lincon had sent her out of their matrimonial home while accusing her of violent and destructive behaviour. However, Bolanle's cousin,  BJ, claimed that Lincon was the violent one and beat Bolanle multiple times while she was pregnant, causing her to land in the hospital on more than one occasion. Footages of Bolanle crying with a bruised face has now emerged. In one video, she's seen with a broken lip. In another, she's seen with a black eye. Another video, that had to be blurred because of how bloody it is, shows her with blood by the side of her head. A screenshot of Bolanle's Snapchat also shows several photos of her with wounds on different parts ...
Kaizer Chiefs’ Baxter: Al Ahly will be devastated if they don’t beat us in the Caf Champions League final
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Kaizer Chiefs’ Baxter: Al Ahly will be devastated if they don’t beat us in the Caf Champions League final

The 67-year-old concedes his charges come into the match as underdogs but remains optimistic of positive results Stuart Baxter believes Al Ahly will be devastated if they do not beat his team Kaizer Chiefs in the Caf Champions League final in Casablanca, Morocco on Saturday night. Amakhosi come into the match with the hope of securing their maiden continental title while the Red Devils are targeting their 10th crown. It is a match that has been anticipated by Chiefs supporters who are optimistic their team can defy the odds and end the season on a high. The Britton concedes his charges come into the match as underdogs but remains optimistic his players can win the final.
Mourinho begins Roma reign with 10-0 win
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Mourinho begins Roma reign with 10-0 win

  Jose Mourinho begun his time at Roma on a great note, as they beat Tuscans Montecatini 10-0 in a pre-season friendly on Thursday. The 58-year-old signed a three-year deal with the Serie A side in May, shortly after he was dismissed from Tottenham Hotspur. Mourinho has decided to take on a new challenge in the Italian capital. And the former Chelsea, Man United and Spurs manager enjoyed the best start possible, after hammering local side Tuscans Montecatini. Spectators were not allowed to attend the game played at the Fulvio Bernardini training centre, as Borja Mayoral hit a hat-trick while Nicolo Zaniolo, who wore the captain’s armband, found the net. Carles Perez, Gianluca Mancini, Riccardo Calafiori, Nicola Zalewski and Amadou Diawara all added their names to...
Gadzama tips D’Tigers for medal
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Gadzama tips D’Tigers for medal

Gold medalist at the 2000 Olympic Games, Fidelis Gadzama, says D’Tigers stand a chance of winning a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games, which starts in eight days. D’Tigers defeated two of the top four countries in the world — USA and Argentina — in the three pre-Olympics exhibition games they played in the last four days. They became the first African country to beat Team USA in basketball, after winning 90-87 on Sunday, before seeing off No.4 ranked Argentina 94-71 in their second game on Monday. They were however unlucky against Australia, ranked No. in the world, losing 108-69 on Wednesday. Speaking with our correspondent, Gadzama who won gold in the 4x400m event at the Sydney Games, also listed Ese Brume and Tobi Amusan as the country’s other medal hopefuls. “I believe basketball de...
Messi Dedicates Copa America triumph to Maradona
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Messi Dedicates Copa America triumph to Maradona

  Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has dedicated their Copa America win over Brazil to his family and the late Diego Maradona. Messi finally won an international trophy, after they beat the Selecao 1-0 in Sunday’s final. Angel Di Maria netted the winning goal in the 22nd minute of play. “I want to dedicate this success to my family, who have always given me the strength to continue, to my friends whom I love so much, to all the people who support us and above all to 45 million Argentinians who have suffered so much with this dreadful virus,” Messi wrote on Instagram. Argentina had refused to co-host the tournament with Colombia due to the surge in COVID-19 cases. CONMEBOL eventually transferred hosting rights to Brazil at the last minute. Messi also paid tribu...
Copa America final: What I told Messi after Argentina beat Brazil – Neymar
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Copa America final: What I told Messi after Argentina beat Brazil – Neymar

Brazil forward, Neymar, has revealed that he told Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, ‘son of a bitch, you beat me’ following his country’s Copa America final 1-0 defeat to La Albiceleste on Sunday morning. Neymar, a former club teammate with Messi during his time at Barcelona, said this while breaking his silence on Brazil’s defeat to Argentina at the Maracana Stadium. Angel Di Maria’s first-half goal sealed Argentina’s 1-0 victory against Brazil. Reacting, Neymar, in a post via his Instagram account on Monday, wrote, “Losing hurts me, it hurts me… it’s something I still haven’t learned to live with,” Neymar wrote on Instagram. “Yesterday, when I lost, I went to give a hug to the biggest and best in history that I saw playing. “My friend and brother MESSI, I was sad and I ...

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