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England Players to take a knee before Hungary Clash
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England Players to take a knee before Hungary Clash

England will take a knee before playing Hungary, whose coach Marco Rossi vowed to stand by any action taken by players if they are subjected to any racism in Budapest on Thursday. The squad have discussed the issue in the build-up to the game, and were made aware of the fact that the Republic of Ireland players were loudly booed in June when they took a knee before their friendly with Hungary in the nearby Szusza Ferenc Stadion. Hungary have been ordered to play their next three UEFA competition matches behind closed doors - with one of those games suspended for two years - following racist abuse from supporters and homophobic banners in the stands during their Euro 2020 group stage matches in Budapest. A homophobic banner was seen in the stands during Hungary's defeat t...
Football ‘just too easy’ for Van Dijk, says ex-Liverpool man Lawrenson
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Football ‘just too easy’ for Van Dijk, says ex-Liverpool man Lawrenson

The Netherlands international has recovered from long-term injury and is already showing signs of being back to his best Football is “just too easy” for Virgil van Dijk, says former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson, who believes the “Rolls-Royce” of a centre-back is also bringing the best out of his defensive team-mates. Van Dijk is back at the heart of the Liverpool defence after recovering from a serious knee injury that caused him to miss the majority of last season. The 30-year-old looks to be back to his best form already after helping the Merseysiders to an unbeaten start to the campaign as they look to reclaim the Premier League title from Manchester City.
Fati boost for Barcelona after nine-month injury nightmare as 18-year-old returns to training
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Fati boost for Barcelona after nine-month injury nightmare as 18-year-old returns to training

The talented teenager, who has suffered with serious knee problems, is edging his way back into contention at Camp Nou Barcelona have been handed a welcome boost by the sight of Ansu Fati returning to full training. The 18-year-old has endured a wretched run on the injury front of late, but a long road to recovery is finally coming to an end. Ronald Koeman is not in a position to welcome the highly-rated forward, who topped the 2021 Goal NXGN poll, back into his plans just yet, but an imminent return is on the cards.  
Napoli Forward, Hirving Lozano in hospital after horror injury
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Napoli Forward, Hirving Lozano in hospital after horror injury

Napoli forward, Hirving Lozano, was taken to hospital to have further scans on his head and neck following a horror injury in Mexico’s Gold Cup 0-0 draw against Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday. Lozano needed to be stretchered off after just 11 minutes of the encounter, falling into the knee of Trinidad goalkeeper Marvin Philips. The collision left the 25-year-old motionless, and a neck brace was fitted to his neck before he was stretchered off the pitch. From the stadium, the Mexican international was transferred directly to hospital in Dallas, with the team later releasing a statement saying: “Hirving Lozano is stable, conscious and he will be medically examined.” Lozano has been in spectacular form for Mexico and Napoli this season. He scored eleven goals in 32 appea...
Nigerian man Proposes to Girlfriend at his Secondary school
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Nigerian man Proposes to Girlfriend at his Secondary school

A Nigerian man has taken to Twitter to share photos from his proposal to his girlfriend, which took place at the secondary school he attended in Ibadan. According to @Lesulemon, his girlfriend said "Yes" after he went down on one knee and proposed to her in his class. He tweeted; Took her to my high school (Ikolaba Grammar School Ibadan) Jss2b class to show her around, booom I proposed and She said Yes!!!
Van Dijk rules himself out of Euro 2020 as Netherlands defender targets pre-season Liverpool comeback
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Van Dijk rules himself out of Euro 2020 as Netherlands defender targets pre-season Liverpool comeback

The Dutch captain says he is "at peace" with his decision as he looks to return from a serious knee injury in time for the start of next season Virgil van Dijk has ruled himself out of this summer's European Championship, and is instead targeting a return to club action with Liverpool in time for the 2021-22 campaign. The Netherlands captain has been sidelined since October after suffering a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in a challenge with Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. The 29-year-old has, however, been progressing well in his rehabilitation, and has been pictured working with a ball at Liverpool's Kirkby training ground, as well as posting videos of himself running outside.
Pioli delivers positive update on Ibrahimovic’s injury as AC Milan striker looks to make Euros
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Pioli delivers positive update on Ibrahimovic’s injury as AC Milan striker looks to make Euros

The enigmatic Swedish striker is nursing a knee complaint at present and will not figure in the Rossoneri's next two Serie A fixtures AC Milan boss Stefano Pioli has delivered an encouraging update on Zlatan Ibrahimovic's latest injury, with the Swedish striker nursing only a "slight sprain" to his knee. The 39-year-old frontman was forced off after 66 minutes of a 3-0 win for the Rossoneri over Juventus. He has undergone medical tests since then and, while he has been ruled out of Milan's next two fixtures, Pioli has suggested that he could return before the 2020-21 season comes to a close.
Lady Goes Berserk after her Boyfriend Proposed to her in Benin
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Lady Goes Berserk after her Boyfriend Proposed to her in Benin

A lady caused a stir in Benin city, Edo state on Sunday, February 14, after her boyfriend proposed to her. An excited crowd had gathered after they saw her boyfriend go on one knee to propose to her only for them to witness something quite shocking. The young lady brought forward her finger for her man to slip the ring into it, but just as he was about to do so, she lost her cool and began acting strange. Many presumed she lost her senses because of the way she was behaving.  
‘I would be surprised’ – Klopp expects Gomez to miss rest of season as Liverpool boss targets centre-back signing
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‘I would be surprised’ – Klopp expects Gomez to miss rest of season as Liverpool boss targets centre-back signing

The 23-year-old has not featured since damaging his knee in November, with the Reds manager admitting he is still 'far away' from a return Jurgen Klopp has admitted it would be a surprise if Joe Gomez can play again this season, as the Liverpool boss looks to make a late January signing to alleviate the club’s defensive crisis. Gomez has not featured since suffering a serious knee injury during a training session with England back in November, with Klopp revealing on Friday that the 23-year-old was still “far away” from a return to action. “Joe Gomez is actually in a pretty good place, but far away from being back,” Klopp told reporters. “So he walks round, looks completely normal, is not yet out on the pitch running, or even out of the gym. It’s just a really tough injury as well...
Strange Scenes In Marseille Vs Manchester City As Home Side Don’t Take A Knee
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Strange Scenes In Marseille Vs Manchester City As Home Side Don’t Take A Knee

  Marseille players did not take a knee in their Champions League clash with Manchester City on Tuesday evening - but they stood and watched the Premier League side do so. Players, coaches, and other staff in stadiums across English football have taken a knee since football returned in June to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Get French Football News have revealed the gesture hasn't been adopted in France and City players took a knee before kick-off at the Orange Velodrome. Marseille players remained stood together and waited for City players to get up before starting the game. It has also been rumoured the players opted for a one minute's silence in memory of Samuel Paty - a teacher murdered in a terrorist attack last week. Despite the explanation, fans onli...
Police Officer Charged in George Floyd’s Death, Released on Bail
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Police Officer Charged in George Floyd’s Death, Released on Bail

Thomas Lane, one of the four Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd, has been released from jail after posting bond. Lane, 37, who had been held on $750,000 conditional bail, was freed from the Hennepin County jail at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday, according to jail records. His family members had set up a fundraising page for the ex-cop earlier this week, asking the public for donations for his 'defense fund' they set at $1 million. Lane's lawyer, Earl Gray, also confirmed he was released on Wednesday afternoon after posting bail. 'Now we can watch what happens next from outside,' Gray told the Tribune. 'We will bring a motion to dismiss and hopefully it will be granted.' Thomas Lane is one of three officers charged with aiding and abetting second-degree ...
George Floyd: Bill Gates reacts, demands end to racial discrimination
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George Floyd: Bill Gates reacts, demands end to racial discrimination

Billionaire business mogul and founder of Gates Foundation, Bill Gates has joined thousands of protesters all over the world to seek justice for the African-American man, George Floyd who was killed by a police officer in the US. Recall that Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old man died on May 25, 2020, in the hands of a White police officer in Minneapolis. The officer, Derek Chauvin, who was seen in the viral video with his knee on Floyd’s neck, was charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter which some blacks and protesters believe were not harsh enough for the crime. But Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison later announced that the charges against Chauvin had been upgraded to second-degree murder and that new charges have been filed against the other three officers invol...
US Embassy Staff in Nigeria Take a Knee to Show Support for the Black Lives Matter protesters
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US Embassy Staff in Nigeria Take a Knee to Show Support for the Black Lives Matter protesters

The United States Embassy staff in Abuja, Nigeria, went on one knee on Monday to show support for the Black Lives Matter protesters who are demanding justice for George Floyd and other black victims of police brutality in the US. The embassy posted a photo of its staff going down on one knee and wrote: "Today at the Embassy, we joined together in 84 seconds of silence in solidarity with those at home and around the world protesting the murders of George Floyd & others. We sincerely hope that all of us will learn from this episode & use it as inspiration to create a better world."
Canadian Prime Minister Takes A Knee At Black Lives Matter Demonstration
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Canadian Prime Minister Takes A Knee At Black Lives Matter Demonstration

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a knee during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Ottawa on Friday. Trudeau’s act of solidarity comes after he declined to comment earlier in the day about whether he would be attending the protest. Still, he arrived at Parliament Hill — home to Canada’s Parliament — wearing a black cloth mask Friday afternoon and surrounded by security guards, according to CTVnews. Trudeau did not speak at the event, though he clapped and nodded along with some of the other speakers, including when a speaker asserted there is no middle ground on racism. At another point, he yelled “Amen” along with other protesters after a speaker discussed promoting love and justice.
When my Husband Proposed, I Told him I’m Lazy and Hate House Chores – Activist Aisha Yesufu
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When my Husband Proposed, I Told him I’m Lazy and Hate House Chores – Activist Aisha Yesufu

Bring Back Our Girls co-convener, Aisha Yesufu took to Twitter to share some past events before she tied the nuptial knots with her husband 22 years ago. Acccording to the activist, she told her husband who didn't go down on his knee to propose that she was lazy and also hates house chores. Aisha revealed that from their first year in marriage, her husband brought in people that helped out in house chores. She tweeted; When my husband proposed, (not on bended knees). I told him I was lazy and hated house chores and also I was always sick. The sickness stopped but I still hate house chores. From our first year of marriage he got people to help me with house chores. This year will be 22 years!
‘Ronaldo was angry because his knee was sore’ – Sarri explains Juventus star’s reaction to being substituted
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‘Ronaldo was angry because his knee was sore’ – Sarri explains Juventus star’s reaction to being substituted

Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri says Cristiano Ronaldo’s angry reaction when being substituted against Lokomotiv Moscow was because he had sustained a minor injury. The former Real Madrid forward was taken off for Paulo Dybala in the 82nd minute of Wednesday’s Champions League match in the Russian capital. It is the first time the Portugal international has failed to complete 90 minutes in a Champions League game since February 2016, and he did not take it well. Ronaldo was clearly frustrated as he made his way off the pitch, exchanging words with Sarri before making his way to the bench. The game was still level at 1-1 at the time, though Juve would go on to secure all three points thanks to a stoppage-time strike from substitute Douglas Costa. Speaking after the game Sarri pl...
Tragedy Strikes As Stonebwoy Reinjures His Surgically Repaired Knee – Cancels Upcoming Shows Because He Says He’s In A ‘Lot of Pain’
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Tragedy Strikes As Stonebwoy Reinjures His Surgically Repaired Knee – Cancels Upcoming Shows Because He Says He’s In A ‘Lot of Pain’

Dancehall star Stonebwoy has, unfortunately, had a bit of a health scare after reinjuring his surgically repaired knee. Stonebwoy, who’s currently on tour in Europe and North America, was rehearsing when he tripped down a staircase, injuring himself. Stonebwoy, as you might well know, had a stiff knee due to an accident he had when he was younger. He recently had surgery to repair it but seems to have reinjured it again. He took to social media to tell his fans he’s in a lot of pain, needs medical attention and thus has to cancel some upcoming shows. “It’s with a sad heart that I have to announce to you that I am not going to be able to come to Toronto and Edmonton for the short tour we embarked on a week ago,” Stonebwoy said. “Everything was going very nice until after stud...
Oxlade-Chamberlain chasing Champions League ‘dreams’ after Liverpool injury nightmare
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Oxlade-Chamberlain chasing Champions League ‘dreams’ after Liverpool injury nightmare

The England international spent a year on the sidelines with a serious knee problem, but he is now looking to help the Reds secure European glory Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain admits a potential Champions League final outing with Liverpool is what “dreams are made of”, with the midfielder having overcome an injury nightmare to chase down major silverware. There was a point not all that long ago that the England international must have wondered whether he would ever grace such a stage. A serious knee injury suffered in a semi-final clash with Roma in April 2018 prevented him turning out in a European showpiece last season.
Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen ruled out of Copa del Rey final
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Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen ruled out of Copa del Rey final

The Germany international will be absent when the Blaugrana face Valencia on Saturday in Seville Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has been ruled out of the Copa del Rey final due to a knee problem. The Germany international missed the final three La Liga games of the season while undergoing treatment for an issue in his right knee. The club confirmed on Wednesday that Ter Stegen "still has discomfort" and is therefore unavailable for the match with Valencia at the Benito Villamarin on Saturday.
Barcelona beat Liverpool 3-0 in first leg of UCL Semi-final
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Barcelona beat Liverpool 3-0 in first leg of UCL Semi-final

Barcelona Captain, Lionel Messi, put the team on the verge of Champions League final by scoring twice in a 3-0 home win over Liverpool in Wednesday’s semi-final first leg encounter. His brace took his goal tally for the Catalans to a remarkable 600 in the process. Former Liverpool striker, Luis Suarez, reminded the visitors of his clinical finishing by splitting a tense and finely-balanced game at the Nou Camp in the 26th minute. However, Liverpool went on to carve out a number of chances, but spurned them all. Messi scored the all-important second goal of the night in the 75th minute, chesting the ball down on the rebound and dribbling it over the line. It followed Suarez’s effort which hammered the crossbar with a shot, with his knee. The Argentine then added to Barca’s...
Dramatic Moment Nigerian Man Fakes Being Unable To Pay For A Date To Propose To His Girlfriend
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Dramatic Moment Nigerian Man Fakes Being Unable To Pay For A Date To Propose To His Girlfriend

A man left many people stunned after he feigned not being able to pay while on a date to propose to his girlfriend. A Nigerian man was the cynosure of all eyes after he faked not being able to pay the bills to propose to his girlfriend. In the video circulating on social meida, the man had feigned that he had no money after taking his girlfriend out on a date when the bouncers approached and started manhandling him. As he dragged with the bouncers, a scene was created with many people's attention being attracted. However, the girlfriend who was stunned by the manhandling of the boyfriend came to his aid as she tried to stop the bouncers from embarrassing the man. It was in the process, that the man bent the knee and popped the question to his shocked girlfriend.
Babcock University Hospital Performs Knee Replacement Surgery On 70 Year Old
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Babcock University Hospital Performs Knee Replacement Surgery On 70 Year Old

Babcock University Teaching Hospital says it has successfully carried out a complex total knee replacement surgery on an elderly male patient. This was contained in a statement by Joshua Suleiman, Director, Marketing and Communication, Babcock University. The patient, aged 70, and who requested anonymity, was said to have had features of bilateral severe osteoarthritis and a previous history of right patellectomy. Dr. Kelechukwu Onuoha, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, who supervised the surgery, said he had evaluated the patient for a right complex posterior stabilising Total Knee Replacement. According to him, the surgery was carried out on February 11 under the combined spinal/epidural anaesthesia, and it lasted not less than three hours. Onuoha said the implant...
We’ll Attack, Attack And Attack — Rohr
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We’ll Attack, Attack And Attack — Rohr

In a matter of hours, the Super Eagles will be having, perhaps their sternest test yet, in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series, when they confront The Mediterranean Knights of Libya at the magnificent Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo. As the minutes are ticking away, the atmosphere here in Uyo is electrifying. The fans who have been starved of international football action can’t wait for the blast of the whistle. Yet recall of Eagles’ outing in the last qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, which the Nigerians lost 0-2 sends shivers down the spines of the expectant fans.   Gernot Rohr Libya tops the group with four points, same with South Africa but have superior goal difference. Although they have not played here before, they enjoy a dre...
Big Name Returns Bolster US Open’s Men’s Draw
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Big Name Returns Bolster US Open’s Men’s Draw

The return to form and fitness of a host of big names in the men’s draw at the U.S. Open has strengthened the field for the year’s final Grand Slam However, Rafa Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are still the favourites for the title. The trio have dominated the highest level of the sport for years and Djokovic’s victory at Wimbledon, combined with an impressive hard court season, sees him edge defending champion Nadal as the bookmakers’ pick to succeed at Flushing Meadows. The sixth-seeded Serb has played his way back to form after a shaky start to the year following his return from a long-standing elbow injury that needed surgery, and is on the opposite side of the draw to top seed Nadal. Second seed Federer, now 37, is on the same side of the draw as 31-year-old Djokovic and ...
Thiago Motta May Be Out Until 2018 After Knee Surgery
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Thiago Motta May Be Out Until 2018 After Knee Surgery

Thiago Motta may be out until 2018 after Paris Saint-Germain announced the veteran requires minor knee surgery. According to a statement released on the PSG website, the 35-year-old has complained of increased pain in his right knee since the 0-0 Ligue 1 draw at Montpellier in September. The Brazilian-born Italy international has started 12 matches for Unai Emery's team in all competitions this term. But, should he go under the knife imminently to address the issue, Motta may not return until after the mid-season break. Leading Group B in the Champions League by three points, PSG host Celtic in Europe next week, followed by a trip to take on title-holders Monaco, who are four points behind them in second place in the league, four days later. They are also away to Bayern Munich on Dece...
South African Boxer Mark Farah Proposes To Girlfriend Inside Boxing Ring
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South African Boxer Mark Farah Proposes To Girlfriend Inside Boxing Ring

South African boxer Mark Farah went down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend inside the boxing ring on her birthday. After Farah defeated Congolese Welcome Malubu over four rounds at Presley's Restaurant in Boksburg, he signalled to his girlfriend Sharne Gerhardt‚ who turned 27 years old on that day‚ to join him in the ring. She made her way to the ring and when she eventually reached him‚ Farah asked the crowd to sing a hearty Happy Birthday for her. Tears of joy rolled down her face as the crowd gave her one of the most rousing renditions she will ever receive in her life. "Thank you very much‚" she sobbed‚ before attempting to leave the ring. But as Gerhardt was about to leave the ring‚ Farah suddenly got down on one knee and asked her to marry him. "Baby could ...
Man Kneels To Propose To His Big Girlfriend (Pictures)
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Man Kneels To Propose To His Big Girlfriend (Pictures)

Chozynboy completely took his woman Joy by surprise when he took her out on a date, dropped on one knee and proposed to her. This happened last month in the United States. The excited groom-to-be shared these photos and it's got everyone gushing. Read what he said about his woman: #SheSaidYes!! Words can't fully express how much I love you @virtuous.joy! Thank you for your constant love, encouragement, support, motivation, and being my best friend. Thank you for your patience with me and making me feel like the greatest man on earth. You are such an amazing, beautiful, God-fearing woman and can't wait to spend the rest of my life with you! Special thank you to all who helped make this the best day of our lives!

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