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Arsenal wins FA Community Shield with Victory over Liverpool

Just the same way the team ended last season with a trophy- The FA Cup, Arsenal began the season with another trophy -The FA Community shield. They defeated hard-fighting Liverpool 5-4 on penalties after the match ended 1-1 at full-time. Aubameyang opened scores in the 12th minute when he intercepted Milner header to,cut in from …

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Ex Chelsea star Willian finally signs for Arsenal

Brazil winger, Willian has completed the signing of  a three-year deal with Arsenal following his departure from Chelsea. The Brazil forward, who turned 32 last Sunday, was out of contract after a seven-year stay at Stamford Bridge. There had been lots of speculation that Willian will join Arsenal this summer on a free transfer after the Blues …

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EPL in dramatic end as Chelsea, Man United Pick Champions League slots

Manchester United and Chelsea sealed Champions League places on a dramatic final day of the longest Premier League season. United finished third after a tricky 2-0 win in a Champions League shootout with  Leicester while Chelsea ended in fourth spot  thanks to her two goals victory over wolves. At the other end of the table, Bournemouth …

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Nigerian Striker Michael Scores For Norwegian Club Valerenga In Friendly Win

Peter Michael, a Nigerian striker, has recently scored the only goalfor Norwegian top division side club Valerenga in their 1-0 winagainst Bodoe/Glimt in Tuesday’s friendly game.Completesports.com reports that Michael scored in the 58th minute tohand Valerenga the win against their fellow Norwegian club. With thisdevelopment, Michael is expected to be in action for Valerenga whenthey visit …

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Odd sights from Bundesliga comeback as Dortmund hammers Schalke 4-0

Germany gave global football-starved fans reason to be cheerful on Saturday with the Bundesliga’s return to action behind closed doors, on a day in which Borussia Dortmund hammered local rivals Schalke in an echoing Signal Iduna Park. Dortmund’s Wonderkid striker Erling Braut Haaland began where he left off with the first Bundesliga goal of its …

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Finidi George makes LaLiga African all-time eleven

Former Nigeria international Finidi George has been included in LaLiga’s African All-time Eleven list, Completesports.com reports. The Africa LaLiga All-time best list which is a five minutes video of the selected players – past and present – was compiled by SuperSports and published on their verified Twitter handle. Finidi’s inclusion in the list is due to his …

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UK Govt gives go-ahead for Premier League to return from June 1

The UK Government has given the Premier League the green light to restart the season from June 1. Football in the UK has been shut down indefinitely in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 30,000 lives and impacted thousands more. Premier League clubs have committed to finishing the season in …

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Chelsea submits bid for Nigeria’s Osimhen

English Premier League club, Chelsea have reportedly firmed up its interest in signing Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen. According to Le 10 Sport, the leadership of Lille had received an offer from Chelsea for Osimhen, but the €85 million transfer fee being bandied in the media was erroneous and largely overestimated. Allnigeriasoccer.com had  reported that the French Ligue …

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Man City owners adds ninth club to its kitty with Belgium deal

Manchester City’s parent company  City Football Group (CFG) , has added a ninth club to its global portfolio with the purchase of Belgian second-tier side, Lommel SK. It has been reported that Lommel’s debts of £1.75 million ($2.1 million) will be wiped out by the City Football Group (CFG) as part of the deal. CFG …

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