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N’Golo Kante sends Blues to FA Cup semi-finals

N’Golo Kante sends Blues to FA Cup semi-finals

Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho had to be separated as N’Golo Kante’s strike sent Chelsea into the FA Cup semi-finals with a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. Fourth official Mike Jones had to intervene as Conte and Mourinho had a frank touchline exchange during a feisty contest in which United had Ander Herrera sent off for two ...

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Manchester United Beat Southampton To Win The EFL Cup

Manchester United Beat Southampton To Win The EFL Cup

Manchester United have bagged the first piece of major silverware for the 2016/2017 season. United beat Southampton 3-2 in a thrilling cup final. Southampton’s trip to the national stadium was their first visit since winning the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy against Carlisle in 2001. The Saints – who lost their previous League Cup final – against Nottingham Forest in 1979, beat ...

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PHOTOS: LIONEL MESSI SET TO MARRY CHILDHOOD SWEETHEART

PHOTOS: LIONEL MESSI SET TO MARRY CHILDHOOD SWEETHEART

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is set to marry his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo next summer. The wedding is expected to take place in their native city of Rosario in Argentina where they met as children through Lucas Scaglia, Antonella’s footballer cousin and a close friend of Messi. Local journalist Juan Pablo Varsky broke the news on Wednesday on a radio ...

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CHRISTIAN ATSU SCORES SUPERB FINISH TO PROPEL NEWCASTLE TO VICTORY OVER WIGAN

CHRISTIAN ATSU SCORES SUPERB FINISH TO PROPEL NEWCASTLE TO VICTORY OVER WIGAN

Ghana international Christian Atsu bettered his stocks in England after scoring a remarkable finish to propel Newcastle United to a 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic in the Championship on Wednesday night. The Chelsea loanee stepped out of the dug-out at the DW Stadium and put his name on the score-sheet with a classy finish. Atsu, who replaced Matt Ritchie in ...

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PEP GUARDIOLA ASKS FOR TIME TO SUCCEED AFTER POOR RUN

PEP GUARDIOLA ASKS FOR TIME TO SUCCEED AFTER POOR RUN

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he does not know if he will be given the time he needs to build a successful team at Etihad Stadium. Defeat by Leicester on Saturday was City’s second in a row in the league – the first time they have lost back-to-back league games under Guardiola. They trail league leaders Chelsea by seven ...

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RIYAD MAHREZ WINS BBC AFRICAN FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR 2016 AWARD

RIYAD MAHREZ WINS BBC AFRICAN FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR 2016 AWARD

Riyad Mahrez has been crowned the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016. Fans from across the world voted for the Algeria and Leicester midfielder ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew, Sadio Mane and Yaya Toure. Winger Mahrez, 25, told BBC Sport: “It means a lot, it’s something big for African players so I am very happy, I am very ...

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MOURINHO: HALF-TIME PEP TALK WAS CATALYST FOR UNITED WIN

MOURINHO: HALF-TIME PEP TALK WAS CATALYST FOR UNITED WIN

Jose Mourinho revealed that a half-time pep talk set Manchester United on their way to the EFL Cup semi-finals as they roared to a 4-1 triumph over West Ham at Old Trafford. The Portuguese was serving a one-match touchline ban on Wednesday, but his side shrugged off his absence to record a convincing victory as Anthony Martial and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ...

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EPL: MOURINHO OFF IN MANCHESTER UNITED DRAW, ALEXIS SANCHEZ FIRES ARSENAL

EPL: MOURINHO OFF IN MANCHESTER UNITED DRAW, ALEXIS SANCHEZ FIRES ARSENAL

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was sent off as his side lost more ground in the Premier League title race by drawing 1-1 with West Ham United on Sunday. After Diafra Sakho’s second-minute opener was cancelled out by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mourinho was sent to the stands for kicking a water bottle in protest at Paul Pogba’s booking for diving. It ...

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Didier Drogba will leave Montreal Impact at the end of the MLS season.

Didier Drogba will leave Montreal Impact at the end of the MLS season.

The 38-year-old told reporters he had played his last home game for the club following their 3-2 win against Toronto FC in the first leg of the Eastern Conference finals. The ex-Chelsea striker came on as a 71st-minute substitute in front of a sell-out crowd of 61,000. Kick-off was delayed by 30 minutes after it was discovered the 18-yard boxes ...

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