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Fury knocks out Wilder to retain WBC heavyweight Crown

Tyson Fury retained his WBC heavyweight crown on Saturday with a spectacular 11th-round knockout of Deontay Wilder as their trilogy fight delivered a boxing classic.In an epic battle in front of 15,820 fans at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, both fighters were knocked down on multiple occasions in a contest full of improbable twists and turns as the two rivals traded blows. Fury looked to have gained the upper hand after flooring Wilder in the third round, only for the 35-year-old from Alabama to respond with two knockdowns of Fury that had the English champion clinging on desperately in
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Anthony Joshua Looses Heavyweight Champion to Oleksandr Usyk

After six months of heavy training, Anthony Joshua’s reign as world heavyweight champion ended in London after he was defeated by Oleksandr Usyk. Oleksandr Usyk is crowned as the new unified world heavyweight champion after a unanimous decision win over Anthony Joshua with scores of 117-112, 116-112, 115-113.Usyk has become the third boxer after Evander Holyfield and David Haye to win world titles at cruiserweight and heavyweight.However, there is a rematch clause, with Joshua – who has now won 24 and lost two of his professional bouts – having previously lost his belts when beaten by Andy Ruiz in New
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8 Champions League matches that left an open wound for the defeated

Ask any manager for the matches that made them and you may be surprised. Because more often than not, the games that define your life in football are not the ones in which you got a positive result. It's the defeats that leave scars and push you onto bigger and better things. That's certainly true of these eight Champions League nights. Allow us to present a history of managers not eating, not forgetting and sometimes wandering the streets of Athens in search of reflection. 1. Liverpool’s Greek Tragedy Liverpool were a more cohesive unit than the 2005 version but couldn’t
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Arsene Wenger gives verdict on Mikel Arteta and his Arsenal team

Arsene Wenger says he sees “potential” in Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal despite a tough start to the season. The Gunners beat Norwich 1-0 on Saturday but they remain 16th in the Premier League table with three defeats in their first four games. Arsenal will not be involved in the Champions League, Europa League or Europa Conference League when those competitions get under way this week. In fact, this will be the club’s first campaign outside Europe since 1994/95 following an eighth-place finish last term. Arteta did win the FA Cup in his first half-season in charge at the Emirates Stadium, but
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What Cristiano Ronaldo said in dressing room speech ahead of Man Utd debut

Cristiano Ronaldo has already made an impact at Man Utd. Cristiano Ronaldo gave his new Manchester United teammates a rousing speech ahead of making his second debut against Newcastle United to try and bring the best out of the squad. Ronaldo made a predictably excellent start to his second spell at Old Trafford, firing home two goals to lead United to an emphatic 4-1 victory over Steve Bruce's side. It looked as though Ronaldo's arrival the club had given the squad a huge boost, and now The Sun have revealed the details of the pre-match speech he gave to get
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Manchester United’s Edinson Cavani agrees with Harry Kane about the toughest defender he’s faced

Manchester United ace Edinson Cavani has opened up on the toughest opponent he has faced during his career.Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani has joined England captain Harry Kane in admitting that Juventus and Italy centre-back Giorgio Chiellini is the toughest defender that he has faced in football. Cavani and Kane, both of whom have faced some of the best defenders the world of football has to offer during their colourful and glittering careers, are in agreement that the Italian ace is something of a problem to get the better of. Cavani, who recently gave up his No.7 shirt at Old
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Legendary Man U Manager, Sir Alex Ferguson confirms he DID play part in bringing Ronaldo back to Man Utd

Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed he did play a part in convincing Cristiano Ronaldo to return to Old Trafford. The legendary former Manchester United manager is understood to have phoned the Portuguese star personally to urge him to return to the Red Devils, 12 years after leaving for Real Madrid, which he did in August.And Sir Alex revealed he and others pulled out all the stops to ensure Ronaldo's homecoming. Talking ahead of Ronaldo's double against Newcastle, Ferguson told Viaplay: 'I'm excited like everyone else, there was anticipation all day yesterday and waking up in the morning. I speak for
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Cristiano Ronaldo already silencing critics after 2 goals on Man Utd return

Critics thought Cristiano Ronaldo was past it. Cristiano Ronaldo couldn’t have asked for a better second debut as he made his sensational return for Manchester United against Newcastle on Saturday afternoon. Ronaldo scored over 550 club goals for Real Madrid and Juventus in all competitions in the 12 years he was away – his worst single season in that time was equal to United’s best top scorer since last winning the Premier League in 2013 – and he didn’t skip so much as a single beat. Despite the hype that surround his transfer back to Manchester, the five-time Ballon d’Or
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Football legend Pele remains in ICU after surgery

Brazilian football legend Pele remains in intensive care but is making a satisfactory recovery after undergoing surgery for a suspected colon tumour, his doctors said Friday. Pele’s medical team at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said in a statement that he was “actively conversing and displaying vital signs within normal range.” Pele, 80, took to Instagram to reassure his fans. “My friends, with each passing day I feel a little better. I’m looking forward to playing again, but I’m still going to recover for a few more days,” he said. “While I’m here, I take the opportunity to
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IPOB sit-at-home: South-East students may miss WAEC exam

Students in the South-East may miss West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Monday’s sitting due to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) order. The organization ordered the people in the region to stay away from schools, markets, banks and other public places every Monday. The directive was issued as part of the pressure against the federal government over Biafra agitator, Nnamdi Kanu.Those who default are sometimes attacked. There have been cases of destruction of vehicles, shops and other property. The Coalition of South-East Youth Leaders, (COSEYL) said the actions by IPOB are detrimental to the well-being of innocent civilians. A statement
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United return set to be disrupted by feminist groups

Feminist groups intend to disrupt Cristiano Ronaldo’s eagerly-awaited return to Manchester United today. Sportsmail understands that a protest is planned, with organisers hoping to shift attention towards an unresolved legal case involving the 36-year-old in the United States. American woman Kathryn Mayorga alleged that Ronaldo raped her in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009, the same month Real Madrid paid a then-world record £80million to sign him from United. Ronaldo, set to be named in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad against Newcastle United today, has strenuously denied the claims, branding them ‘fake news’. Mayorga filed a complaint with the Las
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Manchester United Executives meet with Legendary Manager Ferguson and Current Manager Solskjaer, for meal in Manchester

Sir Alex Ferguson met up with current Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at a club luncheon on Thursday afternoon. The legendary United boss played a key role in convincing Cristiano Ronaldo to return to Old Trafford in a £19.8million deal from Juventus in the summer transfer window. Now the Scot has met up with the current manager and soon to be departing vice-chairman at The Ivy in Manchester's Spinningfields, and was also joined by other members of the club's management and board. United technical director Darren Fletcher, former chief executive David Gill and club
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Lionel Messi breaks Pele’s goal record

Argentina Forward, Lionel Messi Breaks Pele’s Goals RecordDate: 10-09-2021 7:59 am (23 mins ago) | Author: Olusanya Akinrinola HomeSportsamasan1 at 10-09-2021 07:59 AM (23 mins ago)Online (m)Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has broken the South American men’s record of goals held by Brazil legend, Pele.Messi netted a hat-trick as they beat Bolivia 3-0 in a World Cup qualifying fixture in Buenos Aires.It took his total tally of international goals to 79, two more than Pele’s.Messi is however behind Brazilian duo of Marta (109) and Cristiane (96) for the overall record for most goals scored by a South American player at the
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The Fantasy Football Debate: Cristiano Ronaldo or Bruno Fernandes?

As a keen fantasy football manager, I’ve been intrigued by Manchester United’s acquisition of Cristiano Ronaldo. As a Manchester United fan, I’ve been excited, conflicted and confused by the signing; do we need him? What about Edinson Cavani? What about Mason Greenwood’s development and game time? The FPL Community has spent the international break talking up, and down, and up again, the arguments for either player. ‘Bruno v Ronaldo ’ was practically trending on my Twitter timeline. With so many Wildcards activated on FanTeam and Fantasy Premier League, I wanted to give my two cents. More accurately, though, I’ll be
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Khabib reveals why Cristiano Ronaldo left Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United just a couple of days before the close of the transfer window was one of the stories of the summer. The 36-year-old had been heavily linked with a move to United's cross-city rivals, Manchester City, but instead he opted for the red side of Manchester in a dramatic U-turn after City pulled out of the race for his signature. Ronaldo said goodbye to Juventus to go back to Old Trafford, but he didn't give an explanation as to why he left the Italian side, where he spent the last three years. However, former UFC
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Pogba insists Ronaldo’s arrival is set to ‘raise the level’ at Man United

Paul Pogba believes Cristiano Ronaldo's arrival at Old Trafford will help 'raise the level' of the Manchester United team. Ronaldo returned to the Red Devils this summer after completing a £19.8million move from Juventus, 12 years on from his departure for Spanish giants Real Madrid. Pogba - who also returned to United five years ago after leaving for free in 2012- says it if beneficial for the squad to train with a 'great player'. The French midfielder told Telefoot, via Get Football News France: 'It's always a pleasure to play with the best. It's also a plus for the players
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Ronaldo’s second Manchester United debut ‘could be delayed until Tuesday’

Cristiano Ronaldo may have to wait until next Tuesday for his second full Manchester United debut. The 36-year-old Portuguese superstar is due to report for training this week after spending five days in quarantine due to Covid rules. The Sun reports Ronaldo will have little time to prepare for Saturday’s Premier League clash against Newcastle at Old Trafford. Ronaldo may have to settle for a place on the bench against Newcastle as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer waited a fortnight to give Raphael Varane his first start after joining from Real Madrid for £41million. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United Manager. Ronaldo can
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Antoine Griezmann’s wage cut to re-join Atletico Madrid revealed

Antoine Griezmann agreed to slash his wages nearly in half in order to facilitate his move from Barcelona to Atletico Madrid. After being linked with a move back to Los Rojiblancos earlier in the summer, Griezmann finally got his switch late on deadline day, returning to Atletico on a season-long loan with an obligation to buy for around £34m. It was a move which initially did not materialise because of a number of financial issues, one of which was Atleti's refusal to pay Griezmann's wages, which were thought to sit at over the £300,000-a-week mark. To get the move over
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Van de Beek’s agent: Ronaldo move is a ‘bad news’ for my client

The agent of Manchester United misfit Donny van de Beek admits that he is concerned the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo will push his client further down the pecking order at Old Trafford. Ronaldo caused a stir around the globe when he chose to return to United for a second spell following three seasons with Juventus. But it appears that not everybody is overjoyed to see the 36-year-old back at the club, as Van de Beek could see his playing time reduced further despite receiving assurances he would feature in 2021-22. "Cristiano arrived on Friday which we knew was bad news
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Why Brazil vs Argentina was Suspended

The two South American rivals kicked off at the Corinthians Arena, but the match was just minutes old, before Brazilian health authorities walked onto the pitch to demand a postponement. Their objection refers to controversy surrounding Covid-19 quarantine rules for four Argentina players based in England. Premier League quartet Emiliano Buendia, Emiliano Martinez, Giovani Lo Celso and Cristian Romero have reportedly been told they need to quarantine upon arrival in Brazil. The former three players all started for Lionel Scaloni’s side with Lionel Messi leading the Argentina players off the pitch amid a pitchside melee. Updates are expected from match
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