reportfootballa day ago

Premier League Roundup | Sunderland relegated after their 10 year stand in EPL

Sunderland's 10-year stay in the English Premier League came to an end when Josh King scored a late winner for Bournemouth and confirmed the home side's relegation. Meanwhile, Leicester's victory helped them ease their relegation fears and put them 9 points clear of the drop zone.
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reportfootball3 days ago

Premier League | Manchester derby ends in a goalless draw

Manchester City and Manchester United played out a hard-fought goalless draw at the Etihad Stadium to keep alive their hopes of a top-four finish in the League. The result saw United also extend their unbeaten league run to 24 games - their longest undefeated streak in a single top-flight season.
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reportfootball4 days ago

Premier League Roundup | Arsenal stay in top-four race; Spurs overcome Palace challenge

Arsenal kept alive their chances of entering the top-four as a Robert Huth own goal provided them with a 1-0 victory over Leicester City. Tottenham, meanwhile, piled more pressure on table toppers Chelsea, as Christian Eriksen's superb long-range strike secured a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.
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newsfootball5 days ago

Jeje Lalpekhlua : Indian football team’s immediate goal is 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification

AIFF Player of the Year Jeje Lalpekhlua has said that the Indian team has its eyes fixed on qualifying for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. The 26-year-old forward from Mizoram also feels the influx of young, fresh talent has lifted the quality of Indian football and also keeps the seniors on their feet.
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reportfootball5 days ago

Premier League | Table toppers Chelsea strengthen position with 4-2 win over Southampton

Chelsea extended their dominant run in the Premier League by defeating Southampton 4-2 to strengthen their hold at the top of the points table. Diego Costa snapped his recent goal drought with a brace after Eden Hazard and Gary Cahill scored one each, to take the Blues home.
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newsfootball6 days ago

Indian Football | Subrata Paul fails dope test

The All India Football Federation on Tuesday announced that India goalkeeper Subrata Paul has failed a drug test that was taken in March by the National Anti-Doping Agency and has to decide whether or not he wants another sample of his tested. Paul used to be India’s first choice goalkeeper.
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reportfootball7 days ago

Soccer Roundup | Crystal Palace, United secure victory; Messi propels Barcelona over Real Madrid

Christian Benteke scored in either half as Crystal Palace beat Liverpool at Anfield to dent Liverpool’s top-four aspirations in the Premier League. Meanwhile, Wayne Rooney scored his first goal since January to help Manchester United defeat Burney 2-0 to stay in contention for a top-four finish.
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newsfootball10 days ago

Champions League Semi Finals Draw: Madrid derby to take place after Juventus draw Monaco

A club from Madrid is guaranteed to be in the final of this year’s UEFA Champions League after Juventus were drawn against Monaco in the semi-finals of the competitions which meant that Real Madrid will face off against cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid in the other semi-final.
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reportfootball10 days ago

Europa League Roundup | Marcus Rashford sends Manchester United through to semifinals

Marcus Rashford scored in the second period of extra time to send Manchester United through to the last four of the Europa League with a 2-1 win on the night and a 3-2 aggregate win over Anderlecht. But the victory was marred by injuries to talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo.
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reportfootball11 days ago

Champions League Roundup | Juventus and Monaco enter semis

Juventus entered the semifinals of the Champions League on the basis of their 3-0 win over Barcelona in the first leg as the second ended in a 0-0 stalemate. In another quarterfinal, Monaco beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 (6-3 aggregate) to progress to the last-four stage for the first time since 2004.
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