featurefootballa month ago

How the new transfer deadline could do more damage to English football clubs than good

After prolonged discussions and debates, the Premier League has announced the next transfer deadline to be on August 9th and not 31st. While the move imparts more clarity concerning players' focus and commitment, it also hands advantages and privileges to other European leagues.
Subhayan Dutta
reportfootballa month ago

Europa League | Arsenal overcome Koln challenge while Atalanta thrash Everton

Arsenal produced a comeback victory, in their first ever Europa League game, against Koln thanks to second half goals from Sead Kolasinac, Alexis Sanchez, and Hector Bellerin. Everton, on the other hand, conceded three first half goals to start their European campaign off with a 3-0 loss.
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reportfootball4 months ago

Confederations Cup 2017 | Germany lifts maiden title while Portugal finishes third

Germany defeated Chile 1-0 in the final of the Confederations Cup at St. Petersburg on Sunday to clinch their maiden title thanks to a 20th-minute goal gifted by Chile. On the other hand, Portugal came from behind to beat Mexico 2-1 in stoppage time to finish third in the competition.
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reportfootball4 months ago

Confederations Cup | Chile and Germany share the spoils

World champions Germany and South American champions Chile played out a 1-1 draw at the Confederations Cup at Kazan Arena in Russia. Chile took the lead through Alexis Sanchez's record-breaking goal early in the first half but Germany earned a point through Lars Stindl’s finish in the 41st minute.
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reportfootball4 months ago

Confederations Cup | Portugal hold Mexico to a 2-2 draw while Chile beat Cameroon

A stoppage-time header from Hector Moreno helped Mexico eke out a 2-2 draw after they had gifted an own goal and a likely win to Portugal in the Confederations Cup. Chile won the other encounter thanks to goals from Arturo Vidal, with an 81st-minute header, and a late goal from Edu Vargas.
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reportfootball5 months ago

FA Cup 2017| Arsenal defeat Chelsea 2-1 to win the crown

Arsenal got the better of Premier League champions Chelsea 2-1 in a thrilling FA Cup final to deny the Blues their second title of the season yesterday. Aaron Ramsey headed home in the 79th-minute to seize the Cup for the team who were battling a 10-men Chelsea towards the end of the game.
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reportfootball5 months ago

EPL Roundup | Arsenal keep playoff hopes alive; Man City trash West Brom to move to third place

Alexis Sanchez scored a stunning brace to help Arsenal beat Sunderland 2-0 to keep their Champions League hopes alive. Elsewhere, Manchester City thumped West Bromwich Albion 3-1 to move to the third place with one game remaining to complete their English Premier League season.
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reportfootball5 months ago

PL Roundup| Manchester City strengthen their hopes of top four finish; Swansea move away from the bottom three

Manchester City beat Leicester City 2-1 in a controversial game at the Etihad stadium to strengthen their hopes of a top-four finish. David Silva and Gabriel Jesus struck for Manchester City. Meanwhile, Swansea took a big step away from the relegation zone with a 2-0 win over Sunderland.
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reportfootball6 months 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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reportfootball6 months ago

Premier League | Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil lift Arsenal's hopes of a top-4 finish

All is not over for Arsenal as a 2-1 victory over relegation-threatened Middlesbrough helped them keep their top-four hopes alive. The match will also be remembered for Alexis Sanchez’s strike that saw Arsenal become only the second team in EPL history to achieve 3000th away goal.
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