newsfootballa month ago

Football Round Up | Liverpool stunned by Leicester City in EFL Cup as Messi heroics help Barcelona beat Eibar

Liverpool’s nightmarish form continued in the EFL Cup third round as goals from Shinji Okazaki and Islam Slimani saw the Reds lose 2-0 at King Power Stadium. Barcelona remained atop the La Liga table with an easy 6-1 victory over Eibar at the Nou Camp, with Lionel Messi scoring four goals.
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newsfootballa month ago

Football Round Up | Manchester City bulldozed Liverpool 5-0 as a resilient Stoke City held Manchester United to a 2-2 draw

Pep Guardiola’s men handed Jurgen Klopp his heaviest Premier League defeat as they outclassed a 10-man Liverpool side 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium to sit second in the table. Manchester United’s blazing start to the season came to a halt as a determined Stoke City denied them a fourth win on the trot.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Football Roundup | Huddersfield Town promoted to PL; Valverde replaces Enrique as Barcelona manager

Huddersfield Town earned promotion to the Premier League next season after they beat Reading 4-3 in a dramatic penalty shootout in the Championship playoff final on Monday. Huddersfield will feature in the PL for the first time in 45 years after holding their nerve in a tense shootout.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Won't die if I don't win the Ballon D'or, says Neymar

Barcelona forward Neymar has said that he is "not going to die" if he fails to win the Ballon d`Or award and stressed that he does not play football to win individual prizes. Neymar also felt that no one can be ever compared to the class of Barcelona's midfielder Andres Iniesta.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Messi lauded for his sportsmanship after telling referee not to award free kick

Lionel Messi has been praised by the Twitterati after the Argentine displayed impeccable sportsmanship to tell the referee that there was no contact with Osasuna defender after going to the ground during the Saturday's match. Messi also scored twice and set up Luis Suarez in Barca's 3-0 victory.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Barcelona invite Chapecoense for a friendly next year

Spanish champions Barcelona have announced that they have invited Brazilian team Chapecoense to play in the 2017 Joan Gamper trophy. The club has expressed its desire to help the Brazilians in the reconstruction of their club after the first team was tragically killed in an air crash last month.
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newsfootball10 months ago

The Gifs that keep on gifing! Diego Costa's brawl party, Neymar's worst Clasico and more

The Super Saturday lived up to its expectations - though we did not see a feisty brawl on the sidelines of Camp Nou, we got plenty of action during the final minutes of the City-Chelsea clash while Arsenal missed their favorite number by one. Here are the reactions we can sum up the weekend with.
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newsfootball10 months ago

FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid CF | Preview

The footballing world will experience the first El Clasico of the 2016-17 season when La Liga leaders Real Madrid travel to the Nou Camp to face second-placed Barcelona on Saturday. This will be the 232nd Clasico in the history of the fixture that dates all the way back to 1929.
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newsfootballa year ago

Cristiano Ronaldo : I Want to Play Until I Am 41

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo is hopeful of playing competitive football for another 10 years – until he is 41. The Portugese star, who is the front-runner for the Ballon d'Or this year, signed a contract to extend his stay at the Spanish club till 2021 on Monday calling it a “very important” day.
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newsfootballa year ago

No fight in the tunnel with Messi, says Sergio Aguero

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero denied reports that Lionel Messi was involved in a spat with one of City's players after Barcelona's 3-1 defeat on Tuesday, at the Etihad Stadium. Aguero also said that he was never angry with City coach Pep Guardiola for benching him for the game at Camp Nou.
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