newsfootball8 months ago

Thought reception that Harry Maguire got was an absolute joke, asserts Gareth Southgate

England boss Gareth Southgate has hit out at the supporters that booed Harry Maguire during the Three Lions’ win over Ivory Coast and believes that fans should back their team. The Englishman has struggled for form with Manchester United this season with his performances heavily criticized.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Enjoying football at international level but bit less so at club level, reveals Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal star Nicolas Pepe has admitted that it has been a tough season for him with the lack of game-time playing into that and that he hasn’t enjoyed his football so far. The Ivorian signed for the Gunners in the summer of 2019 but has failed to live up to his potential, scoring just 27 goals.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Hard to say what Wilfried Zaha’s role would have been with England, reveals Gareth Southgate

Ahead of England’s clash with Ivory Coast, Gareth Southgate has revealed that an atmosphere was created because an uncertainty around Wilfried Zaha which saw him switch allegiance. The Crystal Palace star earned two caps for England before being allowed to switch allegiance to Ivory Coast.
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newsfootball6 years ago

PSG's Serge Aurier “saves life” of Mali player

Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier, playing in an International match for Ivory Coast, has been commended for "saving the life" of Mali forward Moussa Doumbia on Saturday. The defender was quick to react and conducted a life-saving first-aid manoeuvre to stop the forward from choking.
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