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LUKAKU WANTS FANS TO DROP CHANT

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Romelu Lukaku has asked Manchester United fans to “move on” from their controversial chant about the Belgium striker. Lukaku has quickly become a favourite of United supporters since his close-season move from Everton, but their vocal praise of the star has angered anti-racism groups. One United chant, to the tune of the Stone Roses’ Made of Stone, prompted anti-discrimination organisation ...

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MUSKWE MAKING WAVES IN ENGLAND

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LEICESTER — Brendan Rogers once said that a cleaner is just as important as one of the footballers in a professional football club. So, that means that the boot cleaner of Riyad Mahrez is just as important as the Algerian, right? Perhaps not. But the man who had the prize of washing the 2015/2016 PFA Player of the Year’s boots ...

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RONALDO’S INCREDIBLE RECORD BREAKING FEATS CONTINUE

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MADRID — Cristiano Ronaldo continues to be ridiculous.You can call it absurd if you like — or ludicrous, or bonkers, or extraordinary. Whatever adjective you choose to use, there is no denying that when it comes to the Champions League, the Real Madrid superstar is a relentless goal-scoring machine. You probably already knew he was the top goal-scorer in the ...

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SHANGHAI SHENHUA BOSS BEMOANS CARLOS TEVEZ PERFOMANCE

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SHANGHAI Shenhua chairman Wu Xiaohui has admitted Carlos Tevez is falling short of expectations at the Chinese Super League club. Tevez’s performances and fitness have been criticised as the team languishes close to the relegation zone following five straight defeats. The ex-Manchester United striker, who joined Shenhua in December 2016 on a £615,000-a-week deal, scored only his third goal of ...

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CAPS UNITED WIN AGAIN TO SOAR

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A SECOND half goal by John Zhuwawu was enough to give champions Caps United another Castle Lager Premier Soccer League win in a match played at the Colliery yesterday. HWANGE . . . . . . . . . . 0 CAPS UNITED . . . .(0) 1 BY Tinashe Mungazi With the victory, Caps United climbed one place up ...

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MANGWIRO EYES BLACK RHINOS SCALP

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TRIANGLE coach Taurai Mangwiro is targeting his second Chibuku Super Cup silverware after winning the trophy two years ago at Harare City, as his side locks horns with Black Rhinos in the first round match at Rufaro Stadium tomorrow. BY KENNETH NYANGANI Under the tutelage of Mangwiro, Harare City defeated Dynamos 2-1 in the 2015 final which was played at ...

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ZIM AND SA SET UP FINAL CLASH

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THE Mighty Warriors thrust themselves in line to defend their Cosafa Women’s Championship football title after walloping Kenya in the semi-finals at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. KENYA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 ZIMBABWE . . . . . . . . .(2) 4 ZAMBIA . . . . . ...

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HARARE CITY LOOK BEYOND BOSSO

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HARARE City coach Philani Ncube has said his team is desperate to win the Chibuku Super Cup to salvage what has been a disappointing season for the Premiership football club. BY HENRY MHARA City, who won the tournament in 2015, open their account with a first round clash against Highlanders on Sunday at Mandava Stadium in Zvishavane, with the winner ...

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DeMBARE GRAB POLE POSITION

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Harare giants Dynamos propelled themselves to the top of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League log after completing their routine win against Chapungu, whose final 34 minutes were played at Ascot Stadium yesterday. BY Terry Madyauta The match had to be completed yesterday following the collapse of the goalpost when the match was first played in June. Following Sunday’s defeat ...

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CHELSEA AGREE TO SELL DIEGO COSTA TO ATLETICO MADRID

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Chelsea have announced they have agreed to sell striker Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid. Sky sources indicate Atletico will pay more than £50m for the Spain international, who will now have a medical in Madrid and discuss personal terms. Source – Skysports Chelsea will not be subsiding his wages after he has signed for Atletico. A Chelsea statement read: “Chelsea ...

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