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NEYMAR INVESTIGATIONS PLEASE BARCA

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Madrid — Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes there should be a limit on what clubs can spend on players in order to avoid a repeat of a transfer like Neymar’s to Paris Saint-Germain, and he is happy that the deal for the Brazilian is being looked into. It was a move that left many at Barcelona annoyed.“I will not ...

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RONALDO RETURNS FOR MADRID

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Madrid — Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo will return to action against Real Betis today after serving a five-match suspension, as the champions look to keep the pressure on La Liga leaders Barcelona. Ronaldo was sent off during the Spanish Super Cup win over Barcelona on August 13 and banned for five matches after pushing the referee, meaning he is ...

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MIGHTY WARRIORS RESET SETTINGS FOR KENYA

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DISAPPOINTED by her side’s performance in the final Cosafa Women’s Championship Group A qualifier against Malawi, Mighty Warriors coach Sithethelelwe Sibanda is likely to make changes to the team that takes on Kenya in the semi-final at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow. BY FORTUNE MBELE Sibanda was worried about her defence as they allowed their opponents to come back from behind to ...

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NEYMAR-CAVANI PENALTY SPAT A ‘WAR OF WORDS’

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Brazil’s media on Monday dubbed the spat between Paris Saint-Germain stars Neymar and Edinson Cavani over who should take a penalty kick during their victory against Lyon “a war of egos.” Newspapers in Brazil, always hungry for Neymar news, dived into the tussle in which the recently signed PSG superstar tried to take the ball from his Uruguayan teammate on ...

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MOU SHRUGS OFF CITY RIVALRY

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Manchester — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho claimed drawing level with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table did not enter his mind following their 4-0 win over Everton. United have the same points and goal difference as Pep Guardiola’s side after goals from Antonio Valencia, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial secured an emphatic victory ...

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KENYA SET UP MIGHTY WARRIORS SEMI-FINAL

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 Kenya came to the aid of the Mighty Warriors when they beat Group B contenders Swaziland in the Cosafa Women’s Championship football final qualifier at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday KENYA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(0) 1 SWAZILAND. . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 BY ...

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$30 000 FEE FOR ABBAS AMIDU

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CAIRO — Former CAPS United forward Abbas Amidu finally ended speculation surrounding his future after signing for Egyptian topflight side Entag El-Harby for a fee of $30 000, the Cairo-based military side announced last week. The 27-year-old forward has put pen to paper on a three-year contract that will keep him at the club until 2020, becoming the club’s 15th ...

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CONTE EYES REVENGE OVER ARSENAL

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Antonio Conte has challenged Chelsea to avenge last season’s FA Cup final heartache when they face title rivals Arsenal on Sunday. Conte’s team were denied a memorable Premier League and FA Cup double after the champions crashed to a 2-1 defeat against Arsenal at Wembley in May. With Alexis Sanchez scoring a controversial opener for Arsenal and Chelsea’s Victor Moses ...

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MIGHTY WARRIORS STAY ON TOP AFTER DRAW

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THE Mighty Warriors maintained their top position in Group A log after playing an exciting draw with Zambia in their second Cosafa Women’s Championship match at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. BY FORTUNE MBELE The hosts came from behind through Rutendo Makore in the 50th minute pushing the ball past Zambian goalkeeper Hazel Nali after a flick by Marjory Nyaumwe from a ...

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WE KNOW WE CAN BEAT THEM : CECH

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LONDON — Arsenal are over their Chelsea hoodoo and know they can beat their London rivals, Petr Cech  has claimed ahead of the Gunners’ trip to Stamford Bridge tomorrow. Arsene Wenger’s side, who sit in the bottom half of the Premier League table after four matches, have won only one of the last 11 league meetings with Chelsea. But they ...

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