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Conceicaoscores late as Portugal secure 2-1 comeback win against Czech

Youngster Francisco Conceicao snatched Portugal a last-gasp 2-1 win over the Czech Republic in their Euro 2024 Group F opener on Tuesday just minutes after coming off the bench. The 21-year-old Porto winger capitalised from close range a
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19 Jun 2024

Euro 2024: Turkey get off to winning start, thrash Georgia 3-1

Turkey got their Euro 2024 campaign off to a thrilling start on Tuesday with a 3-1 win over Georgia that brought delight to a passionate army of fans in soaking wet Dortmund. Real Madrid midfielder Arda Guler crashed in a brilliant goal
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19 Jun 2024

El Clasico dates confirmed as La Liga releases 2024/25 fixtures

The first Clasico of the 2024/2025 La Liga season between Real Madrid and Barcelona is set for October 27 at the Santiago Bernabu. This is as La Liga on Tuesday released the new seasons fixtures. Last season, the two football gi
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18 Jun 2024

Ghanaian Court orders auction of Michael Essiens properties

Two mansions belonging to former Chelsea and Ghana midfielder Michael Essien are reportedly set for auction following a court order from the Accra High Court. The sale was ordered by the Deputy Sheriff of the High Court (Commercial Divis
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18 Jun 2024

Kylian Mbapp to wear mask after breaking nose in Austria match

Kylian Mbappe sustained a broken nose during Frances 1-0 victory against Austria on Monday. The injury occurred during the Group D match at Dsseldorf Arena when Mbapp collided with Austrias Kevin Danso. Following the collision,
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18 Jun 2024

Celtics rout Mavericks to win record 18th NBA championship

Jayson Tatum produced a dazzling 31-point display as the Boston Celtics dominated the Dallas Mavericks 106-88 to clinch a record-breaking 18th NBA championship crown on Monday. Humbled by Dallas in a 38-point game four drubbing on Friday
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18 Jun 2024

Just in

Manchester City will kick off their bid for a record fifth straight Premier League title away to Chelsea, managed by Pep Guardiolas former assistant Enzo Maresca. The fixture list released on Tuesday confirmed the current champions will
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18 Jun 2024

Finidi: NFF axe dangles on Osimhen, opens disciplinary proceedings

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will in the coming days charge the first choice striker of Super Eagles, Victor Osimhen for improper conduct over his verbal attack on the former coach of the senior national team of Nigeria, Finidi George. <
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18 Jun 2024

Israel Adesanya announces UFC return

Israel Adesanya has confirmed his highly anticipated UFC comeback, with the former champion scheduled to face his arch-rival in Perth. The 34-year-old announced a hiatus from mixed martial arts following his surprising defeat by Sean Str
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18 Jun 2024