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PSG beats Monaco 3-0, wins 5th consecutive French league Cup

Sports Desk : Paris Saint-Germain won the French League Cup for a fifth straight time, reasserting its dominance on the domestic stage by beating Monaco 3-0 in the final on Saturday. Edinson Cavani scored a brace and Kylian Mbappe was the man of the match for his involvement in all three goals. Mbappe was a constant threat at Matmut Atlantique Stadium ...

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Stepney FC reach TVL Cup Final

Talha Rahman: Two assured performances from Stepney FC saw the Reds power through to the final of the Inner London Football League TVL Cup.  Stepney began the knockout stages with a quarter final clash with joint League pacesetters SYA. A cagey performance from both teams saw Stepney edge the tie with a neat finish from the returning Jamal Rahman from ...

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Rested Messi watches Argentina get crushed 6-1 by Spain

Sports Desk  :  With Lionel Messi rested, Argentina was crushed 6-1 by Spain on Tuesday, with Real Madrid midfielder Francisco “Isco” Alarcon scoring his first career hat trick. Messi watched from the stands at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid as Spain dealt Argentina a humbling loss in the last match before their coaches pick their squads for this summer’s ...

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Brazil wins 1-0 in Berlin to end Germany’s unbeaten run

Sports Desk : Brazil defeated Germany 1-0 on Tuesday to end the World Cup champion’s 22-game unbeaten run and restore some lost pride following the humiliating mismatch between the sides in their previous meeting. Gabriel Jesus’ first-half header settled the friendly and provided his side with a welcome confidence boost some three months before the World Cup. In the absence of ...

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Argentina coach says Messi fit to play Spain in Madrid

Sports Desk : Lionel Messi has recovered from his adductor muscle problems and will play against Spain in a friendly on Tuesday. Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli said on Monday that “yesterday and today (Messi) trained and he was fine … I don’t think he will have any problem playing.” A minor muscular problem in an unspecified leg kept Messi on the ...

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Morocco touts gun safety in 2026 World Cup bid against US

Sports Desk : Morocco touted its limited threat from gun crime in a 2026 World Cup bidding proposal to take on the United States-led rival for the soccer showpiece. The north African nation highlighted safety for visiting fans in bidding documents published by FIFA on Monday. However, the documents show every stadium and training ground requires building work as part of ...

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Portugal slump to 3-0 loss against the Netherlands in Geneva

Sports Desk  : Portugal was made to pay for a weak first-half display as the Netherlands cruised to a 3-0 win in a friendly on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo’s evening barely improved after a rough challenge early on by Dutch defender Tonny Vilhena. He left the game after 68 minutes soon after teammate Joao Cancelo was sent off. The European champions ...

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Footballers Play 4 Rohingya

Emdad Rahman: The Newham Leisure Centre hosted a unique football festival as East London Bus Drivers united to take part in a charity football tournament for the Rohingya people of Myanmar. A twelve team tournament ended with Leyton Ballers of Leyton Bus Garage beating GDE Specialists from Ash Grove 3-2 in the final. Ashgar Ali from GDE was named man ...

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Cricket Australia to probe ball-tampering, no action yet

Sports Desk : Cricket fans hoping for a swift resolution to the Australian test team’s ball-tampering admissions in South Africa won’t get it. Cricket Australia said Sunday it will send an investigative team to Cape Town immediately to look into all aspects of the case before deciding what action to take, and that could take several days. Calling it a “very ...

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