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Mourinho leaves early ‘to tell his wife the score’

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho explains that he left the dugout early during his side’s 6-0 win over Arsenal to ring his wife to tell her the score. His side were 2-0 up thanks to Samuel Eto’o and Andre Schurrle before Kieran Gibbs was mistakenly dismissed for the visitors after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s handball, an Eden Hazard penalty, two goals from Oscar ...

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Who has performed better in the Clasico – Ronaldo or Messi?

The Clasico is back. Real Madrid and Barcelona battle it out once again in the famous fixture on Sunday, this time with La Liga at stake and, as usual, their hopes rest respectively upon the shoulders of the world’s two finest footballers: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Cristiano and Leo meet for the 21st time in a Clasico clash since ...

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Referee Andre Marriner apologises for Gibbs red card error

Referee Andre Marriner has apologised for sending off Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs by mistake during the Gunners’ 6-0 defeat by league leaders Chelsea. A penalty was awarded after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain tipped Eden Hazard’s shot around a post with his hand but Gibbs was shown the red card. Oxlade-Chamberlain seemed to tell Marriner that he was the culprit but the original decision stood. A statement read that ...

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Rooney wonder goal inspires Man Utd win

Wayne Rooney scored two goals, including an exquisite lobbed finish, as Manchester United overcame Robin van Persie’s absence to win at West Ham. Rooney, now third in United’s all-time goalscorers list on 212, put his side ahead with a stunning lob from just inside the Hammers’ half. The England striker doubled the lead after Mark Noble’s attempted clearance fell straight ...

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Manchester City 5-0 Fulham

Yaya Toure netted a hat-trick to keep Manchester City on course in their Premier League title push with a 5-0 win over basement boys Fulham. Fulham centre-back Fernando Amorebieta endured a game to forget at the Etihad Stadium as he gave away a penalty in each half – both converted by Toure. The latter, a woeful challenge on City playmaker David Silva, resulted ...

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Mourinho’s rampant Blues annihilate Gunners in Wenger’s 1000th game

Arsene Wenger endured a woeful 1,000th game in charge of Arsenal as Premier League leaders Chelsea romped to a 6-0 win at Stamford Bridge. The Frenchman has never tasted victory over Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho and that record continued on Saturday as Arsenal were taken apart in embarrassing fashion. Samuel Eto’o and Andre Schurrle capitalised on poor defending to put the hosts two ...

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Arsene Wenger: Chelsea v Arsenal is ‘the game of the season’

Arsene Wenger says his 1,000th match as Arsenal boss will be the “game of the season” as his side travel to Premier League leaders Chelsea on Saturday. Arsenal sit four points behind Chelsea with a game in hand as the title race looks to be a four-way battle. “What is very interesting is you have Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool and ...

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Third-tier player handed worldwide ban for punching official

Derrick Sasraku, a player of R-Starke FC, a third-tier team in the Greater Accra Region has been banned one year for assaulting a match official. His ban is not only applicable in Ghana and for GFA sanctioned matches but in any other football association in the world. The decision to hand the player the suspension was reached by the Disciplinary ...

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Germany to play Argentina in friendly

Germany will play Argentina in a friendly in September, days before they launch their Euro 2016 qualification campaign, the German football association said on Friday. Germany take on Scotland in their first Euro qualifier on September on September 7 and will warm up against Argentina in Duesseldorf on September 3. “It is our clear intention to play big and tough ...

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PSG draw Chelsea, Man United play Bayern

Chelsea have been handed PSG in in the quarter final draw of the UEFA Champions League while Manchester United have a much difficult task of playing Bayern Munich. Here is the quarter final draw in full, and what a tasty one it’s been! Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid Real Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund Paris Saint-Germain vs Chelsea Manchester United vs Bayern ...

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