Archive | June 2020

Buffon signs year-long contract extension with Juventus….

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has signed a year-long contract extension with the Serie A leaders. The former Italy international, who will be 43 when his new deal expires, returned to Juventus in 2019 after a season at Paris St-Germain.

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Valencia sack manager Albert Celades….

Valencia have sacked manager Albert Celades after only nine months in charge, while the club’s sporting director Cesar Sanchez has resigned. Voro Gonzalez has replaced Celades as manager until the end of the season in what is his sixth spell as Valencia’s temporary boss.

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Arjen Robben plans comeback with Groningen….

Former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich attacker Arjen Robben plans to return to football with boyhood club Groningen at the age of 36. Robben retired in July 2019 after a career in which he won more than 30 club trophies. However he hopes to be back in action for the 2020-21 season to help Groningen, who have been badly affected by the suspension of football.

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English FA Quarterfinal results and Semi Final Fixtures….

Odion Ighalo Goal vs Norwich City Reminded Us Of Zlatann

Quaterfinal – Saturday 27 July, 2020

Norwich City 1:2 Manchester United

Quaterfinal Sunday 28 July, 2020

Sheffield United 1:2 Arsenal

Leicester 0:1 Chelsea

Newcastle 0:2 Manchester City

Semi Final Fixtures – 18 July, 2020

Arsenal vs Manchester City

Manchester United vs Chelsea

South Africa Premier League set to resume….

South Africa’s Premier Soccer League, which was suspended on 16 March due to the Covid-19 pandemic, has been given the green light by government to resume subject to the clubs meeting stringent protocols. This follows a statement by country’s Department of Sport, Arts and Culture that it has approved the PSL’s proposed safety regulations which include testing and playing in a safe, sanitized environment.

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English Premier League Results….

English Premier League Results – 24 June, 2020

Manchester United 3:0 Sheffield United

Newcastle 1:1 Aston Villa

Norwich 0:1 Everton

Wolves 1:0 Bournemouth

Liverpool 4:0 Crystal Palace

Rakitic goal sends Barcelona top of La Liga….

Ivan Rakitic scored the only goal as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao to move back to the top of La Liga. The substitute latched onto Lionel Messi’s pass before slotting home with 19 minutes to go. It was a 15th La Liga assist of the season for Messi, who remains on 699 career goals despite going close himself on two separate occasions in the closing stages.

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