Archive | August 15, 2020

Trent Alexander-Arnold wins EPL Young Player of the Season….

Trent Alexander-Arnold helped Liverpool win their first top-flight title in 30 years

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has been named Premier League Young Player of the Season for the 2019/20 campaign.

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Gerard Pique says Barcelona need Big Changes….

Gerard Pique says big changes are needed at Barcelona following their “humiliating” 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals. The 33-year-old defender, who has won 20 major titles over 12 years with the club, added that he would be “the first to leave” if the club wished it. Friday’s loss was the heaviest Barca have suffered in Europe and ends a season that has also seen them lose the La Liga title to Real Madrid.

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Inter Miami sign Blaise Matuidi….

Midfielder Blaise Matuidi has become Major League Soccer side Inter Miami’s first high-profile signing. Matuidi and Italian champions Juventus mutually agreed to terminate the final year of his contract on Wednesday. The 33-year-old – a World Cup winner with France in 2018 – played with Inter Miami co-owner David Beckham at Paris St-Germain before joining Juve in 2017.

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Happy Birthday to Jay Jay Okocha….

AFCON 2019: It's Not My Place To Advise Gohr - Jay-Jay Okocha ...

Africa and Nigeria’s soccer legend Austin “Jay jay” Okocha turns 47 on 14th August. Okocha made his Super Eagles debut in 1993 against Cote D’Ivoire in Abidjan during a world cup qualifier game. He played for Nigeria 73 times scoring 14 goals in an international career that spanned about 14 years and ended in 2006. He became the Super Eagles captain just before the 2002 world cup. Okocha won the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations with Nigeria in his debut tournament in Tunisia and also won the Men’s Soccer Goal Medal at the Atlanta Olympics with Nigeria U-23 team in 1996. In 2004, he won the the African Cup of Nations Golden Boot and Best player awards in Tunisia.

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