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Qatar 2022 World Cup stadium to be dismantled after event….

Qatar 2022: Ras Abu Aboud to be recycled into 20 to 30 smaller venues

Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, which will hold Qatar 2022 games up to the last 16, will be the first ever World Cup arena to be dismantled after the tournament. Behind it all is the architect Mark Fenwick, who is awaiting the stadium’s inauguration with great anticipation and is excited to see his design come to life when the ground hosts World Cup 2022 games up to the last-16 stage.

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Paulo Dybala named Serie A MVP for the 2019-20 season….

Paulo Dybala, chosen the Serie A MVP - JuniperSports

Paulo Dybala has been named Serie A MVP for the 2019-20 season after playing a crucial role in Juventus’ successful title campaign. His team mate Cristiano Ronaldo however missed out in the list of individual honours. Dybala scored 11 goals and provided six assists in the league as the Bianconeri were crowned champions in Italy for a ninth successive year.

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Rafael Nadal pulls out of US Open….

Rafael Nadal willing to resume tennis season but with one major caveat

Defending champion Rafael Nadal has decided not to play the US Open later this month because the coronavirus pandemic is “not under control”. Spanish world number two Nadal, 34, has not entered the tournament, which takes place in New York from 31 August. “The health situation is very complicated around the world with cases increasing and flare-ups,” said Nadal.

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Fulham returns to the English Premier League….

Fulham beat Brentford in the Championship play-off final to secure an immediate return to the Premier League thanks to two extra-time goals from Joe Bryan. The left-back caught Bees goalkeeper David Raya off guard with a free-kick from 40 yards in the 105th minute of the game at Wembley, with the Spaniard expecting a cross and then unable to scamper back and save Bryan’s skidding low effort.

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Lazio’s Ciro Immobile wins European Golden Shoe….

Lazio striker Ciro Immobile won the Serie A Golden Boot and European Golden Shoe as he matched Gonzalo Higuain’s record of 36 goals in an Italian top-flight season. The 30-year-old scored in Lazio’s 3-1 defeat by Napoli on the final day as his side finished fourth. Fabian Ruiz put Napoli ahead before Immobile equalised from close range.

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Arteta acknowledges Guardiola impact after FA Cup win….

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Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta thanked his former boss Pep Guardiola after his side beat Chelsea 2-1 in the FA Cup final. The Gunners lifted their 14th FA Cup after two goals from captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang cancelled out Christian Pulisic’s fifth minute shot. Arteta worked as an assistant coach under Guardiola at Manchester City from 2016 before accepting the role as Arsenal head coach in December 2019.

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Eddie Newton ratified as Trabzonspor manager….

Trabzonspor appoint Eddie Newton as new, non-interim head coach ...

Eddie Newton has been appointed the permanent manager of Trabzonspor after leading them to victory in the Turkish Cup final. The former Chelsea midfielder and coach led the Turkish club to their first trophy in a decade – with a 2-0 win over Alanyaspor on Wednesday – while in charge on an interim basis. He took charge of the last two matches following the departure of Huseyin Cimsir and has been rewarded for winning both games and lifting the cup by being named manager for the 2020/21 season.

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Edouard fires hat-trick as Celtic begin 10 in a row bid….

Celtic 5 - 1 Hamilton - Match Report & Highlights

Celtic set a marker in their pursuit of a 10th successive Scottish Premiership title as Odsonne Edouard’s hat-trick helped them trounce Hamilton 5-1 at Parkhead in their opening game of the season. Edouard was the top goalscorer in last season’s Scottish Premiership before it was curtailed in March 2020, and he opened his account after just 20 minutes with a simple finish.

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Coach Eddie Howe leaves Bournemouth after relegation….

Howe led Bournemouth from the fourth tier of English football to the Premier League

Eddie Howe has left his job as Bournemouth manager by mutual consent. After the Cherries’ relegation to the Championship, Howe said ending his 25-year association with the club was “one of the hardest (decisions) I’ve ever had to make”. “Although the affection and love I have for this football club will always remain, we collectively feel that now is the right time for the club to go in a new direction,” he said, in an open letter to the club’s supporters.

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Barca president says it is unfeasible to sign Neymar during Covid-19 pandemic….

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It is “unfeasible” for Barcelona to re-sign Neymar from Paris St-Germain in the current economic climate, says the club’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu. A move for Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez has also been affected. Bartomeu told Spanish newspaper Sport that Barca generated 200m Euros less than expected between March and June because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Arsenal beat Chelsea to win English FA Cup….

Aubameyang double sees Arsenal win FA Cup | The Star | Newcastle, NSW

Arsenal’s talisman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang worked his Wembley magic once again as they came from behind to beat Chelsea and win the FA Cup for a record 14th time. Chelsea took the lead in the Heads Up FA Cup final inside five minutes through Christian Pulisic’s smart finish but then fell victim to the brilliance of Aubameyang, who was also Arsenal’s hero when he scored twice in the semi-final win over Manchester City.

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Japhet Tanganga signs new Tottenham deal….

Tottenham have secured the services of Japhet Tanganga until 2025

Japhet Tanganga has signed a new long-term contract with Tottenham, extending his stay at the club until 2025. The 21-year-old defender, who came through the academy system at Tottenham, made his senior debut at centre-back in the penalty shootout defeat to Colchester United in the EFL Cup third round last year.

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