Chuky Akosionu

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Bale brace guides Real Madrid to another UCL title

Los Blancos have been the gold standard in the UEFA Champions League over the last half decade, and Zinedine Zidane and his side are victorious once …

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Man Utd Close to Making Brazilian Star Their First Signing With Deal Set for Completion Next Month

Manchester United are close to making Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian midfielder Fred their first signing of the summer, with the Red Devils expected to …

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The astonishing XI of SNUBBED stars not competing for their countries in the 2018 World Cup

It's been a busy week for the 32 international managers heading to the 2018 World Cup .<p>With league seasons wrapping up in England, France, Spain and …

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Transfer Talk: Tottenham optimistic over Martial move, Lewandowski to Chelsea?

<i>The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow live with our daily blog throughout the summer.</i><p>TOP …

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Jose Mourinho did not delete Instagram because of FA Cup final abuse - sources

MANCHESTER, England -- Jose Mourinho did not deactivate his Instagram account because of online abuse, sources have told ESPN FC.<p>Supporters noticed …

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There will be no shortage of backing for Jose Mourinho in the transfer market this summer but Manchester United’s hierarchy could be forgiven for shifting a little uncomfortably in their seats at the prospect of the manager gearing up for another round of spending.<p>If the FA Cup final defeat to …

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Boeing's new 777x planes have wings so wide they need to fold just to fit at the gate

Aviation can be such a drag.<p>When airborne, the forthcoming Boeing 777x aircraft will have a majestic wingspan of 235 feet. Unfortunately, that’s too big to fit at the type of airport gate intended for 777s. So rather than clipping the plane’s wings—or asking airports to make bigger gates—Boeing …

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Jose Mourinho at Manchester United: If he's not winning, what's he good for?

Depending on your allegiance, Jose Mourinho has either been grating for 14 years or only in the past few months. Regardless, it's clear something is …

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Manchester United appointing Casey Stoney would be a very smart move

After weeks of quiet rumblings, it is now being widely reported that the announcement that former England captain Casey Stoney will be the manager of the new Manchester United women’s team is imminent.<p>When United revealed their intention to relaunch a women’s side and bid for entry into the new …

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West Ham agree Manuel Pellegrini deal worth up to £7m a year

Manuel Pellegrini has agreed a deal to take over as manager of West Ham United worth up to £7 million-a-year including bonuses. An announcement will be made this week.<p>The 64-year-old Chilean will be the highest-paid manager in West Ham’s history, earning more than twice the amount paid to his …

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Manchester United might have signed the wrong Arsenal player

The gulf in coverage between Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial is one of the most glaring giveaways it is a World Cup year. Rashford started the FA …

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Arsenal fans LOVE what Unai Emery said about ‘crybaby’ Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

Unai Emery is set to be announced as Arsenal boss this week and Gooners are doing their homework on their prospective new manager.<p>Mikel Arteta had …

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Neymar ‘wants Man Utd move’ as Mourinho gives star three guarantees

<b>Neymar has reportedly made a move to Manchester United his No 1 focus this summer after apparently being given three promises by Jose Mourinho over a</b> …

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Transfer gossip: Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United set for bidding war over Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly - reports

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Manchester United Reportedly 'Ready to Enter' Race for Sergej-Milinkovic Savic

Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly made a bid for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, but Manchester United are said to be "ready to enter" the fray for his signature.<p>According to <i>La</i> <i>Gazzetta dello Sport</i> (h/t Sport Witness' Tom Coast), PSG have reached the "minimum threshold put in place by …

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Has one league ever dominated European football like La Liga?

<b>“Atl</b><b>é</b><b>tico Madrid’s win against Marseille in the Europa League final means eight of the last nine major European finals have been won by Spanish teams – and Real Madrid could make that nine out of 10,”</b> begins Claire Miller. <b>“Has one country ever dominated European football like this before?”</b><p>The …

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Prolific youngster 'agrees deal to join Manchester United'

The 20-goal season star Anderson Talisca is edging closer to joining Manchester United, according to reports.<p>According to Turkish journalist Firat …

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Manchester United Transfer News: Jose Mourinho May Reportedly Sell Eric Bailly

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly open to selling star centre-back Eric Bailly this summer if it meant getting his hands on Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld.<p>The Independent's Miguel Delaney wrote that Mourinho has become frustrated with Bailly and is "fed up at how …

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent off for slapping opponent in the face following VAR review

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was shown a straight red card as his LA Galaxy side overcame MLS rivals Montreal Impact on Monday evening.<p>The former Manchester United striker was sent off after a video review showed Ibrahimovic strike Montreal Impact's Michael Petrasso in the face.<p>Ibrahimovic, 36, struck …

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Real reason why Jose Mourinho 'has been leaving Manchester United's Eric Bailly out the first team'

Eric Bailly joined Manchester United from Villarreal for £30million in 2016, and everything immediately clicked at Old Trafford.<p>The Ivorian …

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Wembley pays tribute to Ray Wilkins as Chelsea and Manchester United fans unite

Wembley united to pay tribute to Ray Wilkins during the FA Cup Final, as two of his former clubs battled it out for the domestic season's last piece of silverware.<p>Wilkins, who played for Chelsea and Manchester United in a distinguished career, died of a heart attack last month at the age of …

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Marcus Rashford’s toils show up José Mourinho as a man without a plan

On a sweaty, heavy, oddly gruelling Wembley day Manchester United’s sweaty, heavy, oddly gruelling season was finally euthanised to a close.<p>It has been a good season in some ways, with obvious progress made in the Premier League. But it passed here without the garnish of a trophy as Eden Hazard’s …

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Hazard the difference as Chelsea edge Manchester United in Cup final | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Eden Hazard’s first-half penalty proved decisive as Chelsea salvaged their season by beating Manchester United 1-0 in the FA Cup final in what is widely expected to be manager Antonio Conte’s swansong on Saturday.<p>Soccer Football - FA Cup Final - Chelsea vs Manchester United - …

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FA Cup final: Chelsea beats Manchester United 1-0 thanks to Eden Hazard's penalty

Eden Hazard has ensured Chelsea's lacklustre season ended on a high note by securing the FA Cup in a 1-0 victory over Manchester United.<p>Days after …

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Manchester United fans furious with Jose Mourinho's FA Cup team selection after very costly mistake by Phil Jones

Manchester United supporters are not happy with Jose Mourinho's team selection for their FA Cup final clash Chelsea, which they lost 1-0.<p>The …

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Manchester United star Paul Pogba will become ‘the perfect player’, predicts Yaya Toure

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will go on to become ‘the perfect player’, Yaya Toure has predicted.<p>Pogba, 25, has had a difficult season at …

Paul Pogba opens up on Manchester United captaincy - and offers frank assessment of his season

Paul Pogba has admitted it is an honour to captain Manchester United.<p>The Frenchman has worn the armband on multiple occasion this term with United …

Patrice Evra hits back at criticism and explains why he didn't send Sir Alex Ferguson well-wishes on Twitter

Patrice Evra has hit back at criticism from fans who are accusing him of not sending Sir Alex Ferguson well-wishes.<p>The former Manchester United boss, …

Manchester United open to selling Anthony Martial to Chelsea - if Willian goes in the other direction

Jose Mourinho would be open to letting Manchester United’s Anthony Martial go to Chelsea, but on the provision that Willian comes in the other …

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Russia Fined by FIFA over Racist Chants at Paul Pogba During France Friendly

FIFA has confirmed the Russian Football Union has been charged and fined after supporters of the national team made racist chants toward France midfielder Paul Pogba during a friendly in Saint Petersburg back in March.<p>BBC Sport's Richard Conway detailed the punishment levelled at the host nation …