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Ferguson To Return To Manage Manchester United
Sir Alex Ferguson will return to manage a Manchester United team at Old Trafford for the first time since retiring in 2013.
Man City Dispatches Newport In FA Cup
Man City Dispatches Newport In FA Cup
Manchester City on Saturday ended Newport County's memorable run in this season's FA Cup and reach quarter-finals of the competition. 
Win Over Nantes Lifts Monaco Out Of Relegation Zone
Monaco recorded their second home win of the season in Ligue 1 on Saturday to move out of the relegation zone for the first time since September after beating Nantes 1-0.
Copa De Rey: Barcelona Releases Squad To Face Madrid |Football News
Livescore: Messi’s Lone Goal Secures Three Points For Barcelona
Leaders Barcelona returned to winning ways in La Liga as Lionel Messi netted his 30th goal of the season before missing his second penalty of the game 1-0 victory over Real Valladolid.
U-20 AFCON: Flying Eagles Lose To S/Africa In Third Place Match
U-20 AFCON: Flying Eagles Lose To S/Africa In Third Place Match
South Africa claimed the bronze at the 2019 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Saturday following the 5-4 penalty shootout win over Nigeria's Flying Eagles in the third-place match.
Oshoala (left) with Dennerby (middle) at the Swede's unveiling as Super Falcons coach in 2018. PHOTO CREDIT: AOIFOOTBALL.COM
Dennerby’s World Cup Experience Will Be Invaluable To Falcons In France – Oshoala
FC Barcelona Femení's Asisat Oshoala has said Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby's experience at the world cup will be crucial to Nigeria when the FIFA Women's World Cup, France 2019 kicks off in June.
Who Is Serie A Top Scorer?PHOTO CREDIT: Nau.ch
Who Is Serie A Top Scorer?
The Serie A title race is going as predicted; the fight for the Capocannoniere crown is as well predictable.
Watford Through To FA Cup Quarter-finals
Watford Through To FA Cup Quarter-finals
A hard-fought 1-0 victory against battling Queens Park Rangers has seen Watford reach the FA Cup quarter-finals for the second time in four seasons.
Ronaldo Scores Again As Juventus Go 14 Points Clear In Serie A
Ronaldo Scores Again As Juventus Go 14 Points Clear In Serie A
A convincing victory over second-bottom Frosinone has seen Juventus move  14 points clear at the top of Serie A.
Zola Defends Chelsea’s Treatment Of Hudson-Odoi
Zola Defends Chelsea’s Treatment Of Hudson-Odoi
Chelsea assistant coach Gianfranco Zola insists the club have not treated Callum Hudson-Odoi badly despite the teenage starlet’s lack of first-team opportunities this season.
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English FA Cup Fixtures For Fifth Round As Chelsea Fight Man United
Premier League giants Manchester City will be away to Newport in one of the 5th round FA Cup fixtures to be played this weekend across England.
Diego Simeone Extends Stay With Atletico Madrid Till 2022
Diego Simeone Extends Stay With Atletico Madrid Till 2022
Diego Simeone came to terms with Atletico Madrid as he signed a contract extension that will keep him with the club till 2022.
U-20 AFCON: South Africa Coach Talks Tough, Predicts Flying Eagles Fall
U-20 AFCON: South Africa Coach Talks Tough, Predicts Flying Eagles Fall
South Africa head coach Thabo Senong has predicted a tough encounter when his team face the Flying Eagles in their third-place match at the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday.
South African runner Caster Semenya is looking to overturn eligibility rules for hyperandrogenic athletes in her appeal case starting Monday. PHOTO SOURCE: Reuters
Caster Semenya’s Future To Be Decided In Landmark Case
Caster Semenya's running future will be decided by multiple judges starting next week in a landmark case that will challenge science and gender politics.
World Cup: Argentina, Others To Present joint 2030 BidWorld Cup
Chile Joins Argentina, Others In 2030 World Cup Bid
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced on Thursday the intention of the country and some other South American countries to host FIFA World Cup come 2030.
Champions League: Barcelona Wary Of Lyon, Says Valverde
Ernesto Valverde, Barcelona Reach Mutual Agreement
FC Barcelona and manager Ernesto Valverde reached a mutual agreement of a one-year contract extension until the end of the 2019-20 season, with an option for a further year.
Champions League's history maker, Matthijs de Ligt. PHOTO CREDIT: FIFA.com
See Freshest History Maker In Uefa Competitions
Ajax centre-back Matthijs de Ligt reached a huge milestone in his budding career on Wednesday, becoming the youngest captain ever in a Champions League knockout game.
Joshua vs Miller: Expect Painful Shock In New York, Miller Warns
Joshua vs Miller: Expect Painful Shock In New York, Miller Warns
Jarrell Miller has sent a warning message to Britain’s heavyweight star, Anthony Joshua, said he should expect a painful shock when both meet at Madison Square Garden in New York on June 1.
Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech, BATE Borisov's Serbian forward Nemanja Milic and Arsenal's French defender Laurent Koscielny in action during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg football match between FC BATE Borisov and Arsenal FC in Borisov outside Minsk on February 14, 2019. (Photo by Sergei GAPON / AFP) (Photo credit should read SERGEI GAPON/AFP/Getty Images)
Cech Bemoans Loss To BATE Borisov
Retiring Arsenal goalkeeper, Petr Cech admits his team have made it difficult for themselves after losing the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie with BATE Borisov.
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Nigerian Wonderkid Chukwueze Helps Villarreal Win Away In Europa League
Nigerian Villareal youngster, Samuel Chukwueze featured in his club's maiden win in any competition since December in Lisbon on Thursday night.
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