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Soccer Extras: Kompany takes on new match-day role

Soccer Extras: Kompany takes on new match-day role

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Anderlecht Player-Coach Vincent Kompany during the press conference. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters Vincent Kompany’s role as Anderlecht player coach has been changed and he will no longer have a decision-making position on match day so he can concentrate on playing, the Belgian club said on Thursday.…
What’s Changed At Atlanta United?

What’s Changed At Atlanta United?

Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesAtlanta United didn’t have to change, and they certainly didn’t need to. The Major League Soccer club that first took to the field in 2017 have been one of the league’s success stories, and have paved the way for other teams to operate similarly.The club eschewed a common method of attracting…
Soccer Extras: Arsenal edge Bayern in ICC match

Soccer Extras: Arsenal edge Bayern in ICC match

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge looks on. Photograph: Scott Heppell/Reuters Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been fined 75,000 pounds and banned for six weeks, four of which are suspended, for breaching betting regulations, the Football Association said on Thursday. The FA said the 29-year-old…
Soccer Extras: Liverpool sign 16-year-old Elliott

Soccer Extras: Liverpool sign 16-year-old Elliott

IMAGE: Elliott became the youngest player to feature in the Premier League. Photograph: Liverpool FC/Twitter Liverpool have completed the signing of teenage winger Harvey Elliott from Fulham, the Premier League club said on Sunday. Elliott, who left Craven Cottage after his youth contract expired in June, became the youngest player to feature in the Premier…
Cameroon fail to find the right balance in early exit

Cameroon fail to find the right balance in early exit

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Cameroon paid for failing to find the right balance as the holders went out of the Africa Cup of Nations at the hands of neighbours Nigeria.Having struggled to turn possession into scoring chances in their previous two matches where they failed to score, Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf managed to solve that…
Matthijs de Ligt transfer to Juventus could have big effect on Everton

Matthijs de Ligt transfer to Juventus could have big effect on Everton

One of the biggest up and coming stars to have broken through onto the world stage this year has been Matthijs de Ligt. The Dutch defender was a rock in the Ajax Amsterdam backline as he led them to a surprise semifinal berth in the Champions League to go with a domestic double. Discerning football…
Cameroon fail to find the right balance in early exit

Cameroon fail to find the right balance in early exit

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Cameroon paid for failing to find the right balance as the holders went out of the Africa Cup of Nations at the hands of neighbours Nigeria. Cameroon's Christian Bassogog looks dejected after the match. REUTERS/Suhaib SalemHaving struggled to turn possession into scoring chances in their previous two matches where they failed…

Seedorf wants crowd-pleasing Cameroon victory over Benin

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Meet the world’s most expensive defender!

Meet the world’s most expensive defender!

IMAGE: Matthijs de Ligt said he did not feel any additional pressure after becoming one of the most expensive defenders in the world. Photographs: Juventus/Twitter Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt had made up his mind to join the Serie A champions even before Cristiano Ronaldo asked him about a potential move to Italy, the teenager…
Anderlecht to toe Kompany line despite opening defeat

Anderlecht to toe Kompany line despite opening defeat

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Vincent Kompany has said he will not be swayed from his plans to rebuild Anderlecht and will stick with a policy of fielding young players despite losing at home in his first match in charge of Belgium's most successful club.Kompany's debut turned into a horror on Sunday as they were upset 2-1…

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