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Is Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo Really Set To Be A One Billion Euro Player?

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Is Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo Really Set To Be A One Billion Euro Player?

- Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly insisted that he wants to move away from the Spanish club this summer. Ronaldo has been a Real Madrid player since he left Manchester United in 2009. Since joining the Spanish giants, Ronaldo has scored 406 goals in 394 appearances for Real Madrid, and as Metro report, he is considered one of the finest players of all time

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England team news: Rashford handed wide role against Scotland as captain Kane leads the line

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England team news: Rashford handed wide role against Scotland as captain Kane leads the line

- The Manchester United forward has had to make way to the Tottenham striker, while West Brom midfielder Jake Livermore is handed a starting spot. Marcus Rashford will fill a similar position to that he is used to at Manchester United when lining up for England against Scotland. The teenage forward has been asked to take on a wide role by Garth Southgate, with Tottenham striker Harry Kane leading the line

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Released by Manchester United After One Season

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Released by Manchester United After One Season

- Photo MANCHESTER, England — Zlatan Ibrahimovic was released by Manchester United on Friday after his impressive first season in English soccer was curtailed by a serious knee injury, which could keep him out until 2018. The decision was announced by the Premier League, which published the list of players being retained and released by clubs. Ibrahimovic, 35, scored a team-high 28 goals in 46 appearances in all competitions last season, including a double in United’s 3-2 win over Southampton in the English League Cup final

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Get ready for Trendon Watford vs. Diante Wood to open HS basketball season

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Get ready for Trendon Watford vs. Diante Wood to open HS basketball season

- Reigning Class 7A champion Mountain Brook recently announced its schedule on Twitter, and the season-opener – set for Nov. 14 – is against three-time reigning 1A champion Sacred Heart. One of the nation’s top prospects in the Class of 2019 and , Watford averaged 24 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3.3 rebounds in leading the Spartans to the Class 7A state title

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'Worse than Man United without Fergie' - Black Eyed Peas Champions League performance slammed by fans

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'Worse than Man United without Fergie' - Black Eyed Peas Champions League performance slammed by fans

- The US group attracted the ire of Twitter when their pre-game entertainment pushed back kick off at the Millennium Stadium. No disrespect to the Black Eyed Peas, but we are pretty sure that their last hit came so long ago that Gianluigi Buffon was still a babe in arms. The band, then, was a strange choice to lead the build-up to the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus, especially without frontwoman Fergie in tow

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Paul Pogba, World’s Most Expensive Footballer, Makes Pilgrimage To Mecca To Mark The Start Of Ramadan

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Paul Pogba, World’s Most Expensive Footballer, Makes Pilgrimage To Mecca To Mark The Start Of Ramadan

- Paul Pogba, Manchester United footballer, has flown to Saudi Arabia and landed in Islam’s holiest city as he marked the start of Ramadan. Pogba, the world’s most expensive footballer, arrived in Saudi Arabia just three days after lifting the Europa League trophy after Manchester United beat Ajax in Stockholm. On Sunday, the French international shared a wearing simple white garments and captioned the photo the “most beautiful thing I’ve seen in my life

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Manchester United Transfer Targets: Who Jose Mourinho Is Targeting And Why

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Manchester United Transfer Targets: Who Jose Mourinho Is Targeting And Why

- Now that the English soccer season has come to an end, and Manchester United have not only qualified for next season’s Champions League but Jose Mourinho’s side have walked away with the EFL Cup and Europa League, too, the rumors surrounding who the club might purchase and bring to Old Trafford have already begun. But while newspapers, websites, sources, and insiders are all wildly speculating about who Manchester United might ultimately purchase over the coming weeks and months, Jose Mourinho has already made it clear that he’s provided his list of targets to Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, who is in control of completing the purchases of players

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UEFA plays down security fears ahead of Europa League final

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UEFA plays down security fears ahead of Europa League final

- Man Utd play Ajax in Europa League final Victory will earn Utd Champions League place United finished sixth in Premier League (CNN)The city is reeling from shock and sadness, but Manchester United will still contest Wednesday's Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm after UEFA played down the security threat following Monday's bomb attack in Manchester. A suspected suicide bomber killed 22 people, including children, and injured scores more during an Ariana Grande pop concert at the Manchester Arena

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Manchester United beats Ajax 2-0 to win Europa League

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Manchester United beats Ajax 2-0 to win Europa League

- STOCKHOLM — Manchester United gave its grieving home city a moment to cheer by winning the Europa League on Wednesday, beating Ajax 2-0 in the final thanks to goals by Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Pogba pointed to the sky as he was mobbed by teammates after his 18th-minute opening goal. The game was played two days after 22 people were killed in a bomb attack at a concert in Manchester, and 12 days after the death of Pogba’s father, Fassou Antoine

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Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan Brings Armenia With Him

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Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan Brings Armenia With Him

- It is eight years now since Mkhitaryan left. In the intervening years, he has played for four clubs (Metalurh and Shakhtar Donetsk, in Ukraine; Borussia Dortmund in Germany; and now United) and picked up four languages (English, German, Russian and Ukrainian) to add to the three that he already spoke (Armenian, French and Portuguese). He has traveled thousands of miles. His journey has been long, and often lonely

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Europa League final might be Wayne Rooney's last Manchester United game

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Europa League final might be Wayne Rooney's last Manchester United game

- In a sign of solidarity, Manchester United players held a moment of silence for the victims of the attack on Manchester Arena during their practice today. USA TODAY Sports. MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Wayne Rooney could finish his Manchester United career by hoisting a European trophy, surrounded by jubilant teammates and with fireworks exploding around him. Still, it wouldn't be quite the end he would have envisioned after 13 years at the English club

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Watch Ajax Vs. Manchester United UEFA Europa League Final Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, Streaming Info

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Watch Ajax Vs. Manchester United UEFA Europa League Final Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, Streaming Info

- Two days after a devastating terrorist attack in Manchester, the city’s legendary team, Manchester United will attempt to provide some sort of useful distraction for the stricken city when they face Dutch giants AFC Ajax in the 2017 UEFA Europa League Final which will live stream from Sweden on Wednesday. “What happened yesterday in Manchester was something that we all feel

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Ticket sales delayed for Manchester City-Manchester United game in Houston

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Ticket sales delayed for Manchester City-Manchester United game in Houston

- Ticket sales for this summer’s soccer match between Manchester City and Manchester United in Houston have been delayed, organizer of the event Relevent Sports announced Monday night. The delay is a result of the tragedy that occurred in Manchester tonight. CNN reported that according to Greater Manchester Police, at least 19 people are dead and almost 60 injured in a possible terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, where pop singer Ariana Grande was performing

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Paul Pogba Can’t Save Manchester United Alone. Nobody Can.

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Paul Pogba Can’t Save Manchester United Alone. Nobody Can.

- MANCHESTER, England — In normal circumstances, it would have been a bad day, no more than that. When Manchester United hosted Liverpool in January, Paul Pogba missed an inviting early chance. He gave away a penalty. Only the late intervention of Zlatan Ibrahimovic spared him the guilt of costing his team defeat in English soccer’s closest equivalent to Spain’s Clásico. It was not a display Pogba will remember fondly, but, ordinarily, he would have consoled himself that these things happen

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Tottenham Tops Manchester United in White Hart Lane Finale

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Tottenham Tops Manchester United in White Hart Lane Finale

- Photo LONDON — With the concrete shell of the new stadium to his right, striker Harry Kane stretched out his right boot to flick the ball into the net. Kane, who grew up supporting Tottenham Hotspur, will go down as the club’s last scorer at White Hart Lane, the team’s home for 118 years. A 2-1 win over Manchester United on Sunday was the perfect send-off for the stadium, especially as it ensured that Tottenham said goodbye to its longtime dwelling as the Premier League’s runner-up — the club’s best performance in 54 years

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Real Salt Lake: Tickets for friendly vs. Manchester United going quickly

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Real Salt Lake: Tickets for friendly vs. Manchester United going quickly

- Sandy • If you're scouring for tickets to catch Manchester United in suburban Salt Lake City this summer, you better not lollygag much longer. They'll soon be gone. Real Salt Lake's upcoming friendly against one of the most popular sports franchises across the globe is already one of the hottest tickets of the summer. Ticket sales for the July 17 match at Rio Tinto Stadium were open to the general public Tuesday

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Soccer: Mourinho mulls United changes at Arsenal

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Soccer: Mourinho mulls United changes at Arsenal

- Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will rejig his starting lineup for Sunday's Premier League trip to Arsenal following his team's Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo. United beat the Spanish side 1-0 in the first leg on Thursday, but with Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Michael Carrick, David de Gea and Chris Smalling on the bench in Spain, Mourinho can still field a strong side against old foe Arsene Wenger

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Soccer-Arsenal must be at their best to beat Man United, Wenger says

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Soccer-Arsenal must be at their best to beat Man United, Wenger says

- Arsenal will need to be at their best even if Manchester United field a weakened team on their Premier League visit on Sunday, manager Arsene Wenger has said. Both sides need a win to stay in the hunt for Champions League qualification, with Arsenal at risk of missing the top-four for the first time in two decades. United manager Jose Mourinho has hinted he will prioritise the Europa League as he seeks a Champions League berth by winning Europe's second-tier competition, but Wenger does not believe that will give Arsenal the upper hand on Sunday

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Stoke tie down Cameron, Bardsley as Given departs
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West Ham unveil new black and blue 2017-18 away kit
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Rooney 'more or less' decided on Manchester United future
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An emotional victory for Manchester United
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Manchester United honors home city in Europa League title win
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Manchester United's Europa League win brings smile to city
Manchester United's Europa League win brings smile to city In a sign of solidarity, Manchester United players held a moment of silence for the victims of the attack on Manchester Arena during their practice today. USA TODAY Sports. MANCHESTER, England — Two days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert here, locals gathered in pubs around the city to cheer Manchester United to victory in the UEFA Europa League final in Solna, Sweden   Read More ...
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Manchester United Beats Ajax in Europa League Final
Manchester United Beats Ajax in Europa League Final Photo STOCKHOLM — Manchester United gave its grieving home city a moment to cheer by winning the Europa League on Wednesday, beating Ajax, 2-0, in the final on goals by Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Pogba pointed to the sky as he was mobbed by teammates after his 18th-minute opening goal, a shot that deflected in off an Ajax defender. The game was played two days after 22 people were killed in a bomb attack at a concert in Manchester, and 12 days after the death of Pogba’s father, Fassou Antoine   Read More ...
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Manchester United beats Ajax 2-0 to win Europa League
Manchester United beats Ajax 2-0 to win Europa League STOCKHOLM — Manchester United gave its grieving home city a moment to cheer by winning the Europa League on Wednesday, beating Ajax 2-0 in the final thanks to goals by Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Pogba pointed to the sky as he was mobbed by teammates after his 18th-minute opening goal. The game was played two days after 22 people were killed in a bomb attack at a concert in Manchester, and 12 days after the death of Pogba’s father, Fassou Antoine   Read More ...
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With heavy hearts, Manchester United aims to lift a city’s spirits
With heavy hearts, Manchester United aims to lift a city’s spirits >> Manchester is a divided soccer city, what with football supporters pledging their allegiance to United or City. But in the aftermath of the terrorist attack Monday, United will aim to help lift the spirits of England’s second-largest city Wednesday in the Europa League final against Ajax at the aptly named Friends Arena in suburban Stockholm. A moment’s silence will be observed before kickoff   Read More ...
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Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan Brings Armenia With Him
Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan Brings Armenia With Him It is eight years now since Mkhitaryan left. In the intervening years, he has played for four clubs (Metalurh and Shakhtar Donetsk, in Ukraine; Borussia Dortmund in Germany; and now United) and picked up four languages (English, German, Russian and Ukrainian) to add to the three that he already spoke (Armenian, French and Portuguese). He has traveled thousands of miles. His journey has been long, and often lonely   Read More ...
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Europa League final might be Wayne Rooney's last Manchester United game
Europa League final might be Wayne Rooney's last Manchester United game In a sign of solidarity, Manchester United players held a moment of silence for the victims of the attack on Manchester Arena during their practice today. USA TODAY Sports. MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Wayne Rooney could finish his Manchester United career by hoisting a European trophy, surrounded by jubilant teammates and with fireworks exploding around him. Still, it wouldn't be quite the end he would have envisioned after 13 years at the English club   Read More ...
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Watch Ajax Vs. Manchester United UEFA Europa League Final Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, Streaming Info
Watch Ajax Vs. Manchester United UEFA Europa League Final Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, Streaming Info Two days after a devastating terrorist attack in Manchester, the city’s legendary team, Manchester United will attempt to provide some sort of useful distraction for the stricken city when they face Dutch giants AFC Ajax in the 2017 UEFA Europa League Final which will live stream from Sweden on Wednesday. “What happened yesterday in Manchester was something that we all feel   Read More ...
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Manchester United cancel Europa League final news conference after concert attack
Manchester United cancel Europa League final news conference after concert attack ZURICH Manchester United have canceled their news conference ahead of the Europa League final in Stockholm following Monday's suicide attack at a pop concert in their own city which killed 22 people. European soccer body UEFA said it had agreed to a request from United to cancel Tuesday's conference, which was due to be held at the Friends Arena, the venue for Wednesday's match against Dutch side Ajax Amsterdam   Read More ...
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