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Man Utd looked better with Cristiano Ronaldo despite Brighton defeat, says Erik ten Hag | Football News

Erik ten Hag believes Manchester United looked better when Cristiano Ronaldo came on, although the forward could not inspire his side to a point against Brighton. There had been plenty of pre-match speculation as to whether Ronaldo would be in Ten Hag’s first Premier League XI despite a series of run-ins throughout the summer. The …

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Explained: Why do athletes go ‘missing’ from international sporting events?

Amid the 22nd Commonwealth Games, which are set to close on August 8, it was reported that three members of the Sri Lankan squad had gone missing. While two of those players have since been spoken to by the police, a Sri Lankan wrestler is still missing from the Games being held in Birmingham, UK. …

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Erling Haaland: Man City’s new striker ‘unplayable’ as he announces himself in style against West Ham | Football News

After 35 minutes of Manchester City dominance at the London Stadium, during which they had 85 percent of the possession but little cutting edge, Erling Haaland exploded into life. Ilkay Gundogan was the catalyst, turning smartly as he received Joao Cancelo’s pass in a pocket of space on the left, but it was Haaland’s electrifying …

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Manchester United 1-2 Brighton: Erik ten Hag suffers defeat in the first Premier League game

Pascal Gross has scored six goals against Manchester United in the Premier League, three more than he has against any other team in the league Brighton survived a late onslaught to secure a first win at Old Trafford and condemned Erik ten Hag to a losing start as Manchester United manager. Pascal Gross’ first-half double …

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Portraits of gun violence: Issa Jeylani was shot and killed playing the sport he loved

Maybe it’s their shared love of soccer, their admiration for Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo, or maybe it’s simply that the pair saw a piece of themselves in each other despite their seven-year age gap. On Friday, July 22, Issa was playing soccer with his teammates from the Hilltop Tiger Soccer Club, part of MY …

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Harry Maguire: Man Utd captain says Erik ten Hag has brought ‘energy’ and ‘positive vibes’ ahead of new season | Football News

Harry Maguire says Erik ten Hag has brought “energy” and “positive vibes” to Manchester United and insists retaining the captaincy has given him “a lot of confidence”. Ten Hag has enjoyed an impressive start to his new job since replacing interim coach Ralf Rangnick at the end of last season, with United’s 4-0 thrashing of …

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Leeds 2-1 Wolves: Rayan Ait-Nouri own goal secures Jesse Marsch’s side an opening weekend win at Elland Road | Football News

Jesse Marsch and Bruno Lage clashed at full-time as a new-look Leeds got off to the perfect start with a 2-1 comeback win over Wolves at Elland Road. Wolves dominated the second half, but were pegged back when Rayan Ait-Nouri turned Patrick Bamford’s cross into his own net in the 74th minute to give Leeds …

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