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Lionel Messi: Barcelona striker accepts contract extension with 50% pay cut | Football news

Lionel Messi has reached an oral agreement on a five-year contract extension at Barcelona with his salary to be cut by 50% under the terms of the new deal. The six-time Ballon d’Or winner was officially a free agent on July 1 after failing to agree on terms for a …

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Euro 2020: the metropolitan police make 86 arrests in the context of the Italy-England final | Football news

The Metropolitan Police made 86 arrests as part of the police operation of the Euro 2020 final after unrest in London on Sunday. No fewer than 53 of those arrests were made at Wembley, where England lost to Italy in a penalty shootout, police said on Monday. People have been …

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Gareth Southgate: Sven-Goran Eriksson says England manager deserves praise for being brave with young talent | Football news

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson believes Gareth Southgate’s willingness to sink young talent has been a huge factor in his side’s journey to the Euro 2020 final. Southgate faces a selection dilemma as he guides England in their first European Championship final on Sunday against Italy, with several young stars …

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Nuno Tavares: Arsenal sign Benfica defender in first signing of summer transfer window | Football news

Arsenal have signed Portuguese Under-21 defender Nuno Tavares from Benfica. The 21-year-old, who is the Gunners’ first signing of the summer in a deal worth around £ 8million, will join his teammates in north London once he will have completed his period of isolation. Tavares has gone through Benfica’s youth …

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Kyle Walker holds key to England’s defensive strength at Euro 2020 ahead of final showdown against Italy | Football news

Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci are one of the most formidable center-back pairs in world football, but it is England, not Italy, who have the best defensive record at Euro 2020 ahead of Sunday’s final. . Gareth Southgate has found a winning formula. Mikkel Damsgaard’s stunning free-kick ended his record-breaking …

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Kenny Edwards: Huddersfield striker banned for putting his finger on his opponent’s butt | Rugby League News

The New Zealander was flagged down by referee Ben Thaler in the Giants’ 50-12 home loss to the Catalans Dragons last Thursday following a complaint by Dragons mainstay Sam Kasiano. Last update: 07/07/21 21:12 Kenny Edwards of the Huddersfield Giants, a former Catalans player, pleaded guilty and was also fined …

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Premier League still considering Covid-19 certification in stadiums next season | Football news

The Premier League will continue to explore the possibility of Covid certification to enter stadiums next season, although the government does not intend to make them mandatory immediately. Certification – providing proof of a full vaccination, recent negative test, or immunity via the NHS app – is tested at events …

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Danny Ings turns down four-year contract offer at Southampton with 12 months left on current deal | Football news

Danny Ings has turned down a four-year contract offer from Southampton. Sky Sports News confirmed a report from Athleticism that Ings rejected his club’s offer. The striker still has a year left on his current contract. Earlier this year, Sky Sports News reported that Manchester City were interested in signing …

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Ollie Robinson cleared to return to cricket after being fined and suspended for historic offensive tweets | Cricket News

Last update: 07/03/21 10:28 am England and Sussex bowler Ollie Robinson is free to return to cricket after being deemed to have served his suspension following an investigation into historic racist and sexist tweets. The Cricket Disciplinary Commission announced that it had been suspended for eight matches, five of which …

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Billy Gilmour: Norwich signs Chelsea midfielder on season-long loan | Football news

Norwich has signed Chelsea and Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour on a season-long loan. The 20-year-old made 11 appearances for Chelsea last season as he finished fourth in the Premier League and won his second Champions League title. Gilmour also burst onto the international stage at Euro 2020, producing a man …

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