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Mancini says it would be an honour to coach Italy

Mancini says it would be an honour to coach Italy

Former Manchester City and Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini said that he would like to coach Italy’s national team, describing the possibility as an honour. The job has been vacant since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked in November following Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup and Carlo Ancelotti, …

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50-year-old striker Miura extends contract for 33rd season

One of the longest careers in soccer has been extended after 50-year-old striker Kazuyoshi Miura renewed his contract with second-division J-League club Yokohama FC on Thursday. Miura, who will turn 51 on Feb. 26, will enter his 33rd season this year. Miura played in 12 league games last year and …

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Liverpool and Barcelona agree £142m deal for Philippe Coutinho

Liverpool and Barcelona have agreed the transfer of Philippe Coutinho, a 25-year-old Brazilian, on a five-and-a-half year contract worth €160 million (£142m). Liverpool FC can confirm Philippe Coutinho will be leaving the club after a transfer agreement was reached with FC Barcelona, subject to medical and agreement of personal terms,” …

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Sam Allardyce turned down Turkey job in summer

Sam Allardyce turned down the chance to become the manager of Turkey this summer. The Turkey job became available after the previous manager Fatih Terim lost his job after he was filmed fighting with a restaurant owner. Former England manager Allardyce was available this summer after he left Crystal Palace …

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Plateau United win Nigeria Professional Football League title

Plateau United win Nigeria Professional Football League title

Plateau United made history on Saturday with a first Nigeria Professional Football League title after edging out last season’s champions Enugu Rangers 2-0 at a packed Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos. Plateau United finished top of the 20-team table with 66 points from 38 matches. They will represent Nigeria in …

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Ross Barkley rejects offer from Chelsea, remains with Everton

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has turned down a £30m move to Chelsea after changing his mind during his medical at the West London club on Thursday night. Everton’s majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri told Sky Sports News that the clubs had agreed the terms of the transfer. Moshiri added that it …

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No agreement with Liverpool for Coutinho – Barcelona

Barcelona deny there is an agreement with Liverpool for Brazilian Midfielder Philippe Coutinho. In fact they have not even made a 4th (new) offer, Sport Journalist Guillem Balague said this afternoon on twitter. Barcelona deny there is an agreement with LFC for Coutinho. In fact they have not even made …

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