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1 December

Tuesday, 2020

Zamalek enters a new confrontation on Tuesday when they meet their counterpart Tala'a El-Geish, in the match that will bring them together in Egypt’s Cup semi-final at 05:00 PM, to be held at Borg Al Arab Stadium, in Alexandria.

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Argentines celebrate 'eternal love' for Maradona with tattoos

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 06:37 GMT

Under his shirt, pizza shop owner Guillermo Rodriguez is a walking shrine to Diego Maradona. His entire back is covered in tattoos depicting the soccer great, whose death last week at the age of 60 inspired enormous grief in Argentina and beyond.

Atletico Madrid coach Simeone says Suarez return close

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 06:35 GMT

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone confirmed that forward Luis Suarez is close to a return to action following his positive COVID-19 test.

Classy Cavani no longer looks like a 'panic buy' at United

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 06:33 GMT

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - When Edinson Cavani joined Manchester United on transfer deadline day in October it was widely described as a “panic signing” with the 33-year-old’s arrival viewed as a desperate deal by a club who had failed to get their main targets.

West Ham go fifth, but not enjoyable for manager Moyes

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 06:30 GMT

West Ham United rose to the heady heights of fifth in the Premier League with a fortunate 2-1 victory over Aston Villa on Monday but manager David Moyes conceded it was hard to watch.

Wolves striker Jimenez 'comfortable' after surgery on fractured skull

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 06:27 GMT

Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jimenez had an operation on his fractured skull following a clash of heads with Arsenal defender David Luiz during Sunday’s game, the Premier League club said on Monday.

Players 'too brave' over head injuries, says Mason

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 06:26 GMT

Football players often ignore the risks of head injuries and officials must improve concussion protocols, said former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Ryan Mason, who was forced into early retirement in 2017 after fracturing his skull.

New Zamalek president, Ahmed Bakri, appointed by Ministry of youth & sports

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 11:01 GMT

The Ministry of Youth and Sports announced the suspension of the Board of Directors of Zamalek, headed by Mortada Mansour, and the referral of their financial violations to the Public Prosecution.

Former Senegal midfielder Diop dies aged 42

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 10:49 GMT

Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop, who scored the first goal of the 2002 World Cup against reigning champions France, has died aged 42, soccer’s governing body FIFA said on Sunday.

Wolves hang on for 2-1 victory at Arsenal

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 08:58 GMT

Arsenal slumped to a fourth defeat in six Premier League games as Wolverhampton Wanderers shrugged off a worrying early injury to Raul Jimenez to claim a 2-1 win at The Emirates on Sunday.

'Adios Diego': Maradona buried as world mourns flawed football great

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 08:46 GMT

Argentina’s Diego Maradona, one of the world’s greatest ever soccer players, was buried on Thursday amid a global outpouring of grief from the streets of Buenos Aires to Naples in Italy.


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