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Jimmy Greaves, England World Cup winner and Tottenham legend, dies aged 81
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Jimmy Greaves, England World Cup winner and Tottenham legend, dies aged 81

Jimmy Greaves, a World Cup winner with England in 1966 and one of the most prolific goalscorers in English football history, has died at the age of 81, his former club Tottenham said. A Tottenham legend and the club’s all-time record goalscorer, Greaves scored a remarkable 266 goals in 379 appearances between 1961 and 1970,…MORE

Members of Afghan women’s youth football team arrive in Pakistan
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Members of Afghan women’s youth football team arrive in Pakistan

Members of Afghanistan’s women’s football team have arrived in neighboring Pakistan, the information minister in Islamabad said on Tuesday. Former Afghanistan women’s team captain Khalida Popal says she helped with the evacuation process, tweeting: “I am happy to announce that once with the great support I managed to get more than 79 youth female footballers…MORE

Man identified by Chelsea FC charged by Met Police after investigation into racist, anti-semitic and hateful tweets
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Man identified by Chelsea FC charged by Met Police after investigation into racist, anti-semitic and hateful tweets

A man who was identified by Chelsea Football Club for tweets posted in late 2020 has been charged by the London Metropolitan Police on seven counts of sending “hateful” messages on social media. The Met Police said in a statement: “A man has been charged after a Met Police investigation into racist, anti-semitic and hateful…MORE

Late Young Boys winner stuns Manchester United on Cristiano Ronaldo’s second Champions League debut
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Late Young Boys winner stuns Manchester United on Cristiano Ronaldo’s second Champions League debut

It took Cristiano Ronaldo less than 13 minutes to score on his second Champions League debut for Manchester United, opening the scoring against Swiss team Young Boys. With practically his first touch of the match, the Portuguese forward turned home a stunning ball from international teammate Bruno Fernandes to open his account in this season’s…MORE

US Open: Daniil Medvedev beats Novak Djokovic in men’s final
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US Open: Daniil Medvedev beats Novak Djokovic in men’s final

Daniil Medvedev won his first grand slam title Sunday, beating Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-4 6-4 in the US Open final and ending the world No. 1’s hopes of completing a calendar grand slam. The 25-year-old Medvedev, playing in his third grand slam final, became the third Russian man to win a major singles title and…MORE

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