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Barcelona sports director Eric Abidal has upset Xavi Hernandez over claims regarding the Al Sadd coach.

Xavi Hernandez ready to manage Barcelona

During his time at the club he won eight La Liga titles and lifted four Champions League trophies and also played a crucial role in Spain’s three successive major tournament wins at Euro 2008, World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012.
Spain and Barcelona great David Villa has announced he will retire from professional football at the end of the year.

Spain and Barcelona great David Villa retiring at end of year

Spain and Barcelona great David Villa has announced he will retire from professional football at the end of the year.
Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez bid adieu to his illustrious playing career with a defeat as Al Sadd SC suffered a 2-0 loss to Persepolis FC in their final group game of AFC Champions League 2019.

Spain great Xavi ends playing career with defeat

Spain and Barcelona icon Xavi played the final match of his playing career in Al Sadd's 2-0 AFC Champions League defeat to Persepolis on Monday.
Harry Kane celebrates his late winner at Wembley. Photograph- Tom Jenkins for the Guardian

England beat Croatia to reach Nations League final four

Harry Kane fired England into the Nations League semi-finals as Gareth Southgate’s side scored twice in the last 12 minutes to seal a dramatic 2-1 victory over Croatia on Sunday.
Spain had the World Cup at their mercy given a gentle side of the bracket but they were deservedly eliminated. EPA-MAHMOUD KHALED

Spain blame game begins after World Cup penalty heartache

Spain’s World Cup roller-coaster ride finally ground to a halt on Sunday and the finger-pointing began after their third consecutive failure at a major tournament.
Spain midfielder David Silva

Spain’s Silva: Russia match will be as tough as facing Brazil

Spain midfielder David Silva said Sunday’s last-16 clash against World Cup hosts Russia would be as tough as facing five-time winners Brazil.

‘Hunted’ Germany hungry for back-to-back World Cup titles

Joachim Loew believes Germany will be hunted “like never before” when they attempt to become the first team for 56 years to successfully defend the World Cup in Russia.

Queens Park Ranger hire Steve McClaren as coach

The 57-year-old has agreed a two-year contract at Loftus Road, where he worked for three months under Harry Redknapp during 2013 before embarking on his first spell at Derby.

Fernando Torres: Atletico Madrid Europa League win tops World Cup emotionally

Atletico Madrid veteran Fernando Torres said that the Europa League final victory with his boyhood club was more emotionally satisfying than winning the World Cup with Spain or the Champions League with Chelsea.

Andres Iniesta to leave Barcelona at the end of season

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta will leave the Spanish club at the end of the season.

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Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Manu Garba: Victor Osimhen will be big hit for Napoli in Serie A

“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.

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Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Leon Balogun hails Rangers duo after impressive win vs Aberdeen

Rangers’ new defender savoured his opening Scottish Premiership experience with an impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Aberdeen, courtesy of Ryan Kent’s first-half strike.
Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd right), Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Lawrence Ejiofor (right), Commissioner for Housing, Chief Festus Ochonogor (1st left), and Arc. Kester Ifeadi, project consultant, (2nd left), during the Governor’s inspection of the Leisure Park and Film village under construction in Asaba Monday

Governor Okowa: We‘ll boost Delta economy through projects

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.