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Jose Mourinho delighted by Lloris-Son clash during Tottenham win

Soccer Jul 7, 2020

Jose Mourinho delighted by Lloris-Son clash during Tottenham win

When Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris confronted Son Heung-min on the field at halftime, Jose Mourinho was far from annoyed. The manager renowned for his own flashpoints and volatility was delighted to see tensions between teammates erupting in public view. "It was beautiful," he said. "Probably it’s ...

Barcelona president says Lionel Messi will end career with club

Soccer Jul 6, 2020

Barcelona president says Lionel Messi will end career with club

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said that captain Lionel Messi will end his career at the Catalan club, dismissing a report saying the Argentine no longer wishes to renew his current contract when it expires next year. "Messi has said he will end his ...

Pep Guardiola confident Man City will avoid Champions League ban

Soccer Jul 5, 2020

Pep Guardiola confident Man City will avoid Champions League ban

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has "a lot of confidence" his club will avoid a two-season ban from European competitions when the verdict of their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is revealed later this month. City was banned from UEFA competitions ...

Gianluigi Buffon sets Serie A record with 648th appearance

Soccer Jul 5, 2020

Gianluigi Buffon sets Serie A record with 648th appearance

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon set an outright Serie A record on Saturday with his 648th appearance in Italy’s top flight. The derby game against Torino moved the 42-year-old Buffon one ahead of AC Milan great Paolo Maldini, who set the record in 2009. Buffon matched ...