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Man City meet with Messi representatives over potential transfer- 300 million Euro release clause

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Barely weeks after losing Neymar for a jaw dropping 222 million euros to Paris Saint-Germain, rumours in the press say that approaches have been made by Man City to Lionel Messi, who currently has a 300 million euro release clause. Messi is yet to ink a contract extension at Barcelona- the Catalans announced on July [.

Champions League Playoff Round Draw 2017-2018- Liverpool vs Hoffenheim & Napoli vs Nice

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Jurgen Klopp will return to Germany for the playoff rounds of the Champions League after his Liverpool side were drawn against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. Another interesting clash is Napoli vs Nice, with the Partenopei taking on the French side that eliminated Europa League finalists Ajax in the previous round.

Joe Hart to become first English keeper to play in Serie A

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With Joe Hart's move to Torino all but done, the 29 year old will become the first England keeper to ply his trade in Serie A since the inception of the league in 1929/30. It's also a coup of sorts for Torino, who will reportedly have to pay Hart only 1 million euros in salary [...]

Champions League Play-off Round Draw 2016-17 | Celtic v Hapoel, Steaua v Man City

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The draw for the play-off round of the 2016/17 Champions League was conducted today (Friday August 5, 2016), and sees Celtic vs Hapoel and Steaua vs Man City, among other clashes. Porto v Roma and Villarreal v Monaco are two other tasty clashes, while Dundalk's reward for their great campaign is a fixture against Polish [.

GIF Video Demba Ba Injury vs Shanghai SIPG | Ba breaks leg in CSL clash Shanghai Shenhua

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This Demba Ba injury vs Shanghai SIPG (VIDEO GIF BELOW) was a nastry injury that saw the former Chelsea striker suffer what appears to be a broken leg in his side's Chinese Super League. Sun Xiang's challenge on Ba seemed innocuous, but appeared to break his leg Video Ba broken leg injury- Viewer discretion advised, [.

FC Porto Dragon Constellation Jersey 2016- NB & FCP come up with unique away kit for 2016/17

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New Balance gave Porto a pretty mediocre away kit last season, but this year, they've come up with a unique idea- having a dragon constellation design on the jersey. Porto are ofcourse nicknamed the Dragoes (Dragons in Portuguese), so this is a pretty cool idea from NB/Warrior. The Portuguese giants also have a dragon on [.

Portugal New Kits 16/17

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Here are the new shirts that Portugal will be wearing at Euro 2016. They use the same Nike template that a host of other teams will also be donning- just with different colours (red home and green away/alternate)

Video Hlompho Kekana goal vs Cameroon 2016 South Africa Bafana

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This cracking Hlompho Kekana goal vs Cameroon (VIDEO BELOW) was a brilliant long range goal from the Bafana star, a la Florenzi's strike for Roma against Barcelona in the CL earlier this season. Kekana's goal v Cameroon put South Africa in the lead in their clash on 26 March, 2016, and was a stunning strike [.

Comedy Video- Keeper Glenn Verbauwhede does deliberate flying headbutt and gets opposition player carded

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Rather funny this one from the South African Premier Soccer League clash between Maritzburg United and Arrows. Maritzburg keeper Glenn Verbauwhede baits the opposition player to come for the ball, and when he comes near, deliberately does a flying headbutt to get struck, and then complains to the referee, who awards a yellow card to [.

Juan Iturbe declares international allegiance to Paraguay

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Exciting young forward Juan Manuel Iturbe has pledged his international allegiance to Paraguay via social media today. The Roma star, who is currently on loan at Bournemouth, was born in Argentina but was raised in Paraguay. He represented Paraguay at U17 and U20 levels and even had a cap for the senior team back in [.

Republic of Ireland New Euro 2016 Jersey Unveiled by Umbro- 2016/17 Home Kit

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The Republic of Ireland have today (March 4, 2016) unveiled their new 2016/17 home kit, which will also serve as their Euro 2016 jersey. Umbro have taken inspiration from the Irish tricolour, with more orange on the kit than on previous ones. This Irish kit picture has the 3 Mobile logo on the front, but [.

Video Zimbabwe Dynamos FC players Mutuma & Ndaba attempt the Messi penalty pass, but fail!

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Youtube footage from a friendly in Zimbabwe between Dynamos FC and WhaWha, with Mutuma and Ndaba (Dynamos players) attempting to recreate the Messi-Suarez penalty pass attempt. Unfortunately for Dynamos, the penalty attempt didn't work out the way it did for the Barcelona stars!

Video GIF Faiz Subri goal vs Pahang for Penang 2016 | Faiz Subri Free Kick MSL

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This Faiz Subri goal vs Pahang (VIDEO BELOW) was a cracking goal from the Malaysian Super League clash between Penang and Pahang today (February 16, 2016). Subri's free kick vs Pahang took an amazing swerve- check the video below to see how it changed directly and left Pahang keeper Mohd Nasril Nordin stunned Faiz Subri [.

It will be Arsenal vs MLS All Stars in San Jose for the 2016 All-Star game

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Arsenal will be the MLS All-Stars' opponents in this year's annual fixture, the club have announced. The game between the All-Stars and the Gunners will take place on July 28, 2016 at the Avaya Stadium in San Jose (home of MLS outfit San Jose earthquakes). Arsenal will also play Chivas in California three days later [.

Video Everton Goal of the Month January 2016 goes to 9 year old child George Shaw

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Heart warming story this one, as Everton's official goal of the month winner for January 2016 has been declared as nine year old George Shaw. The child suffers from celebral palsy and was invited to Everton's game against Swansea last month by Spanish star Gerard Deulofeu. He scored a goal at half time, thus fulfilling [.