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Netherlands crowned European champions - TexasNepal

Netherlands crowned European champions

Aug 7, 2017

The Netherlands won their first major women’s international tournament after a thrilling victory over Denmark in the Euro 2017 final on home soil. Denmark led through Nadia Nadim’s early penalty but the Dutch soon levelled as Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema tucked in. Lieke Martens put the hosts ahead with a precise 20-yard finish, but Denmark’s Pernille […]


Arsenal beat Chelsea on penalties - TexasNepal

Arsenal beat Chelsea on penalties

Aug 6, 2017

Arsenal beat Chelsea on penalties to win FA Community Shield for the third time in last four years. Arsenal started the match without the likes of Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, Aaron Ramsey and Captain Laurent Koscielney against the champions Chelsea. However, they looked lively and nearly got an early goal in the game. Danny welbeck’s […]


Record-breaking birthday boy Sneijder scores in Dutch win - TexasNepal

Record-breaking birthday boy Sneijder scores in Dutch win

Jun 10, 2017

Reuters Wesley Sneijder marked his birthday and a record 131st appearance for the Netherlands with a goal as the Dutch beat Luxembourg 5-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Friday to stay in contention for a trip to Russia next year. Captain Arjen Robben, Georginio Wijnaldum, Quincy Promes and Vincent Janssen added the other goals […]


FA bans two England fans for life after Dortmund incidents - TexasNepal

FA bans two England fans for life after Dortmund incidents

Jun 7, 2017

Reuters England’s Football Association has handed two supporters life bans from attending away games following incidents during March’s friendly match against Germany in Dortmund. The bans come ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier in Glasgow where England will travel to face old rivals Scotland. The two fans have received lifetime bans from the England Supporters […]


More than a thousand Juventus fans injured in stampede in Turin - TexasNepal

More than a thousand Juventus fans injured in stampede in Turin

Jun 4, 2017

Reuters More than a thousand Juventus soccer fans watching the Champions League final on screens in one of Turin’s main squares late on Saturday were injured when loud bangs created panic and mayhem. Around 1,400 people were treated for slight injuries, Italian media reported. About seven people were seriously hurt, including a seven-year-old boy who […]


Doubts about Bale’s fitness ahead of Champions League final - TexasNepal

Doubts about Bale’s fitness ahead of Champions League final

May 31, 2017

Associated Press MADRID: It seems not even Gareth Bale knows if he is ready to play in Saturday’s Champions League final. The Real Madrid forward initially said on Tuesday that he had “fully recovered” from his injuries in time for the final against Juventus. But moments later Bale said he was “not 100 percent” ready […]


Dortmund beats Frankfurt to win German Cup at 4th attempt - TexasNepal

Dortmund beats Frankfurt to win German Cup at 4th attempt

May 28, 2017

AP Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a cheeky penalty for Borussia Dortmund to win the German Cup final over Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 in what could have been his last game for the club on Saturday. Aubameyang, the Bundesliga top scorer with 31, chipped the ball straight down the middle as Frankfurt goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky dived, giving Dortmund […]


Barcelona wins Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique’s last game - TexasNepal

Barcelona wins Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique’s last game

May 28, 2017

AP The Luis Enrique era in Barcelona came to an end with the coach lifting one last trophy. The coach raised the Copa del Rey after Barcelona defeated Alaves 3-1 in the final on Saturday. Lionel Messi, Neymar and Paco Alcacer scored in the first half as Barcelona won its third straight copa and 29th […]


Barcelona soccer player Messi loses appeal in tax fraud trial - TexasNepal

Barcelona soccer player Messi loses appeal in tax fraud trial

May 24, 2017

Reuters Spain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi and stood by a Catalan regional court’s 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud, court documents showed. The five-times World Player of the Year is unlikely to go to prison, however. Messi and his father Jorge were found guilty by a […]


Madrid sign Flamengo starlet Vinicius Junior - TexasNepal

Madrid sign Flamengo starlet Vinicius Junior

May 24, 2017

Reuters Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Brazilian side Flamengo to sign 16-year old forward Vinicius Junior in July 2018, the two clubs announced on Tuesday. “Real Madrid and Flamengo have reached a deal for the transfer of Vinicius Junior from July 2018,” a statement published on the Flamengo site said. Madrid said the […]