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Rooney may have to leave United to extend career: Neville - TexasNepal

Rooney may have to leave United to extend career: Neville

May 23, 2017

Reuters  Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney may have to leave the club to extend his career “at the highest level”, former United defender Phil Neville has said. Rooney has made 42 appearances in all competitions this season, most of them as a substitute, with manager Jose Mourinho relying on top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic before a […]


Real Madrid wins its 1st Spanish title since 2012 - TexasNepal

Real Madrid wins its 1st Spanish title since 2012

May 22, 2017

Associated Press Real Madrid won the Spanish league for the first time in five years on Sunday, and kept rival Barcelona from its third straight championship. Zinedine Zidane’s team secured its 33rd league title with a 2-0 win at Malaga with goals by Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema. “To win the title in the last […]


Juventus clinches record 6th straight Serie A title - TexasNepal

Juventus clinches record 6th straight Serie A title

May 22, 2017

Associated Press Juventus clinched a record sixth straight Serie A title with a 3-0 win over relegation-threatened Crotone in the penultimate round on Sunday. Mario Mandzukic gave Juventus the lead 12 minutes in by redirecting a cross from Juan Cuadrado, Paulo Dybala scored with a precise free kick shortly before the break and Alex Sandro […]


Mumbai Indians clinch thrilling IPL final against Supergiant - TexasNepal

Mumbai Indians clinch thrilling IPL final against Supergiant

May 22, 2017

Associated Press Mumbai Indians won their third Indian Premier League title on Sunday, defeating Rising Pune Supergiant by just one run in a dramatic final which went to the last ball. Supergiant lost three wickets in the last over — bowled by Mitchell Johnson (3-26) — to be restricted to 128-6 after Mumbai Indians scored […]


Neymar gets break from Brazil during friendlies in Australia - TexasNepal

Neymar gets break from Brazil during friendlies in Australia

May 20, 2017

Associated Press Neymar was left off the Brazil squad that will travel to Australia for a pair of friendly matches next month. Brazil coach Tite said Friday that the Barcelona striker will instead take some much needed vacation to be better prepared for next year’s World Cup in Russia. “I heard that whatever was best […]


Referee Steinhaus promoted as 1st women in Bundesliga - TexasNepal

Referee Steinhaus promoted as 1st women in Bundesliga

May 20, 2017

Associated Press Referee Bibiana Steinhaus has been promoted to the Bundesliga for next season and will be the first women working games in Germany’s top division. In an interview published on the German soccer federation’s website, Steinhaus said she feels “disbelief, delight, joy, relief, curiosity.” The 38-year-old German is already proven at the top of […]


Sharapova denied French Open wildcard - TexasNepal

Sharapova denied French Open wildcard

May 17, 2017

Reuters Twice former champion Maria Sharapova was surprisingly denied a wildcard into the French Open on Tuesday — ending intense speculation about her place in the claycourt slam since she returned from a 15-month doping ban. The 30-year-old Russian, who made her comeback last month after serving a suspension following a positive test for heart […]


Chelsea takes wild ride back to summit of English football - TexasNepal

Chelsea takes wild ride back to summit of English football

May 13, 2017

Associated Press Chelsea is back at the summit of English football, completing a wild roller-coaster ride over the past three years. After cruising to the Premier League trophy by eight points in 2015, the London club finished in 10th place the following year in the worst title defense in league history. On Friday, Chelsea regained […]


FIFA requests info from United in look into Pogba’s transfer - TexasNepal

FIFA requests info from United in look into Pogba’s transfer

May 11, 2017

Associated Press FIFA says it has requested information from Manchester United as part of an examination of Paul Pogba’s world-record transfer from Juventus. The midfielder signed for Jose Mourinho’s United last August for 105 million euros (then $116 million). FIFA says it has “requested information from Manchester United on the transfer.” That would be information […]


Chapecoense win first trophy since tragic plane crash that killed most of their squad back in November - TexasNepal

Chapecoense win first trophy since tragic plane crash that killed most of their squad back in November

May 9, 2017

mirror.co.uk Chapecoense have won their first trophy since the tragic plane crash that killed almost all of their squad. The Brazilian side were crowned Santa Catarina state champions for the second successive season, despite a final play-off defeat. Chapecoense lost 1-0 to Avai, but victory in the first leg saw them promoted courtesy of a […]