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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 […]


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 […]


Zidane hails “spectacular” squad as Real close in on title - TexasNepal

Zidane hails “spectacular” squad as Real close in on title

May 21, 2017

Reuters Zinedine Zidane hailed Real Madrid’s remarkable strength in depth as the key to his side entering their final game of the season at Malaga on the brink of lifting their first La Liga title since 2012. The French manager described his squad as “spectacular” on Saturday as he looked forward to the prospect of […]


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 […]