Zambia win six-goal show to progress

Zambia beat Iran 4-2, through to knockout stage

A breath-taking revival by Zambia saw them move into the next round of the Fifa Under-20 World Cup in Korea Republic, coming from two down to beat Iran 4-2. Zambia had shown defensive frailties early on and the theme continued as Mangani Banda’s miscued clearance fell straight to Reza Shekari who, after a neat step-over, slotted Iran in front. The ...

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Allardyce quits as Palace manager

Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce announced Tuesday he was stepping down as Crystal Palace manager after just five months at the helm of the Premier League club for family reasons. The 62-year-old, who was previously in charge of England for just one game, said he had “no ambitions to take another job”, admitting he was turning his back on a club that had ...

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Daka fit for Iran selection – Dr. Lupasha

Patson Daka

Under 20 top marksman Patson Daka shook off his injury scare to join his teammates in training at the on-going FIFA World Cup. Daka was stretchered off the pitch on Sunday in Zambia’s 2-1 win over Portugal after 42 minutes after having suffered a lip laceration. Team Doctor Mwila Lupasha told Fazfootball.com that the UEFA U-21 Championship winner with FC ...

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Liverpool eyeing silverware – Milner

James Milner

Liverpool need to experience the feeling of winning trophies again to take the next step and compete with Europe’s best, defender James Milner has said. Liverpool, who secured fourth spot in the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Middlesbrough on Sunday, have not won a major trophy since their League Cup triumph five years ago. Liverpool lost out in ...

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Zambia see off Portugal in U20 WCup

Zambia shock Portugal at U20 World Cup

Zambia came out on top in an intriguing tussle with Portugal to get the edge in Fifa Under-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Group C. Both sides set up playing to their strengths: Portugal limiting the space, favouring their technical prowess, Zambia sitting deep, containing and looking to strike on the break. Chances came at both ends, with Zambia being ...

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Ronaldo leads Real to 33rd title

Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid won their 33rd La Liga title and first for five years as Cristiano Ronaldo’s 40th goal of the season helped seal a 2-0 victory at Malaga on Sunday. Ronaldo got Madrid off to the perfect start after just two minutes before Karim Benzema’s close-range finish sealed the title 10 minutes into the second half. Madrid beat out Barcelona ...

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Arsenal out as City, Reds book UCL berths

Mesut Ozil

Arsene Wenger’s torrid year reached a calamitous climax as Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years after Manchester City and Liverpool wrapped up the remaining top four places on the final day of the Premier League season. Wenger’s side won 3-1 against Everton, but Liverpool’s 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough and Manchester City’s ...

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Starlets thrash Gabon, reach last four

Black Starlets of Ghana

Ghana reached the semifinals of the Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations after a 5-0 victory over hosts Gabon on Wednesday night. An emphatic result from the Stade de Port-Gentil it is but the high-flying Black Starlets had to overturn an early storm from the Gabon side who produced a stunning display of high-energy football, especially in the first 20 minutes. ...

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