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Mario Balotelli  sign new contract with French club Nice

Mario Balotelli has signed a one-year contract extension at Nice that keeps him at the club next season.

Nice announced the news on the team’s website on Sunday with a photo of Balotelli signing his contract alongside president Jean-Pierre Rivere and general manager Julien Fournier. 132 more words

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FIFA Confederations Cup - Russia 2017: Chile held by Australia but go through to semifinals

GROUP A

Chile 1 – 1 Australia

Martin Rodriguez rescued a 1-1 draw for Chile against Australia on Sunday to send the South American champions through to a Confederations Cup semi-final against Portugal. 117 more words

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FIFA Confederations Cup - Russia 2017: Timo Werner's brace send Germany top and to semi

GROUP B

Germany 3 – 1 Cameroon


Reigning world champions beat Cameroon 3-1 in the Confederations Cup as Kerem Demirbay’s opener and a brace from Timo Werner(their first senior international goals) secured top spot in Group B and set up a semifinal clash against Mexico on Thursday. 133 more words

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Introducing pELO Ratings

With the summer break giving many analysts time to refine their models and peruse the transfer gossip, we have been hard at work developing a new metric for evaluating players across Europe’s top five leagues. 1,747 more words

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Getafe back to La Liga 

Getafe 3 – 1 Tenerife (aggregate 3 – 2)

Getafe earned an immediate return to the Spanish top flight after beating Tenerife in the second division promotion play-off final. 116 more words

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Latest Football News 

  • ​Jose Mourinho has told Manchester United bosses he wants £100m-rated Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 23, and not former United favourite Cristiano Ronaldo, 32.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s lawyers claim the Real Madrid striker, 32, paid too much tax to Spanish authorities rather than too little.
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FIFA Confederations Cup  - Ronaldo scores his 75th European  international goal as Portugal crush New Zealand 

GROUP A

New Zealand 0 – 4 Portugal

​Portugal coasted to a 4-0 win over New Zealand in St Petersburg to secure their place in the Confederations Cup semifinals. 129 more words

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