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Portuguese José Morais is crowned South Korean twice champion

The Portuguese José Morais became this Sunday South Korean champion, for the second time in a row, by Jeonbuk. The club reached its fourth title by beating Daegu 2-0 at home, in the last matchday of the championship. Cho Kyu-Sung’s double, which scored in the…
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Stadium full of cuddly toys for a good cause

Heerenveen placed 15,000 teddy bears in the stadium, in the fans’ places, to help children with cancer and raised 230,000 euros. Supporters from entering the stadium remain banned in the Netherlands, but that was not a deterrent to the fact that the stands were full…
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China wants football to be 'bridge with the world'

China wants to unite its 1.4 billion people through football while also using the sport as “a bridge to work with the rest of the world”, a top FA official says. Chinese Football Association Secretary General Liu Yi explained to AFP what lies behind the…
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Sevilla show Chelsea a smarter way to spend

Chelsea’s huge transfer spend has so far failed to deliver the expected return on investment as Frank Lampard’s men continue to leak goals at an alarming rate. The Blues splashed £220 million ($284 million, 242 million euros) on Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, Ben…
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Whipping boys San Marino celebrate first point in six years

San Marino are the perennial whipping boys of international football but on Tuesday they were able to celebrate claiming their first point in six years thanks to a 0-0 draw in Liechtenstein in the UEFA Nations League. Goalkeeper Simone Benedettini was the hero…
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Wenger warns death knell for smaller clubs without reform

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has warned that “smaller clubs will die” without urgent action to safeguard the future of the lower leagues as proposals for a major reform of English football have caused division and rancour. The controversial…