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At least Eintracht Frankfurt don’t have to deal with Di Stéfano again | Soccer

SUPER NOODLE Tonight’s Super/Splendid/Marvellous Cup in Helsinki, between Big Cup holders Real Madrid and Euro Vase winners Eintracht Frankfurt, represents an echo of European football’s glorious past and a glimpse into its AI-powered future. The previous competitive encounter between these two clubs was the European Cup final at Hampden Park in 1960. Not much happened: …

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Bernardo Silva talks to ESPN about his future, Man City deserving more respect, World Cup hopes, more

Bernardo Silva talks to ESPN about his future, Man City deserving more respect, World Cup hopes, more

9:03 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Silva has been at the heart of Man City’s success since his arrival in 2017. Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images MANCHESTER, England — The new Premier League season is up and running and Manchester City have already put down a marker as they look to lift the title for the fifth …

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Welbeck penalty at Man United, McTominay red card, Virgil van Dijk foul

Welbeck penalty at Man United, McTominay red card, Virgil van Dijk foul

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) causes controversy every week in the Premier League, but how are decisions made and are they correct? After each weekend, we take a look at the most high-profile incidents and examine the process both in terms of VAR protocol and the Laws of the Game. – VAR’s wildest moments: Alisson’s two …

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Community Shield: Liverpool wins; Nunez, Haaland first impressions

Community Shield: Liverpool wins; Nunez, Haaland first impressions

It’s the Community Shield. It’s essentially a preseason friendly. A losing side can happily write off the defeat. The winning side can find itself under pressure within a couple of weeks of the league season. It doesn’t matter. And yet no game between Manchester City and Liverpool is entirely without meaning. The battle between Pep …

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Verdict reached in soccer WAGs trial between Coleen Rooney, Rebekah Vardy

Verdict reached in soccer WAGs trial between Coleen Rooney, Rebekah Vardy

Coleen Rooney, the wife of British soccer star Wayne Rooney, has won the high-profile libel case slapped against her by fellow WAG Rebekah Vardy — bringing an end to the dramatic trial dubbed “Wagatha Christie” by British media. After three years of expensive legal back-and-forth, Judge Justice Karen Steyn handed down her ruling Friday morning. …

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