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129 dead after stampede of fans to leave football match in Indonesia

129 dead after stampede of fans to leave football match in Indonesia

MALANG, Indonesia (AP) — Panic at an Indonesian soccer game after police fired tear gas to stop fighting left 129 people dead, most of them trampled, police said Sunday. Several fights between the supporters of the two rival football teams were reported inside the Kanjuruhan Stadium in the city of Malang, in the province of …

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Barca lead Mallorca to the top of the league, Atletico dominate, sorry Sevilla

Barca lead Mallorca to the top of the league, Atletico dominate, sorry Sevilla

Robert Lewandowski’s lethal strike sent Barcelona provisionally top of La Liga with a tight 1-0 victory over Real Mallorca on Saturday. Marc-Andre ter Stegen kept a clean sheet for the fifth time in a row in the top flight and, along with Lewandowski’s brilliant 20th-minute strike, it was enough to put Barcelona within a point …

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Newcastle thrash Fulham with 10 men behind Almiron, Willock

Newcastle thrash Fulham with 10 men behind Almiron, Willock

Newcastle United were given an early VAR red card from Fulham for all it’s worth, beating Fulham 4-1 at Craven Cottage on Saturday. The Magpies got a respite when Nathaniel Chalobah’s sliding cleat tackle on Sean Longstaff turned into a red card after video review, making life without their two most dangerous attackers, Alexander Isak …

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Guinea eliminated as host of the 2025 African Cup in the last change

Guinea eliminated as host of the 2025 African Cup in the last change

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The African soccer confederation has eliminated Guinea as the venue for the 2025 African Cup of Nations due to inadequate infrastructure, the latest in a series of changes and delays to the continental championship in the past 10 years. years. The decision was announced on Friday night and after …

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Magnificent Musiala guides Bayern to 'brutal' win over Leverkusen

Magnificent Musiala guides Bayern to ‘brutal’ win over Leverkusen

A masterclass from Jamal Musiala, as well as a first goal in five games from Sadio Mane, helped Bayern Munich defeat hapless Bayer Leverkusen 4-0 at home on Friday. Musiala scored one and assisted two more, leaving the field with a rousing reception when he was substituted after 81 minutes. Asked after the match if …

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Clauss delivers as Marseille beat Angers and climbed to the top of Ligue 1

Clauss delivers as Marseille beat Angers and climbed to the top of Ligue 1

Marseille rose to the top of Ligue 1 on Friday by opening the weekend’s games with a 3-0 win over Angers to overcome Paris Saint-Germain. Left-back Jonathan Clauss scored once and assisted the other two goals as Marseille moved a point above PSG, who host Nice on Saturday. The home team dominated the first 35 …

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Gabriel Jesús says he left City because of Guardiola's style of play

Gabriel Jesús says he left City because of Guardiola’s style of play

Arsenal’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus left Manchester City because he no longer wanted to play with Pep Guardiola, he said in an interview published by ESPN Brazil on Friday. The 25-year-old has been off to a sensational start at the Emirates since being introduced as Arsenal’s $50m (£45m) summer signing by manager Mikel Arteta, Guardiola’s …

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