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    Messi finishes Europe’s top scorer for third straight year

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 12:06am on May 26, 2019

    Lionel Messi has become the first player to win Europe’s Golden Shoe award for three straight years after his nearest challenger Kylian Mbappe failed to...

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    ‘Barca failed to compete in Liverpool defeat’

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 12:03am on May 26, 2019

    Lionel Messi said on Friday that Barcelona’s shock 4-0 defeat by Liverpool which sent them crashing out of the Champions League has ruined their season...

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    Barca eye fifth consecutive Cup title

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    Damage limitation, and a fifth consecutive Copa del Rey, will be the prize if Barcelona beat Valencia today as their rejuvenated opponents eye a final...

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    Footballers leave with high hopes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    Bangladesh national football team players were confident of beating Laos in their Joint Qualifiers for World Cup and Asian Cup as they left for Thailand...

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    PSG owner charged in Qatar world athletics graft

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:10am on May 24, 2019

    The Qatari president of French soccer champions Paris St Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption, a French judicial source...

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    Maradona returns to Argentina for treatment

    AFP | Updated at 12:09am on May 24, 2019

    Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that forced him to miss a trip to the...

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    Ronaldo heads Portugal squad for Nations League

    Reuters . Lisbon | Updated at 12:08am on May 24, 2019

    Hosts Portugal named their squad for next month’s inaugural Nations League finals on Thursday with Cristiano Ronaldo heading the bill and an inclusion for Benfica...

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    Bangladesh drawn with Japan, Australia

    New Age | Updated at 12:06am on May 24, 2019

    Bangladesh have been drawn along with three-time champions Japan, Australia and hosts Thailand in Group A in the final round of AFC U-16 Women’s Championship,...

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    FIFA drops plans for 48-team 2022 WC

    Agence France-Presse . Lausanne | Updated at 12:02am on May 24, 2019

    FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body’s...

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    Big wins for Kings, Abahani

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 24, 2019

    Table-toppers Bashundhara Kings continued their winning spree in the Bangladesh Premier League when they beat NoFel Sporting Club by 3-1 goals at the Shaheed Bulu...

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