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OFFICIAL: Matić returns to Chelsea

Nemanja Matić has officially signed a five-year contract at Chelsea from Benfica for a fee of €25m. The biggest deal of the transfer window so far is complete; Matić has completed his move back to...
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Leighton Baines set for new contract

Everton and England left-back Leighton Baines is edging ever closer to securing a new contract with Everton after consistent and outstanding performances in his field. The 29 year old attacking full back has now...
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De Bruyne set for Chelsea exit

Chelsea and Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is set to leave Stamford Bridge and complete a move to the German Bundesliga side Vfl Wolfsburg. The young Belgian signed for Chelsea on the winter transfer deadline...
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Broken Bone, breaks Barkley’s run

Everton and England midfielder Ross Barkley has suffered a broken toe along with a six week time out on the sidelines. This injury has come after the emphatic 4-0 victory Harry Redknapp's Championship side...
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Martinez Magic Moves McGeady To Goodison

Toffees manager Roberto Martinez has been working wonders off the pitch to secure the signing of Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady from Russian side Spartak Moscow for an undisclosed fee. The signing of...
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Chelsea bid £20m to bring Matić back to Stamford Bridge

Chelsea last night made a £20m bid for their former midfielder Nemanja Matić in an attempt to lure him back to West London. Matić, a 25-year-old Serbian international, signed for Chelsea back in 2009 on...
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Joe Louis – The Brown Bomber

The era of the Brown Bomber, Joe Louis was one of the greatest and most colorful boxers to grace the sport. Only Jack Dempsey since the gloves era got underway compared to him in popularity...
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Jack Dempsey – The Manassa Mauler

In every sport there emerges one person who stands out so prominently that he is referred to as "The Idol." Such as a man was Jack Dempsey in boxing. While in there tossing punches, he...
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Hull City vs Chelsea:Post-Match Review

Chelsea find themselves at the top of the Premier League table for the first time since September today following a 2-0 victory against Hull City. The Blues dominated the first half but couldn’t find...
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Joe Frazier – Smokin’ Joe

Joe Frazier was born in Laurel Bay, South Carolina, on January 12, 1944. “Smoking Joe” Frazier never set out to set the boxing world alight. He began going to the gym to get himself into...
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What Next For England After Ashes Whitewash?

A little over two months ago, England arrived in Australia looking to win their fourth successive Ashes series but the large majority of the test team will head home with their tails firmly between...
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Calcio Fiorentino – a Bruising, Anarchic and Exhilarating Spectacle of Sport

Calcio Fiorentino – does that ring any bells in terms sports?  It is almost certainly not one you played at school but it has weathered the centuries well and is still played in its...
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What we learnt from the FA Cup 3rd Round

Sheffield United, Rochdale, Macclesfield and to a lesser extent Swansea provided the main shocks of the FA Cup Third Round at the weekend. Sheffield United conjured up a superb 2-1 victory away to a...
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The Great Black Hope – The Story of Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson the first African-American World Heavyweight Boxing Champion whose win provoked a race riot. Way before Cassius Clay (later to be Muhammad Ali) was even a twinkle in his father’s eye, an African American...
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Floyd Patterson – The Gentleman of Boxing

Born in Wasco, North Carolina, on January 4th, 1935, Floyd Patterson (55-8, 40 KO's) was a light heavyweight-cruiserweight who competed with the Heavyweight division winning the Championship of the World on two occasions. The former...
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Raymundo Beltran: Ricky Burns is lying

Raymundo Beltran has hit back at WBO champion Ricky Burns after the Scotsman’s claimed that he was gutted at not being given the chance of a re-match against the Mexican and Beltran says that...
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Robert Lewandowski: I will definitely give everything for BVB

Robert Lewandowski has written a letter to the fans of Borussia Dortmund assuring them that he will still give nothing less than 100% for the side, despite becoming the second Borussia Dortmund player to...
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Eusebio Dies Aged 71

Former Portuguese striker Eusebio has died at the age of 71 from cardio-pulmonary arrest, Eusebio da Silva Ferreira was born in Mozambique and he moved to Lisbon after joining Benfica as an 18-year-old from...
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Jacques Kallis – A Legend Departs

Jacques Henry Kallis may not be praised or glorified as heavily as modern cricketing giants like Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting are but greatness wise, he is no less superior to any...
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