Football

Manchester City thrash Stoke 7-2

First time passing produced and remarkable goal for the home side, but  stoke  city defence was already familiar with that routine. What  shocked  by the third Goal was Kevin De Bruyne was not behind it. The Belgian has been the inspiration behind much of what Manchester City have produced this season, yet here were his fellow forwards […]

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Crystal Palace Beat champions Chelsea as Wilfried Zaha secures vital win

Something remarkable happened here. At 3.11pm, albeit courtesy of a Chelsea player, Crystal Palace finally scored a league goal. And more significantly in the context of this club’s season as a whole, at just before 5pm when Andre Marriner’s whistle shrilled and the division’s whipping boys, previously pointless and goalless, had hoisted themselves not off the […]

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World Cup 2018: Argentina, Portugal, Panama qualify; USA, Chile out

In a career littered with individual brilliance, Lionel Messi produced one of his greatest performances on Tuesday to lead Argentina to the 2018 World Cup. The 30-year-old scored a stunning hat-trick to secure a 3-1 win over Ecuador and give Argentina an automatic qualification place in Russia. Coach Jorge Sampaoli was speaking after a Lionel Messi hat-trick […]