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HOLLYWODD CALLING

Italian soccer club AS Roma have joined forces with entertainment company Warner Bros. for the 2018/19 season. Warner Bros Entertainment Italia will collaborate with the Serie A giants on a number of projects, with a number of initiatives and events planned following the announcement. The two parties have already come together to create a promotional video ahead of next month’s

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BECKHAM’S NAME GAMES

Expansion soccer franchise taps city’s Latin American heritage as they unveil branding. Miami’s new Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion franchise, owned by English soccer icon David Beckham, has unveiled its name, crest and colours ahead of their 2020 arrival in the US top tier. The club will be called Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami, with the Spanish name expected to

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Champions League Draw

Very tough draws for the Italians, as Juventus have Manchester United and Valencia, Napoli face PSG and Liverpool, Roma have Real Madrid and Inter with Barcelona and Tottenham. The draw for the Champions League group phase was completed in Monte Carlo this evening, with four Italian clubs involved. Matches in the group stage run from September 18-19 to December 11-12.

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Wild Celebrations

Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco required surgery, after punching the dugout when his side equalised against Atalanta. The Giallorossi fought back from 3-1 down with Kostas Manolas grabbing a late equaliser. The Coach wasn’t happy with his team’s performance though, and punched the glass wall of his dugout. That seems to have cost Di Francesco dear though, with Tuttomercatoweb reporting

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VAR’s killing football

Former Juventus star Michel Platini insists VAR has ‘killed’ football and ‘hasn’t brought more justice’ to the game. VAR is widely considered to be football’s newest innovation after being used in Serie A and the 2018 World Cup, among other competitions, but Platini – a long-time critic of the technology – made it clear it only served to protect the

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LIVERPOOL REJECTED

Local council also defers decision on staging concerts at English soccer giants’ iconic home. Top-flight English soccer club Liverpool’s plans to host additional sporting events at their Anfield home have been rejected by the local council. The Premier League leaders had submitted a proposal to stage rugby league, rugby union and other sports on dates outside of the regular English

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CHELSEA NO SALE

Premier League giants Chelsea have denied claims that their owner Roman Abramovich is looking to sell the top-flight English soccer club. The Sunday Times newspaper reported that the Russian oligarch, 51, has put Chelsea on the market for an asking price of more than UK£2 billion (US$2.6 billion), which would shatter the record for the highest amount ever paid for

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RONALDO TO VALLADOLID

Retired Brazil striker set to end LaLiga club ownership dispute. Former Barcelona and Real Madrid striker Ronaldo Nazario is in advanced talks to buy Spanish top-flight soccer club Real Valladolid for €30 million (US$35 million), according to domestic reports. The deal would see the former Brazil international become the newly promoted club’s president, replacing Carlos Suarez – who will remain

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Madrid Winning Big

Keylor Navas, Sergio Ramos and Luka Modric have won UEFA awards for helping Real Madrid defend the Champions League last season. The awards were handed out during the 2018-19 Champions League group-stage draw in Monaco on Thursday, with ex-Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo taking home the Forward of the Season. Navas scooped up the Champions League Goalkeeper of the Season with

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