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Illinois Trophy Hunter Caught On Video Killing Lion As It Slept

64-year-old Guy Gorney has a history of showing off his kills. The hunter has killed more than 70 wild animals for sport.

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Solskjaer back in familiar role as United’s rescuer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will find himself in familiar territory in more ways than one when he takes charge of Manchester United for the first time at Cardiff City on Saturday. So often previous United manager Alex Ferguson’s go-to substitute when things were going wrong on the pitch – most notably his match-winning goal in the […]

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Solskjaer set for United interim role after website gaffe

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks set to replace Jose Mourinho as Manchester United’s interim manager after the club appeared to accidently announce the appointment on their website. Mourinho was axed on Tuesday after just two-and-half years in charge at Old Trafford and the troubled Premier League club are reportedly ready to bring back one of their […]

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LA Galaxy confirm Ibrahimovic return

The Los Angeles Galaxy confirmed on Tuesday that Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic would rejoin the club next season after a successful debut in Major League Soccer. A statement from the Galaxy said Ibrahimovic, 37, would return as one of the club’s designated players after scoring 22 goals in 27 games in 2018. “We are very […]

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Klopp insists City are Premier League favourites

Jurgen Klopp says Manchester City are still firm favourites to be crowned Premier League champions even though his Liverpool side are in top spot with nearly half the season gone. Liverpool have a one-point lead over City after 17 games following last weekend’s victory over Manchester United but the German is in no doubt Pep […]

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Mourinho’s fall from grace at United in quotes

Jose Mourinho’s increasingly tempestuous reign at Manchester United came to an end on Tuesday when the club sacked him after just two-and-a-half years in charge. The 55-year-old’s unhappiness at the club manifested itself even before the season started. Here AFP Sport picks out five quotes that chart the decline in relations between Mourinho, the club […]

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Former Trump adviser Flynn to be sentenced for lying to FBI

A judge will decide on Tuesday whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn should be sent to prison for lying to the FBI in a case stemming from the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia in the run-up to the 2016 election. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan will sentence […]

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Lloris ready for Tottenham’s revenge mission

Hugo Lloris has warned Arsenal that Tottenham are determined to avenge their recent north London derby despair when the rivals clash again in the League Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday. Mauricio Pochettino’s side make the short trip the Emirates Stadium just over two weeks after crashing to a 4-2 defeat at the hands of their bitterest […]

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Liverpool loss highlights problems for Man Utd brand

Manchester United’s owners pride themselves on their club being the biggest brand in world football, a global product with millions of followers worldwide. But for how long will that boast last? For after Sunday’s 3-1 defeat at Liverpool, they must surely be aware that there is only so much failure a brand can endure before […]

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Police look into alleged anti-Semitic chanting after Chelsea match

Three men have been spoken to by transport police after reports of anti-Semitic chanting on a train following the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Chelsea on Sunday. The incident comes after Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck had greeted fans before the game at the Amex Stadium in an attempt to present a […]

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Bayern to face Liverpool, PSG meet Man United

Bayern Munich and Liverpool, both five-times European champions, will meet in the Champions League round of 16 in one of three England-Germany clashes, while Manchester United will face PSG following the draw made at UEFA headquarters on Monday. English champions Manchester City will take on Schalke 04 and Tottenham Hotspur will face Borussia Dortmund in […]

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How Liverpool left Man Utd trailing in their wake

England’s two most successful clubs Liverpool and Manchester United head into their first meeting of the season on Sunday at Anfield in very different form after wildly contrasting campaigns to date. Premier League leaders Liverpool boast a 16-point lead over their historic rivals at the top of the table just 16 games into the season, […]

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Klopp keeps Liverpool feet firmly on the ground

Liverpool can count on manager Juergen Klopp to keep their feet firmly on the ground if they begin to believe the hype that has accompanied their unbeaten start to the Premier League season, midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum said. The table-topping Merseyside club are the only remaining unbeaten side in the league after champions Manchester City suffered […]

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European big guns eye Champions Cup last-eight spots

Former champions Toulouse, Saracens and last season’s runners-up Racing 92 can all clinch qualification for the Champions Cup quarterfinals with fourth-round wins this weekend. Racing 92 are unbeaten in the top-tier tournament this campaign and could secure a last-eight berth with a second victory in the space of a week over Leicester Tigers. Three-quarter Virimi […]

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Lyon reach Champions League last 16, Bayern top group

Lyon clinched the final Champions League last-16 place as Nabil Fekir’s second-half strike grabbed a 1-1 draw against Shakhtar Donetsk in a snowy Kiev on Wednesday, while Bayern Munich pipped Ajax to top spot in Group E Bruno Genesio’s Lyon needed to avoid defeat against Shakhtar to progress from Group F with Manchester City, and […]

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Sane double secures Champions League top spot for Man City

Manchester City survived a sloppy start to secure top spot in Champions League Group F by coming from behind to beat Hoffenheim 2-1 thanks to Leroy Sane’s double on Wednesday. Andrej Kramaric’s penalty put the Germans deservedly in front on 16 minutes as another much-changed City side struggled to get up to speed. However, Pep […]

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Dortmund hope to avoid Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund are hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday. Liverpool’s tense 1-0 win over Napoli on Tuesday at Anfield, thanks to a great save by Reds’ goalkeeper Alisson Becker and a goal from Mohamed Salah, saw Klopp’s team squeeze into the […]

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‘Humble’ PSG keeping cool heads after making last 16

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said his side need to “stay humble” after they thumped Red Star Belgrade 4-1 on Tuesday and qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League, finishing ahead of Liverpool and Napoli to top a tight Group C. First-half goals from Edinson Cavani and Neymar set the French champions on […]

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Mourinho urges Pogba to lead by example against Valencia

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba must rediscover his best form and lead by example in Wednesday’s Champions League tie at Valencia, manager Jose Mourinho has said. Record signing Pogba, who has been on the bench for United’s last two Premier League games, is likely to start the final Group H encounter alongside fringe players as […]

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Van Dijk backs Liverpool to compete on multiple fronts

Virgil van Dijk insists Liverpool have a strong enough squad to maintain a challenge for both the Premier League and the Champions League. Jurgen Klopp’s side went top of the English top-flight with a 4-0 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday. But Liverpool will be eliminated from Europe’s elite club competition if they fail to get […]

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London’s Crossrail gets more money but faces further delay

London’s Crossrail project will receive as much as 1.7 billion pounds in additional public funding to complete the delayed line that will link the Canary Wharf financial district to Heathrow airport. However, the opening of the new line could be delayed further beyond the tentative date of autumn 2019. Problems with the 15-billion-pound flagship project […]

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Retiring an option as Robben, 34, confirms imminent Bayern exit

Arjen Robben says he may retire in June after confirming he will quit Bayern Munich when his contract with the defending Bundesliga champions expires. Robben, who turns 35 in January, confirmed in Monday’s edition of magazine Kicker that he will quit the Bavarian giants at the end of the season: “that’s a fact”. “Of course […]

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Klopp demands Liverpool produce unique display against Napoli

Jurgen Klopp has called on Liverpool to produce “something special” when they face Napoli in a do-or-die Champions League showdown on Tuesday. Klopp’s side must beat Napoli at Anfield to stand any chance of progressing from their group into the knockout stages. A 1-0 victory or any two-goal win will see the Reds through. Liverpool […]

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Spurs face make-or-break Barcelona clash

Tottenham are sitting pretty in the Premier League but face a potentially season-defining match against Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday. Mauricio Pochettino’s men have amassed 36 points from 16 Premier League matches, with 12 wins, leaving them in third place behind Liverpool and Manchester City. That they have managed that despite playing in […]

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Icardi looking to shine on bigger stage

Argentina striker Mauro Icardi is the golden boy of Italian football as much for his goal-scoring prowess with Inter Milan as his colourful lifestyle off the pitch. The heavily tattooed 25-year-old from Rosario – also the hometown of Lionel Messi – followed the same route as his illustrious countryman to Barcelona in 2008. He moved […]

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Everton’s Silva backs Richarlison to keep finding the net

Everton manager Marco Silva is happy with the performances of his Brazilian forward Richarlison so far but says he has the potential to deliver more goals. Everton host Silva and Richarlison’s former club Watford in the Premier League later on Monday looking for their first win of December after a defeat at Liverpool and last […]

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Paqueta arrives at Milan ahead of record transfer

Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta has arrived in Italy ahead of completing a record transfer move to AC Milan, Italian media reported on Sunday. “I’m very happy to be here, I chose Milan because of their history,” Paqueta told journalists at the airport. The Serie A giants are reported to have agreed a 35 million euro […]

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Sterling accuses newspapers of fuelling racism

Raheem Sterling has accused British newspapers of helping to “fuel racism” with the way they portray young black footballers after he suffered alleged abuse during Manchester City’s defeat at Chelsea. Chelsea and the police are investigating the incident at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, which was highlighted on social media. Sterling, 24, posted on Instagram on […]

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Napoli coast before Liverpool clash, Roma suffer ‘absurd’ collapse

Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti said his side were “ready for Liverpool” after warming up for next week’s Champions League clash at Anfield with a 4-0 win over Frosinone in Serie A on Saturday, but Roma threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with nine-man Cagliari in a chaotic final ten minutes in Sardinia. Piotr […]

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PSG ‘vehemently deny’ plan to sell Mbappe, Neymar

French champions Paris Saint-Germain have quashed reports the club could be forced to sell either Kylian Mbappe or Neymar in a bid to circumvent eventual Financial Fair Play (FFP) sanctions. Qatar-owned PSG are one of a number of clubs under scrutiny from Uefa’s FFP regulations after splashing a combined total of more than €400 million […]

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Klopp praises hat-trick hero Salah after Liverpool win

Jurgen Klopp hailed Mohamed Salah after his hat-trick against Bournemouth on Saturday propelled Liverpool to the top of the Premier League. The Egyptian opened his account midway through the first half, netting the rebound after Asmir Begovic parried Roberto Firmino’s fierce shot. He doubled Liverpool’s lead shortly after halftime with a neat finish and following […]

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Guardiola confident City will avoid Uefa ban over spending

Pep Guardiola is confident that Manchester City will not be banned from the Champions League at the end of an ongoing Financial Fair Play investigation after speaking with the club’s senior figures. Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin has promised that there will be action “very soon” regarding its assessment of allegations that City broke FFP rules. […]

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Congo Brazzaville emerges as candidate to host 2019 Afcon

Congo Brazzaville has emerged as a strong contender to host next year’s rearranged Africa Cup of Nations, according to a senior official in the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Constant Omari, a vice-president of CAF, also said that the dossier of Guinea, hosts-designate of the 2023 edition, does not exist. “Congo Brazzaville has written to […]