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Spurs hold talks with former Inter boss Conte: reports

Spurs hold talks with former Inter boss Conte: reports

London (AFP) – Tottenham have held talks with former Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte as they look for a permanent successor to Jose Mourinho, according to reports on Wednesday. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has been searching for a new boss since sacking Mourinho in April. Ryan Mason was put in caretaker charge until the end…

Carlo Ancelotti named new Real Madrid coach

Carlo Ancelotti named new Real Madrid coach

Madrid (AFP) – Carlo Ancelotti will return to Real Madrid as coach for the next three seasons, the Spanish club said Tuesday following last week’s resignation of Zinedine Zidane. The 61-year-old Italian, who won the Champions League for Real Madrid during his first spell at the club between 2013 and 2015, will sign his new…

Copa America taken from Argentina due to Covid, moved to Brazil

Copa America taken from Argentina due to Covid, moved to Brazil

Asuncion (AFP) – South America’s largest football tournament, the Copa America, was moved Monday to Brazil, bracing for a third coronavirus wave, after Argentina was stripped of hosting duties due to its own pandemic surge. Argentina was to have co-hosted the June 13-July 10 football spectacle with Colombia, which was itself disqualified by football federation…

Mandzukic exits AC Milan after six months

Mandzukic exits AC Milan after six months

Milan (AFP) – Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic confirmed Monday he was leaving AC Milan at the end of his six-month contract. The 35-year-old former Juventus and Bayern Munich player joined the club last January as cover for Zlatan Ibrahimovic but made just 11 appearances because of muscular problems and scored no goals. “It was a…

Former winner Nibali to have scan after Giro fall

Former winner Nibali to have scan after Giro fall

Gorizia (Italy) (AFP) – Two-time Giro d’Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali will undergo a scan after taking a knock to his ribs in a fall in Sunday’s 15th stage, his Trek-Segafredo team announced. The 36-year-old, who won the race in 2013 and three days later, crashed after braking suddenly to avoid a bike. The Italian got…

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