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Rooney retires from international football


England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney has retired from international football. The Everton forward, who also holds more England caps than any other outfield player, scored 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country. England manager Gareth Southgate had phoned Rooney on Tuesday to invite the 31-year-old for a recall into his upcoming squad after two goals in two Premier League…

NOURI TRAGEDY DEVASTATES ALL OF FOOTBALL, NOT JUST AJAX


Ajax and Dutch football had been shaking as they awaited news on the health of Abdelhak Nouri in the days after his collapse on Saturday. But, when confirmed that the 20-year-old has suffered “serious and permanent brain damage” on Thursday, the football world trembled with them. Nouri’s cardiac arrhythmia during the friendly against Werder Bremen has come as a horrible shock, summed up…

Jose Mourinho’s father Felix dies aged 79 as Manchester United manager posts touching childhood photograph on Instagram


Jose Mourinho’s father Felix has passed away at the age of 79. The Manchester United manager posted a black-and-white photograph of himself as a young boy alongside his father, a former goalkeeper, on his Instagram account. Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix, who has been suffering from ill health for several months, died in Setubal on Sunday and will be buried on…

Zlatan to stay one more year at united


Ibrahimovic, 35, who has made a huge impact since arriving at Old Trafford, signed a one-year deal last summer when arriving on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain, with an option for a further 12 months. Mourinho is confident that option will be taken up but he expects next season to be the striker’s last playing at “the highest level”.…

FIFA Tells NFF To Return Cash They Can’t Account For


World football governing body FIFA have warned the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will refund any cash paid to them for football development they could not account for. This followed a rash of queries raised by FIFA over the $801,229 development grant they paid the NFF. The review was done between August 16 to 18, 2016.The audit by PricewaterhouseCoppers (PwC) said…