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Borussia Dortmund 2-1 RB Leipzig: Goals from Reus, Can see BVB back top of the Bundesliga

Dortmund's German forward Marco Reus celebrates with Dortmund's Turkish midfielder Salih Ozcan and Dortmund's German midfielder Emre Can scoring a...

First-half goals from Emre Can and a Marco Reus penalty saw an in-form Borussia Dortmund side extend their winning run to ten games across all competitions, returning top of the Bundesliga after a hard-fought 2-1 home victory against rivals RB Leipzig. Emil Forsberg pulled one back for Marco Rose’s side, before they almost snatched a point at the death in stoppage-time. Continue reading “Borussia Dortmund 2-1 RB Leipzig: Goals from Reus, Can see BVB back top of the Bundesliga”

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France 2-1 England: Giroud the matchwinner as Kane’s penalty miss sends Southgate’s men out

Olivier Giroud of France celebrates scoring the winning goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 quarter final match between England and France at...

For all the talk of focusing on defending against the brilliance of Kylian Mbappe, it was France’s all-time top goalscorer Olivier Giroud – who spent nine years playing in England’s top-tier – delivering the final blow as Gareth Southgate’s men showed spirit but ultimately crashed out of the World Cup at the quarter-final stage with a jarring 2-1 defeat by the defending champions. Continue reading “France 2-1 England: Giroud the matchwinner as Kane’s penalty miss sends Southgate’s men out”

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Brazilian winger Antony comes of age, as Ajax annihilate dishevelled Dortmund

Sebastien Haller of Ajax celebrates 4-0 with Antony of Ajax, Davy Klaassen of Ajax during the UEFA Champions League match between Ajax v Borussia...

On a rough night where Borussia Dortmund’s wonderkid striker Erling Haaland missed a handful of big chances and hit the woodwork, Ajax’s ambitious young core exposed their visitors with ruthless abandon en route to a 4-0 win. Antony, an Olympic gold medallist with Brazil in Tokyo two months ago, showed why many of Europe’s elite are tracking his progress. Continue reading “Brazilian winger Antony comes of age, as Ajax annihilate dishevelled Dortmund”

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Dortmund complete £23m signing of Birmingham City wonderkid Jude Bellingham

Jude Bellingham: Borussia Dortmund announce £25m signing of ...

Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund have beaten Manchester United in the race to sign Birmingham City’s midfield wonderkid Jude Bellingham, having earlier agreed a £23m transfer fee. The England under-17 international signs a long-term contract and will be part of the first-team picture under Lucien Favre for 2020-21.

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Championship previews: Fulham host Brentford, West Brom entertain Birmingham

Championship set for June 20 return - The Leader Newspaper

Read two match previews as the Championship is set to return this weekend, with a west London derby on show while West Brom can go top – at least momentarily – with a win over their local rivals Birmingham City later on Saturday. Continue reading “Championship previews: Fulham host Brentford, West Brom entertain Birmingham”

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Borussia Dortmund close to €35m move for Birmingham City wonderkid Jude Bellingham

According to reports, the Bundesliga giants are edging closer to a €35m (£30.3m) move for one of England’s hottest prospects – fending off Premier League interest in the process. Continue reading “Borussia Dortmund close to €35m move for Birmingham City wonderkid Jude Bellingham”