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USMNT striker Matthew Hoppe signs for Championship side Middlesbrough

Matthew Hoppe played for Mallorca last season. Cristian Trujillo/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images United States striker Matthew Hoppe has signed for English Championship side Middlesbrough from Mallorca, it was announced Wednesday. Sources told ESPN the deal was worth £2.5-3 million, with add-ons that could bring the total cost of the transfer to £4-5m. – Bernardo Silva …

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Eight players for Turkish soccer team suspended indefinitely for eating presidential candidate’s Baklava | This is the Loop

Sometimes there’s a story that’s so rich in intrigue and questions that you have no choice but to look into it. This is one of those stories. The Akhisarspor soccer club in Akhisar, Turkey is having quite a bit of trouble fielding a roster at the moment as eight players have been indefinitely suspended after …

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Liverpool’s Thiago Alcantara out for up to six weeks

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara will be out of action for up to six weeks due to injury, sources have told ESPN. The Spain international limped off the pitch early in the second half with a suspected hamstring strain during Saturday’s 2-2 Premier League draw at Fulham. – Premier League team-by-team guide and burning questions– O’Hanlon: …

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Barcelona signings Christensen, Kessie could leave club on free transfers if not registered in time

9:43 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens New signings Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie could both leave Barcelona for free if they are not registered before Saturday’s LaLiga opener against Rayo Vallecano, various sources have confirmed to ESPN. Christensen and Kessie both joined Barca on free transfers earlier this summer from Chelsea and AC Milan …

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Was Olivia Newton-John the latest victim of the Aaron Ramsay curse?

The died of Olivia Newton-Johnsinger and actress from the film “Grease”is even being linked to a goal by a footballer Aaron Ramsey. Olivia Newton-John passed away at the age of 73AP According to quatongen, goals by British midfielder Aaron Ramsey would be cursed. After almost every goal, a celebrity would die elsewhere in the world. …

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Former Real Madrid midfielder Isco joins Sevilla on a free transfer

Former Real Madrid midfielder Isco has joined Sevilla as a free agent, the LaLiga club announced on Monday. Isco, whose contract with Real expired in June, has put pen-to-paper on a two-year deal with Sevilla. – 2022-23 season picks and predictions across Europe’s leagues– La Liga on ESPN+: Stream LIVE games and replays (US only)– …

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Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp ’12 out of 10′ frustrated after Fulham draw

Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has said he is “12 out of 10” frustrated and at a loss to explain his side’s poor display in Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Fulham. Last season’s Premier League runners-up needed a debut goal from substitute Darwin Nunez and Mohamed Salah’s 80th-minute strike to twice come from behind and cancel out …

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Jurgen Klopp, Thomas Tuchel slam Qatar World Cup over player concerns

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp expressed their discontent with the midseason World Cup in Qatar over concerns of the demands on their players. Tuchel said that players could be affected in the months before and after the World Cup in Qatar, adding that the emotions and demands of soccer’s showpiece tournament …

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