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Ajax ball boy launches football at Roma star Riccardo Calafiori during Europa League clash

Ajax ball boy launches football at Roma star Riccardo Calafiori during Europa League clash

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Passions ran high during Ajax’s Europa League tie against Roma but not in the way you’d expect. Roma have the advantage in the quarter-final tie as they claimed a 2-1 win at the Johan Cruyff ArenA. It was the Ajax ball boy who let his passion spill over, however Davy Klaassen gave the Dutch side the lead in the first half but second half strikes from Lorenzo Pellegrini and Rober Ibanez turned the first leg on its head. The home side chased an equaliser in the closing stages but the Italians were unsurprisingly happy to let the match wind down. But that didn’t sit well with one Ajax ball boy, who took out his anger on Roma substitute Riccardo Calafiori. The ball boy aggressively threw the football straight at Calafiori’s chest as he prepar...

Ozil hits out at Arsenal after squad snub, Ajax vs Liverpool build-up, Manchester United chief Woodward denies European Premier League talks, Lampard told to pick Cech over Kepa

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Follow all the latest football news, gossip and expert opinion on talkSPORT. We’ll cover all the fall-out from Tuesday’s huge Champions League games, which saw Manchester United beat PSG and Chelsea draw with Sevilla. Plus, we’ll build up to tonight’s games, including Ajax vs Liverpool, live on talkSPORT.   talkSPORT.com HEADLINES Watford striker Troy Deeney […] talkSPORT
Donny van de Beek: Man Utd sign Ajax midfielder for £35m

Donny van de Beek: Man Utd sign Ajax midfielder for £35m

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Manchester United have signed Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek from Ajax for £35m, plus £5m in add-ons, on a five-year contract.Van de Beek, 23, played 175 first-team games for Ajax, scoring 41 goals and helping them make a surprise run to the 2018-19 Champions League semi-finals.He will be available for United's opening game of the 2020-21 season against Crystal Palace on 19 September.Van de Beek is the Premier League club's first summer signing."I cannot begin to explain how incredible an opportunity it is to join a club with such an amazing history," he said. "I am now ready to take the next step in my career and perform at the highest level and there is no higher standard than Manchester United."This team has some of the best midfielders in the world and I know that I can learn...

Sports news LIVE: Growing calls for Premier League season to be cancelled with ‘difficult decisions’ to come, McClean fined for balaclava post, Ajax star out of coma

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news and updates on how the coronavirus outbreak continues to affect the sporting calendar.. Headlines: Premier League clubs pushing to cancel season on ‘moral grounds’ – meaning Liverpool would be denied title The Premier League, EFL and PFA have warned ‘difficult decisions’ will need to be made […] talkSPORT
Champions League results: Chelsea produce sensational comeback to draw against nine-man Ajax, Liverpool get past Genk, Borussia Dortmund beat Inter Milan

Champions League results: Chelsea produce sensational comeback to draw against nine-man Ajax, Liverpool get past Genk, Borussia Dortmund beat Inter Milan

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Chelsea battled from 4-1 down to claim what could be a valuable point with a 4-4 draw against Ajax in a thrilling match at Stamford Bridge.But the Blues may feel like they should have won the game as the visitors were reduced to nine men, while Cesar Azpilicueta had what he thought was the winning goal disallowed following a VAR check. Getty Images - Getty Azpilicueta’s celebrations were brutally cut short The blistering start set the tone for the epic with two goals inside the first five minutes – Jorginho’s penalty cancelling out a second-minute own goal by Tammy Abraham. Ajax then raced into a 3-1 lead through Quincy Promes’ goal while Kepa Arrizabalaga could do nothing when Hakim Ziyech’s corner struck the post before hitting the goalkeeper in the face...