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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...
Texas pauses spring football practice for COVID-19 ‘impacted’ athletes

Texas pauses spring football practice for COVID-19 ‘impacted’ athletes

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March 25 (UPI) -- The University of Texas has paused spring football practice "as a result of student-athletes impacted by COVID-19 protocols," the school said in a news release. "The Longhorn medical staff will monitor the situation and COVID-19 testing will continue as a plan for some team activities is reviewed," the Longhorns said Wednesday. Advertisement The school also said "all meetings Thursday will be virtual and team practices will not take place for the next several days, beginning with [Thursday's] scheduled morning workout." Texas started spring practice Tuesday in Austin. The Longhorns enter the season under new coach Steve Sarkisian, who was hired in January from the Alabama coaching staff. They posted a 7-3 record last season. The Longhorns went 32-18 in four seasons under...

Football news LIVE: Harry Kane to Real Madrid unlikely, Gareth Southgate’s advice to Jesse Lingard, ‘Jose Mourinho has held Gareth Bale back’

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Keep up to date with all the latest sports news, views and gossip. TOP HEADLINES: Harry Kane to Real Madrid transfer doubt raised amid reports Tottenham star would be ‘easier to land than Kylian Mbappe or Erling Haaland’ Andros Townsend defends under-fire Steve Bruce for giving Newcastle stars six days off during international break – […] talkSPORT

Tottenham dumped out by Dinamo Zagreb, Man United win in Milan, Arsenal through, no Liverpool stars in England squad as Lingard recalled – LIVE football news and reaction

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Keep up to date with all the latest sports news, views and gossip. Plus, we’ll bring you all the reaction to the Europa League games this evening as Manchester United and Arsenal progressed while Tottenham and Rangers went out. TOP HEADLINES: England squad: No Liverpool stars, while Watkins picked ahead of Bamford and Lingard gets […] talkSPORT