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Everton transfer news: Toffees ‘offered chance’ to sign former Bayern Munich ace Franck Ribery

Everton transfer news: Toffees ‘offered chance’ to sign former Bayern Munich ace Franck Ribery

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Everton have been offered the chance to sign former Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery, reports claim.The 36-year-old is a free agent after leaving the Bundesliga champions earlier this summer. Getty Ribery won nine top-flight titles and a Champions League trophy with Bayern after joining from Marseille in 2007. Despite a trophy-laden career, Ribery still finds himself without a club. And 90min claim Everton could offer the winger Premier League football on a short-term deal. Getty Marco Silva has significantly strengthened his Everton squad this summer The Toffees signed Alex Iwobi for £40million from Arsenal on transfer deadline day, and Ribery would only add to their wide options with Bernard, Theo Walcott and Richarlison com
Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Harry Maguire ‘deserved man of the match’ for display against Chelsea

Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Harry Maguire ‘deserved man of the match’ for display against Chelsea

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Jose Mourinho heaped huge praise on Manchester United new boy Harry Maguire following the Red Devils’ rampant victory over Chelsea.Maguire was making his United debut after completing his £80million switch from Leicester earlier this month. Getty Images - Getty Maguire helped United keep a clean sheet against Chelsea And it was one to remember for the centre-back as he helped his new club beat Frank Lampard’s Blues 4-0. Marcus Rashford’s brace and goals from Anthony Martial and Daniel James secured the victory. There were a number of good performances in the United team including from two-goal hero Rashford. However, former United and Chelsea boss Mourinho, who was working as a pundit for Sky Sports, identified Maguire as the game’s standout player.
Watch: Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweets he’s ‘still ready’ for work

Watch: Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweets he’s ‘still ready’ for work

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Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has not played since January 2017, tweeted he is "still ready" to play. Kaepernick posted a video of himself working out in a gym to Instagram and Twitter. The video starts with a counter saying he has been "denied work for 889 days." Kaepernick's last NFL game was Jan. 1, 2017. The 49ers lost 35-23 to the Seattle Seahawks that day. Kaepernick filed a grievance in October 2017 against the NFL under the collective bargaining agreement. He alleged the league's 32 owners colluded against signing him to a contract. Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem in 2016 to protest racial injustice and police brutality. Both his and current Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid's grievances were settled in February. Kaepe...
Former Red Sox infielder Pumpsie Green dies at 85

Former Red Sox infielder Pumpsie Green dies at 85

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July 17 (UPI) -- Former Major League infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, who was the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, died Wednesday from unknown causes at the age of 85. Green made his Major League debut as a pinch-runner on July 21, 1959. Boston was the last pre-expansion team to field a black player. "We salute the courage Pumpsie Green demonstrated 60 years ago when he became our first player of color," Red Sox chairman Tom Werner said. "Despite the challenges he faced, he showed great resilience and took pride in wearing our uniform. He honored us by his presence. We send our deepest condolences to Pumpsie's family and friends." Green hit .246 with 13 home runs and 74 RBIs for the Red Sox and New York Mets from 1959 to 1963. Green played a career-high 133 games for the R...

Trial of former Flynn business partner begins in Virginia

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Prosecutors say a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn lied to hide the fact that he and Flynn were secretly working on behalf of the Turkish government to advance its agenda. Bijan Kian is accused of illegally acting as an agent of the Turkish government. In opening statements at Kian's trial Monday in Alexandria, prosecutors say Kian and Flynn sought to discredit Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen. Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, blames Gulen for a failed coup there and wants Gulen extradited from the U.S. Prosecutors say federal law required Kian to register as a foreign agent in the interest of transparency. Defense lawyers say Kian regularly sought and followed advice from top law firms about his registration obligations.Let's block ads! (...