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Peter Crouch Apologizes To Mikel 13 Years After Rash Tackle 

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Peter Crouch Apologizes To Mikel 13 Years After Rash Tackle 

Liverpool former forward, Peter Crouch, has apologized to Mikel Obi over a thirteen-year-old altercation between the pair.

Crouch admitted that his horrendous tackle on Mikel in 2007 in the semi-final of the Carling Cup, now known as Carabao Cup, was the worst that he ever made in his career.

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The former England international accused Mikel of diving and provoking the tackle after the game.

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John Mikel Obi Set To Join Brazilian Club Botafogo

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John Mikel Obi Set To Join Brazilian Club Botafogo

Super Eagles former captain, Mikel Obi, is on the verge of joining Brazilian club, Botafogo.

Obi became a free agent after terminating his contract with Turkish Club, Trabzonspor, in march because of his coronavirus comments on Instagram.

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The 32-year-old has been negotiating for a few days with the rio club, and there is optimism within the board that a deal could soon be made for the Nigerian.

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Wimbledon Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

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Wimbledon Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

Wimbledon has on Wednesday been cancelled for the first time since World War Two because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The tournament is one of the centrepieces of the British summer sporting calendar and was due to be played between 29 June and 12 July.

As the coronavirus pandemic struck another blue-riband sports event off the calendar and wiped out the entire tennis grasscourt season until at least 13 July.

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The decision was reached after an emergency talks between the various stakeholders over the last few days.

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced that it was impossible for the grasscourt Grand Slam, scheduled for June 29-July 12, to take place.

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In a statement by AELTC which reads “it is with great regret that the main board of the All England Club and the committee of management of the championships have today decided that The Championships 2020 will be canceled due to public health concerns linked to the coronavirus epidemic.”

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It added “the 134th Championships will instead be staged from June 28 to July 11, 2021.”

Wimbledon is the latest major summer sporting event to be called off, with Euro 2020 and the Tokyo Olympics postponed for 12 months.

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Arsenal To Replace Aubameyang With Osimhen 

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Arsenal To Replace Aubameyang With Osimhen 

English premier league side Arsenal have joined the race for Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen.

Arsenal have joined other premier league clubs Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester United, who are also reportedly interested in signing the 21-year-old.

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Arsenal are looking at using him to replace captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang whose contract expires next year.

If he joins arsenal, Osimhen will be the third Super Eagles player after Nwankwo Kanu and Alex Iwobi to play for the club.

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Osimhen has 18 goals in 38 appearances for French side, Lille this season.

To avoid losing Aubameyang on a free transfer, Arsenal might be forced to sell him as he has courted interest from Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan.

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Arsenal are also interested in Colombian midfielder, James Rodriguez from Real Madrid but could face competition from Premier League rivals Everton and Wolves.

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