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Patrice Evra Announces Retirement From Football

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Patrice Evra Announces Retirement From Football

Former Manchester United left back Patrice Evra has announced his retirement from football.

The 38-year-old played for United between 2006 and 2014 and won nine major trophies, including five Premier League titles and the Champions League. He made more than 700 club appearances in total and also earned 81 caps with France national team.

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Evra has revealed that he has already started preparations to become a coach and says he has the backing of legendary United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

“My playing career is officially over,” Evra said in an interview to Gazzetta dello Sport. “I started training for the UEFA B Coaching Licence in 2013, now I want to finish it and then go on to get the UEFA A licence.

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“In a year and a half, if everything goes well, I’ll be ready to lead a team,” he said.

Evra also played for Monaco, Nice, Juventus and Marseille during a glittering 20-year playing career, that ended with a short spell at West Ham in 2018.

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Court Frees Pinnick, Sanusi From Being Joined In Financial Misappropriation Case

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The Federal Capital Territory high court has cleared NFF president Amaju Pinnick and secretary general Mohammed Sanusi of a case of financial misappropriation brought against the pair by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

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Justice Peter O. Affen refused the amendment sought by the EFCC to include Pinnick and Sanusi to a trial of misappropriation of an eight-million-dollar FIFA grant.

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This is the second time the court has thrown out financial allegations against both parties.

Pinnick and Sanusi say the charges were borne out of envy, malice, victimization and vendetta.

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IFAB Rules Out Immediate Change To Offside Law After Wenger Floats VAR Proposal

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IFAB Rules Out Immediate Change To Offside Law After Wenger Floats VAR Proposal

International Football Association Board (IFAB) has ruled out the possibility of Arsene Wenger’s proposed changes to the offside law making it in time for this summer’s European championships.

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The former arsenal manager’s proposals would mean a player would be deemed onside if any part of his body is level or behind the last defender.

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However, IFAB general secretary Lukas Brud told Sky Sports news there will be no law change regarding offside at this month’s annual general meeting.

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Rangers Protest Against Referee Jacob Gwatsa

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Rangers Protest Against Referee Jacob Gwatsa

Rangers football club management have appealed to the League Management Company, LMC, against the decisions of over referee Jacob Gwatsa’s handling of match day 20 NPFL fixture with Akwa United in Enugu.

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Rangers say the referee intentionally ignored two clear penalty calls which cost them the victory.

Rangers wondered if it was a coincidence that the same referee, whose decision was reversed by the LMC barely a year ago, could be found culpable again

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The ‘Flying Antelopes’ are appealing to LMC for justice.

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