Day: January 6, 2021

Top-seeded ‘Minions’ out of Thailand badminton after positive test

BANGKOK: Indonesia’s men’s doubles top seeds have been forced to pull out of next week’s Thailand Open badminton after one of them, Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, tested positive for coronavirus, the Badminton World Federation said. The withdrawal of Sukamuljo and Marcus Fernaldi Gideon, affectionately known as the “Minions”, is the latest loss for badminton’s restart tournament, …

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Guardiola makes Champions League reference after explaining ‘incredible’ EFL Cup success

Pep Guardiola dedicated Manchester City’s win over Manchester United to Colin Bell, before explaining his delight at reaching four Carabao Cup finals in a row. City overcame their rivals to advance to another final of the competition they have won the past three editions of. It was a performance that club legend Bell, who sadly …

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Guardiola dedicates Man City’s ‘outstanding performance’ in 2-0 win over Utd to late Colin Bell

Manchester City remained on course for yet another League Cup triumph, dumping rivals Manchester United out of the semi-finals for a second successive season. It was a game that wildly contrasted the drab 0-0 draw that the two sides played out in the Premier League last month, and both sides would see a goal apiece …

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Solskjaer rejects claims about Man Utd area of concern; insists club ‘getting closer’ to a final

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer denied that Manchester United have a psychological problem after being eliminated from the Carabao Cup. Just one game stood in their way of reaching the final of the competition, but rivals Manchester City condemned them to a 2-0 defeat to put their dreams of a trophy on hold. It was the fourth …

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Solskaer admits Man Utd ‘not good enough’ as Man City book their place in another EFL Cup final

For a second year running, Manchester United were dumped out of the League Cup semi-finals by Manchester City, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side slipping to a 2-0 loss at Old Trafford. It was a game that wildly contrasted the drab 0-0 draw that the two sides played out in the Premier League last month, and both …

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