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Xavi to end glittering Barcelona career as Spain legend is poised to sign three-year deal with Qatar side Al Sadd

• Xavi has committed his future to Al Sadd and is set to pen three-year deal • He will sign his contract, which will be worth £22million, in Doha this week • The Barcelona legend subbed a move to join MLS side New York City • Xavi has a contract at Barca until 2016 but looks set to play his ...

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Barclays will not renew £40m-a-year Premier League sponsorship when current deal expires at the end of 2015-16 season

• Barclays agreed a £120million three-year sponsorship deal back in 2012 • The bank will not renew their agreement when it expires next year • New £5.1billion TV deal is expected to increase the cost of sponsorship • Barclays have sponsored the Premier League since 2001 Premier League sponsors Barclays will not renew their £40million-a-year deal when the current agreement ...

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Exclusive: Former PPA Gov Candidate, 55 Others Defects To APC in Ondo

Olusegun Mimiko

Former governorship candidate of the Progressives Peoples Alliance (PPA) in Ondo State, Engr Chris Ojomo and 55 of his supporters have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to Ojomo, who spoke on telephone with our correspondent, among his 55 supporters are four former governorship candidates in the state. The Street Reporters recall that the deputy governor of the ...

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Premier League clubs agree to give £1billion share of record £5billion TV rights deal to the rest of English football

• Premier League to share massive portion of £5billion TV rights income • Clubs committed £50million each to the PL’s good causes at summit • Premier League CEO Richard Scudamore called move ‘unprecedented’ • Scudamore said: ‘It’s sharing in the success of English football’ • Targeted investments include grass-roots facilities, participation, fan engagement, the lower leagues and disadvantaged groups • ...

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Marco Reus on Arsenal’s radar as Arsene Wenger prepares for Walcott departure

Arsenal have started the process of replacing Theo Walcott after the forward risked irking Arsene Wenger by claiming talks over a new deal have not started with Marco Reus on their radar. Wenger confirmed the club’s intention to offer Walcott a new contract in February and when asked about whether talks had started on March 13, the Gunners boss replied: ...

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Bahrain 0-6 Colombia: Radamel Falcao scores twice as striker sends message to Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal

Manchester United benchwarmer Radamel Falcao sent a message to Louis van Gaal with two clinical goals for Colombia in their friendly in Bahrain on Thursday night. Falcao struck twice in four minutes for Colombia’s second and third goals in a 6-0 thrashing of the world No 103-ranked side at the Bahrain National Stadium. The 29-year-old has been craving regular football ...

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