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Mendes gives evidence in Falcao tax case

Jorge Mendes refused to comment when questioned by reporters outside the Madrid court Football agent Jorge Mendes has appeared before a Madrid court investigating alleged tax evasion by Radamel Falcao, one of his clients. Monaco striker Falcao is accused of failing to declare 5.3m euros (£4.69m) of income earned from …

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Man City’s Jill Scott on getting confused for her Grammy award-winning R&B namesake

England international Jill Scott tells BBC Sport about the supportive tweet she received from the US singer with the same name after fans mixed the two up on social media. England Women will play Denmark at Copenhagen’s Gladsaxe Stadium on Saturday, 1 July in their final match before this summer’s …

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Celtic tie the reward as Linfield face La Fiorita

Linfield striker Andrew Waterworth finished last season in superb form BBC coverage How to follow: Preview, score updates and report on the BBC Sport website Linfield must overcome San Marino side La Fiorita in order to secure a glamour game against Celtic in the Champions League second qualifying round. The …

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Everton close in on Nigeria striker Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru (right) scored 22 goals in the Belgian top flight last term Everton are close to signing Nigeria striker Henry Onyekuru in a £7m deal from KAS Eupen. Onyekuru, 20, scored 22 goals for the Belgian top-flight club last season and has been linked with Arsenal, West Ham United …

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PM wants inquiry after Slovakia’s Euro U21 exit

Slovakia coach Pavel Hapal criticised the conduct of Italy and Germany Slovakia’s prime minister Robert Fico wants Uefa to investigate his country’s group-stage exit from the European Under-21 Championship. Italy beat Germany 1-0 in a result that meant both teams progressed at the expense of Slovakia in Poland. The score …

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Scotland without injured Beattie for Women’s Euro 2017

Beattie has more than 100 Scotland caps, as does Kim Little – also missing through injury Experienced defender Jen Beattie has been ruled out of the Scotland squad for next month’s Women’s Euro 2017. The 26-year-old Manchester City player is missing from head coach Anna Signeul’s selections after picking up …

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Eros Pisano: Bristol City sign Hellas Verona defender

Eros Pisano has spent the past two seasons with Hellas Verona Championship club Bristol City have signed defender Eros Pisano on a two-year contract from Hellas Verona. Pisano will officially join City after the expiry of his contract with the Italian side on 1 July. The 30-year-old former Varese, Palermo …

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Shrewsbury Town are first English club to apply for safe standing

Richard Conway explains Shrewsbury Town’s plans for safe standing League One side Shrewsbury Town have become the first English club to apply to have safe standing at their ground. The club aims to have the rail seats fitted and in use, in a section of one stand, before the end …

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Man City close to Alves deal – transfer gossip

For the latest gossip and debate, check out our Sportsday rolling news service every weekday, and for a list of all the completed deals, see our transfers page. Transfer news Liverpool have enquired about Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The 23-year-old could cost about £25m, with Manchester City and Chelsea also …

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World Cup 2022: Suppressed report into corruption allegations published

Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia awarded the 2018 event Claims of alleged corruption in Qatar’s successful 2022 World Cup bid have been published in the German media. The Bild newspaper says it has obtained the suppressed 2014 report authored by former Fifa independent ethics …

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