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Christmas fixtures great for fans, hard for players – Mourinho

LONDON: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho repeated his complaints about the Premier League’s festive fixture pile-up after his side laboured to a 2-0 win at 10-man West Ham United on Monday. The Portuguese coach blamed United’s mixed performance on having to play their second game in three days, the trip to London coming barely 48… Read More »

Brazil great Carlos Alberto dies following heart attack

RIO DE JANIERO: Brazil great Carlos Alberto, who captained the 1970 World Cup-winning side and scored one of the most acclaimed final goals ever, has died aged 72 following a heart attack, local TV reported on Tuesday. Right-back Alberto was capped 53 times by Brazil and won titles with Fluminense and Santos. (Reporting Andrew Downie,… Read More »