January 25, 2022
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Lewis Hamilton wasn’t the only loser from F1 season’s farcical finish

independent– Millions of people around the world sat down on Sunday to watch the finale of the most finely poised Formula One race in the sport’s 71-year history, at the end of a sensational season in which two astonishing athletes have performed at the very peak of their abilities weekend upon weekend. A strong proportion […]

Pep Guardiola defends Lionel Messi’s controversial Ballon d’Or win

independent– Pep Guardiola has insisted that Lionel Messi deserved to win this year’s Ballon d’Or, following the Argentina forward’s record seventh triumph. Messi was named the best men’s player in the world on Monday night, beating Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski and Chelsea midfielder Jorginho to win the award. Messi won his first four Ballon d’Or trophies

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer changes but questions remain the same at Manchester United

independent– To preview this 186th Manchester derby, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was asked whether he could ever see Manchester City eclipsing Manchester United in terms of size, stature and success during his lifetime. “No, I can’t,” he said, adding: “We are Man United, we are always going to come back. I think we are the number one club in Manchester and […]