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Benjamin Mendy: Manchester City defender remanded in custody on rape charges

French professional footballer Benjamin Mendy has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with rape and sexual assault. The 27-year-old Manchester City defender is accused of four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault at his home in Cheshire, United Kingdom. They relate to alleged attacks on three women, including one […]

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Chelsea beat Manchester City 1-0 to clinch Champions League title

Chelsea clinched the Champions League title on Saturday after beating Manchester City 1-0 in an all-English final. A first-half goal from summer signing Kai Havertz, the most expensive player in Chelsea’s history, was enough to earn Thomas Tuchel’s side victory in front of thousands of fans at Porto’s Estadio Dragao in Portugal. Meanwhile, Manchester City’s […]

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China boycotts Arsenal-Manchester City game following Mesut Ozil comments

China’s state broadcaster CCTV has removed Sunday’s Arsenal-Manchester City game from its schedule after comments made by Gunners midfielder Mesut Ozil. Ozil posted on social media about the treatment of Uighur Muslims in China. Arsenal distanced the club from the German’s views, saying it was “always apolitical as an organisation”. The Global Times described Ozil’s […]