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Photo – Ted Lasso star shows support for racially abused England trio

Racism in football reared its ugly head again after England lost their Euro 2020 final fixture against Italy. The penalty shootout loss at Wembley had dire repercussions for Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka. The trio, who had missed their penalties, suffered a barrage of racial abuse on social media in the aftermath of […]

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Watch: Giorgio Chiellini places South American curse on Bukayo Saka

Superstition is often entangled with football and footballers. While certain players have lucky shin pads or pre-match rituals, some managers are biased towards certain clothing on the touchline in the biggest of matches. When something is rendered to be out of control on the football pitch, many footballers resort to superstition–the most recent instance of […]

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Watch: Kalvin Phillips rushes over to console Bukayo Saka in a brilliant show of camaraderie

Kalvin Phillips was one of England’s stand-out performers throughout the 2020 European Championship. The Leeds United man covered a total of 83 kilometres in the competition, and acted as the much-needed marathon runner in the history-making English contingent who reached a first major international final after 55 years–but his most important sprint was one which […]

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Watch: Giorgio Chiellini cripples Bukayo Saka with horse-collar tackle

In what turned out to be one of the most brutal moments of the final, Giorgio Chiellini stopped Bukayo Saka in his tracks with the kind of tackle which is now banned in the NFL. It was simply not to be England’s night at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. Italy triumphed over the Three Lions in […]

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Watch: Gianluigi Donnarumma punches out Bukayo Saka’s penalty to crush England’s dream

Football did not come home after all, as Italy were the cause of England’s heartbreak in the 2020 European Championship final at Wembley Stadium. The Three Lions found themselves in a major international final after 55 years, but Gareth Southgate’s men fell at the very last hurdle before achieving eternal glory as they lost to […]

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Watch: Luke Shaw reveals paternal feelings for Bukayo Saka in wholesome clip

Bukayo Saka has quickly become one of the most liked players in the England national team contingent. The Arsenal talent has started both of the Three Lions’ last two games in the 2020 European Championship, and his performances on the pitch have more than warranted his inclusion over a lot of equally talented superstars. But […]

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Watch: Bukayo Saka shows defensive nous with 1v1 shutdown of Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish is considered to be one of the best dribblers in the Premier League courtesy of his exploits for Aston Villa in the last couple of seasons. The English midfielder’s best trait includes his brilliant ability to take on defenders, and this often draws him fouls as hapless defenders cannot get near him without […]

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Ian Wright praises Bukayo Saka with ‘glorious’ Loki reference while on air

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has recently referenced modern popular culture to describe one of the most popular players in the Arsenal, and now the England squad – in Bukayo Saka. The young Englishman has become an overnight sensation in the national team set up, after starting against the Czech Republic in England’s last group stage […]

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Video: Bukayo Saka squeezes tight angle match-winner against Austria

Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka silenced anyone doubting his selection for the Euro 2020 squad as he scored his first international goal for England during a 1-0 win against Austria at the Riverside Stadium. Harry Kane opened up the Austrian defence with a pass to Jesse Lingard, who rolled the ball out for Jack Grealish but […]

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An eyewitness account of how Bukayo Saka dealt with Leeds United mind games

Mikel Arteta has been under increased scrutiny this season but should pacify at least some of the criticism aimed at Arsenal after the convincing 4-2 victory against Leeds United last week. The win sees Arsenal climb back into the top half of the table and while the position is nothing to write home about, Gunners […]

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Bukayo Saka left Ian Wright in fits of laughter after goal against Chelsea

For the rest of my life, I just really just want to be as happy as Ian Wright was when Bukayo Saka scored last night. In what was a massive relief for manager Mikel Arteta, Arsenal produced the goods to beat London rivals Chelsea 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium last night. It was the Gunners’ […]