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Jacques Grobbelaar, CEO of Stadium Management South Africa, told reporters: "We wish to express our condolences to the families of all those affected by the incident". Though, it is quick to blame "drunkeness" for the tragedy when one considers it is common for fans to be drunk at any soccer stadium. The injured were taken to hospital.
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    Should City agree a fee, then Chelsea may choose to match it and go head-to-head with their Premier League rivals over the signing of the French worldwide this summer. City have already failed in three bids for the France worldwide who has been one of their top transfer targets all summer. Since then Mendy's been capped three more times, most recently starting the team's friendly against England on June 13.
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    Scott Sinclair bagged a double as Celtic eased to a 4-0 win over Linfield in the second leg of their Champions League second round qualifier to seal a 6-0 aggregate victory . The club stated: "Any support for a paramilitary or proscribed terrorist organisation has no place at Celtic Park". "Although the majority of supporters attending these matches are well-behaved and enjoy the game, there is often a minority who are intent in drinking too much alcohol and engage in criminal ...
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    The move is subject to Morata agreeing personal terms on a five-year contract and completing a medical and is reported to be worth in the region of £70million. Despite making no secret of his desire to leave Real, Morata jetted out for the club's pre-season tour to the U.S., from which he is now expected to return.
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    In order to qualify for the additional visas , businesses must attest under penalty of perjury that they are likely to suffer irreparable harm if they can't employ H-2B workers for the rest of the year. employers through September 30. The increased visa allocation coincides with President Donald Trump's "Made in America" Week , which seeks to promote American workers and products.
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