Connect with us

Sports

French striker Nathael Julan dies in car crash

Published

Guingamp announced on Friday that Nathael Julan, their 23-year-old striker who had been on loan at Valenciennes, had passed away.

Guingamp forward Nathael Julan has died at the age of 23, the Ligue 2 club announced on Friday.

According to local reports, the player was involved in a car accident on the road to Pordic, near the town of Saint-Brieuc.

MORE READING!  Sports: Wolves see off woeful Everton to move into top six

Guingamp confirmed the news via a statement, saying:

The club had the immense pain of learning this afternoon of the accidental death of their player Nathael Julan.

“On this tragic day all the members of the club join together to send their condolences to Nathael’s family.”

Guingamp have cancelled a friendly with Concarneau on Saturday following the news.

MORE READING!  Buhari praises Usman after victory over Masvidal

Julan began his career with Le Havre before joining Guingamp in 2018.

He made 10 appearances for the club in Ligue 1 in 2018-19 and a further three in cup competitions before joining Valenciennes on loan for the rest of the season.

He scored twice in 13 league appearances for Olivier Guegan’s side. Then played in the 3-3 Ligue 2 draw with Grenoble in July, Guingamp’s first competitive game after being relegated to France’s second tier.

MORE READING!  French bus driver dies five days after passengers beat, left him brain-damaged for not wearing face mask

Credit: Besoccer

Sports

British MMA star, Jahreau Shepherd is dead

Published

on

British MMA fighter, Jahreau Shepherd has tragically died.

The 30-year-old welterweight champion, nicknamed ‘The Nightmare’ is believed to have died suddenly on Saturday, with no cause of death yet confirmed.

Shepherd’s death was confirmed by his MMA promoters ‘the Contenders’ in a tweet via its official Twitter account on Sunday.

“The tweet read

“Everyone at Contenders is absolutely devastated to hear of Jahreau Shepherd‘s death.

“Jay, our welterweight champion, was hugely talented and great fun to be around, a big personality with a huge smile and infectious laugh.

“Inside the cage, he was destined for the top – a champion in three different organizations with heavy hands and a warrior’s heart.

“Our thoughts are with all his family and friends at this terrible time. Rest in peace, champ.”

Also, MMA commentator, Michael Morgan in a tribute to him via his Twitter account said he was shocked when he received the sad news of Shepherd’s demise.

MORE READING!  EPL: Man Utd put up six players for sale to fund sancho’s transfer (see full list)

He said

“Absolutely shocked to hear the news this morning.

“A true gentleman inside and outside the cage.

“Rest in peace UKMMA’s Jahreau Shepherd.”

The 30-year-old from London defeated Quinten de Vreught in February to be crowned welterweight champion at Contenders 29.

He was well known for his pace and aggression and was also a member of the London Fight Factory.

MORE READING!  Messi grabs 20th assist of  season as Barca laboured to 1-0 win over Valladolid
Continue Reading

Sports

EPL: Klopp confirms Liverpool exit plan, next move

Published

on

Klopp

The Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has revealed when he may leave the club and return to Germany.

The German also said it is not clear at the moment whether he stays in football after the Liverpool job.

The former Borussia Dortmund manager says he will manage Liverpool for the next four seasons.

MORE READING!  Messi grabs 20th assist of  season as Barca laboured to 1-0 win over Valladolid

Klopp has spent five years at Liverpool after taking over from Brendan Rodgers in 2015. He has guided the Reds to a Champions League trophy and their very first Premier League title in 30 years.

He signed a new contract at Anfield in December 2019, which tied him to the club until 2024, should he avoid being sacked.

MORE READING!  Sterling scores hat-trick as Man City overrun Brighton 5-0 at Amex Stadium

Asked if he was planning on returning to Germany, Klopp told SWR,

“Definitely to live, after my career. Most likely even to Mainz.”

On how long he’ll remain at Anfield, he added:

“Four years in Liverpool.”

After that, he confirmed he may be interested in returning to management, but added he may retire from football.

MORE READING!  UFC 251: Kamaru Usman beats Jorge Masvidal to retain welterweight title

He said:

“In five years the world can look very different again.”

Continue Reading

Sports

EPL: Arteta reveals why Arsenal lost 2-1 to Tottenham

Published

on

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has blamed his individual error and lack of defensive solidity for his side’s 2-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

It is a result that damaged the Gunners’ hopes of sealing a European place.

Arsenal took the lead thanks to Alexandre Lacazette’s rasping drive, but a loose Sead Kolasinac pass, allowed Son Heung-Min to equalise soon after.

MORE READING!  British MMA star, Jahreau Shepherd is dead

Toby Alderweireld gave Spurs victory late on with a header from a corner.

It also saw Arteta lose his first North London derby as a manager.

“We gave them the game again, an individual error and the set-piece that cost us three points again.

“We talked about it before the game today that set-pieces in this game are crucial, and today it cost us the three points,” he said.

Continue Reading




Trending