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Samuel Umtiti keen to banish memory of Euro 2016 by lifting the World Cup

Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by PA25 hits

Match-winner Samuel Umtiti is targeting World Cup glory as he attempts to erase the memory of his Euro 2016 heartache.The Barcelona defender headed France to a 1-0 semi-final victory over Belgium in St Petersburg and into Sunday’s showdown with either Croatia or England and a chance to make up for the bitter disappointment of a final defeat by Portugal two years ago.Asked if he was a good ...Full Story »

France 1 Belgium 0: Umtiti heads Les Bleus into World Cup final

Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by Goal.com104 hits

France booked their place in the World Cup final as a second-half header from defender Samuel Umtiti saw off Belgium. Samuel Umtiti was the unlikely hero as France reached the World Cup final for the third time in 20 years courtesy of a 1-0 win over Belgium in St Petersburg on Tuesday. Defender Umtiti headed home a corner from Antoine Griezmann in the 51st minute to settle the all-European tie...Full Story »

Les Bleus are through – Umtiti heads France into World Cup final

Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by PA25 hits

Samuel Umtiti headed France into the World Cup final as Belgium’s Golden Generation came up just short in St Petersburg.On a night when teenager Kylian Mbappe once again underlined his mouth-watering potential in breath-taking style, it was Barcelona central defender Umtiti who made the decisive intervention when he headed home Antoine Griezmann’s 51st-minute corner with the help of ...Full Story »

Samuel Umtiti on new deal: My priority was always Barcelona stay

Posted Tuesday, June 05, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com38 hits

Samuel Umtiti is delighted with his new five-year contract at Barcelona. Umtiti left France's international camp to pen the new deal - which has a release clause of €500 million - and to discuss it, before returning to Paris to continue Les Bleus' preparations for the World Cup. "I'm very happy and proud to renew with Barcelona and I'm actually a little nervous about it because it mean...Full Story »

Samuel Umtiti confirms interest in triggering his Barca release clause amid Man Utd links

Posted Wednesday, April 04, 2018 by squawka.com110 hits

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti has admitted that he is aware of the release clause in his contract amid rumours of interest from Manchester United. Umtiti made the move to Catalan giants in 2016 from French side Lyon for a fee of €25m. He has since made 76 appearances in all competitions for Barcelona, establishing himself as one of the clubs key defensive players. The French intern...Full Story »

Leeds United vs Bolton Wanderers - Samuel Saiz set for Leeds return

Posted Thursday, March 29, 2018 by PA54 hits

Leeds will be boosted by the return to contention of midfielder Samuel Saiz for the home game against Bolton.Saiz is nursing a hamstring problem and missed the recent home defeat to Sheffield Wednesday, but is expected to feature on Friday for Paul Heckingbottom’s side.Centre-back Liam Cooper (dead leg) and goalkeeper Andy Lonergan (neck) are also back in the frame after returning to full ...Full Story »

Man Utd to pounce as Umtiti makes contract ultimatum to Barcelona

Posted Thursday, February 15, 2018 by tribalfootball.com125 hits

Manchester United are on red alert over Samuel Umtiti's new contract demands at Barcelona. Barca have been pushing Umtiti to discuss new terms in order to raise his current €60m buyout clause. Sport says United spoke to Umtiti over the January transfer window. And while a move to Old Trafford never materialised, the contact with Jose Mourinho has turned Umtiti's head. Umtiti and Barc...Full Story »

Manchester City reportedly consider paying Umtiti's release clause

Posted Thursday, January 04, 2018 by Marca.com110 hits

Barcelona found out last summer with the loss of Neymar that transfer market inflation has brought some of their once-prohibitive release clauses into reach, and they now face losing Samuel Umtiti too. Before his injury, the French centre-back was one of the standout performers of Barcelona' 2017/18 season, but Manchester City are reportedly considering paying his release clause of 60 millio...Full Story »

Blackburn hope for Dominic Samuel boost

Posted Saturday, December 30, 2017 by PA35 hits

Blackburn are hopeful Dominic Samuel will be back in the squad to face Scunthorpe.The striker has missed Rovers' previous two fixtures with illness having failed a fitness test for the Boxing Day win over Rochdale.Tony Mowbray's absentee list is clearing after he welcomed Charlie Mulgrew, Corry Evans and Elliott Bennett back into his ranks against Dale.Defender Darragh Lenihan (foot) is expecte...Full Story »

Elliott Bennett and Dominic Samuel banned for Blackburn's clash with Fleetwood

Posted Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by PA32 hits

Blackburn are without suspended pair Elliott Bennett and Dominic Samuel for their League One clash with Fleetwood at Ewood Park on Tuesday.Bennett was sent off in Saturday's goalless draw with Wigan which also saw Harry Chapman sustain a suspected hamstring injury.The extent of the injury suffered by the on-loan teenager is still being assessed but Chapman is definitely ruled out against Uwe Ro...Full Story »

Man Utd boss Mourinho turns sights to Barcelona defender Umtiti

Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by tribalfootball.com178 hits

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is eyeing off a new raid on Barcelona. Mourinho is in the market for a new centre-half and after dropping interest in the injury-prone Raphael Varane, of Real Madrid, his focus is now on Barca. Don Balon says the United manager is preparing a move for Barca defender Samuel Umtiti. Injury record apart, Mourinho also believes Umtiti is better suited to the...Full Story »

Dominic Samuel the hero as Blackburn edge out Gillingham

Posted Saturday, September 30, 2017 by PA9 hits

Dominic Samuel's fifth goal of the season was enough for Blackburn as they defeated Gillingham 1-0 at Ewood Park.Samuel stabbed home from close range in the 31st minute as Tony Mowbray's men continued their march up the table by recording back-to-back home league wins for the first time since March.They struck a post late on but one goal was enough to beat goal-shy Gillingham, who had gilt-edge...Full Story »

Barcelona defender Umtiti: The last days of Neymar...

Posted Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by tribalfootball.com146 hits

Samuel Umtiti insists Barcelona can handle the departure of Neymar. The France defender is upbeat over Barca's ability to recover from the Brazil international's exit to PSG. "Losing a great player like Neymar is not so clear. We have the qualities in the squad to make a good season," he said. "Everyone speaks well of him, there is a good atmosphere. He had a good preseason. He scored goals...Full Story »

Alex Samuel misses out as Newport seek to secure League Two status

Posted Saturday, May 06, 2017 by PA24 hits

Loan signing Alex Samuel is missing as Newport seek to secure their English Football League status at home to Notts County.The 21-year-old forward was carried off on a stretcher after suffering a hamstring injury during last week's 2-1 defeat at Carlisle and has returned to parent club Swansea.Mitch Rose (knee) could return as Newport seek the win which will keep them up, while striker Lenell J...Full Story »

Newport County 1 - 3 Blackpool: Bright Osayi-Samuel nets brace for Blackpool in win over Newport

Posted Saturday, March 18, 2017 by PA24 hits

Blackpool's League Two play-off hopes were boosted by a 3-1 win over Newport County at Rodney Parade. Bright Osayi-Samuel scored twice for the visitors, with Mark Cullen adding a penalty. Alex Samuel struck for Newport, who remain seven points from safety. The Seasiders took the lead through Osayi-Samuel, who collected Neil Danns' pass out wide before cutting inside onto his right foot and cu...Full Story »

Barnsley 1 - 1 Blackpool: Bright Osayi-Samuel's last-gasp goal helps Blackpool see off Barnsley

Posted Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by PA45 hits

Bright Osayi-Samuel scored in the last minute of extra time to give Blackpool a 2-1 FA Cup third-round replay win over Barnsley and set up a return to Blackburn for boss Gary Bowyer. On a night of shocks in the famous cup competition the 19-year-old curled into the bottom corner in the 120th minute to give the League Two club victory over their Championship hosts. A shootout looked on the card...Full Story »

Stevenage Borough 0 - 2 Blackpool: Bright Osayi-Samuel scores first senior goal as Blackpool beat Stevenage

Posted Saturday, December 10, 2016 by PA44 hits

Bright Osayi-Samuel and Mark Cullen gave Blackpool's promotion hopes a boost as their second-half strikes consigned Stevenage to a 2-0 defeat. Both teams were locked on 27 points going into the game, just outside the play-off positions, and substitute Osayi-Samuel's curled finish from the edge of the box initially separated the well-matched sides. Cullen scored a late second to seal Blackpool'...Full Story »

Barcelona players are like cones to Messi - Umtiti

Posted Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by Goal.com123 hits

The Barcelona defender sometimes feels like an inanimate object when forced to play against the Argentina international in training, stating the star player's talent is not normal Samuel Umtiti has admitted that Lionel Messi treats his team-mates like "nothing more than cones" in Barcelona training. The 23-year-old moved to Camp Nou from Lyon in June, and says that one of the things that mos...Full Story »

Samuel L. Jackson shouts out Liverpool on Twitter after Watford win

Posted Monday, November 07, 2016 by 101 GREAT GOALS90 hits

Sam Jackson, Liverpool fan and Hollywood actor Liverpool beat Watford 6-1 Liverpool proved their title credentials once more today with a 6-1 win over Watford. Granted, Watford are one of the league's minnows, and a team Liverpool would expect to comfortably beat, but the manner of the victory showed once more that Liverpool are to be taken seriously this season. The Reds are scoring for fun...Full Story »

Barcelona vs Deportivo La Coruna - Lionel Messi and Samuel Umtiti in frame for Barcelona return

Posted Saturday, October 15, 2016 by PA46 hits

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique is yet to decide whether Lionel Messi will make his comeback from injury in Saturday's LaLiga clash with Deportivo La Coruna, despite confirming the Argentinian is back in training. Messi has missed the last three Barcelona games with a groin injury but is in contention to make his return at the Nou Camp as the reigning champions look to get their defence back on tra...Full Story »

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