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Top Five Stories From Thursday You Must Read Today

Dean Windass in his prime, celebrating scoring for Hull City FC in an English Championships match in 1999. PHOTO/Courtesy/Agencies
Dean Windass in his prime, celebrating scoring for Hull City FC in an English Championships match in 1999. PHOTO/Courtesy/Agencies
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NAIROBI, Kenya- Hull City FC legend, Dean Windass relived his glory days as a professional footballer and told SportPesa News about life after football in an exclusive interview on Thursday evening in Nairobi.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho refused to criticise his side despite another display lacking inspiration in attacking areas as they sealed second place in the Premier League with a 0-0 draw at West Ham on Thursday night.

Gor Mahia FC have a distinguished record with no peer in Kenyan club football and on Sunday, another chapter in their glittering history will be written in green and white when they take on Hull City FC in Nairobi.

Rookie Jayson Tatum scored the go-ahead layup with 22 seconds remaining in the fourth as the Boston Celtics punched their ticket to the NBA Eastern Conference finals with a 114-112 win over Philadelphia.

Here are the top five stories from Thursday compiled by SportPesa News that you must read today:

Reliving The Dream With Hull City Legend Dean Windass

NAIROBI, Kenya- The sound of thousands of fans screaming his name on Saturday May 24, 2008 at the iconic home of English football- Wembley Stadium-in London was deafening. The man who was showered with adulation and entered football folk role that day was none other than Dean Windass. He single-handedly made history by scoring a stunning volley that took Hull City FC to the promised land of the English Premier League for the first time ever. READ MORE

Limp United Seal Second In West Ham Stalemate

LONDON, England- Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho refused to criticise his side despite another display lacking inspiration in attacking areas as they sealed second place in the Premier League with a 0-0 draw at West Ham on Thursday night. In a game of precious few clear-cut chances, Luke Shaw hit the post and Paul Pogba headed wide with United’s best opening. READ MORE

Gor Mahia: A Proud Club Of Firsts In Kenyan Football

NAIROBI, Kenya- Gor Mahia FC have a distinguished record with no peer in Kenyan club football and on Sunday, another chapter in their glittering history will be written in green and white when they take on Hull City FC in Nairobi. K’Ogalo as the record 16-time national league winners are known, will entertain the English second tier side at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani having punched their tickets to face the Tigers by downing arch rivals, AFC Leopards SC on penalties in a special play-off at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru on Labour Day. READ MORE

Celtics Dismiss Sixers To Set Up Cavs East Finals

LOS ANGELES, United States- Rookie Jayson Tatum scored the go-ahead layup with 22 seconds remaining in the fourth as the Boston Celtics punched their ticket to the NBA Eastern Conference finals with a 114-112 win over Philadelphia. Tatum made it 111-109 after catching a pass from Marcus Smart under the basket and Terry Rozier helped seal the win by making a pair of clutch free throws with nine seconds left as the Celtics eliminated the 76ers four games to one. READ MORE

Vox Pop: Who Will Win When Gor Play Hull?

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League champions, Gor Mahia FC, will play English side, Hull City FC on Sunday at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani. The game has stirred massive interest among local football fans and SportPesa News ventured out to the streets of Nairobi to establish where their loyalties lie when K’Ogalo lock horns with the Tigers. READ MORE


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