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Portsmouth 0 – 0 Derby

Portsmouth and Derby shared the points after a goalless draw at Fratton Park on Friday night. Throughout the match, the two League One promotion hopefuls only managed two shots on target between them, the most notable of which came after 12 minutes when David McGoldrick rattled off the crossbar for …

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Croatia at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar: Andrej Kramaric and how football helped define this country in the aftermath of war | Soccer News

When Luka Modric was named FIFA Footballer of the Year 2018 after winning the Ballon d’Or at this summer’s World Cup, he dedicated the award to Zvonimir Boban. “This trophy is not just mine,” Modric said. “I would like to mention my footballing idol, the captain of Croatia from the …

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Premier League predictions: Jones Knows wants to back Alejandro Garnacho to score in Manchester United win | Soccer News

As the curtain temporarily falls on the Premier League, Jones Knows takes the prediction chair and believes Alejandro Garnacho can play for Man Utd at Fulham. Brighton vs Aston Villa, Sunday 2pm, live on Sky Sports Assessing changes in the way a team plays under a new manager can pay …

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Ella Toone: Man Utd Women’s all-time top scorer signs contract extension until end of 2025/26 | Soccer News

Manchester United Women’s all-time top scorer Ella Toone has signed a contract extension with the club until the end of the 2025/26 season. The 23-year-old striker joined United in 2018 as part of their first FA Women’s Championship-winning side, and went on to score 43 goals and become the club’s …

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Ben Chilwell: Chelsea defender to miss World Cup with hamstring injury | Soccer News

Ben Chilwell will miss the 2022 World Cup after sustaining a serious injury in Chelsea’s win against Dinamo Zagreb on Wednesday. Chilwell stopped with a hamstring problem chasing the ball in stoppage time in the win over Dinamo Zagreb. Earlier on Saturday, a statement from Chelsea read: “Following the injury …

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Vivianne Miedema: Arsenal striker has time off to ‘rest and recharge’ and should return after international break | Soccer News

Arsenal striker Vivianne Miedema has been granted time off to “rest and recharge”. The 26-year-old is expected to return after the international break and hasn’t been named in the Netherlands squad for their upcoming international friendlies against Costa Rica and Denmark on November 11 and 15 respectively. The Gunners, who …

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How the enigma of Frida Maanum and Vivianne Miedema underpins the charge for Arsenal’s women’s trophy | Soccer News

Both Frida Maanum and Vivianne Miedema have adapted to the No.10 role, marking the position changes of recent years. The conundrum of who to play and where – which also extends beyond the two forwards – underlies the burden of Arsenal’s women’s trophy this season. The issue was brought to …

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Cristiano Ronaldo shows his worth, but are Arsenal starting to slip? – Europa League and Europa Conference League hits and misses | Soccer News

Ronaldo still valuable to Ten Hag Image: Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates Man Utd’s goal against Sheriff Tiraspol “It’s done. He’s back. Let’s focus on the game.” Those were the words of Erik ten Hag when he confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo would return to Manchester United’s squad for Thursday’s Europa League game against …

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Exclusive Pablo Fornals: West Ham midfielder on style evolution this season, slow start to season and being a first-time dad | Soccer News

Not too long ago, David Moyes climbed the list of favorites as the next Premier League manager to be sacked. Could two years of hard work, a Europa League semi-final and consecutive top-seven finishes be undone in a matter of weeks? No, it turns out. The Hammers have since worked …

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Dietrich Mateschitz: Influential Red Bull founder and owner dies aged 78

Dietrich Mateschitz, founder and co-owner of Red Bull, dies aged 78 Red Bull founder and owner Dietrich Mateschitz has died aged 78. Mateschitz was an influential Austrian businessman who founded the energy drink company and then brought it into Formula 1 with huge success, winning four consecutive double world titles …

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Middlesbrough: Michael Carrick agrees to take over as Riverside head coach | Soccer News

Middlesbrough have agreed terms with Michael Carrick to take over as new head coach. The former Manchester United midfielder and caretaker boss is expected to sign his contract within the next 24 hours. The club and Carrick are also finalizing terms with his behind-the-scenes staff and the appointment is expected …

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Arsenal’s Kieran Tierney on beating Liverpool, adapting from injury, plus praise for Mikel Arteta and William Saliba | Soccer News

Last Sunday, it was massive. It was special and moving, reflects Kieran Tierney, as we sit and talk days after Arsenal’s 3-2 Premier League win over Liverpool. Tierney was on the pitch at the end to soak up the win as Mikel Arteta led the celebrations and said: “There was …

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West Ham 2-1 Anderlecht: Four police injured and 13 arrested after crowd unrest | Soccer News

Four police officers were injured and two required hospitalization after Anderlecht supporters ripped out seats and threw flares at the end of Thursday’s Europa Conference League game against West Ham at the London Stadium. Trouble broke out towards the end of the game in east London, which West Ham won …

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Switzerland 2-1 Wales: Fabienne Humm’s extra-time winner deprives Gemma Grainger’s side of a place at the 2023 Women’s World Cup | Soccer News

Wales suffered in the World Cup play-offs as Switzerland ended their final dream with a 2-1 extra-time win in Zurich. Rhiannon Roberts gave underdogs Wales a 19th-minute lead before Ramona Bachmann, the best player on the pitch, equalized on the stroke of half-time. Wales were seconds away from taking the …

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MATCH DAY: TOWN vs HULL CITY – News

Everything you need to know ahead of Town’s Sky Bet Championship game – The city hosts Hull City in the Sky Bet Championship – Game starts at noon – Plan your matchday here! It’s match day, so here’s everything you need to know ahead of Huddersfield Town’s game against …

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Hearts 0 – 3 Fiorentina

Hearts’ hopes of progressing in the Europa Conference League suffered a blow on Thursday as they were outclassed by Fiorentina at Tynecastle. The Cinch Premiership side trailed 2-0 at the break and then teenager Lewis Neilson was sent off early in the second half as they collapsed to a 3-0 …

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Women’s League Cup roundup: Birmingham City upset Brighton, West Ham held by London City Lionesses | Soccer News

Birmingham City caused an upset in the Women’s League Cup by beating Brighton in the first round. Libby Smith scored the opener before Jade Pennock netted twice shortly after the break. Brighton brought home a goal through Lee Geum-Min but Lucy Quinn again extended Birmingham’s lead. Danielle Carter added a …

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Exclusive interview with Goncalo Guedes: Wolves winger on Bruno Lage reunion and his adaptation to the Premier League | Soccer News

At first, Goncalo Guedes refused. Bruno Lage, his coach at the Benfica academy, had offered him a bet during a visit to Madrid for a tournament. He would get a haircut like Cristiano Ronaldo, but only if the young winger had a Mohawk like Mario Balotelli. Eventually, and much to …

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Clare Shine: Glasgow City and Republic of Ireland striker to retire at 27 | Soccer News

Glasgow City and Republic of Ireland striker Clare Shine has announced her retirement as a player following Sunday’s SWPL game against Hearts. In two spells with Glasgow City – on either side of a return to her homeland to play for Cork City – Shine made 105 appearances and scored …

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Kylian Mbappe and Olivier Giroud score in France win as Netherlands close in on Nations League final – summary | Soccer News

France kept their hopes of staying in the Nations League top tier alive as goals from Kylian Mbappe and Olivier Giroud secured a 2-0 win at home to Austria on Thursday. Mbappe opened the scoring with a superb goal before Giroud, who again showed coach Didier Deschamps that he is …

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Zander Murray: Gala Fairydean Rovers striker becomes first senior Scottish footballer to come out as gay | Soccer News

Zander Murray has become the first Scottish senior footballer to come out as gay. Murray, who is a striker for the Lowland League’s Gala Fairydean Rovers, praised his teammates for their support and said he hopes his announcement “helps other struggling players”. He becomes the first openly gay player in …

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MLS to investigate after DC United’s Taxi Fountas allegedly used racial slurs against Inter Miami’s Damion Lowe | Soccer News

Major League Soccer said it would look into a claim that DC United player Taxi Fountas used a racial slur against Inter Miami defender Damion Lowe during the second half of Sunday’s game. Inter Miami won the game 3-2 to give their play-off hopes a significant boost, with Gonzalo Higuain …

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EFL goals and roundup: Sheffield United extend Championship lead | Soccer News

Oli McBurnie’s fourth goal in five league appearances saw Sheffield United extend their lead to three points at the top of the Sky Bet Championship following a 2-0 away win against Preston. Scotland international striker McBurnie fired from close range 15 minutes from time after Senegal midfielder Iliman Ndiaye beat …

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Champions League roundup: PSG striker Lionel Messi creates history by scoring for 18th consecutive season | Soccer News

Lionel Messi created Champions League history by scoring for the 18th consecutive season in the competition as PSG won 3-1 at Maccabi Haifa. Messi was on the right track as Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to claim two wins from two games. Tjaronn Chery hinted at a surprise as he …

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Rob Page: Wales manager signs new four-year deal after guiding team to first World Cup in 64 years | Soccer News

Rob Page has been rewarded for his excellent work as manager of Wales with a new four-year contract. The former defender, who earned 41 caps for Wales, took over as caretaker manager when then-manager Ryan Giggs was arrested in November 2020. Page was then given the role full-time, with a …

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US Open: World number 1 Iga Swiatek defeats Tunisian Ons Jabeur to win her first title in New York | Tennis News

Poland’s Iga Swiatek confirmed her place at the top of the women’s game with a second Grand Slam title of the season at the US Open. The 21-year-old beat Ons Jabeur 6-2 7-6 (7-5) in an hour and 50 minutes at Flushing Meadows to add her first major hard-court trophy …

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Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 | News News

The Queen has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace has announced. “The Queen passed away peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and Queen consort will remain at Balmoral tonight and return to London tomorrow,” Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday. Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-serving monarch in British history and …

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Champions League hits and misses: Hakim Ziyech makes horror appearance as ‘soft’ Chelsea stunned by Dinamo Zagreb | Soccer News

Ziyech’s cameo sums up Chelsea’s dismal night Image: Chelsea players leave the pitch dejected against Dinamo Zagreb If there was ever a moment to sum up Chelsea’s miserable defeat to Dinamo Zagreb, it was in the seventh minute of injury time, when substitute Hakim Ziyech and a bewildered Reece James …

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Gary Neville calls Erling Haaland unfair and compares Man City striker to James Bond villain | Soccer News

On Gary Neville’s latest podcast, the Sky Sports pundit explains why Erling Haaland will send Manchester City back to the title, and what comes next for Leicester and VAR after tough weekends. Haaland is just unfair – he’s like a Bond villain There are things happening this season that aren’t …

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Celtic vs Rangers: Key Old Firm battles analyzed ahead of Celtic Park clash | Soccer News

Two points separate Celtic and Rangers at the top of the Scottish Premiership, so where could Saturday’s Old Firm clash be won or lost? Rangers make the trip to Celtic Park knowing defeat would hurt their title hopes, even at this early stage of the season. The Ibrox side are …

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Manchester United sign Martin Dubravka from Newcastle on loan | Transfer Center News

Manchester United have agreed a £2m loan deal with Newcastle to sign goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, subject to registration. The 33-year-old joins United after four years at Newcastle, who he joined from Sparta Prague in 2018. United’s option on his permanent stay, which will incur an additional fee of £6m, will …

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Bournemouth sack head coach Scott Parker after just four Premier League games | Soccer News

Bournemouth have sacked head coach Scott Parker after just four games of the Premier League season. Parker left Fulham and took charge of Bournemouth 14 months ago, guiding them to promotion to the Premier League behind his former club last season. Bournemouth were beaten 9-0 by Liverpool at Anfield on …

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Antonio Conte: Tottenham’s resurgence underpinned by continuity | Soccer News

Zero points. That’s what Tottenham needed to show in home games against Southampton and Wolves and a trip to Chelsea in the Premier League last season – nothing. Fast forward to the current campaign and Spurs have gained seven points from those same matches, with their unbeaten start to the …

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Chelsea’s pursuit of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang collapses over contract term – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Saturday’s national papers… THE SUN Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s potential transfer to Chelsea has been halted after the Blues refused to sanction a two-year deal for the 33-year-old. Arsenal do not expect to make any further signings this summer after a deal for Wolves’ …

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Man Utd prepare for Memphis Depay reunion – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s national papers… DAILY STAR Manchester United are planning an extravagant £8m move for ex-flop Memphis Depay just five years after his dismal spell at Old Trafford. The Swansea ball boy who was infamously kicked off by Eden Hazard now has a …

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It’s strange! Cristiano Ronaldo crashes into Sky Sports Monday Night Football pre-match chat

It’s strange! Cristiano Ronaldo crashes into Sky Sports’ pre-match chat to greet Gary Neville and Roy Keane JUST as they discuss his future… with Jamie Carragher ‘totally masked’ by the Man United star after saying that he expected him to leave Cristiano Ronaldo made an unexpected appearance on Monday Night …

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Premier League betting: Back Marc Cucurella to score against Leeds – Jones Knows | Soccer News

Our tipster Jones Knows has four big prizes to go for this weekend as he predicts easy wins for Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City. Image: Enter the Super 6 for free before 3pm Saturday for a chance to win £250,000! How did we get along last weekend? Although my strong …

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Erik ten Hag: Manchester United boss says he didn’t see ‘fighting spirit’ against Brentford ahead of Liverpool clash | Soccer News

Erik ten Hag says Manchester United failed to show ‘a fighting spirit from minute one’ in last weekend’s defeat at Brentford – as attention turns to the Monday night football clash with Liverpool, live sky sports. United were well beaten 4-0 by the Bees to leave them bottom of the …

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Manchester United: Glazer family plans to sell minority stake in Premier League club | Soccer News

The Glazer family are considering selling a minority stake in Manchester United, according to Bloomberg. Preliminary discussions have taken place to bring in a new investor, Bloomberg reports. United are not commenting on the report. Sir Jim Ratcliffe is interested in buying a stake in Manchester United, his spokesman has …

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Darwin Nunez’ ‘moment of madness’ on Liverpool home debut was red haze, says Gary Neville | Soccer News

Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville called Darwin Nunez’s red card a “moment of madness” while Jamie Carragher called the situation a “nightmare” for Liverpool. Luis Diaz salvaged a 1-1 draw for Liverpool against Crystal Palace at Anfield despite Nunez being sensationally sent off for a header on his full debut. …

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Taiwo Awoniyi: From sewing his own football boots to seven Liverpool loans to Nottingham Forest | Soccer News

Taiwo Awoniyi reached the Premier League via the scenic route. Liverpool fans will be reminded this weekend that it was a Nottingham Forest striker who scored the winning goal against them to mark the first televised Premier League game on Sky Sports 30 years ago. Three decades after Teddy Sheringham’s …

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Gio van Bronckhorst: Rangers are getting better with every game; Ceri Bowley joins the coaching team | Soccer News

Giovanni van Bronckhorst believes Rangers are sharpening the tools that will be needed to get through St Johnstone to Ibrox on Saturday. Rangers faced a well-organized and solid Kilmarnock side at Govan last week but came away with a 2-0 Premiership win. The victory, sealed by a late goal from …

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Mikkel Damsgaard: Brentford agree £16.7m transfer deal for Sampdoria midfielder | Soccer News

Brentford have agreed a £16.7million deal for Sampdoria midfielder Mikkel Damsgaard, with the Bees ending their search for Christian Eriksen’s replacement. The 22-year-old midfielder has signed a contract until 2027 and becomes the club’s sixth Danish first-team player. Brentford were looking for a new attacking midfielder after losing Eriksen to …

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W Brom 1 – 1 Watford

Ismaila Sarr scored one of the first Championship goal contenders of the season as Watford played out an entertaining 1-1 draw with fellow promotion hopefuls West Brom at the Hawthorns. The Baggies hit Karlan Grant, who scored a deserved equalizer in first-half stoppage time, before Sarr squandered the chance to …

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Manchester United investigating Leroy Sane and Erik ten Hag in search of goalkeeper – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from the national Sunday papers… SUNDAY MIRROR Manchester United have made a surprise inquiry into the availability of former Manchester City winger Leroy Sane as boss Erik ten Hag continues to assess his attacking options. Cristiano Ronaldo thinks he’s ready to play against …

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Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk: ‘If AJ puts a sustained combination on someone, he goes through them,’ says Frazer Clarke | boxing news

Anthony Joshua could deliver Britain’s biggest heavyweight boxing night against Oleksandr Usyk, and in his own words, British Olympic captain Frazer Clarke explains why. I attended most of the training sessions that took place in the UK. I’m just a fighter in the gym but I have this kind of …

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s half-time exit at Old Trafford is ‘unacceptable’, says Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag | Soccer News

Cristiano Ronaldo’s early departure from Old Trafford in Sunday’s friendly with Rayo Vallecano was “unacceptable”, according to Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag. The Portuguese striker was seen leaving United’s stadium at half-time in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with the La Liga side, the club’s final pre-season friendly before the start …

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Aaron Ramsey: Wales international midfielder completes free transfer to Nice after Juventus exit | Transfer Center News

Aaron Ramsey has completed his free transfer to Ligue 1 Nice after leaving Juventus. The Wales international was on loan at Rangers in the second half of last season but his contract with Juventus was mutually terminated after three years last month. His spell at Ibrox ended in heartbreak as …

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PGA Tour: Tony Finau and Taylor Pendrith share lead at Rocket Mortgage Classic | Golf News

Last week’s 3M Open winner Tony Finau and Taylor Pendrith are tied for the lead heading into Sunday’s final round in Detroit; watch the final round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic live on Sky Sports Golf on Sunday from 5.30pm Last update: 31/07/22 00:07 Tony Finau aims for back-to-back PGA …

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Super League: Talking points and team news for Friday’s two matches | Rugby League News

Wakefield head coach Willie Poching remains positive ahead of derby showdown with Castleford We take a look at what’s being said and team news ahead of Friday’s two matches in the Betfred Super League… Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Trinity (8pm, live on Sky Sports) Willie Poching tries to focus on …

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Alfredo Morelos: Rangers boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s hopeful striker will accept new deal | Soccer News

Giovanni van Bronckhorst insists Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos is ‘very positive’ about signing a new contract at Ibrox. The 26-year-old Colombia international is in the final year of his current contract and there has been attention from clubs across Europe, although no official offers have been made. Van Bronckhorst hopes …

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UFC London: Paddy Pimblett defeats Jordan Leavitt by submission after Molly McCann records first-round TKO | MMA News

Paddy Pimblett rocked the O2 Arena on Saturday night by defeating Jordan Leavitt with a second-round submission to continue his rise as one of the most popular figures in the MMA world. ‘The Baddy’, who became the first person to stop Leavitt in the American’s career, improved his record to …

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Jules Kounde: Sevilla defender joins pre-season training camp as Chelsea talks continue | Soccer News

Jules Kounde has joined Sevilla’s pre-season training camp late in Portugal as Chelsea continue talks to sign the defender. The player was initially kicked out of the group, but now Kounde has decided to join the group. Chelsea have had a verbal agreement with Koundé since June. He’s been admired …

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Chelsea in Jules Kounde talks | Thomas Tuchel expects Armando Broja to remain in West Ham’s interest | Soccer News

Chelsea are continuing talks with Sevilla over a deal for defender Jules Kounde. However, reports elsewhere suggesting a full deal are premature at this stage. Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel wants another centre-back this summer after signing Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli for £33m on Saturday. Tuchel has been an admirer of …

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Lisandro Martinez: The Argentina international has shone for Ajax and offers intelligence, strength and versatility | Soccer News

“At first I felt like going home and crying,” said Lisandro Martinez. It was in August 2020 and, in an interview with the Nationthe young Argentinian remembered his arrival at Ajax a year earlier. “The first few weeks were horrible,” added Martinez. The practices, he said, were “completely different” from …

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Erik ten Hag: Cristiano Ronaldo’s situation unchanged | Marcus Rashford admits Man Utd are much fitter than last season | Soccer News

Erik ten Hag declined to comment further on Cristiano Ronaldo’s future at Manchester United as the club’s pre-season tour arrived in Melbourne. After skipping the Bangkok leg of summer camp, Ronaldo remains absent from the traveling group amid speculation over a move away from Old Trafford. The 37-year-old wants to …

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Newcastle debate whether to spend big on ‘ideal’ Alexander Isak – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Wednesday’s national papers… THE TELEGRAPH OF THE DAY The Newcastle United hierarchy unanimously agreed that Alexander Isak would be an ideal signing to bolster their attack, but would have to spend almost all of his remaining transfer budget on signing the Sweden …

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Raphinha set to move from Leeds to Barcelona – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Monday’s national papers… DAILY MAIL Barcelona appear to have won the race to sign Chelsea target Raphinha. Manchester City are set to enter the race for highly-rated Sevilla defender Jules Kounde, but any deal for the France international could hinge on Chelsea …

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Aaron Hickey: Brentford complete transfer for Scottish full-back from Bologna in £18m deal | Transfer Center News

Brentford have agreed an agreement to sign Scottish full-back Aaron Hickey from Bologna in an initial £14m transfer. The Scotland U21 full-back has signed a long-term deal with the west London club and the deal represents the first transfer deal for Thomas Frank this summer. The £14million fee will rise …

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Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Manchester United’s pre-season tour of Thailand and Australia | Soccer News

Cristiano Ronaldo will not be part of the Manchester United party planned for the pre-season tour of Thailand and Australia. The 37-year-old Portugal international has been granted extra time off to sort out a family issue and will not be joining Erik ten Hag and his squad on their tour …

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Mauricio Pochettino: Is a return to the Premier League the next step for the former Tottenham boss? | Soccer News

Six years ago last month Mauricio Pochettino and his assistant Jesus Perez were spotted having lunch with Sir Alex Ferguson at Scott’s restaurant in Mayfair. It was an informal meeting between Manchester United’s most decorated manager, a club ambassador, and the then Tottenham boss. The pair played down the optics, …

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England battle to avoid Indian series defeat despite Jonny Bairstow hitting a third cent in as many Tests | Cricket News

Jonny Bairstow reached his 11th Test century, with just 119 balls, but England edged India by 257 runs at the end of day three; Watch day four at Edgbaston, live on Sky Sports Cricket, with coverage from 9.45am and play from 10.30am on Monday By David Currie in Edgbaston Last …

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Listen and subscribe to the Sky Sports Women’s Euros podcast | Soccer News

With the Women’s Euro fast approaching, Charlotte Marsh, Anton Toloui and a host of special guests provide you with an exceptional preview of the tournament. Listen and subscribe on: Women’s Euro preview: enigmas for Wiegman and England | NI set to make history | The view from the Netherlands, Spain …

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Transfer news: Summer transfer window 2022: the ins and outs of the Premier League | Transfer Center News

The transfer carousel is in full swing again, so who will be moving to the Premier League this summer? See a full list of all Premier League ins and outs from the 2022 summer transfer window below. Keep track of all the latest developments with our transfer center Blog. Fees …

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Mercedes boss Toto Wolff slams ‘pitiful’ F1 rivals for row of porpoises, Christian Horner hits back with ‘theater’ jibe

Toto Wolff says rival team bosses are using ‘political games’ in F1 row over bouncing cars, but Christian Horner accuses Wolff of acting for Netflix cameras in heated meeting; Watch the British GP live on Sky Sports F1 this weekend, with Sunday’s race at 3pm Last update: 28/06/22 06:00 Mercedes …

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Alphonse Areola: West Ham agree five-year £11m deal for Paris Saint-Germain keeper | Transfer Center News

West Ham have agreed a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola. The Hammers will now trigger the £11million option price for the 29-year-old. Areola is expected at the club within the next 24 hours to sign the deal with an official announcement to follow. Areola was loaned out …

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Raphinha: Arsenal to make approach for Leeds United striker | Transfer Center News

Arsenal are interested in Raphinha and are expected to formally approach Leeds United about the possibility of signing the Brazilian striker. Raphinha, 25, has two years left on her contract and is not expected to sign a new contract at Elland Road. Barcelona would also like to sign Raphinha, whose …

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US Open: Rory McIlroy regrets “missed opportunity” after extending major drought at Brookline | Golf News

McIlroy followed a second-place finish at the Masters and an eighth-place finish at the PGA Championship by claiming a share of fifth at the Country Club, his fourth straight top 10 finish at the US Open, finishing the week four strokes behind Matt Fitzpatrick By Ali Stafford at Brookline Last …

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Bethany England on ‘incredible’ Euros and debuts in the boys’ team with her twin sister | Soccer News

Bethany England says representing England at a home Euro will be an “incredible experience” after reflecting on a footballing journey that started in a boys’ team with her twin sister Laura. The 28-year-old has been selected in Sarina Wiegman’s squad for the upcoming tournament. The Lionesses’ matches, the first of …

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Paul Pogba filmed complaining about Man Utd’s latest contract offer | ‘They didn’t offer me anything’ | Soccer News

Paul Pogba has been filmed complaining about Manchester United contract offers in an upcoming documentary about the midfielder. In a preview of ‘The Pogmentary’, seen by AthleticismPogba talks to his late agent Mino Raiola about United’s latest contract offer in July last year. At the time, it was reported that …

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Germany hit five to humiliate European champions Italy; England humiliated by Hungary – Nations League roundup | Soccer News

European champions Italy had a humiliating night in Mönchengladbach, beaten 5-2 by Germany in the UEFA National League. Joshua Kimmich started the rout after 10 minutes before a penalty from Ilkay Gundogan, an effort from Thomas Muller and a quick brace from Chelsea’s Timo Werner. Italy’s consolations came from Wilfried …

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Erling Haaland: Man City confirm signing Borussia Dortmund striker for £51m | Soccer News

Manchester City have announced the signing of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund in a deal worth £51m. City have paid the 21-year-old’s release clause and expect to pay £85.5m in total when agent fees, signing bonus and other costs are taken into account. The Norway international has signed a five-year …

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Andy Murray reaches Stuttgart final with straight-set victory over Nick Kyrgios | Tennis News

Andy Murray advances to first grass singles final since winning Wimbledon in 2016 after beating Australian Nick Kyrgios; it was a landmark victory for the Scotsman as he reaches a 70th career final and his 10th on grass, where he has an almost flawless record of 8-1 in the final …

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Chelsea ready to listen to offers for Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech this summer – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Friday’s national papers… THE TELEGRAPH OF THE DAY Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is ready to entertain offers for big-money signings Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech this summer as part of a major squad overhaul. EFL clubs could be allowed to wear their …

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Darwin Nunez: Liverpool consider bid for Benfica striker with Manchester United also interested | Soccer News

Liverpool are considering making a bid for Benfica striker Darwin Nunez, who is valued by the Portuguese club at €100m (£85.5m). The Uruguay international scored 34 times for Benfica last season in all competitions, including goals in both matches of the club’s Champions League quarter-final loss to Liverpool in April. …

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Gareth Bale: What’s next for the Wales international after nine successful years at Real Madrid? | Soccer News

After helping guide Wales to their first World Cup in 64 years, Gareth Bale has joked that he will be pushing retirement “just a bit”. Ahead of the 1-0 win over Ukraine in the World Cup play-off final, reports suggested Bale could call it a day should Wales fail to …

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Arsenal: The summer transfer window and what they need to do | Soccer News

What positions are Arsenal targeting in the summer transfer window? What did Mikel Arteta say? And what do the statistics say? What are the positions targeted by Arsenal? Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth: Arsenal are ready for another busy summer. Missing out on Champions League football may affect spending …

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Newcastle have £26m bid for striker Hugo Ekitike accepted by Reims – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Friday’s national papers… THE GUARDIAN Newcastle are closing in on signing striker Hugo Ekitike after Reims accepted an offer of €30m (£25.6m) plus up to €5m in bonuses. Juventus have offered Paul Pogba a net salary of around €8m (£6.8m) a year, …

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Tottenham transfer news: Spurs complete Ivan Perisic signing on free transfer | Soccer News

Tottenham have completed the signing of Ivan Perisic on a free transfer. The 33-year-old, who can play as a full-back and a forward, has signed a two-year contract to become one of Antonio Conte’s first signings of the summer transfer window. Perisic, who has 113 caps for Croatia and scored …

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Indian Premier League Final: Hardik Pandya leads the way as Gujarat Titans beat Rajasthan Royals to claim maiden title | Cricket News

Titans captain Hardik Pandya took 3-17 as the Rajasthan Royals were limited to 130-9 from their 20 overs after opting to strike first; He then took a stand for half a century with Shubman Gill to help Gujarat recover from losing the first two wickets in response. Last update: 29/05/22 …

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Germany vs England: The FA will issue a new appeal to fans to behave in the riskiest match in four years | Soccer News

The FA will issue fresh pleas to England fans to behave in the next game against Germany in Munich, fearing that repeated violence could affect their hopes of hosting Euro 2028 and force more games of renowned for being played behind closed doors. British police and security officials within the …

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Teddy Doyle: Kerry native in Tipperary football panel answering Prime Minister’s call | GAA News

Brian Barry GAA Editor @BrianGBarry Tipperary footballer Teddy Doyle discusses his decision to leave his hometown club Templenoe in Kerry and get started with Tipperary, and explains why the Premier League is going all out for the Tailteann Cup Last update: 24/05/22 10:38 Teddy Doyle and Tipperary prepare for their …

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Everton ‘confident’ they have complied with FFP rules after Burnley and Leeds threaten legal action | Soccer News

Everton insist they are “confident” they have complied with Premier League financial fair play rules amid threats of legal action from Burnley and Leeds. Leeds and Burnley wrote to the Premier League last week asking if they had breached Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules after posting losses of £371.8million over …

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Premier League swaps: title race, Champions League, Europe and state of relegation | Soccer News

The Premier League is entering the final days of the season and there is still plenty to play for in the remaining matches. Manchester City saved a 2-2 draw at West Ham, leaving the door open for Liverpool to move a point behind them with a 2-1 win at Southampton …

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Wagatha Christie trial: Coleen Rooney admits Rebekah Vardy trolling after infamous message was ‘disgusting’ | Soccer News

Coleen Rooney has admitted to trolling Rebekah Vardy after her ‘Wagatha Christie’ post was ‘disgusting’. In a viral social media post in October 2019, Ms Rooney said she had carried out an ‘undercover operation’ and accused Ms Vardy of leaking ‘false stories’ about her private life to the press – …

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Premier League predictions: Jones Knows predicts wins for Man City, Leeds and Norwich | Soccer News

Our tipster Jones Knows thinks Leeds can start their march to survival, Norwich can win against Wolves and Man City’s game at West Ham will go crazy. Tottenham vs Burnley, Sunday 12pm Tottenham may have ignited their first four prospects on Thursday but it’s a tricky game for them. Burnley …

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Amir Khan announces the end of his boxing career after his defeat against Kell Brook | boxing news

Amir Khan has announced the end of his boxing career as the former world champion admits “it’s time to hang up the gloves” after his loss to Kell Brook. The 35-year-old former world champion, who suffered a stoppage loss to Brook in February, confirmed his retirement in a social media …

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Thomas Tuchel: Chelsea head coach admits takeover talks were a distraction for players | Soccer News

Thomas Tuchel admits the ongoing sale of Chelsea has been a factor in his side’s poor form in the Premier League. Todd Boehly will become the majority owner of Chelsea when the US mogul’s consortium completes the purchase of the club from Stamford Bridge for £4.25billion. Eldridge Industries founder and …

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Paul Konchesky appointed West Ham Women manager after Olli Harder leaves WSL | Soccer News

Paul Konchesky has been appointed as West Ham Women manager on a two-year contract following the departure of Olli Harder. Former England defender Konchesky, who made 70 appearances for the Hammers between 2005 and 2007, has worked as Harder’s assistant since May 2021. West Ham announced Harder’s departure after the …

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Manchester City want to sign United star Paul Pogba in a shock-free transfer – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Saturday’s national papers… DAILY MAIL Manchester City are keen to sign Paul Pogba on a free transfer in what could become one of the most explosive deals in British transfer history. Ruben Neves would prefer to stay in the Premier League if …

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Jesse Lingard in talks with PSG, Juventus and Newcastle ahead of Man Utd exit – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s national papers… DAILY MAIL Jesse Lingard is in talks with Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and Newcastle as he prepares to leave Manchester United as a free agent this summer. Chelsea’s two failed bidders believe Jim Ratcliffe will become a serious …

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Jimmy Bell: ‘Legendary and much-loved Rangers man’ dies aged 57 | Soccer News

Rangers have paid tribute to their ‘legendary and beloved kit man’ Jimmy Bell, who died aged 57. He was a constant presence at Ibrox for the past 30 years, gaining cult status among the club’s supporters. Bell began driving the Rangers team buses to games around the country, before moving …

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Tyrone 0-10 Derry 1-18: Oak Leaf County superb stuns All-Ireland champions at Omagh | GAA News

All-Ireland champions Tyrone were stunned in the Ulster Senior Football Championship quarter-final as Derry trailed the winners by 11 points. Ben McDonnell and Conor McKenna were sent off for the Red Hands, as a Shane McGuigan penalty put Rory Gallagher’s charges in their path. Last update: 05/01/22 6:14 p.m. Derry …

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Chelsea takeover: Todd Boehly consortium to be named preferred bidder to buy Premier League club | Soccer News

Todd Boehly’s consortium is to be named as preferred bidder to buy Chelsea. He appeared on Friday Sir Jim RatcliffeBritain’s richest man had tabled a last-minute £4.25billion bid to buy the west London club. But it looks like the group led by LA Dodgers co-owner Boehly – which includes backing …

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Formula 1 race directors Eduardo Freitas and Niels Wittich test positive for Covid-19 ahead of Miami Grand Prix

Eduardo Freitas and Niels Wittich, who were appointed to share the role of race director after the departure of Michael Masi, have both reportedly tested positive this week; The first Formula 1 Grand Prix in Miami is due to take place on May 8 Last update: 04/27/22 7:40 p.m. F1 …

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Tyson Fury hints he will retire after knocking out Dillian Whyte to retain WBC heavyweight title | boxing news

Tyson Fury has suggested he will retire after retaining his WBC heavyweight title and unbeaten record with a devastating sixth-round knockout of Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium. Fury, who has now won 32 and drawn one of his 33 fights, floored Whyte with a superb right uppercut in front of …

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Newcastle midfielder Bruno Guimaraes watched by Real Madrid – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Friday’s national papers… THE SUN Real Madrid are keeping tabs on Newcastle star Bruno Guimaraes ahead of the summer transfer window. Gareth Bale could be set for a sensational change in the United States to sign for MLS outfit DC United on …

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Arsenal’s lack of firepower is proving costly in the Champions League race, but the way forward is clear | Soccer News

Arsenal’s 1-0 loss to Southampton on Saturday made it 15 games since one of their strikers last scored a goal from open play in the Premier League, a run dating back to December. Eddie Nketiah was chosen to lead the line at St Mary’s in the absence of Alexandre Lacazette, …

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Paul Pogba booed by Man Utd fans: Ralf Rangnick insists it’s not right to target individuals | Soccer News

Ralf Rangnick insists it is not fair to target individuals after Paul Pogba was booed off the pitch by some Manchester United fans in Saturday’s 3-2 win over Norwich in the Premier League. Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick at Old Trafford boosted United’s hopes of a top-four finish after defeats by rivals …

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Freddy Rincon: Former Colombian captain and Real Madrid midfielder dies aged 55 after car accident | Soccer News

Freddy Rincon, the former Colombian captain, died aged 55 after suffering serious head injuries in a car accident in the city of Cali earlier this week. Rincon was injured after the vehicle he was driving in the Colombian city collided with a bus on Monday. Laureano Quintero, the medical director …

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Robert Lewandowski: Barcelona very interested in signing Bayern Munich striker | Soccer News

Barcelona are very interested in signing Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski. According to Sky in GermanyLewandowski is open to a move to Barcelona and it’s a dream for him to play in Spain. A two- or three-year contract is being worked out worth £25-33m per season as the 33-year-old plots …

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Antonio Conte ‘smells the blood’ of his rivals as Tottenham open the gap on Arsenal with a 4-0 victory at Aston Villa | Soccer News

Antonio Conte said his Tottenham side could “smell the blood” of their rivals and took advantage of their slips by beating Aston Villa 4-0 at Villa Park. With Arsenal’s loss at home to Brighton adding to previous defeats to Wolves and Manchester United, Spurs had the chance to strengthen their …

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Frank Lampard: Everton will stay in place despite growing Premier League relegation threat | Soccer News

The Everton hierarchy do not believe the sacking of Frank Lampard will improve their chances of staying in the Premier League at this stage, despite the growing threat of the club’s first relegation from the top flight in 71 years. That doesn’t mean Everton have decided to stay with Lampard …

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Exclusive interview with Noni Madueke: the English PSV artist on Mario Gotze, Ruud van Nistelrooy and leaving Spurs to go abroad as a teenager | Soccer News

“I’m a bit of a showman”, says Noni Madueke sky sports when asked to sum up his game. “I try to beat the players. I’m quick. I have an eye for goal. That’s how I would describe myself.” It’s not arrogance. He is humble but confident, and that confidence is …

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Gary Neville tells The Overlap that Arsenal’s Premier League ambitions may be limited to fourth place | Soccer News

Mikel Arteta has proven to be a “brilliant coach” during his tenure at Arsenal but he may find finishing fourth in the Premier League to be “as good as it gets” at the Emirates, believes Gary Neville. The Gunners head into their Monday Night Football clash at Crystal Palace fifth …

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Mason Holgate exclusive interview: Everton defender explains why Frank Lampard is making him believe again | Soccer News

Frank Lampard has made Mason Holgate believe good times are imminent for Everton as they prepare to face West Ham on Sunday, live on Sky Sports. That may seem odd to some after just one win in their last five Premier League games and Everton just one place above the …

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Anwar Uddin will make history as the first assistant manager of an England men’s team of South Asian British descent | Soccer News

Anwar Uddin will make history on Wednesday night as the first assistant manager of an England men’s side hailing from Britain’s South Asian community. Uddin, former skipper of Dagenham & Redbridge, who Sky Sports News revealed he was making history by joining the FA Council, is Paul Fairclough’s longtime assistant …

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National Football League review: Dublin and Kildare relegated from Division 1 on dramatic final day | GAA News

Monaghan players celebrate victory over Dublin There will be no Leinster team in Division 1 next season. Division 1 A late Jack McCarron free in injury time sealed a dramatic win for Monaghan and in the process relegated Dublin and Kildare. County Farney extended their stay in the top flight …

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Liverpool and Manchester City fans will receive 100 free buses for the Wembley FA Cup semi-final | Soccer News

The FA will provide 100 free buses to Liverpool and Manchester City fans traveling to Wembley for their FA Cup semi-final. There have been calls from fans for the mayors of both cities to move the game as there are no direct trains to London from the North West over …

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