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Watch: Man City Gifted Arguably Worst Penalty Call Ever Seen

Manchester City are currently in action against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League. After three fixtures in Group F, the Premier League champions are in a dogfight. While atop the group, City are one point ahead of Lyon and four in front of both Hoffenheim and Donetsk. Pep Guardiola’s side got off to a fine start at home, with David …

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FA To Appeal Decision To Clear Mourinho Of Using Foul Language

Jose Mourinho

The Football Association has announced that it will appeal a decision not to charge Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho for comments he made after the Newcastle match last month. The FA charged Mourinho for using foul language after he appeared to swear at a television camera in Portuguese following United’s 3-2 win. However, United appealed the charge and an independent …

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Report: FIFA President “Directly Negotiated” To Reduce City FFP Fine

Manchester City allegedly attempted to bypass UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations by allowing their Abu Dhabi-based sponsors to make cash injections. The German news magazine, Der Spiegel, said it had seen internal documents in which the club’s officials discussed how to wipe out a shortfall of almost £10 million. The allegations are the latest in the so-called Football Leaks …

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Carragher On “The Only Chance” That Liverpool Can Win The Title

Jamie Carragher

Manchester City’s 6-1 demolition of Southampton at the weekend coupled with Liverpool’s 1-1 draw away to Arsenal at the Emirates means that there is now ground to make up on the reigning champions who sit atop the Premier League table with 29 points from a possible 33.  Liverpool and City were neck and neck up until the weekend’s fixtures and …

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FA Issue Warning To James McClean Over “Offensive” Language

James McClean

The Football Association (FA) have issued a warning to James McClean due to the “offensive” language he used in the now-famous social media post which he put out on Instagram in the aftermath of Stoke City’s clash with Middlesbrough. In the post, McClean quoted Bobby Sands and also referred to the fans who abused him as “uneducated cavemen”. As reported …

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Reports: Klopp Considering Dropping Shaqiri From Belgrade Visit

Reports have emerged on Sunday night indicating that Jurgen Klopp has a big decision to make ahead of the Champions League this week. The Liverpool boss and his side travel to Belgrade, Serbia to take on Red Star in the competition’s group stage. Red Star Belgrade, now known as Crvena Zvezda, lost 4-0 to the Reds at Anfield two weeks ago …

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Sarri Sees Huge Potential In Mentally ‘Fragile’ Morata

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri believes a maturing Alvaro Morata can be the free-scoring striker his side needs after scoring twice in Sunday’s 3-1 win over Crystal Palace. However, the Italian called on Morata to keep improving physically, mentally and technically if his goals are to help Chelsea keep pace with Premier League leaders Manchester City. After a fast start to …

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Morata Double Sends Below-Par Chelsea Into Second

Alvaro Morata scored twice to take unbeaten Chelsea above Liverpool into second place in the Premier League behind Manchester City on Sunday, but Maurizio Sarri’s men made hard work of seeing off Crystal Palace 3-1. Morata has now scored four in his last four Premier League games after just two goals in his previous 20 domestic matches, and his return …

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Sterling At The Double As Man City Hit Saints For Six

Raheem Sterling scored twice fresh from agreeing a new five-year contract with Manchester City as the champions swept aside Southampton 6-1 on Sunday to return to the top of the Premier League table. Sergio Aguero, with his 150th league goal, David Silva and Leroy Sane were also on the mark as Pep Guardiola’s side continued their unbeaten start to their …

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Rooney Set For England Comeback Apperance At Wembley

Wayne Rooney will come out of international retirement temporarily to make a farewell appearance for England against the United States. The 33-year-old has not played for the Three Lions since a 3-0 victory over Scotland in November 2016. The friendly game against the US on 15 November will give Rooney the chance to win his 120th cap and will also raise funds …

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Leicester City Footballers In Bangkok To Pay Respects To Vichai

Leicester Vichai

Players and staff from Leicester City were set to arrive in Bangkok Sunday to attend a mourning rite for the club’s chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, whose death last week in a helicopter crash stunned the Premier League club. Sunday marks the second day of a week-long ceremony held at Wat Thepsirin, one of Bangkok’s most famous temples which typically serves as …

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Lacazette Beauty Denies Liverpool Win At Emirates

Alexandre Lacazette extended Arsenal’s unbeaten run to 14 games and dealt a blow to Liverpool’s quest to win the Premier League for the first time in nearly three decades by salvaging a 1-1 draw at the Emirates on Saturday. James Milner’s opener just after the hour mark looked set to send Jurgen Klopp’s men three points clear of champions Manchester …

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Watch: Seamus Coleman Gives Everton The Lead With Sweet Strike

Seamus Coleman has given Everton a 2-1 lead over Brighton & Hove Albion thanks to a sweet strike from the edge of the box.  Everton found themselves 1-0 up thanks to a goal from Richarlison after 26 minutes but Brighton equalised through Lewis Dunk just seven minutes later. Coleman then gave Everton the lead after 50 minutes when Andre Gomes …

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Leicester Pay Emotional Tribute To Late Owner Vichai

Leicester’s grief-stricken players paid an emotional tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha ahead of their Premier League clash at Cardiff on Saturday as the devastated club returned to action for the first time since their owner’s tragic death. Thai billionaire Vichai was among five people killed when his helicopter crashed outside Leicester’s King Power Stadium following last Saturday’s match against West Ham. …

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Watch: Rashford Scores Winner V Bournemouth In Stoppage Time

It looked to be the same old story for Manchester United on the South coast. The Red Devils visited Bournemouth in the Saturday lunchtime kickoff, and after yet more defensive calamities, they looked to be heading for a draw and falling even further behind the Premier League’s top four. The home side were dominant early on, with Chris Smalling in …

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Top 10: Counting Down The Best Clashes Between Arsenal & Liverpool

Matches between Arsenal and Liverpool basically guarantee drama, excitement and goals.  Pundit Arena counts down the ten best matches between the two sides in the build-up to Liverpool’s trip to the Emirates this Saturday. ___ 10) Crouch Hat-trick Liverpool 3 – 1 Arsenal, Premier League, 31st Match 2017 The Arsenal defence could not cope with Peter Crouch on the day, as the England …

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