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Watch: Richarlison Sees Red For ‘Headbutt’ Clash With Adam Smith

Everton have been dealt a blow in their Premier League clash with Bournemouth after star midfielder Richarlison was sent off for an off the ball altercation with Adam Smith.  Richarlison saw red just minutes before halftime at the Vitality Stadium and it looks like it will be a great opportunity for The Cherries to claim a valuable three points. The Brazilian …

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Bailly Hits Back At Neville Over Criticism Of Young United Players

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has accused former player, Gary Neville of damaging the young players on the squad with his criticism.  Neville singled out Bailly for his performance against Brighton last Sunday saying that the Ivory Coast international is part of a group of young players who can’t be trusted to win the Premier League. Bailly has since responded to …

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Sarri Confident Chelsea Can Iron Out Defensive Flaws

Maurizio Sarri’s fear of a slow start at Chelsea may have been unfounded but the head coach insists his side are still very much a work in progress. Chelsea will travel to Newcastle on Sunday aiming to make it three wins from as many Premier League games this season. Having voiced concerns about how quickly his new players would adapt …

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Roma Fan Jailed For Liverpool Violence

A Roma fan was jailed for two-and-a-half-years on Friday for his part in the violence ahead of a Champions League semi-final which left a Liverpool supporter in a coma. Daniele Sciusco, 29, from Rome, admitted violent disorder ahead of the Anfield match on April 24. A judge at Preston Crown Court, near Liverpool in northwest England, was told Friday that …

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Roy Hodgson Warns Harry The Hornet To Behave After Zaha Diving Row

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has issued an unusual warning for Watford mascot Harry the Hornet to behave himself during Sunday’s Premier League fixture at Vicarage Road. Following the final whistle of their 1-1 draw in 2016, the Watford mascot dived on the pitch, taunting Palace forward Wilfried Zaha, who had been booked for simulation. Ivory Coast star Zaha, who …

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Jose Mourinho Denies Rift With Manchester United’s Ed Woodward

Jose Mourinho on Friday denied a rift with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward despite growing speculation over the power structure at Manchester United. The manager turned up for his weekly pre-match press conference 30 minutes early, ensuring most reporters were not even in attendance, and was clearly in no mood to answer questions about United’s difficult start to the season. Entire …

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Are Leeds United Heading Back To The Promised Land?

Leeds United fans are daring to dream that a return to the Premier League could be on the cards after a sensational start to the season under Marcelo Bielsa. It’s easy to get carried away with just four games of a mammoth forty-six game season gone and ten points on the board from twelve available, seeing them beat promotion favourites Stoke City …

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Maurizio Sarri Insists That Eden Hazard Is Going Nowhere

 Eden Hazard is set to make his first Chelsea start this season against Newcastle on Sunday after Blues manager Maurizio Sarri insisted there is no chance of the Belgian star being sold. Hazard has been the subject of interest from Real Madrid amid talk of a possible £200 million ($257 million) bid before the Spanish transfer window closes next week. …

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Liverpool ‘Not For Sale’ After £2 Billion Bid Surfaces

Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group insisted Friday the Premier League club is not for sale after details emerged of a failed £2 billion ($2.6 billion) takeover bid from a cousin of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour. The Daily Mail newspaper reported that Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nehayan approached the club over several months in late 2017 and into …

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Hugo Lloris To Appear In Court On Drink Driving Charge

Tottenham and France keeper Hugo Lloris was pulled over by London police in the early hours of Friday morning. His Spurs side face an absolutely crucial matchup against rivals Manchester United on Monday night but they will not be helped in the slightest by this recent revelation involving one of their key men. Lloris, 31, was pulled over by police …

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Emery Admits That Aubameyang Is Battling Confidence Crisis

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says misfiring striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is struggling with a lack of confidence after his barren start to the season.  Aubameyang is yet to get on the scoresheet for Arsenal this term after missing a series of chances in their defeats against Manchester City and Chelsea. The Gabon international was especially profligate in last weekend’s 3-2 loss …

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Spurs Threaten To Pile More Misery On Mourinho’s United

A difficult start to the season for Manchester United promises to get even worse unless Jose Mourinho can turn a tide of negative publicity and inspire a reaction from his side against Tottenham Hotspur on Monday. United already trail title favourites Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea by three points after a dreadful display in losing 3-2 to Brighton last weekend …

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Unai Emery Won’t Change Arsenal Tactics Despite Dismal Start

Unai Emery insists Arsenal’s spluttering start to the season won’t stop him overhauling his team’s style of play. Unai Emery has been criticised for changing Arsenal’s tactics too quickly after the Gunners were beaten by Manchester City and Chelsea in their first two Premier League games. With Arsenal hosting West Ham on Saturday, the London derby against Manuel Pellegrini’s team …

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Tim Howard Hits Out At Mourinho – “Jose Doesn’t Love His Players”

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Tim Howard has weighed in on the Jose Mourinho situation at Old Trafford citing the Portuguese’ lack of “love” for his players as one of the main early season problems. Speaking to Bleacher Report football, the former USA International outlined how he feels that Mourinho’s tough style of man management does not work with the “superstar” …

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James McClean Involved In Bust-Up With Teammates As Stoke Flounder

James McClean was involved in a tunnel bust-up with his teammates as his Stoke City side fell to another defeat in what has been a dismal Championship campaign thus far for the recently relegated outfit.  The Potters remain without a victory after four games; they have drawn two and lost two. Their two-point haul sees them sit in the relegation …

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