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Lyon Sign Defender Jason Denayer From Manchester City

Lyon have completed the signing of Belgian international defender Jason Denayer from English champions Manchester City for a fee of up to 10 million euros ($11.5 million), the French club announced on Tuesday. Denayer has signed a four-year deal, with the transfer fee taking into account 3.5 million euros in potential bonus payments. The 23-year-old joined City’s academy as a youth …

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Charges Dropped Against Hillsborough Chief Inspector

The former chief inspector who was accused of blaming Liverpool fans for 1989 Hillsborough disaster has had all charges dropped. It truly was one of the darkest days in sporting history and even now, the wounds caused by the infamous tragedy are still not fully healed. Norman Bettison, who was acting as a member of the South Yorkshire Police at …

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Manchester United Cannot Afford To Let Jose Further Tarnish The Club

Manchester United fans watched on as yet another spineless, gutless and unimaginative performance from their team unfolded before their eyes as they lost once more away to Brighton. This followed on from the opening weekend where Leicester City left Old Trafford empty handed with many wondering how having bossed the game. True Jose Mourinho guided his side to second in …

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Salah In The Crosshairs As Liverpool Win At Crystal Palace

Mohamed Salah was engulfed in a diving storm as the Liverpool star won the controversial penalty that inspired their 2-0 win over 10-man Crystal Palace on Monday. Salah was accused of diving by Palace when he tumbled in the penalty area late in the first half at Selhurst Park. Referee Michael Oliver awarded a spot-kick for Mamadou Sakho’s challenge on …

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Loris Karius Reportedly Set For Two-Year Loan Deal

Loris Karius’ Liverpool nightmare could well be coming to an end as reports link him to a two-year loan deal in the near future. One game can change so much in this sport and for Loris Karius, no matter what happens next, his name will forever be linked to one of the most shocking high-profile performances in recent memory. Liverpool’s …

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Paul Pogba: Man United Fans Should Be “Very Mad”

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba believes the club’s fans have every right to vent their anger after a first-half collapse saw the Red Devils beaten 3-2 by Brighton. Jose Mourinho’s men are already three points adrift of Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham, who they face in their next Premier League fixture. “We always play for the shirt and the fans, …

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We Didn’t Disrespect Mourinho, Insists Guardiola

Pep Guardiola saw his rampant Manchester City beat Huddersfield 6-1 before denying accusations that his club had disrespected Jose Mourinho in a recent documentary. The eight-part series, entitled ‘All or Nothing’, was released by streaming service Amazon last week and has angered Manchester United manager Mourinho. Accusing City of disrespect, Mourinho took a swipe at the Premier League champions, claiming …

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Mourinho On Man City Documentary: ‘You Can’t Buy Class’

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho isn’t happy with his portrayal in the new City documentary; ‘All or Nothing’. The new Amazon Prime series chronicling Manchester City’s most recent title winning season of course has some references to their derby rivals. Before City’s win over United in December of last year, a 2-1 win, narrator Ben Kingsley describes the encounter as: “Guardiola …

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Watch: Sergio Aguero Scores A Gorgeous Lobbed Effort

Sergio Aguero proved his class once again, leaving Huddersfield keeper Ben Hamer stranded to score his first of the season. And what a beautifully weighted shot it was. Picked out by a fantastic Ederson longball, Aguero’s movement caught the Huddersfield defense off-guard and after a deft-touch to give himself space, he lobbed the ball over the heads of those in …

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Watch: Graham Burke Fires Home Lovely Volley Against Stoke

Graham Burke’s good start to life at Preston north End continues in earnest. The Irishman joined the Deepdale side from Shamrock Rovers in the summer, and already has a goal under his belt, coming against Morecambe in the Carabao Cup during the week. His second goal for Preston came against much stronger opposition in the form of Premier League veterans …

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Trippier Evokes Memories Of Russia Free Kick, Kane Scores In August

Following a tumultuous week off the pitch given their stadium troubles, Tottenham Hotspur put Fulham to the sword at Wembley. Spurs had gotten their campaign off to a winning start against Newcastle last week, but the victory was sandwiched between a summer in which they made no signings, and controversy surrounding a delay to the reopening of the new White …

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Watch: Jamie Vardy Given Straight Red Card Against Wolves

After his World Cup exploits with England, Jamie Vardy was restricted to a substitute appearance against Manchester United last week. The season opener saw Leicester City lose out 2-1 to the Red Devils, so their first home game on Saturday against Wolves represented a chance at some much needed early points. They took a 2-0 lead through a Matt Doherty own …

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Jose Mourinho: Manchester City “Cannot Buy Class”

Jose Mourinho has said that Manchester City “cannot buy class” when quizzed on what he thought of the documentary on the Premier League champions which has aired on Amazon Prime this week.  Throughout the week, snippets and footage of the documentary have been released online which offers viewers a rarely seen before glimpse into life behind the scenes at the …

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Jurgen Klopp Willing To Let Liverpool’s Fringe Players Leave

Jurgen Klopp admits he is willing to allow some of Liverpool’s fringe players to leave before the end of August. Reds boss Klopp splashed out £160 million on Naby Keita, Fabinho, Alisson Becker and Xherdan Shaqiri before the Premier League transfer window closed last week. Those deals mean Liverpool are open to off-loading players likely to be squeezed out of …

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