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Gareth Southgate Not One Bit Happy With VAR And Questions Its Future

England manager Gareth Southgate believes a lack of clarity over the video assistant referee (VAR) system could blight the 2018 World Cup. Southgate’s side were denied another impressive World Cup warm-up friendly result as Lorenzo Insigne’s penalty three minutes from time salvaged a 1-1 draw for Italy at Wembley on Tuesday. However, the visitors were only awarded a spot-kick after …

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Arsenal Have ‘Agreed Deal’ For Arsene Wenger’s Replacement According To Reports In Germany

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers at Emirates Stadium on September 20, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Former Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel has reportedly dropped out of the running as a possible head coach of Bayern Munich next season while reports also claim that the 44-year-old has agreed a deal to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal next season.  Both German daily newspapers Bild and Munich-based Sueddeutsche Zeitung claim Tuchel, 44, has told Bayern he is no longer …

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Gary Neville Puts His Finger On Manchester United’s ‘Most Critical’ Issue

With Manchester United’s season dribbling to a disappointing end, Gary Neville has pinpointed what he feels is the biggest issue for the Old Trafford outfit.  Heading into the 2017/2018 Premier League season, many pundits predicted a neck and neck title race between Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City and Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United. However, as the season ticked on from one game …

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The Night Faustino Asprilla And Newcastle Stunned The Mighty Barcelona

17 Sep 1997: Michael Reiziger (left) of Barcelona takes on Faustino Asprilla (right) of Newcastle United during the Champions League match at St James'' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. Newcastle United won the match 3-2. Mandatory Credit: CliveBrunskill/Allsport

The latest in our series of classic matches remembers the night in September 1997 that Newcastle United took down Barcelona at St. James’ Park, with the help of a Colombian maverick. The Backstory  The expansion of Europe’s premier club competition from 16 teams to 24 in 1997 allowed for the inclusion of runners-up for the highest rated leagues to enter …

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