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Pochettino: “I Am Unhappy To Win The Game Like This”

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Tottenham manager, Mauricio Pochettino, said he was “unhappy” to see his side beat Chelsea 1-0 in the first leg of their English League Cup semi-final via a disputed penalty awarded by VAR. Harry Kane scored the only goal of the all-London tie at Wembley after 26 minutes with a spot-kick given when referee Michael Oliver called on video technology. Chelsea …

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Report: Alex Ferguson Delivers Rousing Speech To Man Utd Squad

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Manchester United’s legendary former manager Alex Ferguson delivered a rousing call to arms to the players, insisting they could make the club successful again, a source close to the Premier League team told The Sun. The 77-year-old Scot — who guided United to numerous trophies including two Champions League titles during his 27-year reign — has played an increasingly prominent …

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Irishman Scores Winner As Newport Dump Leicester Out Of FA Cup

There were extraordinary scenes at Rodney Parade as Newport County pulled off the biggest upset of the FA Cup so far. The League Two side have unceremoniously dumped 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City out of the competition after a 2-1 win that follows similar upsets from the likes of Barnet and Oldham. The likes of Shinji Okazaki, Marc Albrighton …

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Jose Mourinho Rejects Managerial Job In Native Portugal

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Since leaving Manchester United in December, Jose Mourinho has been linked with a return to Portugal. Talk in recent seasons of a move to the likes of Paris Saint-Germain petered out once it became apparent that he would stay on at Old Trafford for a third season. With that experiment coming to an acrimonious end, a return to the Primeira …

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Cocaine Prevalent Among Footballers In England According To Expert

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A leading expert on drugs in sport has claimed that recreational drugs like cocaine and marijuana are ‘widespread’ among professional footballers in England and that the FA don’t take drug-testing as seriously as they ought to. Ivan Waddington is a leading lecturer at the University of Chester and has spent years studying the use of drugs in sport. Waddington undertook a survey …

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“A Lack Of Class” – Warnock Slams Liverpool Over Failed Clyne Promise

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has accused Liverpool of “lacking class” and branded them “a disgrace” after his side missed out a loan deal for full-back Nathaniel Clyne. Warnock has seen Clyne as a long-term target for the Premier League strugglers and was the manager who gave the right-back his professional debut. Bournemouth, however, won the race for Clyne’s signature, …

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Llorente Bags Treble As Spurs Crush Tranmere

Tottenham swept into the FA Cup fourth round as Fernando Llorente hit a hat-trick and Serge Aurier struck twice in a 7-0 rout of fourth tier minnows Tranmere on Friday. There are 74 league places between the sides and Tottenham, third in the Premier League, underlined the gulf in class as they demolished Tranmere, who sit ninth in League Two. …

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Huddersfield Sign Palace’s Puncheon On Loan

Premier League strugglers Huddersfield have signed Jason Puncheon on loan from Crystal Palace until the end of the season. Puncheon had made just four league appearances for Palace this term after falling out of favour with Eagles boss Roy Hodgson. The 32-year-old winger will be expected to provide a lift for Huddersfield, who sit bottom of the table after their …

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Burton Boss Clough Wary Of Scaring Players Ahead Of Man City Match

Burton manager Nigel Clough is not spending much time briefing his players on Manchester City’s qualities because he does not want to “frighten the life out of them” ahead of the first leg of the League Cup semi-final. League One club Burton will head to the Etihad Stadium next Wednesday knowing their chances of progressing any further in the competition …

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Bournemouth Sign Second Liverpool Player After Clyne Deal

Nathaniel Clyne has all but joined Bournemouth on a six-month loan deal. The right back has yet to be officially confirmed, but it’s only a matter of time. The move suits all parties, with Clyne forced from the first team at Anfield by Trent Alexander-Arnold, with the Englishman making just four appearances for the Reds so far this season. As …

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Spurs’ Alderweireld Likely To Stay Put Following Contract Extension

Tottenham Hotspur have triggered an extension clause in veteran Belgian international Toby Alderweireld’s contract which ties him to the Premier League high-flyers until the summer of 2020. The 29-year-old central defender – capped 88 times and an integral part of Belgium’s best ever performance at the World Cup last year where they finished third – has a £25-million release clause …

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