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Fabian Delph To Captain England Against United States

Fabian Delph will captain England in their friendly against the United States on Thursday, manager Gareth Southgate has announced. It will be the first time the Manchester City midfielder has led his country, although Delph has confirmed he will pass the armband over to Wayne Rooney when the striker comes off the bench for his farewell England appearance. Delph succeeds …

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Watch: Pep Guardiola Flips Out Following Fabian Delph Red Card


Pep Guardiola has been quite vocal on the issue of tough challenges in recent weeks. The Manchester City manager had called on officials to clamp down on over-the-top tackles, feeling that some of his players were being targeted. “Please protect the players. Not the Manchester City players, [all] the players,” Guardiola argued after the FA Cup win over Cardiff City …

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Scott Sinclair: A Talented Victim of Chelsea and Man City’s Wealth

GLASGOW , SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Scott Sinclair of Celtic challenges during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on September 10, 2016 in Glasgow. (Photo by Steve Welsh/Getty Images)

When watching Scott Sinclair playing for Celtic against Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday evening, you felt like you were witnessing the emergence of a new English talent. He has frightening pace that often made a mockery of Monchengladbach’s defence. He displayed brilliant technique in coming within inches of curling the ball into the top corner from the edge of the box. …

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Manchester City Given Huge Injury Boost Ahead Of Tottenham Clash

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Vincent Kompany of Manchester City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on November 8, 2015 in Birmingham, England.

The captain is back to help steady the shaky defence. Manchester City were given a timely boost on Friday when it was confirmed that captain Vincent Kompany is set to return for Sunday’s vital fixture at home to second-placed Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium. Manager Manuel Pellegrini was hopeful that the defender could start but he said would have to assess …

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For Delph, Greed Has Reared Its Ugly Head

In Kevin Keegan’s autobiography, there was a scintillating conversation between himself and Bill Shankly, with Liverpool set to sign him from Scunthorpe. It was 1977 and Shankly was in negotiations with Keegan about the wage he would be paid with . Shankly’s first offer was £45. The winger was visibly excited, but greed, what had been passed down through family, …

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Delph Reverses Manchester City Decision & Is Having Medical [BBC]

Manchester City target Fabian Delph has remarkably reversed his decision to stay on at Aston Villa and is having a medical at the Etihad Stadium this Friday afternoon, the BBC have revealed.  After putting forward a fee of £8 million last week, City met the release clause in Delph’s contract and it looked as though he was on his way out of the …

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Liverpool vs Aston Villa – The One Minute Lowdown

John Murphy gives us the quick run down of a cracking encounter at Wembley as Aston Villa battled their way to the FA Cup Final. _____ The Score: Liverpool 1-2 Aston Villa Philippe Coutinho 30′, Christian Benteke 36′, Fabian Delph 54′. Analysis: What a first half. Both teams attacked, both teams scored and it had the feeling of a real, …

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Fabian Delph Shows Loyalty Isn’t Dead In English Football

Fabian Delph’s decision to renew his contract with Aston Villa shows that perhaps loyalty isn’t dead in English football after all, writes Sarah Fitzpatrick   Aston Villa signed Spanish attacking midfielder Carles Gil this month from Valencia but made their biggest coup this month by tying down talented midfielder Fabian Delph on a new contract. The midfielder seemed destined to …

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Liverpool’s Christmas Transfer Targets Are Small-Time

Liverpool fans’ Christmas wish-list doesn’t appear to be taking shape quite as planned. The signings Liverpool are being linked to are, to say the least, small-time for such a big club. Here Rob Lyons looks at just two of those rumoured to be on the way to Anfield.  If the rumours are to be believed and Liverpool genuinely think that Fabian Delph …

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Aston Villa News: Delph To Pen Lucrative Deal

Fabian Delph will be offered a new lucrative contract by Aston Villa owner, Randy Lerner. The four year deal will see the England international earn £50,000 a week. An England call up and a solid performance against Switzerland with a pass success rate of 96% have added to the hype surrounding the 24-year-old. It is believed that Delph will earn up …

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The Aggrieved XI – Players That Didn’t Make The England World Cup Squad

Roy Hodgson’s World Cup squad was announced earlier this week, with Ashley Cole’s omission and subsequent international retirement dominating the headlines. Although there can be no doubting that the Chelsea left back was the most high-profile casualty, there are a number of English players that will feel a little aggrieved that their outstanding performances this season were not rewarded with a trip to …

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