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Daley Blind Closing In On €21m Manchester United Departure

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Daley Blind of Manchester United looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Derby County at Old Trafford on January 5, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Daley Blind’s Manchester United career looks set to come to an end this weekend. The Dutch international has fallen out of favour under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, and a report in the De Telegraaf has alleged that a deal has been agreed to take Blind back to former club Ajax. The report has since been corroborated by BBC Sport, meaning that …

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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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Ryan Giggs Puts His Name Forward For International Management Role

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Manchester United Assistant Manager Ryan Giggs looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on May 1, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Ryan Giggs has once again outlined his interest in embarking on a full-time managerial career. The Manchester United legend, whose only managerial experience to date was a four-game interim spell after the disastrous David Moyes came to an abrupt end in 2014. Speaking to Sky Sports News, Giggs confirmed that he would be interested in succeeding Chris Coleman as manager …

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Louis Van Gaal Responds To Everton Manager Speculation

Louis van Gaal during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between FC Midtjylland and Manchester United at Herning MCH Multi Arena on February 17, 2016 in Herning, Denmark.

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has responded to speculation linking him with the Everton job. The Dutchman, currently waiting patiently for his turn in the never-ending Netherlands national team job cycle with Dick Advocaat and Guus Hiddink, saw his odds for the vacant role at Goodison Park tumble this week as talk of a move back to the …

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Luke Shaw’s Man United Career Has Reached A Staggering New Low

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Luke Shaw of Manchester United looks on during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Burton Albion at Old Trafford on September 20, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Luke Shaw, once one of the most promising prospects in England, is reportedly on the brink of being turfed out at Manchester United. The left-back has struggled with form, injuries and fitness since making a £30m move from Southampton in 2014, exacerbated immeasurably by a broken leg suffered in a Champions League clash at PSV the following year. While he …

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Netherlands Officially In Crisis After World Cup Qualification Disaster

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - OCTOBER 10: Dick Advocaat, Coach of Netherlands and his Assistant manager, Ruud Gullit look on ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Netherlands and Sweden at the Amsterdam Arena on October 10, 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

For the second tournament in succession, the Netherlands will be sitting at home while a major international tournament is occurring. Having missed out qualification for Euro 2016,  the Dutch have now missed out on a place at next year’s World Cup in Russia – failing even to finish in a playoff place to give themselves a fighting chance. Despite finishing …

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