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André Villas-Boas-Managed Shanghai SIPG Launch £60m Bid For Chelsea Midfielder [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: Oscar of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and West Ham at Stamford Bridge on March 19, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

A former Chelsea manager is set to offer Oscar a way out of Stamford Bridge. The 25-year-old has not started a Premier League game under new manager Antonio Conte since the 2-1 defeat to Liverpool in September. Indeed, the switch to a 3-4-3 formation has effectively solidified Conte’s preferred starting eleven – of which the Brazilian international is patently not …

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Analysis: What Are England’s Options If Hodgson Fails Again?

Raheem Sterling

Fingers, toes and and all other traversable body parts will be well and truly crossed at the FA as England begin a third international tournament under Roy Hodgson. Not necessarily in the hope of victory but certainly in the hope that failure, for the first time, is avoided. What can be deemed success at a tournament where only eight of 24 teams will …

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Former Chile Manager Has Become A Serious Contender For Chelsea Job

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 28: Head coach Jorge Sampaoli of Chile looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirao on June 28, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

For the revolving door that is the Chelsea managerial job, a new contender has entered the fray. The Telegraph were on Thursday reporting that ex-Chile manager Jorge Sampaoli is coming under serious consideration by the Chelsea hierarchy as they look to find a permanent replacement for José Mourinho. The race was previously thought to have been a three-way battle between Antonio Conte, Diego …

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Brazil Need To Go Back To Street Football

After a humiliating beating, Brazilian football appears to be in tatters. Kehlan Kirwan looks at why Brazil should go back to street football in a bid to redeem the Samba glories of the past. Realities. Sooner or later you have to face realities, especially in football. The choices you made were wrong and what you thought you had was an …

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Traum und Trauma – The Belo Horizonte Massacre

Our man in Berlin, Daire O’Driscoll, discusses the aftermath of what was a historic German performance in Belo Horizonte. The final scene from the 2007 film La Vie En Rose is something special. Edith Piaf, the subject of the film stands centre stage singing perhaps her most famous song “Je ne regrette rien” ( I regret nothing), as a montage …

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Seven Reasons Germany Annihilated Brazil

Germany inflicted the heaviest defeat on a Brazilian team in 94 years, scoring seven great goals against a team that were truly shambolic. Here are seven reasons as to why the Germans won. 1.Skill This German side had plenty of skill throughout the whole team. Kroos, Lahm, Mueller and Neuer to name only a few. Brazil were missing their main …

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Who Will Be Tasked With Filling Neymar ’s Boots?

An impossible task is presented for a trio of players on Tuesday night as one will be charged with replacing the mercurial Neymar Jr.; the man who carried the hopes of a nation on his back before it was unceremoniously broken by Juan Zuniga on the quarter-final battlefield against Colombia. Now it will be up to either Willian, Bernard or Ramires …

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World Cup Opener Preview: Brazil vs Croatia

The 2014 World Cup gets underway this Thursday with Brazil’s opening game against Croatia at the Estadio do Maracana with kick off at 9.00pm. The hosts will be expecting to get their campaign off to a successful start but face arguably their most difficult opponents in Group A in Croatia. Form Guide As hosts of this World Cup Brazil did …

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