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Jurgen Klopp Brands Man City As The ‘Best Team In The World’

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Manchester City are the best team in the world ahead of his Premier League leaders’ top-of-the-table clash at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday. Klopp’s unbeaten side go into the meeting with a seven-point lead over City, who have slipped to third place after a pair of shock defeats, but is keen to play down the …

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Sane Double Secures Champions League Top Spot For Man City

Manchester City survived a sloppy start to secure top spot in Champions League Group F by beating Hoffenheim 2-1 thanks to a brace of goals from Leroy Sane. Andrej Kramaric’s penalty put the Germans deservedly in front on 16 minutes as another much-changed City side struggled to get up to speed. However, Pep Guardiola’s men found their feet as the …

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Sterling Blames Media For “Fuelling Racism” Following Alleged Abuse

Raheem Sterling took to Instagram to address the alleged racial abuse he was subjected to during yesterday’s defeat to Chelsea, with the Man City winger accusing newspapers of “fuelling racism”. Both Chelsea and the Metropolitan Police are investigating the footage of the alleged incident after it was circulated online. The footage in question shows a number of Chelsea fans hurling …

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UEFA Helped PSG, Man City Cover Up Financial Irregularities [Report]

UEFA helped Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City get around their own Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules, according to a Football Leaks investigation published on Friday. According to the investigation of “more than 70 million documents” analysed “over eight months by 80 journalists” from members of European Investigative Collaborations (EIC), UEFA “knowingly helped the clubs to cover up their own irregularities …

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The PA Premier League Team Of The Month- August

It may seem like only yesterday when the Premier League season began once more, but already we are a month in and have witnessed some fantastic entertainment. Liverpool lead the pack, while Watford and Bournemouth have impressed with Manchester United struggling. Many players have started the campaign as they mean to go on – and with this in mind, we’ve compiled …

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Burnley Sign Joe Hart From Man City For Undisclosed Fee

Burnley have announced the signing of Joe Hart from Manchester City for an undisclosed fee. Hart has been with the Premier League champions for 12 years and travelled with the squad to the U.S. for their preseason tour, but has fallen out of favour since Pep Guardiola took over and spent the two seasons on loan with Torino and West …

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Tottenham Lodge €200,000 Bid For Shamrock Rovers Goalkeeper

Tottenham Hotspurs have tabled a €200,000 bid for Shamrock Rovers teenage goalkeeper, Gavin Bazunu, according to a report in the Irish Independent.  According to the paper, the deal would see the 16-year-old remain with Rovers until after his Leaving Cert as he is one of three players that the club is covering school fees for at Ashfield College in Dundrum. Bazunu …

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Irish Goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher Impresses In Liverpool’s Victory Over Man City

Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher (R) grabs the ball during the International Champions Cup at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on July 25, 2018. (Photo by KENA BETANCUR / AFP) (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Irish goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher was given another pre-season run-out in Liverpool’s International Champions Cup clash with Manchester City on Wednesday night. The 19-year-old former Ringmahon Rangers man played for the entire second half of the Reds’ friendly in the Reds’ victory at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, replacing Loris Karius at the restart. Tasked with keeping out the likes …

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Jose Mourinho Refuses To Be Drawn On Manchester United’s Title Chances

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 24: Manager Jose Mourinho of Manchester United speaks during a news conference at UCLA on July 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has pointedly refused to answer questions regarding his side’s Premier League title hopes. Man United finished second to rivals City in last season’s table, and are therefore seen as being among the favourites again this time around – but their pre-season campaign thus far has been far from positive. Speaking at a media conference ahead …

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Five Major Challenges Facing Jose Mourinho And Manchester United

SANTA CLARA, CA - JULY 22: The Manchester United starting lineup poses together prior to the start of their exhibition game against the San Jose Earthquakes at Levi's Stadium on July 22, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho’s first press conference on Man United’s tour of the United States was the perfect antidote for the happy carnival that was the World Cup. Over the course of that brilliant month, we almost came to the realisation that football is supposed to be a happy experience, before Jose barged back into our lives and reminded everyone that it is …

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Alisson, Neymar And The Most Expensive XI In Football History

Liverpool broke the bank last week to make Brazilian international Alisson Becker the most expensive goalkeeper of all time. The former Roma man made the switch to Anfield in a deal that could be worth up to £65m, surpassing the record that Gianluigi Buffon had held for 17 years. Indeed, the deal also represents the second position for which Liverpool …

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Man City Bring Ireland U19 Defender Tyreke Wilson On Pre-Season Tour

Manchester City have named young Irish defender Tyreke Wilson in the squad for their upcoming pre-season tour of the United States. With a number of the regular first-teamers given time off following their World Cup exploits, Man City manager Pep Guardiola has chosen to bring a handful of the club’s youth prospects along for the tour – including 18-year-old left-back …

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Gareth Southgate’s Handling Of Raheem Sterling Made Him Stand Out As A Unique England Manager

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Raheem Sterling speaks with England Manager Gareth Southgate during a England training session ahead of their World Cup Qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia at St Georges Park on August 29, 2017 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Had Gareth Southgate dropped Raheem Sterling for England’s penultimate friendly game against Nigeria last weekend, following the Manchester City forward’s punctuality misdemeanour, there isn’t any doubt it would have attracted more negative attention upon the England camp than would have been necessary. As it happened, Southgate, just days away from overseeing England’s first fixture in the 2018 World Cup, played …

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Yaya Toure Hits Out At Pep Guardiola For ‘Having Problems With African Players’

Yaya Toure has taken a rather bizarre shot at manager Pep Guardiola – accusing him of having problems with black players. Former Barcelona and Manchester City star Yaya Toure has hit out at his former-coach Pep Guardiola in a recent interview with France Football magazine – making claims that the legendary manager has a problem with footballers of African descent. …

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