EPL: Manchester Derby Offers United Chance To Halt City March

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  The rise of Manchester City in the past decade has raised the question of whether the Manchester derby has finally replaced United’s clash with Liverpool as the pre-eminent derby in English football’s North-West heartland. While there are no shortage of United fans who, for either historic reasons or a…

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Bundesliga: Bayern Under Pressure To Deliver Against Leaders Dortmund

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Champions Bayern Munich are unusually with their backs to the wall as they travel to Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, with coach Niko Kovac quickly running out of time. The Bavarians, who have won the last six league titles in dominant fashion, have been far from impressive this season,…

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La Liga: Solari Hopes To Complete Real Madrid Audition With Celta Vigo Victory

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  Real Madrid interim coach Santiago Solari will be hoping to further boost his chances of securing the job on a full-time basis by successfully negotiating a tricky trip to Celta Vigo in La Liga on Sunday. The visit to the Estadio Municipal de Balaídos represents the sternest test of…

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Kwara United Begin Pre Season Closed Camp Today

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Kwara United FC is to commence their preparations for the next Nigeria Professional Football League season with a closed camping in Abuja on Nov. 5. The coach of the club, AbubakarBala, made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen on Sunday in Ilorin. He said the invitation to the camp was…

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‘Usual Suspects’ Already Battling At The Bottom of the EPL Mountain

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After 11 matches the Premier League table is beginning to take shape, and though it remains a little early for panic stations to be deployed, there is a hint of familiarity about the sides already battling for top flight survival. Between them, the bottom seven of Crystal Palace, Burnley, Southampton,…

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Ligue 1: PSG March On With Record 12th Successive Win

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French champions Paris St Germain beat Lille 2-1 in Ligue 1 on Friday to break the record for the best start to a season in Europe’s top five leagues with their 12th successive win. France forward Kylian Mbappe and Brazilian Neymar scored the goals as PSG surpassed the 11 victories…

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Unai Emery Downplays Arsenal’s Record Chances

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 26: Arsenal manager Unai Emery during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Brentford at Emirates Stadium on September 26, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Charlotte Wilson/Offside/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s 1-0 Europa League win over Sporting on Thursday was their 11th victory in a row and left them three shy of matching their all-time record but coach Unai Emery is reluctant to look beyond Sunday’s trip to Crystal Palace. Since defeats to Manchester City and Chelsea in his first…

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FIFA Plans For News Global Tournaments – Infantino

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s plans for two new global tournaments are back on the agenda at the governing body with soccer officials set to discuss the proposals on Friday. FIFA’s ruling council meets in Kigali, Rwanda and Infantino’s plan for a new ‘mini World Cup’ and an expanded Club World…

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Bundesliga: Bayern Seek Wolfsburg Win To Stay In Touch With Leaders

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Bayern Munich’s trip to VfL Wolfsburg this weekend could represent one of the last chances for under-fire coach Niko Kovac to turn things around for the German champions, who have failed to win any of their previous three Bundesliga matches. A low-key appointment who took over at the start of…

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La Liga: Resurgent Sevilla Take Aim At Stuttering Barcelona In Top-Of-Table Clash

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Sevilla have taken La Liga by storm this season by rising to the top of the table while the usual suspects have floundered and the Andalusians can underline their title ambitions on Saturday when they visit champions Barcelona. Barca are in the midst of their worst league run since 2016,…

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EPL: Man United Takes Center Stage Again As Premier League Returns

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho’s “it’s not about me” comment after his team’s thrilling comeback win over Newcastle United is unlikely to be heeded on Saturday when he returns to his former club Chelsea. Mourinho’s words, spoken after United fans chanted his name in appreciation of the 3-2 victory, may…

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Super Eagles Needs to Attack Libya In Sfax – Siasia

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Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has advised the Super Eagles to attack the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in their Cameroon 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia, on Tuesday. The Eagles play the North Africans in Sfax in the return leg of the qualifiers after beating them 4-0…

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Bolt Offered Contract with Malta Football Club

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Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said Tuesday (Oct 16), following his goal-scoring exploits in Australia. Bolt, 32, has been on trial with A-League club the Central Coast Mariners since arriving in Australia in…

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Super Eagles Need All Six Points Against Libya – Gernot Rohr

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Having missed out of the last two editions of AFCON back-to-back in 2015 and 2017, Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, said that Nigeria must pick all six points at stake in the AFCON 2019 qualifying clash with Libya to stand any chance of topping the group. Super Eagles are…

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EPL: Liverpool V Man City To Be Decided By Small Margins – Kompany

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Vincent Kompany believes the top-of-the-table clash between Manchester City and Liverpool on Sunday will be decided by “small margins”. Premier League leaders City have triumphed in just one of their last seven games against Liverpool, a 5-0 defeat of Jurgen Klopp’s side after Sadio Mane was sent off in the…

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