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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Italy: VAR Once Again Causing Debate In Serie A

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The use of video replay technology to help referees has again become a contentious issue in Serie A following a series of incidents in the opening few weeks of the season. Referees and the pitchside monitors are again likely to be in the spotlight as Serie A resumes at the…

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Bundesliga: Bayern Face Former Nemesis As They Look To Get Back On Track

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Few Bundesliga teams hold much fear for Bayern Munich these days, but if there is one side they have struggled against over the years, it is Borussia Moenchengladbach. The Foals will be hoping to throw another spanner in Bayern’s works on Saturday when they visit the Allianz Arena with a…

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La Liga: Lopetegui Under Fire As Real Madrid’s Wretched Form Drags On

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Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui will be desperate for a convincing victory at Alaves on Saturday to stem the rising tide of discontent after the team’s worst goal drought in 11 years. Lopetegui has come in for heavy criticism as Real have gone three games without scoring, with Tuesday’s 1-0…

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Can Liverpool Continue Their Winning Streak Against City?

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Manchester City will be looking to continue their title defense on Sunday with a win against Liverpool. while the Mersyside team will be hoping to sit at the top of the table at the end of the game. Liverpool have been on a 3-game competitive winning streak against Pep’s boys…

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UCL: Klopp Calls Ancelotti Praise ‘Tactics’ Ahead Of Napoli Clash Tonight

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Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp described the pre-match praise he received from Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti as “tactics” before the teams play each other in the Champions League on Wednesday. Liverpool have carried their fine domestic form into Europe and beat Paris St Germain 3-2 in their Group C opener. Ancelotti…

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