Saturday, 21 April 2018

West Brom v Liverpool: Premier League – live!

Manchester United Star Reveals Why He Decided Against Joining Bitter Rivals Liverpool at Youth Level

​Jesse Lingard has revealed how he could have ended up playing for Liverpool - but opted to join Manchester United's academy as a child instead. The Red Devils star featured for the two north west rivals when he was just seven years of age, and was regularly driven up and down the M62 by grandfather Ken as he sought to decide which club to join way back when. Speaking during an in-depth interview with the ​Daily Mail - including what it was like to share a dressing room with Cristiano Ronaldo...

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Luis Enrique Eyes Audacious Lionel Messi Move if He Succeeds Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

​Luis Enrique will look to bring Lionel Messi to the Emirates Stadium should he be named Arsenal manager, according to the ​Express.  Following the recent news that Arsene Wenger will end his 22-year reign at the north London club at the end of the season, a whole host of managers have been linked with the position, ​with Enrique considered one of the favourites for the role. The Spaniard hasn't worked since leaving Barcelona at the end of the 2016/17 season, ending a three year spell with the...

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Real Madrid Defender Insists 'Incredible' Ronaldo Will Always Find a Way to Silence the Critics

​Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has thrown his support behind his superstar teammate Cristiano Ronaldo by insisting the forward will always find a way to silence his critics - as it is in his nature to do so. The Portugal international bounced back from a slow start to the season - in comparison to his own high standards - to score a stunning 42 goals in 39 appearances, with a ​breathtaking overhead kick, impeccable backheel and decisive penalty just a pick of the bunch so far this...

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West Brom v Liverpool: Premier League – live!

Report Claims Everton & AS Monaco Could Appoint Arsene Wenger as New Manager Next Term

Term ​Arsene Wenger could be set to take up the reins at Everton or Monaco if one of the duo go in search of a new manager for next season. The ​Telegraph has alleged that the Toffees or Ligue 1 giants could appoint the veteran French boss after he announced that he would end his 22-year reign at Arsenal on Friday morning. Speculation is rife about where Wenger's next job could be after he confirmed that he had no intentions of officially retiring from the game. And, despite reports emanating...

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So Crazy, It Might Just Work: 5 Ways to Restore the Magic of the FA Cup in Modern Football

The FA Cup is one of the most iconic events in the British sporting calendar, with a history full of magical moments - such as Stanley Matthews' legendary performance on the wing in 1953, or Wigan Athletic's shock victory over Manchester City in 2013. Yet in the big money era of the Premier League and the Champions League, many managers seem to regard the world's oldest national football tournament as a distraction from more important matters, such as gaining promotion, avoiding relegation and...

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Jurgen Klopp Expected to Make Shock Squad Selection as Star Striker Benched in West Brom Clash

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp is set to drop Roberto Firmino from Liverpool's starting lineup against West Brom on Saturday in favour of giving fringe striker Danny Ings a run out in the Reds' senior squad. Firmino was expected to start alongside Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané this weekend as Liverpool look to confirm a top-four finish this season. But it has been revealed hours before kick off at the Hawthorns that former Burnley striker Ings will be in Liverpool's starting lineup, with...

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Report Claims PSG Are Lining Up Sporting Director Role for Outgoing Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger

​Arsene Wenger may be in line to work alongside Thomas Tuchel at Paris Saint-Germain next season after he announced his decision to leave Arsenal. The veteran Gunners boss will step down from his role after 22 years at the end of this term, and speculation is rife about where he could end up next. French news publication ​L'Equipe has already made a decent guess at where he may go, with the paper claiming that PSG are ready to offer Wenger the role of sporting director in the French capital....

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Arsenal v West Ham United: match preview

Arsène Wenger’s farewell to Arsenal begins against West Ham. A first opportunity for the fans to show just how much he has meant to the club over the past 22 years before the pressure of hosting Atlético Madrid on Thursday. What influence, if any, could the news of Wenger’s departure have on his side? The Emirates faithful will be hoping to be transported back to the glory days but West Ham are not safe yet. Survival instincts may prevail on Sunday. Graham Searles

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Stoke City v Burnley: match preview

Stoke have left it very late to start a surge for safety, and if it does not begin against Burnley, it will probably not materialise at all. Scoring has been a problem for Stoke all season so they will have taken some encouragement from the fact that Burnley looked uncharacteristically leaky while losing 2-1 to Chelsea on Thursday. Then again, Stoke are no Chelsea. Paul Doyle

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Leaked New Celtic Kit 2018-19 | Photo- New Balance Celtic Home Top 18-19

Here is a pic of what appears to the new Celtic strip for the 2018/19 Scottish Prem season. Celtic, like Liverpool, who unveiled their kit on Thursday, are outfitted by New Balance. The official reveal is set to take place at St.Lukes on 23 April, 2018, but this picture featuring club captain Scott Brown, according […]

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Journalist Reveals Barca Legend Andres Iniesta Is Set to Move to Chinese Outfit Chongqing Dangdai

​Andres Iniesta may be on the brink of finally ending his long and prestigious ​Barcelona career as Chinese television and Spanish journalists speculate that a move to the Far East is drawing closer. A number of Chinese clubs have been competing for the Spain legend's signature, but it is now believed that Chongqing Dangdai have won the race and will complete the transfer in the coming days and weeks, with Iniesta to move in the summer. Barcelona-based journaliist ​Jordi Marti tweeted to say:...

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The King: Rumours Emerge That PFA Player of the Year Award Decision Has Been Leaked

​The battle for the PFA Player of the Year award has seen Liverpool's star man Mohammed Salah come out on top, if leaked information from Egypt and across social media is to be believed.  Salah and Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne have long been instated as the two best players in the Premier League this season, with the two dividing opinions amongst fans and pundits alike.  However, it is the players from England's 92 professional clubs who have seemingly cast the majority of their votes in...

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Europa League trophy stolen — and recovered — in Mexico


Mexico City (AFP) – The Europa League trophy was stolen after being displayed at a publicity event in Mexico, only to be recovered a few hours later, authorities in the state of Guanajuato said on Saturday.

The trophy had been on display at the football stadium in the city of Leon on Friday night, only to be taken from a car after the event.

“We recovered the Cup after receiving information that it had been stolen from the car transporting it,” said a post on the Twitter account of the Guanajuato public prosecutor, alongside a picture of the trophy in a case.

No other information was given about who took the trophy, where it was found or whether any perpetrators had been identified.

The event had been organised by one of European football governing body UEFA’s sponsors.

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