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Kane delighted to swap shirts with 'role model' Ronaldo

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by Gordon Brunt 49m ago Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge Harry Kane isn’t sure what Cristiano Ronaldo will do with his souvenir after the pair swapped shirts, but the Tottenham striker already has plans for the No. 7 Real Madrid top he received. “It’s a nice shirt to get and frame,” Kane told reporters after Tottenham’s 1-1 draw at the ...

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Kendall investigated over Aluko comments

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The Football Association is to investigate England women’s coach Lee Kendall’s alleged “unacceptable behaviour towards Eni Aluko”. The announcement comes a day after the FA apologised to striker Aluko for racially discriminatory remarks by former England boss Mark Sampson. Nigeria-born Aluko accused goalkeeping coach Kendall of speaking to her in a fake Caribbean accent. Welshman Kendall, 36, was appointed in ...

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Marco Silva tells Deeney to focus on Watford after Arsenal jabs

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Watford manager Marco Silva isn’t pleased with the conduct of his striker, Troy Deeney, who was vocal in his criticism of Arsenal following a 2-1 win over the Gunners at Vicarage Road last Saturday. Deeney said Arsene Wenger’s players lacked“cojones,” pointing out that none of Arsenal’s defenders adequately challenged him in the match. He also poked fun at Hector Bellerin‘s ...

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Crvena Zvezda 0-1 Arsenal

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Olivier Giroud’s stunning late strike gave Arsenal victory at 10-man Crvena Zvezda and kept them firmly on course to reach the Europa League knockout stage. Giroud produced the game’s one moment of quality with an inventive overhead flick to hook the ball into the net. The goal came minutes after Milan Rodic was shown a second yellow card for a ...

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Report: Pardew applies for vacant Leicester City manager's job

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by Armen Bedakian 38m ago Action Images via Reuters / Matthew Childs Livepic Former Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has put his name in the hat and applied for the vacant Leicester City manager job, reports Peter O’Rourke of ESPN FC, adding that the 56-year-old hopes to speak with the club’s owners about the role. The Foxes are hunting for ...

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Belarus Women 1-2 Scotland Women

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Scotland came from behind to win their Women’s World Cup qualifying opener against Belarus in Minsk. Jane Ross levelled from close range soon after Anastasia Kharlanova’s 25th-minute goal for the hosts. The persistence of Manchester City striker Ross then led to a second-half goal from Anna Kozyupa. Scotland should have scored more goals, but still ensured Shelley Kerr’s first competitive ...

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Watch: Inside look at daunting tunnel that awaits Arsenal in Belgrade

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A clip from a Red Star Belgrade game. The players’ tunnel and reception Arsenal players will face tonight. One word. Hostile. pic.twitter.com/7CFqaUVhcO — Coral (@Coral) October 19, 2017 For Arsenal to prove to Watford’s Troy Deeney that the team doesn’t lack cojones, it simply has to make it out of the tunnel at Red Star Belgrade’s stadium safely. It sounds ...

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Premier League confirms Arsenal-Liverpool won't be played on Christmas Eve

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Anger among supporters has seemingly forced organizers to scrap controversial plans to stage a Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool on Christmas Eve. Instead of the two teams competing at the Emirates Stadium on Dec. 24, which is a Sunday, the fixture in north London has now been moved to the evening of Dec. 22, according to the broadcast ...

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Newcastle 'in talks with new parties'

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Newcastle United are in talks “with new and credible parties” after Mike Ashley put the Premier League club up for sale, according to his lawyer. Ashley said on Monday that he wanted to sell the club after 10 years in charge. It is reported that Amanda Staveley, a potential buyer, has signed a non-disclosure agreement with the Magpies. “Since Monday, ...

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No Christmas Eve Premier League games

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No Premier League games will take place on Christmas Eve after none of the scheduled 23 December games were moved there for live television coverage. It had been thought that Liverpool’s trip to Arsenal was under consideration to be moved from 23 to 24 December. Instead, it will be played on Friday, 22 December, with a 19:45 GMT kick-off. Three ...

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