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Tammy Abraham injured in Swansea’s loss to Burnley

Swansea City have been hit with an injury to influential striker Tammy Abraham in Saturday’s 2-0 loss to Burnley in Saturday’s English Premier League fixture. The forward started the game but was replaced by Luciano Narsingh in the 82nd minute after a back injury saw him forced out of the …

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EXTRA TIME: Watch Tefu Mashamaite on SuperSport’s challenges in Africa

SuperSport United takes on TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi, DR Congo on Sunday. In the second video you can view the South Africans arriving in the country. This time we’ve also included a mixture of Tweets in support of the home team, TP Mazembe.  First up, there’s former Kaizer Chiefs defender Tefu …

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Leading Morocco to Russia 2018 ‘my most beautiful moment’ – Benatia

Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia says that leading Morocco to the World Cup is ‘the most beautiful moment’ of his career. The Atlas Lions last featured in the global football showpiece in 1998 when France hosted it. But a 2-0 victory over close contenders Cote d’Ivoire – with the former Bayern …

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Simao hails Griezmann as ‘one of the best scorers in the world’ amid Barcelona transfer talk

Former Atletico Madrid player Simao has hailed the impact that Antoine Griezmann has had at the club. The France international striker has recently been linked with a transfer to Barcelona or Manchester United, but the former Portugal man believes that the club must do everything they can to keep hold …

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Ronaldo: Real Madrid do not fear possible PSG challenge

Cristiano Ronaldo insists he and reigning two-time Champions League winners Real Madrid do not fear Paris Saint-Germain in Europe. Following their shock defeat to Tottenham earlier this month, Madrid face the prospect of finishing second in Group H, which would pit the defending champions against a European powerhouse. PSG have …

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Chelsea Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs West Brom

Chelsea travel to face West Bromwich Albion on Saturday as they aim to build on their 1-0 win over Jose’s Mourinho’s Manchester United before the international break.  Antonio Conte’s side trail Manchester City by nine points, but ended their recent run of fixtures with a positive result to keep in touch …

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Ex-Man Utd defender Ferdinand challenged to fight by Man City fan Hatton

Former professional boxer and Manchester City fan Ricky Hatton has challenged Rio Ferdinand to a fight. Ferdinand, a former England and Manchester United defender, announced in September that he has taken up boxing, with the backing of bookmakers Betfair. England 18/1 to win the World Cup Related The 38-year-old claimed …

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‘Zaha is very important for us’ – Crystal Palace’s Cabaye

Yohan Cabaye has stressed the importance of Wilfried Zaha to Crystal Palace. Since the return of the 25-year-old from a knee injury picked on the opening day of the season, the fortunes of the Selhurst Park outfit has improved. Palace 6/4 to beat Everton Related The former Manchester United winger …

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Mane sent back to Liverpool with hamstring concern

Sadio Mane has returned to Liverpool after complaining of a minor hamstring problem, the Senegal national team have confirmed. The 25-year-old only made his comeback from injury in the 4-1 Premier League win over West Ham on November 4, but was called up for this month’s international matches despite his …

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‘He’s just two years older than me’ – Hummels torn over Nagelsmann as new Bayern coach

Mats Hummels is torn over the prospect of Julian Nagelsmann becoming Bayern Munich’s next coach because of the Hoffenheim boss’ age. Bayern are looking for a new coach to take over from the start of next season following the sacking of Carlo Ancelotti last month. Bayern 7/2 to beat Augsburg …

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Simeone is ‘untouchable’ at Atletico Madrid, insists club president Cerezo

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has reaffirmed his total support for Diego Simeone, insisting the Argentine coach is “untouchable” at the club. While still unbeaten in La Liga ahead of the Madrid derby on November 18, Simeone’s Atletico have struggled to score goals in a season that has been dominated by …

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‘Modric the best player in the world’ – are these the top 25 footballers of 2017?

Luka Modric the No.1 player in the world in 2017, Lionel Messi only seventh best and not a single Juventus player among the top 25 – those are the controversial views of Goal’s Peter Staunton. As ever, the Goal 50 is already provoking plenty of debate – despite the fact …

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Ronaldo, Messi, Drogba and Gerrard make Liverpool striker Sturridge’s Ultimate XI

Daniel Sturridge has pieced together an iconic Ultimate XI made up of star turns from past and present, although he admits his team would “probably lose”. Over the course of his career, the 28-year-old has been fortunate to play with and against some of the finest talent in world football, …

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Lukaku will relish Man Utd challenge – Martinez

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku needs to stand his ground in order to prove his critics wrong, according to Belgium coach Roberto Martinez. Rom 9/2 to be PL top scorer Despite seven goals in his first 11 appearances for United, the £75m summer signing has attracted criticism for not making …

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How Mesut Ozil’s agent aims to transform the world of football agents through education

Football agents, intermediaries, deal-brokers. The perception of the movers and shakers in an ever-expanding and ever-changing industry continues to be clouded by the widely held perception that those who take a cut of transfers are having an ugly effect on ‘The Beautiful Game’. One man who aims to provide a positive impact says he …

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Keita Balde on target in Monaco’s big win over Guingamp

Keita Balde was on target in Monaco’s 6-0 thrashing of Guingamp in Saturday’s French Ligue Un game. Guido Carrillo opened the scoring for hosts in the 10th minute and Adama Traore doubled the lead 17 minutes later. The Senegal international added a third for his side in the 36th minute. …

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Melbourne City 0 Sydney FC 1: Cahill injury compounds hosts’ misery

Melbourne City lost for the first time in the A-League this season, while Tim Cahill provided Australia with an injury scare. Tim Cahill’s injury compounded Melbourne City’s misery as their 100 per cent record this season was ended by a 1-0 loss to Sydney FC, who remain unbeaten and are …

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How the cult of Mourinho’s relationship with his players has changed

There was a time when Jose Mourinho was famed for fostering a siege mentality within his football clubs in much the same way as the great Sir Alex Ferguson. Just as the legendary Scot refused to air Manchester United’s dirty linen in public, Mourinho would blame anything and everything for …

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