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Americans Abroad: Liga MX teen caught up in latest USA vs. Mexico battle?

While most of the gushing for teenage Americans abroad is reserved for Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic, with a few eyes batted at Schalke’s Weston McKennie, there is another 18-year-old midfielder who is becoming a fixture in his team’s lineup. Only this teenager may not be a lock to be a …

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Premier League Team of the Week: Aguero & Silva lead City charge

LUKASZ FABIANSKI | SWANSEA CITY The Poland international retains his place in goal after impressing once again at the weekend. Fabianski made eight saves in preserving Swansea’s clean sheet at Wembley, and frustrated Tottenham once again in their bid to win at their temporary home.  Swans 17/10 for clean sheet v …

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Montenegrin goalkeeper Lenac shot and killed while training

Goran Lenac, a goalkeeper who once graced the Montenegrin top-flight, has been shot and killed while training with a friend. The incident occurred on Saturday evening at around 7:30pm local time. Lenac was at the FC Bokelj training ground when he was fatally wounded by a gunshot to the head. …

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Pochettino urges Spurs to get over Wembley worries

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham need to “move on” from the issue of their form at Wembley after being held to a 0-0 draw by Swansea City. Despite claiming a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League at the venue on Wednesday, Spurs struggled to break Swansea down and …

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Enough Barcelona talk! It’s time for Coutinho to lift Liverpool

Philippe Coutinho, wrapped in apprehension, would have run through the differing scenarios in his head as soon as he swallowed the reality that a move to Barcelona would not materialise this summer. Having handed in an unsuccessful transfer request to facilitate the swapping of Anfield for Camp Nou, while not …

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No bad vibes with Van Dijk at Southampton, says Bertrand

Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand insisted there are “no bad vibes” with team-mate Virgil van Dijk after the Dutchman failed to engineer a move away from the Premier League club. Van Dijk handed in a transfer request to try and force a departure amid interest from Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City, …

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De Bruyne on the road to Premier League greatness

There was a sense last season that Kevin De Bruyne was struggling with Pep Guardiola’s demands. The Belgium international had been earmarked as somebody who could spearhead the new-look Manchester City, but from the mid-point of the season he looked laboured, perhaps weighed down by his new, more industrious role in …

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Chelsea vs Arsenal: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview

Chelsea can potentially go top of the Premier League with a win over Arsenal when the sides meet at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Antonio Conte’s side have recovered from an embarrassing defeat against Burnley on the opening day of the season to go on a four-match winning streak in all …

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Tottenham determined to fight Real Madrid for Champions League top spot, says Pochettino

Tottenham are not assuming Real Madrid will finish first in Champions League Group H, according to Mauricio Pochettino. Spurs 9/2 to win Group H Madrid, crowned European champions in three of the last four seasons, are top seeds in a fiercely competitive group that also includes Spurs, Borussia Dortmund and …

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Allardyce has no interest in replacing De Boer at Crystal Palace

Sam Allardyce has no interest in returning to Crystal Palace to replace the sacked Frank de Boer. De Boer was shown the door by Palace on Monday, having lost each of his four games in charge, with Palace failing to score. Palace 2/1 to beat Southampton The Dutchman spent 77 …

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Heaton suffers dislocated shoulder, confirms Dyche

Tom Heaton suffered a dislocated shoulder in Burnley’s 1-0 Premier League victory over struggling Crystal Palace, Sean Dyche has confirmed. England goalkeeper Heaton was forced off 35 minutes into the clash at Turf Moor having landed awkwardly after claiming a high ball. Liverpool -2 v Burnley 9/5 Related Heaton was replaced by …

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How old is Wayne Rooney? How much does he earn? Your top questions answered

It’s been a whirlwind few months for Wayne Rooney. The 31-year-old has left Manchester United, re-joined Everton and announced his retirement from international football. He has also hit the headlines for the wrong reasons having been arrested for drink driving and accused of infidelity. Related With the help of Google …

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‘I am happy with Lukaku’ – Mourinho backs striker after costly miss

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho praised Romelu Lukaku’s all-round performance against Stoke City despite the striker squandering a golden chance to snatch victory in Saturday’s 2-2 draw. With scores level in the 81st minute, Lukaku gave the hosts a reprieve when he turned Antonio Valencia’s cross over the bar from point-blank range. Lukaku 15/8 …

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‘I got a lucky one’ – Kane admits first goal was unintended

Harry Kane admitted his first Premier League goal of the season was a fluke, but insisted Tottenham were well-deserving of a 3-0 victory at Everton on Saturday. Kane continued his peculiar scoring drought in August, failing to net in games against Newcastle United, Chelsea and Burnley. Kane 11/4 first scorer …

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Wenger adamant Arsenal can still win the Premier League title

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal have what it takes to win the Premier League this season despite their lacklustre start to the campaign and another disappointing transfer window.  The Gunners’ only points this season came courtesy of a last-gasp home win over Leicester City, but Wenger believes his side – thrashed 4-0 …

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Klopp: No problem with Coutinho as he wanted Barca not Everton

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes it would have been difficult for Philippe Coutinho to return to Anfield had he wanted to join a club other than Barcelona… like Everton. Coutinho was desperate to leave Liverpool for La Liga giants Barca, handing in a transfer request but a move did not …

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‘We try to win’ – Mourinho defends pragmatic style for Man United

Jose Mourinho said he is prepared to sacrifice style for points in Manchester United’s Premier League title bid. United have made a blistering start to the season, winning their opening three matches, having scored 10 goals without conceding. Stoke 11/2 to beat Man Utd Related But as United prepare for …

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Stoke City vs Manchester United: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview

Manchester United will defend their 100 per cent record in the Premier League so far this season at Stoke City on Saturday evening. The Red Devils have got off to a flying start to the new campaign and earned nine points of a possible nine from their opening three matches. They …

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Lukaku: I don’t fear Ibrahimovic competition, I relish it

Romelu Lukaku has no fear about battling Zlatan Ibrahimovic for a spot in the Manchester United line-up. Lukaku has made an impressive start to life at United since his move from Everton in a reported £75 million deal, scoring four goals in as many appearances. Man Utd 9/4 to win …

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Van der Sar: Davinson Sanchez should have stayed at Ajax

Ajax chief executive Edwin van der Sar believes Davinson Sanchez should have stayed with the Eredivisie club rather than becoming Tottenham’s most expensive ever player. Although Ajax received an initial €40 million before potential further add-ons for the Colombia centre-back, Van der Sar insists the 21-year-old’s immediate future should have been in Amsterdam. …

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