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Ellis names 23-player USWNT roster for 2019 World Cup

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There were a few surprises among a group that will look to win the tournament for a second straight time U.S. women’s national team head coach Jill Ellis has named her 23-player roster for the 2019 World Cup, which includes a host of expected names and a couple of surprises.  Mainstays, including Alex Morgan, Megan […]

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Rabiot's mother accuses PSG chairman of 'poisoning' team

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The 24-year-old midfielder has not played for the Ligue 1 champions since December as his exile from the team continues Adrien Rabiot’s mother and agent has accused Paris Saint-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi of “poisoning” the team.  Rabiot is currently being exiled from the PSG first team, with the 24-year-old’s last appearance for the club coming back in […]

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Ajax must embrace favourites tag – De Ligt

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Dutch club’s attention has switched from their Champions League tie with Tottenham to Sunday’s KNVB Beker final, in which they face Willem II. Matthijs de Ligt believes he and his Ajax team-mates can thrive under the pressure of being favourites domestically and in the Champions League. Ajax beat Tottenham 1-0 in the first leg of […]

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Atletico Madrid complete €126m move for Benfica teenager Joao Felix

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The winger had been a target for Manchester City but has joined up with Diego Simeone’s squad at the Wanda Metropolitano Atletico Madrid have announced the club record €126 million (£113m/$142m) signing of Benfica attacker Joao Felix. Manchester City had been interested in exploring a deal for the player depending on the future of Leroy Sane, […]

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Championship play-offs: Do away goals count for Leeds, Derby, Aston Villa & West Brom?

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The away goals rule is implemented in European knockout rounds, but do the same regulations apply for the Championship semi-final play-offs? The Championship play-offs are currently underway, with four teams battling it out to win qualification to the Premier League. While the top two Championship teams in Norwich and Sheffield United earned automatic promotion, the final […]