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Apologetic Pickford: Merseyside derby clanger won't affect me

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The goalkeeper is adamant his late-game derby howler will have no impact on his future Everton performances An apologetic Jordan Pickford said his costly error in the dying seconds of the Merseyside derby will not affect his future performances after the Everton goalkeeper gifted Liverpool a 1-0 victory. Everton looked to have done enough to […]

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Matip ruled out for up to six weeks with fractured collarbone

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The Liverpool defender damaged his collarbone during a collision in the Champions League tie with Napoli, meaning he will miss some important matches Liverpool will be without Joel Matip for up to six weeks as the defender is set for an operation on a fractured collarbone. The centre-back was taken to hospital after suffering the injury […]

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Ronaldo offered to Napoli before making €100m Juventus move

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The Portuguese has stated that he only ever intended to leave Real Madrid for the Bianconeri, but his agent was happy to seek out other options Cristiano Ronaldo was offered to Napoli before making a €100 million (£90m/$114m) move to Juventus, claims the Serie A club’s sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli. Once it became apparent that […]

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Zinchenko: Man City were hungry for 10 in Burton battering

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Pep Guardiola recorded the joint-biggest win of his managerial career in the Carabao Cup, with Gabriel Jesus netting four Oleksandr Zinchenko says Manchester City were hungry for even more goals in Wednesday’s 9-0 win over Burton Albion.  Gabriel Jesus scored four times as City ran riot in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, League One side Burton humbled […]

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Waratahs rally around injured Beale

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The Waratahs will be rallying around Kurtley Beale in the coming weeks as the reality dawns that the star back may have played his last game for the club. Beale was stretchered off 41 seconds into the Waratahs’ bonus point win over the Bulls on Saturday night, with a “significant” patella tendon injury. Coach Daryl […]

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How Chelsea hijacked Manchester City's £50m Jorginho deal

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The midfielder was all set to move to the Etihad but the Premier League champions claim he was then “bullied” into going to Stamford Bridge instead Speaking shortly after signing for Chelsea, Jorginho mused: “There are a lot of things behind a negotiation process.” He should certainly know, as the midfielder was involved in the most […]

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'Klopp's pitch invasion was great to see' – Riise defends Liverpool boss

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The manager accepted a misconduct charge for his celebration of Divock Origi’s late winner, but the former defender enjoyed his display of passion Jurgen Klopp’s on-pitch celebrations during the Merseyside derby have been defended by former Liverpool defender John Arne Riise. Klopp ran onto the field at Anfield after Divock Origi’s dramatic late winner against Everton […]

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Spurs achieved 'mission impossible', says Pochettino

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Mauricio Pochettino hailed Tottenham after a draw at Barcelona secured their place in the Champions League knockout stage. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes his team achieved what many labelled “mission impossible” by reaching the Champions League knockout stage. Lucas Moura’s 85th-minute goal saw Spurs claim a 1-1 draw at Barcelona in Group B on Tuesday. […]