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#Football

# football - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Eriksen vows to take Denmark scoring form back to Tottenham

Christian Eriksen is in red-hot form for Denmark and is now targeting more Premier League goals with Tottenham.

'I was wasting away... falling apart' – Maradona ready to lead Dorados after off-field issues

The Argentine great replaced Francisco Gomez at Dorados last week.

# football - Monday 10 September, 2018

Naismith inspires hope for Scotland as Alex McLeish earns second win in charge

Steven Naismith was involved in both goals as Scotland rebounded from their Belgium defeat.

Andre Silva nets winner in Ronaldo's absence as Portugal see off Mancini's Azzurri

Portugal’s Nations League campaign got off to a promising start, as they beat Italy 1-0.

Zidane announces he's ready to return to work amid Man United links

The legendary Frenchman has been out of work since leaving European champions Real Madrid at the end of last season.

# football - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Sublime Giroud volley sinks Dutch as France's World Cup champions return home

Olivier Giroud proved a popular hero on France’s competitive return to Paris against the Netherlands.

Brilliant Christian Eriksen brace punishes Wales three days after impressive Ireland win Nations League This post contains videos

Brilliant Christian Eriksen brace punishes Wales three days after impressive Ireland win

Ryan Giggs’ side suffered a disappointing defeat thanks to a brace from the Tottenham playmaker in Aarhus.

Manchester United Women win first league game 12-0 against Aston Villa

Former England international Casey Stoney’s side made a fine start to the FA Women’s Championship.

Pogba: 'As long as you do not see me in a Barcelona jersey, it's because I'm in Manchester'

Man United star Paul Pogba says that links with a move to Barcelona are pure speculation.

# football - Saturday 8 September, 2018

There's always someone worse off: Iceland hit for six in Nations League opener

Switzerland’s Nations League campaign got off to a flying start as they smashed Iceland in St Gallen.

Pjanic admits Bosnia 'a little bit lucky' as Michael O'Neill laments 'sore' home defeat

Bosnia-Herzegovina had just five shots to Northern Ireland’s 26 but came away from Windsor with all three points.

Man City's Sane announces birth of daughter after withdrawing from Germany squad

Leroy Sane has thanked Germany boss Joachim Low for allowing him to be present for the birth of his daughter.

Diego Simeone's son fulfills prophecy with debut goal for Argentina Like Father Like Son This post contains videos

Diego Simeone's son fulfills prophecy with debut goal for Argentina

Giovanni Simeone scored on his debut for Argentina against Guatemala on Friday.

# football - Friday 7 September, 2018

'My conscience is really clear': Ramos unperturbed by potential Salah backlash

The Spain captain will play in England for the first time since his controversial challenge on the Liverpool star.

'Our record against top teams is non-existent': Southgate still looking upwards ahead of Spain

Gareth Southgate isn’t getting carried away by England’s World Cup showing.

Red Star Belgrade fans banned from Liverpool and PSG Champions League away games

The Serbian champions won’t have travelling supporters for trips to the Parc des Princes and Anfield.

Ex-Ireland and Liverpool defender Lawrenson gets the all-clear after cancer scare

The BBC pundit admitted being nervous while he waited to hear the news.

Ryan Giggs delighted with 17-year-old star Ethan Ampadu and 'magnificent' Wales

The teenage sensation was involved in two goals in a heavy defeat of Ireland last night.

# football - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Ronaldo-less Portugal hold World Cup finalists thanks to Pepe header

Ivan Perisic opened the scoring for Croatia, but they were pegged back at the Estadio Algarve.

Girona accept La Liga's proposal to play Barcelona in America

The game will be La Liga’s first on US soil.

DBU reaches agreement with Denmark players to face Wales

A row over sponsorship and commercial rights has been temporarily resolved.

Tottenham to play home EFL Cup tie in League Two stadium 50 miles away

With Wembley unavailable, Spurs will face Watford at Stadium MK.

Ronaldo not missed by Real Madrid 'at the moment' - Isco

Real Madrid have started La Liga in strong fashion.

Stand-in manager blown away by Denmark's amateur 'heroes' in Slovakia defeat

A Denmark team made up of lower-league and futsal players held their own for large spells against Slovakia.

'I doubt he'll come, he'll be smaller than a poppy seed': Shaqiri warned of hostile Belgrade reception

Liverpool will face Red Star Belgrade in this year’s Champions League, meaning the Swiss international can expect a fiery welcome.

# football - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

'He needs people who tell him what to do'

Germany may have welcomed Leroy Sane back, but Toni Kroos says the forward has room for improvement.

Uefa to review away-goals rule as managers claim it's not as hard as it used to be

Jose Mourinho, Rafael Benitez and Arsene Wenger were among a panel of managers who brought up the matter to European football’s governing body.

# football - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Shaw credits Mourinho's criticism for making him mentally stronger

Luke Shaw struggled to realise his potential after arriving at Old Trafford but has made a strong start to the 2018-19 campaign.

Ex-Arsenal midfielder named temporary Denmark boss as futsal players set to line out

John Jensen has been put in charge of the crisis-hit nation ahead of tomorrow’s meeting with Slovakia.

Man United's new right-back eager to repay Mourinho's belief after knee injury

Diogo Dalot is ready to hit the ground running after his summer arrival from Porto.

Morata considered leaving Chelsea after 'disaster' debut season and World Cup omission

The striker admits he considered going back to Spain or Italy.

Atletico Madrid youngster admits regret over Vinicius Junior 'bite'

Tachi concedes he set a bad example when a clash with the Brazilian starlet ended in controversy.

'I have everything here' – Messi wants Barcelona stay

The Argentine star says he has no plans to leave the La Liga champions, saying he has no desire to move for at least three years.

# football - Monday 3 September, 2018

Sterling withdraws from England squad with back problem

The Manchester City player will miss his side’s upcoming clashes with Spain and Switzerland.

Levy apologises to Tottenham fans as White Hart Lane delay continues

Spurs will play their first three home Champions League games at Wembley.

# football - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Messi and Suarez on the double as Barcelona hit La Liga new boys for eight

Huesca took a surprise early lead at Camp Nou, but were blown away thereafter.

Mourinho refutes claims he vetoed Man United's move for Ronaldo

The United boss was speaking after his side’s 2-0 win over Burnley.

Watford come from behind to maintain perfect start and inflict first defeat on Tottenham

The Hornets have won their first four top-flight matches of a season for the first time ever in the club’s history.

'He's 43 now but he's still got that magic' - Man United great Scholes makes bizarre non-league return Scholesy This post contains videos

'He's 43 now but he's still got that magic' - Man United great Scholes makes bizarre non-league return

Paul Scholes dusted off his playing boots to turn out for his son’s team Royton Town on Saturday.

Klopp: Mourinho's right, I haven't been as successful as him

The Liverpool manager says his rival at Manchester United is correct to point out that he has not won trophies yet outside of Germany.