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# football - Monday 11 September, 2017

Big Sam contacted by Crystal Palace chairman after De Boer sacking

The ex-England boss says he has no interest in returning to management right now, however.

Better than Batigol? That's how good Pochettino believes Kane can be

“Batistuta was a killer. Very strong mentality; very strong shot, great professional. You can compare.”

'They played more long balls than we did' - Hughes hits back at Mourinho's dig

Calling Stoke City a long-ball team is “lazy” according to their manager Mark Hughes.

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# football - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Renato Sanches shackled on Swansea debut as Magpies win without Benitez

Newcastle overcame the absence of manager Rafael Benitez to record a well-earned 1-0 away win over Swansea City.

'Sometimes you don't get what you deserve' - De Boer defiant after latest defeat

Following today’s 1-0 defeat away to Burnley, Crystal Palace are second from bottom with four defeats in four games.

# football - Friday 8 September, 2017

Fifa opens proceedings against Dele Alli over middle finger gesture

TV pictures show the England player making the gesture in a World Cup qualifier on Monday night.

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

The Belgian striker has had an impressive start to life at Old Trafford and does not see any reason to fear the veteran’s return to action.

# football - Thursday 7 September, 2017

After he rejected a move to Chelsea, Toffees boss says Barkley still has a future at Everton

Ronald Koeman claims the England midfielder could yet feature for Everton again.

Jurgen Klopp wrong on teenage sensation Woodburn, says Wales boss

Chris Coleman said he has been proven correct after the German boss expressed concerns about the starlet.

# football - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'Conversation should be about state of Irish football, not O'Neill and Keane'

Richie Sadlier says there’s bigger issues than Weso’s selection.

From TheJournal.ie Five men to appear in court over Hillsborough disaster Liverpool

Five men to appear in court over Hillsborough disaster

In all, 96 people died as a result of the 1989 tragedy.

# football - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Mbappe to PSG named worst-value deal, Liverpool's Salah swoop the best bargain

The teenage France international’s loan-to-buy move was the worst value of the most recent transfer window according to the CIES Football Observatory.

Dele Alli insists middle finger gesture was a joke but could still face punishment

England’s Dele Alli has claimed that the gesture was not aimed at the referee.

# football - Monday 4 September, 2017

Arsenal legend Ian Wright slams 'laughable' Mesut Ozil: Why haven't you signed yet?

The German called out former club stars.

Southgate has no regrets over missing out on English-born Liverpool teenager

The Three Lions cannot “fast-track” young talents like Wales’ Ben Woodburn, accoring to the manager.

Wenger admits he contemplated leaving Arsenal

The Gunners boss says “personal reasons” and the club’s poor form almost led to him opting against his contract renewal.

# football - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'I’ve had my time' - Wayne Rooney rules out England return for 2018 World Cup

The Three Lions striker is unwilling to consider the prospect of an international return.

# football - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Van Nistelrooy scores for Man United on Old Trafford return

There were some former stars on show at Old Trafford today as Man United and Barcelona met in a charity game.

Ross Barkley refutes claims he snubbed Chelsea after undergoing medical

The England international opted against a move to Stamford Bridge on Deadline Day.

# football - Friday 1 September, 2017

Ex-United chairman reveals talks were held with Wenger to succeed Ferguson

The Frenchman was the club’s “number one choice” to take over at Old Trafford in 2001.

Coutinho shows no ill effects in goalscoring return for Brazil Cout Hoor This post contains videos

Coutinho shows no ill effects in goalscoring return for Brazil

The Liverpool star scored as Brazil defeated Ecuador in last night’s World Cup qualifier.

Lemar 'very happy' as Liverpool and Arsenal fail to land Monaco midfielder

The France international was the subject of a £90 million bid, but is more than content to be returning to the principality club.

# football - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Oxlade-Chamberlain's move to Liverpool has left Carragher scratching his head

“I am not sure if Oxlade-Chamberlain would get in that midfield three if everyone is fit.”

Liverpool striker Divock Origi makes Bundesliga loan switch

The Belgian international will spend this season with Wolfsburg, with Liverpool taking in a fee of £6 million.

# football - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Swansea close in on stunning loan signing of Renato Sanches from Bayern Munich

Sanches has attracted the attention of many of Europe’s leading clubs but Swansea are on the verge of a transfer coup.

Spurs snap up Argentine defender Juan Foyth

The centre-half, who was a target for PSG, has completed his move from Estudiantes.

# football - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Roma agree to pay club-record fee to snap up Czech striker who saw Juve move fall through Highly Rated This post contains videos

Roma agree to pay club-record fee to snap up Czech striker who saw Juve move fall through

Patrik Schick’s transfer was announced with a bizarre video from the Serie A club.

# football - Monday 28 August, 2017

Bale a key player despite Madrid boos – Zidane

The Welshman was jeered by a section of the Real support on Sunday.

Shelbourne's European dream ends but two late goals mean it finishes on a high

The Dublin side finished second in their Champions League qualifying group, after a 3-1 win over Linfield.

Kylian who? Mbappe watches from the bench as Monaco hit Marseille for 6

“As of today Kylian is our player… Maybe that will not be the case tomorrow.”

# football - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Robbie Brady with brilliant assist as Chris Wood scores dramatic late equaliser at Wembley

Tottenham’s supposed Wembley curse continued on Sunday as they drew 1-1 with Burnley, conceding a late equaliser to Chris Wood.

'It's no longer football, it's turning into water polo': Buffon slams new video technology

Juventus benefited from the new technology yesterday but the legendary goalkeeper still isn’t a fan.

# football - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'Welcome Messi' - Real Madrid social media accounts hacked

The incident follows a recent takeover of Barcelona’s official Twitter account

# football - Thursday 24 August, 2017

"I always think: 'WTF'... Don't ask to do the job so you can play Champions League"

Jurgen Klopp is not happy with players demanding European football before signing with the Reds.

Cristiano Ronaldo takes out frustration on Fiorentina with stunning goal World Class This post contains videos

Cristiano Ronaldo takes out frustration on Fiorentina with stunning goal

The Portuguese star is banned from competitive domestic action for another three games.

Midfield partner Matic will get the best out of me - Pogba

The Frenchman believes the defensive attributes of his new team-mate will allow him to thrive this season.

Man United handed third-round tie against Burton, Chelsea to face Forest

The draw took place overnight in Beijing.

# football - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Tottenham complete deal to make Colombian defender their new club-record signing

Davinson Sanchez has been announced as Spurs’ new number six after passing his medical.

Swansea sign Hull midfielder for €18 million

Sam Clucas has joined Paul Clement’s men as the Welsh club begin to spend their Gylfi Sigurdsson windfall.

'Does he turn up in big games?' - Souness urges Liverpool to accept Coutinho bid

“With the sort of cash that is being offered now, I’d be snapping their hand off.”