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#Football

# football - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Rangers hold advantage in Europa League qualifier after six-goal thriller

The visitors defeated Midtjylland in the first leg of their third qualifying round tie.

Ireland's Doherty on target as Wolves take huge step towards Europa League play-off spot Great Start This post contains videos

Ireland's Doherty on target as Wolves take huge step towards Europa League play-off spot

The Premier League side secured a 4-0 first-leg win over Pyunik in the third qualifying round.

Watford secure club-record €35 million signing

Ismaila Sarr arrives from Rennes on a five-year deal.

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Poll: Would you support a larger Women's National League?

It was this week’s Big Idea on the Ireland 2029 podcast series. But is it a good one?

# football - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Romelu Lukaku on the verge of Man United exit

A deadline-day move to Inter Milan is looking increasingly likely.

Barcelona great Xavi frustrated after coaching debut

The 39-year-old’s managerial career began with a draw.

Man United legend Ferdinand backs Harry Maguire to thrive

The world’s most expensive defender is under pressure to succeed at Old Trafford.

Celtic grab priceless away goal but are held in Romania

James Forrest opened his goal account for the new season with a fine first-half strike in the Bhoys’ 1-1 draw at CFR Cluj.

Manchester City confirm Cancelo-Danilo swap in €65m deal

The deal was completed on Wednesday evening.

# football - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Prolific attacker Roofe trades Leeds for Kompany's Anderlecht

The Belgians have brought in the forward after his outstanding 2018-19 season with the Yorkshire club.

Liverpool winger Wilson joins Bournemouth on loan despite impressing in pre-season

The Welshman scored 16 goals in 43 league games for Derby last season.

Rooney set to join Derby County as player-coach in January

The DC United forward will see out the rest of the MLS season before joining up with the Championship side.

Price comes with pressure, Van Dijk warns United's new recruit Maguire

Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk had some advice for the world’s most expensive defender.

# football - Monday 5 August, 2019

Record signing Rodri 'perfect fit' for Manchester City - De Bruyne

Rodri impressed on his Manchester City debut against Liverpool and Kevin De Bruyne expects to enjoy playing alongside the Spain midfielder.

Brighton splash £20m for second time in three days

Frenchman Neal Maupay has signed a four-year contract after impressing for Brentford in the Championship.

Liverpool sign Spanish goalkeeper Adrian as Mignolet completes €7 million move to Brugge

Adrian has arrived at Anfield on a free transfer after spending six seasons at West Ham United.

Man United reportedly end Dybala talks but Conte still hopes for Lukaku deal

The Inter boss believes a deal could still be done for the Belgian after United’s talks with Dybala fell through.

Guardiola includes Man United among 'many contenders' in Premier League title race

Following Man City’s Community Shield win yesterday, the Catalan believes all of the ‘big six’ are in the mix.

# football - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Mahrez missed Man City's Community Shield win due to doping control worries

Pep Guardiola did not risk Riyad Mahrez against Liverpool to avoid any complications with the winger’s medicine and doping control.

Young Arsenal defender scores own goal before Suarez nets Barcelona winner Joan Gamper Trophy This post contains videos

Young Arsenal defender scores own goal before Suarez nets Barcelona winner

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put Arsenal ahead but an Ainsley Maitland-Niles own goal helped Barcelona bounce back in the Joan Gamper Trophy.

Klopp: 'We know we are still here, we can still play proper football'

Manchester City won the Community Shield on penalties but Jurgen Klopp was still very encouraged by Liverpool’s performance.

Hernandez stars as Bielsa's Leeds make winning start

Leeds United beat Bristol City 3-1 at Ashton Gate to kick-off their Championship campaign in style.

Guardiola reveals City were priced out of move for United-bound Maguire

Harry Maguire is close to completing a transfer to Manchester United but Pep Guardiola said he could have been on his way to the champions.

Pochettino's Spurs end pre-season campaign with shootout defeat to Inter Milan

Inter beat Tottenham 4-3 on penalties in London after Stefano Sensi cancelled out Lucas Moura’s goal in normal time.

Everton complete signing of highly-rated Juventus teen Kean

Big things are expected of the former Bianconeri youth player, who has signed on at Goodison Park until 2024.

AC Milan snap up Algeria's Africa Cup star and former Arsenal midfielder Bennacer

The Gunners are said to have opted against exercising an option to match an offer for the 21-year-old.

# football - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Christie nets hat-trick as Celtic smash seven past St Johnstone in Scottish Premiership opener

Celtic issued a stern warning to their would-be title rivals on the opening day of the new season in Scotland.

Messi given three-month Argentina ban for accusing CONMEBOL of 'corruption'

Messi was sent off as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 in the Copa America third-place play-off last month.

Klopp: Liverpool must learn to move on from Madrid glory

The Reds are still learning to deal with the emotion of last season’s European victory, according to Jurgen Klopp.

# football - Friday 2 August, 2019

Brazilian winger Malcom completes €45 million switch to Zenit

The 22-year-old leaves La Liga champions Barcelona to move to Russia.

'I have no desire to leave' - Mbappe apologises to Paris Saint-Germain

The striker had hinted he may move on from PSG at an awards do at the end of last season.

Manchester City 'a little bit surprised' by Jurgen Klopp's transfer comments

The Liverpool boss said that City are in a transfer ‘fantasy land’ alongside Real Madrid, Barcelona and PSG.

Solskjaer: Man United's clean sweep of pre-season wins means nothing

‘We need to improve and we need to be better,’ the Norwegian boss said.

Henderson insists Premier League title race 'more than just Man City and Liverpool'

The Reds captain believes that the Premier League won’t be a two-horse race again this season.

# football - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Wolves progress in Europe as Jimenez's double downs Crusaders

The Premier League side were comfortable winners tonight and on aggregate.

Liverpool's Melwood training ground sold to property developers

With ‘a heavy heart’, the Reds have announced the sale of the site to Torus.

New Liverpool wonderkid apologises for using derogatory language in offensive Kane video

The footage of Harvey Elliott appeared on Snapchat.

'I was very impressed with him' - Lampard hails Pulisic following brace New Signing This post contains videos

'I was very impressed with him' - Lampard hails Pulisic following brace

The winger came in for special praise as the Chelsea head coach reflected on his side’s 5-3 win against Salzburg.

# football - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Firmino scores on return as Liverpool see off Lyon despite Alisson's dose of the Kariuses Warming Up This post contains videos

Firmino scores on return as Liverpool see off Lyon despite Alisson's dose of the Kariuses

Roberto Firmino and Harry Wilson scored either side of a Joachim Andersen own goal as Liverpool beat Lyon 3-1 on Mohamed Salah’s return.

Nicolas Pepe to join Arsenal for club-record fee plus add-ons, confirms Lille president

Pepe hit 22 Ligue 1 goals last season as Lille finished second in the table behind Paris Saint-Germain.