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'If you want to win trophies, we have to change our mentality' - Ten Hag
Eddie Nketiah struck in the closing minutes at the Emirates to claim a dramatic victory for the Premier League leaders.
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Netherlands came up against 'much better opponent'
Louis van Gaal’s side were left frustrated by Ecuador.
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'I was delighted to see the Mexican wave. I don't think we had much to do with it'
Ireland boss Andy Farrell said he isn’t worried about the depth of his wider squad.
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Xavi calls on inconsistent Barcelona star to 'give us more'
Ousmane Dembele had a disappointing game amid a midweek loss to Inter Milan.
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'I am not a kid anymore,' says Liverpool teen Elliott
The 19-year-old, who has taken advice from senior players, knows he has to get better.
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Foster demands more All Blacks improvement against beefed-up Pumas
New Zealand ended a run of three straight defeats with the 35-23 victory in Johannesburg just under two weeks ago.
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Ralf Rangnick relieved as Man United's miserable campaign ends
The German coach finished his troubled spell as interim manager by securing sixth place in the Premier League.
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Liverpool will ‘delete bad things’ from Spurs draw
Jurgen Klopp’s title hopefuls visit Villa Park on Tuesday night.
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'I wish we had more intensity up front' - Ralf Rangnick
The German also provided a positive update on defender Victor Lindelof, who had to be replaced at Carrow Road.
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Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool need to improve in bid for top-four finish
The Reds beat the Saints for only a second league win at Anfield in 2021.
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Joel Glazer vows to improve communication with Man United fans
The supporters have said ‘change is needed and the club must act now’, setting out a five-point plan.
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'Liverpool were exceptional... The margin is incredibly high' - Arteta
The Reds surged back into contention for a place in next season’s Champions League.
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England players have called me to address fixing our indiscipline – Eddie Jones
The team have leaked a ruinous average of 13.6 penalties per game with the collapse in Cardiff the nadir.
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Man United 'must do better' despite ending home drought
Even Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted he thought the Baggies’ penalty should have stood.
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Mason Greenwood offered heading practice after Man United win
The England international was introduced late on alongside Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes as United struggled to see off their hosts.
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'The last couple of seasons didn’t really go as well as I would’ve liked'
Robbie McCourt on disappointing stints at West Brom and Bohs, and a new start with Waterford.
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Liverpool have not eclipsed Man United's greatest teams, says Solskjaer
He still thinks that honour should be bestowed upon Alex Ferguson’s treble-winning side.
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Connacht boss delighted with bonus point after 'poor' performance against Munster
Jack Carty’s late try in the 19-14 defeat meant that Connacht got one point for their efforts last night.
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Solskjaer suggests Manchester United are 'years' behind Barcelona
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits there is much rebuilding work needed at Manchester United after their Champions League exit.
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Cheika confident that 'hard decisions' will leave Wallabies 'in good shape' for the World Cup
The two-time champions won just four of 13 Tests last year.
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'His performances in recent times have not been up to the standard he attained in the Euros'
Martin O’Neill has challenged Jeff Hendrick to improve on recent displays for his country.
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Sadlier and Kenny propose government involvement to assist League of Ireland growth
“There could be elite European football in Ireland on a regular basis with some real investment in infrastructure.”
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Mane needs to improve, says Senegal coach
The Liverpool forward got on the scoresheet in a thrilling 2-2 draw with Japan on Sunday.
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Conte: 'If we play like this in the FA Cup final we don't have a chance'
Antonio Conte is demanding more from his players after Chelsea slumped to a 3-0 defeat against Newcastle.
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'We didn't have the confidence we needed to push ourselves'
Laurent Koscielny admits it will be “very hard” for Arsenal to qualify for the Champions League.
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'No one deserves to be the target of abuse online, and it has no place on Twitter'
Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey said the issue was “truly one of the most important things for us to improve [in]“.
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Scholes 'not convinced' United are good enough to win the league
The former midfielder says Louis van Gaal’s side will be relying on their rivals to slip up.
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A United youngster has given a refreshingly honest take on his performances
As an injury-hit first season at Manchester United nears its end, the defender reflects on his displays.
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'We're going to have to improve an awful lot' says Leinster's Luke Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald scored one of Leinster’s four tries against Zebre.
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Opinion: Sleepwalking McCarthy a symptom of Ireland’s unfulfilled potential
The Everton midfielder produced a lethargic performance as the Irish team laboured to a win yesterday.
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Bale can do better, says Ancelotti
The world’s most expensive player has been struggling for form since returning from a calf injury.