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Pray for Coutinho !

Normal service was not quite resumed at Anfield but Divock Origi’s first Premier League goal since April and a late James Milner penalty saw Liverpool return to winning ways. The 2-0 victory over Sunderland came at a cost, however, as Belgian striker Origi was only on the pitch because of …

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Where is Xhaka ?

Granit Xhaka unable to nail down Arsenal place under Arsene Wenger Arsenal went to great expense to sign Granit Xhaka in the summer, so why isn’t he playing? Nick Wright takes a look ahead of their clash with Bournemouth on Nissan Super Sunday… It has been a curious start to …

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Solving the Chelsea puzzle will be Tottenham’s biggest test

By Saturday at Stamford Bridge, Mauricio Pochettino must try and figure out what is currently the most puzzling and difficult challenge in the Premier League right now: how to stop an utterly rampant Chelsea. It is a challenge, however, with a considerable degree of irony behind it – writes Miguel Delaney. …

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Paul Futcher dies, aged 60

Former Barnsley, Grimsby, Luton and Manchester City defender Paul Futcher has died at the age of 60. Futcher, who had cancer, enjoyed a long career that started with his hometown club Chester in 1972 and saw him finally retire in 2000 aged 44. He was one half of footballing twins …

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Manny wants Floyd rematch

Manny Pacquiao says he feels like a young man in his twenties and would relish another crack at Floyd Mayweather. The Filipino icon, 37, ended a brief retirement to relieve Jessie Vargas of the WBO welterweight title earlier this month and said he was in great shape to avenge last …

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Jose : Why i left Rooney out

Jose Mourinho left Wayne Rooney out against Arsenal because he had other ‘faster’ players Jose Mourinho has revealed he left Wayne Rooney out of the starting team to face Arsenal because of his lack of pace compared to his other striking options. The Manchester United boss fielded Marcus Rashford, Juan …

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Conor McGregor’s place in history of MMA

Nothing to see here, folks … nothing besides the aftermath of one of the most historic evenings in the history of mixed martial arts, that is. Let’s get right into the questions. Conor McGregor’s legacy @passionatepatk: Now that Conor has two belts at the same what does that mean historically? …

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Cavs ready for takeoff after Detroit drubbing

CLEVELAND — Channing Frye scored zero points in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 104-81 win on Friday over the Detroit Pistons. It was unlike him, as he has had six games in double digits so far through the Cavs’ 10-2 start. He even had back-to-back games of hitting the 20-point plateau against …

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