Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Liverpool's Flanagan sentenced for girlfriend attack

BBC Sport - Football
Liverpool's Flanagan sentenced for girlfriend attack
Liverpool's Flanagan sentenced for girlfriend attack
Jon Flanagan is sentenced to 40 hours of unpaid work and a community order after kicking his partner.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Liverpool's Simon Mignolet: 'Rotating is not healthy. This situation cannot last'

Football | The Guardian
Liverpool's Simon Mignolet: 'Rotating is not healthy. This situation cannot last'
Belgian admits he is considering his future at the club‘Of course I am not happy but respect the trainer’s decision’

The Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet admits he is considering his future at the club after Loris Karius took over as first-choice.

The Belgium international has not played since the New Year’s Day win at Burnley and before Sunday’s victory over Manchester City manager Jürgen Klopp effectively said the place was Karius’ to lose.

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Former West Brom and England striker Cyrille Regis dies – latest updates

Football | The Guardian
Former West Brom and England striker Cyrille Regis dies – latest updates
Regis, pioneering black footballer, dies aged 59Paul Rees: ‘We got off the coach and … people spat at us’WBA testimonial when black players took on white players

11.59am GMT

In January 1979 Cyrille Regis picked a team made up entirely of black players to take on a white team picked by Len Cantello. Simon Burnton tells the story …

Related: The West Brom testimonial when black players took on a team of white players | Simon Burnton

11.39am GMT

Around a third of the players in the Premier League are from a black or minority ethnic background these days. Many of those who have played in the top flight in the last 40 years have been quick to recognise Regis’s part in the diversification of football…

Devastated,Sad,Gutted and totally Shocked by the news that Cyrille Regis has died.
He was my ALL TIME footballing hero and idol...... and the main reason why I wanted to be a Centre Forward,just like him! #LEGEND

I’m gonna miss you my FRIEND!

RIP Big C pic.twitter.com/9VBJ9EcDGs

Hard to believe I’m waking up to hear Cyrille Regis, the man who started the dream for me and many others has died of a heart attack. Genuine honour to have played on the same pitch as him . RIP Big Cyrille Regis.

Woke up to the devastating news about Cyrille Regis. Absolute legend and genuinely nice guy #RIP pic.twitter.com/QAXfDW4znw

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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Alexis Sánchez not in Arsenal squad amid signs he wants Manchester United move

Football | The Guardian
Alexis Sánchez not in Arsenal squad amid signs he wants Manchester United move
• Sánchez has not travelled to Bournemouth for Sunday’s match
• United move ahead of Manchester City in transfer battle for forward
• Arsenal interested in taking Henrikh Mkhitaryan from United

Alexis Sánchez will not play for Arsenal at Bournemouth on Sunday – the forward has not travelled to the south coast – and the latest indication is that he has come to favour a move to Manchester United over Manchester City.

Arsène Wenger finally admitted last Friday that Sánchez would not sign a new contract at Arsenal; his deal is set to expire in the summer. And, with Sánchez’s agent due in England for talks, the saga has now entered its end game.

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Spurs drop interest in Arsenal target Malcom - gossip

BBC Sport - Football
Spurs drop interest in Arsenal target Malcom - gossip
Spurs drop interest in Arsenal target Malcom - gossip
Chelsea boss Conte wants Sanchez, Spurs drop interest in Arsenal target Malcom, Lionel Messi's £89m wage, Manchester United will not bid for Jamie Vardy, plus more.