Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Best Fifa Football Awards: Can anyone make sense of them?

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Best Fifa Football Awards: Can anyone make sense of them?
Best Fifa Football Awards: Can anyone make sense of them?
Was Salah's goal really the best? And why was best keeper winner Thibaut Courtois not in the Best XI? BBC Sport tries to unravel the Fifa Football Awards.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Carragher: Everton can't afford Sigurdsson luxury

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Carragher: Everton can't afford Sigurdsson luxury
Carragher: Everton can't afford Sigurdsson luxury

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher says Everton need more from Gylfi Sigurdsson.

He has one assist to his name in six appearances but the former Liverpool defender is unimpressed.

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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Brisbane Roar shift focus from Mathieu Flamini to Alex Lopez

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Brisbane Roar shift focus from Mathieu Flamini to Alex Lopez
Sydney FC were almost knocked out of the FFA Cup as Avondale FC forced the game into extra time. Western Sydney Wanderers' Josh Risdon believes he has become a better player through the experience of representing Australia at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Olympic sprinter Yohan Blake believes Usain Bolt will prove people wrong given the right training.  Brisbane Roar are set to cap off their A-League squad with a Spanish midfielder after giving up on former Arsenal star Mathieu Flamini. The Roar had held out hope of signing Flamini on a deal that would have been supplemented with money from Football Federation Australia's marquee fund. But after weeks of protracted negotiations, Flamini's considerable business interests have rendered him unable to commit to a move to Brisbane -- at least for the time being. The 34-year-old is the co-founder of...

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Sir Alex Ferguson returns to Old Trafford to watch Manchester United vs. Wolves

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Sir Alex Ferguson returns to Old Trafford to watch Manchester United vs. Wolves
Manchester United's Jose Mourinho insists his side have played phenomenally in their last three matches and is hoping they can take it into their match against Wolves at Old Trafford. Craig Burley sings Paul Pogba and Man United's praises after their win over Young Boys, but isn't convinced they'll advance from their group just yet. David De Gea wants to put and end to Manchester United's stint without a Champions League trophy. Gab Marcotti sat down with Rio Ferdinand to discuss Paul Pogba's recent form at the World Cup and at Manchester United and how he wants to be the best. MANCHESTER, England -- Manchester United have confirmed that Sir Alex Ferguson will attend their Premier League game against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford on Saturday. Ferguson, 76, was admitted to the Salford Royal Hospital in May and needed emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage. The former boss released a statement in July to thank staff at Macclesfield, Salford Royal and Alexandra hospitals who treated him and reveal he hoped to be back at Old Trafford this season. And on Saturday,...

Friday, September 21, 2018

Trent Alexander-Arnold: Liverpool youngster on friendly rivalry with Manchester United's Jess Lingard

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Trent Alexander-Arnold: Liverpool youngster on friendly rivalry with Manchester United's Jess Lingard
Trent Alexander-Arnold: Liverpool youngster on friendly rivalry with Manchester United's Jess Lingard
Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold tells Juliette Ferrington about his friendship with Manchester United player and England teammate Jesse Lingard.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Papin blasts PSG stars for Liverpool defeat: Not heroes, they are egos

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Papin blasts PSG stars for Liverpool defeat: Not heroes, they are egos
Papin blasts PSG stars for Liverpool defeat: Not heroes, they are egos

French legend Jean-Pierre Papin blasted the attitude of PSG's millionaires after their defeat at Liverpool.

PSG lost 3-2, with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe drawing criticism for their lack of effort off the ball.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tottenham’s Érik Lamela: we need to be ruthless and ease burden on Harry Kane

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Tottenham’s Érik Lamela: we need to be ruthless and ease burden on Harry Kane
• Lamela says teammates must ease pressure on leading striker
• Argentinian calls for ruthlessness after 2-1 defeat at Inter

Érik Lamela has called for Tottenham to show greater ruthlessness in front of goal and he maintains that the burden ought not to fall solely on Harry Kane.

Lamela had three presentable chances when Spurs were 1-0 up against Internazionale in the Champions League on Tuesday night only to fail to take them. Kane had earlier missed another opportunity when well-placed at 0-0 and the profligacy would return to haunt them as Inter scored two late goals to snatch a 2-1 win.

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