newsfootball2 months ago

Football roundup | Sweden beat France; EPL clubs release list of retained players

Sweden overcame France in added time when French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris faltered to stop an Ola Toivonen lob to top Group A of the qualifiers. Meanwhile, Chelsea has confirmed the release of star defender John Terry and Manchester United have decided to let go off Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
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newsfootball2 months ago

EPL Roundup | Tottenham Hotspur outclass Manchester United; Liverpool thrash West Ham

Tottenham Hotspur continued their unbeaten home run on Sunday when they outclassed Manchester United 2-1 to finished runners-up behind Chelsea which secured the Premier League title last week. Elsewhere, Liverpool thumped West Ham 4-0 to hand Jurgen Klopp his biggest win in 2017.
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newsfootball3 months ago

FIFA to investigate Paul Pogba's world-record transfer to Man United

On Tuesday, a source at FIFA confirmed that FIFA will investigate Paul Pogba's world-record transfer from Juventus to Manchester United that happened in August of 2016. Though, the aspect of the transfer that would be assessed by the world football governing body has yet not been made clear.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Premier League Roundup : Zlatan rescues United a point against Everton

Manchester United have their work cut out in their bid to qualify for the Champions League next season following their ninth home draw of the season. The result leaves the Red Devils in 5th spot - four points behind cross-city rivals Manchester City and three clear of sixth-place Arsenal.
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newsfootball4 months ago

EPL Roundup | Zaha strikes as Crystal Palace stun Chelsea

Phillipe Coutinho was the hero as Liverpool ruled the Merseyside Derby. Manchester United were held to a goalless draw at home by West Bromwich Albion, while former United man Wilfred Zaha was at the heart of plotting Chelsea's downfall in what was a 2-1 victory for Crystal Palace.
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newsfootball4 months ago

With no Champions League, Chelsea are in a position of privilege, says Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho feels that his former club Chelsea’s Champions League absence has handed them a big advantage ahead of their FA Cup quarter-final clash. Mourinho, however, has praised Antonio Conte for devising a tactic which is suited to the skills of his players.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United fans should urge Ibrahimovic to sign new deal

Manager Jose Mourinho has called for Manchester United fans to camp in front of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's house to force the striker to sign a contract extension with the club after the Swede struck a brace to secure his side's 3-2 victory over Southampton in the League Cup final on Sunday.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Premier League | Who said what ahead of Gameweek 25

After a disappointing result against Chelsea last week, Arsene Wenger has refused to accept defeat in the title race stating that if they are out of it, so is everyone else. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte echoed Wenger's comments saying that all six teams are still capable of winning the Premier League.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Which are the most hated clubs in England? Reddit answers

The results of an EPL-focused Reddit survey, which had received over 15000 responses, are out, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, Manchester United top the most-hated-clubs list in England, followed by Liverpool and Chelsea. Interestingly, Watford are the least-hated club in England at the moment.
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newsfootball6 months ago

The Republik of Mancunia: Love him or loathe him, Wayne Rooney deserves his record

English blog Therepublikofmancunia argues why Wayne Rooney, who continues to divide opinions, deserves the record of being the Red Devil's top goalscorer. The writer believes that the recent blip in his performances only "highlights what incredibly high standards" he had set since joining the club.
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