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newsfootball7 days ago

Impossible for South American football to be same level as Europe, proclaims Marcelo Bielsa

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa believes that it is impossible for South American football to ever be at the same level as it is in Europe because players leave before they play for their clubs. The Argentinian also added that by signing young players, clubs are running their formative years.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Reports | Aston Villa set to sign Emiliano Buendia from Norwich City

Aston Villa has agreed on a club-record deal worth an initial £33m for Norwich City midfielder Emiliano Buendia. Buendia has been one of the breakout players, being adjudged as Norwich City’s player of the season as they cruised to the Championship title and returned to the Premier League.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Reports | Arsenal looking at Emiliano Buendia as potential alternative to Martin Odegaard

According to Goal, Arsenal are considering a move for Emiliano Buendia as they look at alternatives to Martin Odegaard, who is set to go back to Real Madrid. The Gunners have been long term admirers of the Norwich City playmaker as they look to strengthen the squad and add creativity to their ranks.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Reports | EFL win Financial Fair Play appeal that could relegate Derby County

Despite a final day miracle that saw Derby County stay up, the Athletic have reported that the EFL have won a Financial Fair Play appeal that could still relegate Wayne Rooney’s side. The Rams drew 3-3 at home to Sheffield Wednesday to stay in the Championship by one single point on the final day.
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newsfootball5 months ago

English football announce three-day social media boycott in fight against racism and discrimination

English football has pledged to undertake a three-day social media boycott from 30 April to 3rd May. This is in order to curb the ongoing and sustained discriminatory abuse received online by players and many others connected to football, with it set to take place across English football.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Norwich City dedicate this victory to our fans in a difficult season, confesses Daniel Farke

In light of Norwich City’s promotion back into the Premier League, Daniel Farke has revealed that the win is for all their supporters who have been affected in what has been a torrid year. The 2020/21 season has been played behind closed doors and Farke added that he hopes this brings them some joy.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Reports | Premier League wide boycott of social media to be discussed at next meeting

According to the BBC, in light of several Premier League managers speaking out, the top tier are set to discuss a league-wide boycott of social media at their next meeting. This comes in light of the serious racist abuse that several men and women players have received over the last few months.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Not going to manage any other options before my job at Leeds is done, proclaims Marcelo Bielsa

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has revealed that while he would be open to signing a new contract with the club, he would prefer that waits until the end of the season. The Peacocks’ currently sit twelfth on the Premier League table with them ten points above the relegation zone.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Financially it’s right to play on but for me it is morally wrong, admits Steve Bruce

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has admitted that while he understands the financial reason to continue playing, he believes it is morally wrong to continue playing amidst a pandemic. The Magpies were the first team to have a game postponed this season after a COVID-19 outbreak at the club.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Derby County and Southampton’s FA Cup ties in jeopardy after rise in COVID-19 cases

Southampton’s FA Cup tie against Shrewsbury Town and Derby County’s tie against National League North team Chorley are in doubt after a rise in COVID-19 cases at Derby and Shrewsbury. The report has further added that the FA is working with the Professional Game Board to find a solution.
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