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England drop 'disappointed' George Ford to bench for Australia quarter-final
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England drop 'disappointed' George Ford to bench for Australia quarter-final

Oct 17th 2019, 5:12 AM 13,179 Views 10 Comments

Eddie Jones has sprung a big surprise by bringing Henry Slade into the team at outside centre.

Emery refuses to guarantee Ozil's Arsenal future after Spurs reverse
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Emery refuses to guarantee Ozil's Arsenal future after Spurs reverse

Dec 20th 2018, 8:15 AM 6,028 Views 1 Comment

The playmaker was once more forced to watch from afar as the Gunners crashed out of the Carabao Cup.

'He has the potential to be a fantastic player': Mourinho challenges Pogba to improve mentality
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'He has the potential to be a fantastic player': Mourinho challenges Pogba to improve mentality

Dec 8th 2018, 9:22 PM 6,979 Views 11 Comments

Manchester United beat Fulham 4-1 with Paul Pogba an unused substitute but Jose Mourinho will give him his chance against Valencia.

Mbappe and Rabiot dropped by PSG due to discipline issue
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Mbappe and Rabiot dropped by PSG due to discipline issue

Oct 28th 2018, 10:15 PM 11,486 Views 1 Comment

The France international pair were punished by head coach Thomas Tuchel as they failed to show for a team briefing on time.

'We’ve got a lot of world-class players in our back three' - Zebo misses out
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'We’ve got a lot of world-class players in our back three' - Zebo misses out

Apr 21st 2018, 5:31 PM 15,886 Views 23 Comments

The experienced fullback has missed out on a start for the clash with Racing 92.

Valverde defends decision to drop Coutinho as Barca equal club record
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Valverde defends decision to drop Coutinho as Barca equal club record

Feb 18th 2018, 9:45 AM 13,844 Views 33 Comments

Andres Iniesta started ahead of the Brazil international for the Catalan side’s 2-0 victory over Eibar.

'He must be fuming not to be brought on' - Keane reckons it's end of Man Utd road for Rooney
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'He must be fuming not to be brought on' - Keane reckons it's end of Man Utd road for Rooney

Apr 21st 2017, 10:24 AM 10,785 Views 16 Comments

The club’s record goalscorer was once again overlooked last night.

'I won't quit' - Wayne Rooney defiant after England axe
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'I won't quit' - Wayne Rooney defiant after England axe

Oct 11th 2016, 10:09 AM 5,352 Views 6 Comments

Rooney won’t be in the starting line-up for England’s World Cup qualifier against Slovenia on Tuesday.

Club then country as Rooney dropped to bench for England's World Cup qualifier
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Club then country as Rooney dropped to bench for England's World Cup qualifier

Oct 10th 2016, 7:50 PM 8,222 Views 17 Comments

Jordan Henderson will captain Gareth Southgate’s side tomorrow evening.

Mourinho makes his first big call as Man Utd manager by dropping Wayne Rooney
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Mourinho makes his first big call as Man Utd manager by dropping Wayne Rooney

Sep 24th 2016, 11:48 AM 7,627 Views 15 Comments

The England international has to make do with a place on the bench.

After on-pitch row during Champions League tie, Jose Mourinho drops Diego Costa
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After on-pitch row during Champions League tie, Jose Mourinho drops Diego Costa

Nov 29th 2015, 11:14 AM 16,567 Views 6 Comments

The pair clashed during Chelsea’s European tie with Maccabi Tel Aviv last Tuesday.

Louis van Gaal drops Dutch duo Memphis and Blind for Man United's game at Everton
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Louis van Gaal drops Dutch duo Memphis and Blind for Man United's game at Everton

Oct 17th 2015, 2:26 PM 5,302 Views 8 Comments

Seamus Coleman, meanwhile, starts for the hosts.

The beginning of the end? Mourinho says Terry's half-time withdrawal was purely tactical
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The beginning of the end? Mourinho says Terry's half-time withdrawal was purely tactical

Aug 16th 2015, 6:59 PM 10,572 Views 32 Comments

It was the first time Mourinho subbed his captain in a Premier League game.

Balotelli set for substitute's role as Brendan Rodgers admits formation doesn't suit him
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Balotelli set for substitute's role as Brendan Rodgers admits formation doesn't suit him

Dec 26th 2014, 11:08 AM 3,111 Views 15 Comments

Italian striker is available for today’s clash with Burnley but is likely to start from the bench.

Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe
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Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe

Oct 10th 2014, 11:38 AM 7,717 Views 54 Comments

A judge at the beginning of their career can expect to take home €122,512.

RG3 rested for remainder of NFL season
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RG3 rested for remainder of NFL season

Dec 11th 2013, 11:22 PM 4,351 Views 4 Comments

Time for Kirk Cousins to step up again.

'Show up and shut up' - the story of a government backbencher
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'Show up and shut up' - the story of a government backbencher

Jul 30th 2013, 3:27 PM 11,235 Views 53 Comments

In a rousing speech at the MacGill Summer School today Eoghan Murphy called for a loosening of the whip system to allow TDs to better represent their constituents.

Tim Tebow set for Florida return as Jacksonville Jaguars prowl
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Tim Tebow set for Florida return as Jacksonville Jaguars prowl

Dec 23rd 2012, 4:49 PM 1,107 Views 0 Comments

The rarely used quarter-back and former demi-god could be on his way out of the New York Jets.

Collision course: Hughes to reprimand Macheda for Twitter outburst
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Collision course: Hughes to reprimand Macheda for Twitter outburst

Mar 4th 2012, 1:25 PM 933 Views 1 Comment

‘Perhaps he has broken a watch or dropped his phone’ said Mark Hughes when posed with the grievances of his striker.

Shay Given sits out Ireland squad training at Malahide
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Shay Given sits out Ireland squad training at Malahide

Nov 8th 2011, 1:14 PM 537 Views 4 Comments

Aston Villa shot-stopper takes it easy at Malahide but is not an injury concern ahead of Estonia showdown