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January 2023
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Newcastle boss denies Ronaldo rumours
Eddie Howe says there are no plans for a loan deal with the former Man United star.
Last year
2022
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NFL Saints deny faking injury in loss to Bucs
Cameron Jordan is at the centre of the controversy.
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Portugal deny Ronaldo threatened to walk out of World Cup
FPF said striker’s appearance against Switzerland was a further demonstration of his commitment to the cause.
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No political football for Iran World Cup clash - US boss
Gregg Berhalter was a satisfied man after watching his youthful US team hold mighty England
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Fans face 'lager shampoo' if Premier League alcohol ban lifted
There are calls to overturn the law which has been in place since the worst days of football hooliganism in England in 1985.
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NBA star says 'anti-Semitic' label 'not justified'
Brooklyn Nets player Kyrie Irving caused controversy with a recent tweet.
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'Competing against clean athletes was important to her' - Former coach defends Halep
Darren Cahill has issued a strong statement in the tennis star’s defence.
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Broadcasters offer '100 times less' for Women's World Cup
The competition in July-August will have 32 teams for the first time.
# Setback
LIV Golf suffers blow as players denied ranking points
The Saudi-funded breakaway recently spoke of a new strategic alliance with the MENA Tour.
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David Moyes: You would burst out laughing if you knew who West Ham have bid for
The Hammers have made seven first-team signings so far.
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Manchester United could finish in bottom half of Premier League – Gary Neville
The former defender was vocal in his criticism of the club’s owners following a humiliating 4-0 loss at Brentford on Saturday.
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All Blacks took 'step up', says under-fire coach Foster
The loss to the Springboks was the fifth in six matches after three defeats by Ireland and another by France.
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Jordan Spieth fears British Open at St Andrews could be 'too easy'
The American will be bidding for a second title to add to the one he won at Royal Birkdale near Liverpool five years ago.
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Kylian Mbappe 'confused' by 'political and economic pressure'
Florentino Perez also kept the door open for the France star joining Real Madrid in future.
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Klopp suggests new deal won't influence Salah and Mane uncertainty
Roberto Firmino and Naby Keita also have contracts that expire next year.
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Pochettino '100%' sure he and Mbappe will be at PSG next season
‘In football, you can expect a lot of things but that’s what I feel today,’ the manager added.
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If Man United need open heart surgery, Chelsea only need a facelift - Tuchel
The Blues have lost ground on their rivals in recruitment and retention for next term.
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'The next game has no influence on the line-up for tomorrow' - Klopp
The German coach insists Liverpool’s FA Cup semi-final has no bearing on the starting XI against Benfica.
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Sweden fears Russia World Cup ban gives Poland upper hand
Hakan Sjostrand said he would have preferred it if Fifa had found a new opponent for their rivals.
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Formula 1 needs 'people who have no biases,' says Lewis Hamilton
The seven-time world champion was dramatically pipped to the title by Max Verstappen in December.
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'I never said I was going to quit F1' - Lewis Hamilton
The British driver, 37, was speaking for the first time since he lost the championship in controversial circumstances.
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'I'd be almost embarrassed being on the staff now' - Paul Scholes
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lost his job following a poor run of results.
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Real Madrid president says he's victim of plot as Raul and Casillas quotes appear
The recordings of Florentino Perez, which date from 2006, were published in online newspaper El Confidencial on Tuesday.
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England’s bench could have made it to the final - Chiellini
Gareth Southgate’s squad face the Azzurri at Wembley on Sunday looking to win a first major international tournament since the 1966 World Cup.
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Hungary says Munich plans to light stadium in rainbow colour is 'dangerous'
Viktor Orban’s right-wing Hungarian government last week passed a law banning the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality to minors.
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Antonio Rudiger denies biting Paul Pogba
The France star said the Germany defender ‘nibbled… a little bit on me’ but should face no punishment.
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Despite remarkable 11/11 success, Villarreal insist they didn't practice penalties
Playing their first-ever major European final, Unai Emery’s men clinched a memorable triumph.
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'If we let Timo take all the penalties he could have had another 10 goals' - Tuchel
The German has 12 goals in all competitions for Chelsea.
# Must do better
Joel Glazer vows to improve communication with Man United fans
The supporters have said ‘change is needed and the club must act now’, setting out a five-point plan.
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Nobody at Liverpool has discussed a new contract with me, says Mohamed Salah
The 28-year-old Egypt forward’s current deal expires in 2023.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says red background has affected Man United's home form
Tuesday marked 25 years to the day since Sir Alex Ferguson famously ordered his players to change from their grey kit to a blue-and-white strip midway through a 3-1 loss.
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Former Man City defender claims Pep Guardiola 'killed' his confidence
Angelino has thrived since joining German club RB Leipzig.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Jesse Lingard has a Man United future ahead of imminent loan exit
The midfielder has made just three appearances in all competitions this term.
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Cristiano Ronaldo broke coronavirus rules - reports
The Juventus striker allegedly travelled to Courmayeur for his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez’ birthday.
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Prosecution concludes British cycling doctor complicit in doping
Almost two years after it started, the fitness-to-practice hearing has finally reached the summing up stage.
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Jurgen Klopp: I don’t have authority to sign players at Liverpool
The transfer model created at Anfield has had many notable successes but it is not built on always spending large sums.
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Interim Barca president said he would have sold Messi
The Argentine star can talk to other clubs in January and leave for free when his contract expires in June.
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Distancing 'was maintained' at wedding Mo Salah attended before virus positive
The two-time African footballer of the year has been in isolation in Egypt since Friday.
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Jurgen Klopp says Diogo Jota form does not give him a selection ‘headache’
The former Wolves star, picked ahead of Roberto Firmino, scored a hat-trick in Liverpool’s 5-0 win Champions League win.
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Mercedes play down suggestions Lewis Hamilton is set to quit Formula One
The six-time world champion suggested on Sunday that this might be his final season in the sport.