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# football - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Man charged after alleged racist abuse in Manchester derby
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Man charged after alleged racist abuse in Manchester derby

Mar 17th 2020, 10:31 PM 4,916 Views 0 Comments

Police responded to complaints over the actions of a spectator during the 7 December match.

# football - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Former Man City defender among 5 Valencia players to test positive for coronavirus
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Former Man City defender among 5 Valencia players to test positive for coronavirus

Mar 15th 2020, 10:55 PM 9,052 Views 1 Comment

After Ezequiel Garay contracted the disease, Valencia team-mate Eliaquim Mangala also confirmed he has the virus.

# football - Saturday 14 March, 2020

'They haven't fully grasped the risk': Ogbonna slams UK handling of outbreak
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

'They haven't fully grasped the risk': Ogbonna slams UK handling of outbreak

Mar 14th 2020, 5:47 PM 12,682 Views 2 Comments

The Premier League has belatedly postponed all fixtures as government advice was left muddled.

# football - Friday 13 March, 2020

Chelsea's Hudson-Odoi tests positive for coronavirus
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Chelsea's Hudson-Odoi tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 13th 2020, 7:43 AM 3,704 Views 6 Comments

The Premier League is due to hold an emergency meeting today.

# football - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Guardiola feels Premier League should be suspended if coronavirus chaos continues
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

Guardiola feels Premier League should be suspended if coronavirus chaos continues

Mar 11th 2020, 10:06 AM 7,184 Views 15 Comments

As a growing number of football matches are scheduled to take place without fans, the Man City boss has suggested suspending the season.

Tonight's Man City v Arsenal game postponed over coronavirus fears
# Medical Advice
From The42
# Medical Advice

Tonight's Man City v Arsenal game postponed over coronavirus fears

Mar 11th 2020, 7:49 AM 7,216 Views 17 Comments

Arsenal’s clash with Manchester City will not go ahead as a precaution due to coronavirus.

# football - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Uefa dismisses reports that they have received requests to postpone Euro 2020
# Nothing To See Here
From The42
# Nothing To See Here

Uefa dismisses reports that they have received requests to postpone Euro 2020

Mar 10th 2020, 9:08 PM 3,237 Views 1 Comment

The tournament is still set to go ahead in Rome later this summer.

# football - Monday 9 March, 2020

Vardy and Barnes both score twice in Leicester's hammering of Aston Villa
# Foxes Tails Up
From The42
# Foxes Tails Up

Vardy and Barnes both score twice in Leicester's hammering of Aston Villa

Mar 9th 2020, 10:18 PM 7,361 Views 3 Comments

The defeat leaves Villa firmly in relegation trouble.

Europa League tie involving Wolves one of two games to be played behind closed doors
# Disrupted
From The42
# Disrupted

Europa League tie involving Wolves one of two games to be played behind closed doors

Mar 9th 2020, 10:02 PM 4,125 Views 2 Comments

Uefa has announced that Olympiacos-Wolves and Sevilla-Roma will be played without supporters due to fears around the coronavirus.

Italy-wide sporting suspension leaves Serie A title race in chaos
# Coronavirus
From The42
# Coronavirus

Italy-wide sporting suspension leaves Serie A title race in chaos

Mar 9th 2020, 8:58 PM 8,947 Views 9 Comments

With all sporting activity in Italy shelved until 3 April at the earliest, Serie A has been left in chaos with Euro 2020 on the horizon.

# football - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'It'll be good to rub that one in their faces' - McTominay on derby win
# Satisfaction
From The42
# Satisfaction

'It'll be good to rub that one in their faces' - McTominay on derby win

Mar 8th 2020, 9:08 PM 12,567 Views 25 Comments

The midfielder netted United’s second of the afternoon and he cannot wait to remind a few City-supporting friends of the result.

Bayern move four points clear in pursuit of eighth consecutive Bundesliga crown
# On Track
From The42
# On Track

Bayern move four points clear in pursuit of eighth consecutive Bundesliga crown

Mar 8th 2020, 6:34 PM 5,447 Views 0 Comments

After a lacklustre first half, Thomas Müller provided the game’s decisive moment early in the second half.

Everton swept aside by Chelsea on Ancelotti's Stamford Bridge return
# Blues Cruise
From The42
# Blues Cruise

Everton swept aside by Chelsea on Ancelotti's Stamford Bridge return

Mar 8th 2020, 4:48 PM 5,483 Views 5 Comments

Frank Lampard came out on top against his former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti by masterminding a 4-0 victory over Everton.

# football - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Salah and Mane goals cancel out Bournemouth opener as Liverpool clinch record-breaking win
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Salah and Mane goals cancel out Bournemouth opener as Liverpool clinch record-breaking win

Mar 7th 2020, 2:43 PM 31,792 Views 37 Comments

The hosts recorded their 22nd home league win in succession to extend their lead at the top.

# football - Friday 6 March, 2020

Mikel Arteta rues 'sad' story of Jack Wilshere
# Sympathy
From The42
# Sympathy

Mikel Arteta rues 'sad' story of Jack Wilshere

Mar 6th 2020, 11:55 PM 21,582 Views 6 Comments

Mikel Arteta played alongside Jack Wilshere for Arsenal and says the injury-hit midfielder was so gifted he could have been a great.

Ireland international gets six-game ban for alleged biting incident
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

Ireland international gets six-game ban for alleged biting incident

Mar 6th 2020, 9:16 PM 7,961 Views 5 Comments

Kieran O’Hara denied violent conduct, but the Football Association has punished the goalkeeper.

# football - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Rooney hopes Irish teen starlet and other youngsters can learn from Man United defeat
# Influence
From The42
# Influence

Rooney hopes Irish teen starlet and other youngsters can learn from Man United defeat

Mar 5th 2020, 11:50 PM 13,481 Views 8 Comments

The Derby County player-coach praised Jason Knight for his performance against Manchester United.

Ighalo: I don't care about the critics – Man Utd believe in me
# Haters Gonna Hate
From The42
# Haters Gonna Hate

Ighalo: I don't care about the critics – Man Utd believe in me

Mar 5th 2020, 10:47 PM 11,875 Views 6 Comments

The much-maligned striker has no interest in what is said outside the club.

# football - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Victor Wanyama leaves Tottenham
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Victor Wanyama leaves Tottenham

Mar 4th 2020, 9:22 AM 8,916 Views 2 Comments

Montreal Impact have confirmed the signing of the 28-year-old midfielder.

Coppa Italia semi-final between Juventus and Milan postponed due to coronavirus fears
# Decision
From The42
# Decision

Coppa Italia semi-final between Juventus and Milan postponed due to coronavirus fears

Mar 4th 2020, 8:47 AM 1,581 Views 0 Comments

The Coppa Italia semi-final second leg between Juventus and Milan will not go ahead as planned on Tuesday.

Klopp says Liverpool need 'wonderful reaction' following FA Cup exit at Chelsea
# Defeat
From The42
# Defeat

Klopp says Liverpool need 'wonderful reaction' following FA Cup exit at Chelsea

Mar 4th 2020, 8:10 AM 3,616 Views 7 Comments

Liverpool’s usually reliable defence was unable to stop Chelsea scoring twice at Stamford Bridge, ending hopes of a domestic double.

# football - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Dortmund CEO on Man United target Sancho: 'I don't think he wants to leave'
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Dortmund CEO on Man United target Sancho: 'I don't think he wants to leave'

Mar 3rd 2020, 10:52 AM 4,676 Views 8 Comments

Hans-Joachim Watzke addressed mounting speculation over the England international.

Dublin's hosting of Euro 2020 games this summer will be 'monitored very closely' - Shane Ross
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Dublin's hosting of Euro 2020 games this summer will be 'monitored very closely' - Shane Ross

Mar 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 19,297 Views 20 Comments

The Aviva Stadium will host three group games and one Round of 16 game this June.

# football - Monday 2 March, 2020

Jack Grealish left fuming over Man City's Carabao Cup winner
# Annoyed
From The42
# Annoyed

Jack Grealish left fuming over Man City's Carabao Cup winner

Mar 2nd 2020, 12:38 AM 14,121 Views 9 Comments

Pep Guardiola’s side ultimately secured silverware thanks to a controversial strike in the first half that left their opponents furious.

Pique dubs Zidane's men 'worst Madrid' he has faced
# Provocateur
From The42
# Provocateur

Pique dubs Zidane's men 'worst Madrid' he has faced

Mar 2nd 2020, 12:32 AM 13,080 Views 4 Comments

Barcelona slumped to their first La Liga defeat to their rivals in almost four years but the defender was unimpressed.

# football - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Dietmar Hopp tells 'idiot' fans: I won't stop coming
# Defiant
From The42
# Defiant

Dietmar Hopp tells 'idiot' fans: I won't stop coming

Mar 1st 2020, 7:27 PM 11,368 Views 1 Comment

He says anger against his ownership of Hoffenheim, which reached a head on Saturday, reminds him of ‘very dark times’.

RB Leipzig held by Leverkusen as they stumble in Bayern chase
# Bundesliga
From The42
# Bundesliga

RB Leipzig held by Leverkusen as they stumble in Bayern chase

Mar 1st 2020, 6:35 PM 2,207 Views 0 Comments

Julian Nagelsmann’s men had to settle for a draw with Bayern Leverkusen.

'Nowhere near good enough' - Robertson apologises for shock Liverpool defeat
# Stung
From The42
# Stung

'Nowhere near good enough' - Robertson apologises for shock Liverpool defeat

Mar 1st 2020, 12:10 PM 8,059 Views 12 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s runaway Premier League leaders were beaten 3-0 away to Watford yesterday.

# football - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Juventus quarantine entire U23 squad
# Precaution
From The42
# Precaution

Juventus quarantine entire U23 squad

Feb 29th 2020, 10:48 PM 8,615 Views 0 Comments

The move was made after recent opponents Pianese tested positive for the illness.

Van Dijk slams Liverpool after 'unacceptable' loss
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

Van Dijk slams Liverpool after 'unacceptable' loss

Feb 29th 2020, 8:42 PM 15,577 Views 37 Comments

The team’s run of 44 games without defeat in the Premier League ended with a shock 3-0 loss away to strugglers Watford.

Juventus-Inter among five Serie A games postponed amid coronavirus fears
# Off
From The42
# Off

Juventus-Inter among five Serie A games postponed amid coronavirus fears

Feb 29th 2020, 12:10 PM 3,246 Views 4 Comments

Initially set to be played behind closed doors, Juventus versus Inter is among five Serie A fixtures to have been postponed.

# football - Friday 28 February, 2020

Lewis clinches rare Canaries win as Leicester's poor run of form continues
# Survival Boost
From The42
# Survival Boost

Lewis clinches rare Canaries win as Leicester's poor run of form continues

Feb 28th 2020, 10:34 PM 5,151 Views 9 Comments

Norwich City survived a tricky first hour to upset high-flying Leicester City thanks to a fine Jamal Lewis goal at Carrow Road.

# football - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Man City's Real Madrid win comes at a cost
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Man City's Real Madrid win comes at a cost

Feb 26th 2020, 10:44 PM 13,088 Views 0 Comments

Aymeric Laporte was forced off with an injury in the first half.

# football - Monday 24 February, 2020

FAI to monitor effect of ban on heading at training introduced in Northern Ireland, England and Scotland
# Underage Football
From The42
# Underage Football

FAI to monitor effect of ban on heading at training introduced in Northern Ireland, England and Scotland

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 6:17 PM 6,826 Views 8 Comments

The guidelines are aimed at kids under 12 and will come into effect immediately.

# football - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Chelsea confirm five-year deal for Ajax forward
# Signing
From The42
# Signing

Chelsea confirm five-year deal for Ajax forward

Feb 23rd 2020, 9:49 PM 8,465 Views 1 Comment

Hakim Ziyech was described as “one of the most dangerous attacking players in Europe” after finalising a contract with Chelsea.

Three people dead in Italy as authorities put towns in lockdown in bid to contain coronavirus
# Called Off
# Called Off

Three people dead in Italy as authorities put towns in lockdown in bid to contain coronavirus

Updated Feb 23rd 2020, 6:05 PM 56,540 Views 45 Comments

A dozen towns in northern Italy effectively went into lockdown on Saturday after the deaths of two people.

Hazard to miss Madrid's Man City and Barca clashes after suffering ankle fracture
# Hazard Warning
From The42
# Hazard Warning

Hazard to miss Madrid's Man City and Barca clashes after suffering ankle fracture

Feb 23rd 2020, 12:56 PM 3,228 Views 1 Comment

Real Madrid will be without Eden Hazard for a crucial period as the forward sustained more ankle woe.

# football - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Hazard injured as Real Madrid suffer shock defeat ahead of Man City tie and El Classico
# Saturday Setback
From The42
# Saturday Setback

Hazard injured as Real Madrid suffer shock defeat ahead of Man City tie and El Classico

Feb 22nd 2020, 10:08 PM 9,792 Views 4 Comments

Jose Luis Morales scored an eye-catching late winner to secure Levante a 1-0 win over Real Madrid, who trail Barcelona ahead of El Clasico.

Jesus strikes late to see Man City past Leicester despite Aguero penalty miss
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Jesus strikes late to see Man City past Leicester despite Aguero penalty miss

Feb 22nd 2020, 7:45 PM 5,557 Views 7 Comments

Pep Guardiola’s team now have a seven-point gap over the Foxes.

'It's not good enough, I'm sorry' - Lampard fumes after VAR botches Lo Celso red
# Sick Of It
From The42
# Sick Of It

'It's not good enough, I'm sorry' - Lampard fumes after VAR botches Lo Celso red

Feb 22nd 2020, 4:24 PM 8,184 Views 3 Comments

‘It’s harder to speak about it when you’ve lost because people are claiming you’re just shouting, but maybe you need to shout…’