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# football - Friday 21 February, 2020

Three-week lay-off leaves Henderson in race against time for Atletico showdown
# Captain Fantastic
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# Captain Fantastic

Three-week lay-off leaves Henderson in race against time for Atletico showdown

Feb 21st 2020, 2:20 PM 4,094 Views 4 Comments

The Liverpool captain sustained a hamstring injury during Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat in Madrid.

Ryan Babel slammed by his own manager for mimicking opponents in Europa League loss
# Theatrics
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# Theatrics

Ryan Babel slammed by his own manager for mimicking opponents in Europa League loss

Feb 21st 2020, 10:34 AM 12,064 Views 9 Comments

The ex-Liverpool attacker indulged in some amateur theatrics in mocking his Getafe counterpart.

# football - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Lacazette hits late winner as Arsenal hold advantage to reach Europa League last 16 From The42

Lacazette hits late winner as Arsenal hold advantage to reach Europa League last 16

Feb 20th 2020, 10:18 PM 4,801 Views 0 Comments

Mikel Arteta’s men scored a 1-0 win over Olympiacos ahead of the return leg in London.

Martial nabs crucial away goal as Man Utd hold slight edge ahead of home second leg
# Round 1
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# Round 1

Martial nabs crucial away goal as Man Utd hold slight edge ahead of home second leg

Feb 20th 2020, 8:11 PM 21,063 Views 17 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side played out a draw against Club Brugge in their Europa League last-32 tie.

Arsenal star dropped for attitude in training
# Punishment
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# Punishment

Arsenal star dropped for attitude in training

Feb 20th 2020, 12:57 PM 14,588 Views 12 Comments

Matteo Guendouzi could return to the Gunners’ starting XI against Olympiacos after Mikel Arteta left him out of the win over Newcastle United.

# football - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Atalanta put one foot in Champions League last eight after ruthless win over Valencia
# Italian Job
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# Italian Job

Atalanta put one foot in Champions League last eight after ruthless win over Valencia

Feb 19th 2020, 10:15 PM 5,672 Views 0 Comments

Hans Hateboer scored in either half as Gian Piero Gasperini’s Atalanta blew Valencia away.

Man City do their talking on the pitch as Guardiola's men ease to win amid Uefa battle
# Business As Usual
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# Business As Usual

Man City do their talking on the pitch as Guardiola's men ease to win amid Uefa battle

Feb 19th 2020, 9:48 PM 7,457 Views 11 Comments

Kevin De Bruyne scored one and assisted another as City beat West Ham 2-0 in the rescheduled fixture.

Wenger proposes new offside rule for Euro 2020 which would benefit attackers
# Forward Thinking
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# Forward Thinking

Wenger proposes new offside rule for Euro 2020 which would benefit attackers

Feb 19th 2020, 10:54 AM 5,953 Views 11 Comments

Football’s offside rule is expected to be discussed by its lawmaking body in Belfast on 29 February.

# football - Monday 17 February, 2020

Solskjaer won't discuss Raiola's comments with Pogba
# Ignorance Is Bliss
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# Ignorance Is Bliss

Solskjaer won't discuss Raiola's comments with Pogba

Feb 17th 2020, 11:59 PM 5,400 Views 3 Comments

The France international has missed much of the season at Man United through injury.

Steven Gerrard 'really interested' to see if Man City get Premier League punishment
# Hope
From The42
# Hope

Steven Gerrard 'really interested' to see if Man City get Premier League punishment

Feb 17th 2020, 10:55 PM 10,258 Views 31 Comments

The former Liverpool captain is waiting to see if the Premier League follow Uefa’s lead in punishing the Blues.

# football - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Ashley Young's first goal not enough for Inter
# Closely Fought
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# Closely Fought

Ashley Young's first goal not enough for Inter

Feb 16th 2020, 10:17 PM 7,117 Views 0 Comments

Efforts from Ciro Immobile and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic gave Lazio an important victory in Rome.

Mourinho jokes Alderweireld 'scored three goals' in Spurs thriller
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Mourinho jokes Alderweireld 'scored three goals' in Spurs thriller

Feb 16th 2020, 7:17 PM 7,909 Views 0 Comments

The Belgian defender certainly had an eventful afternoon for Tottenham at Villa Park.

# football - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Klopp expresses sympathy for Guardiola and his players following Champions League ban
# Solidarity
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# Solidarity

Klopp expresses sympathy for Guardiola and his players following Champions League ban

Feb 15th 2020, 9:38 PM 11,022 Views 7 Comments

Manchester City have been hit with a two-season exclusion from European competition but the Liverpool boss wants his counterpart’s work to be respected.

Leipzig replace Bayern at Bundesliga summit while Leverkusen leave it late against Union Berlin
# Title Race
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# Title Race

Leipzig replace Bayern at Bundesliga summit while Leverkusen leave it late against Union Berlin

Feb 15th 2020, 8:11 PM 6,524 Views 0 Comments

Bayern Munich will need to beat Cologne on Sunday to get top spot back from RB Leipzig, who beat Werder Bremen 3-0.

Liverpool march on thanks to magnificent Mane
# Impact
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# Impact

Liverpool march on thanks to magnificent Mane

Feb 15th 2020, 7:40 PM 38,904 Views 54 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s team have now won 17 consecutive Premier League games as they close in on the title.

Last-gasp equaliser denies PSG in extraordinary contest
# Incroyable
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# Incroyable

Last-gasp equaliser denies PSG in extraordinary contest

Feb 15th 2020, 7:15 PM 8,691 Views 0 Comments

The champions came from 3-0 down to lead…and yet didn’t win against lowly Amiens.

# football - Friday 14 February, 2020

'I have my good and bad days. This is normal for people my age' - Pele
# Icon
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# Icon

'I have my good and bad days. This is normal for people my age' - Pele

Feb 14th 2020, 8:00 AM 3,696 Views 1 Comment

Three-time World Cup winner Pele – who turns 80 in October – rejected claims over his health on Thursday.

# football - Thursday 13 February, 2020

'Ole Gunnar has been very important... But Dortmund was the best option' - Haaland
# Transfer News
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# Transfer News

'Ole Gunnar has been very important... But Dortmund was the best option' - Haaland

Feb 13th 2020, 10:40 PM 7,245 Views 1 Comment

A host of Europe’s leading clubs were chasing Erling Haaland, but the youngster claims he always had eyes for Borussia Dortmund.

Last-gasp Cristiano Ronaldo's incredible scoring run continues as he rescues Juventus
# All To Play For
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# All To Play For

Last-gasp Cristiano Ronaldo's incredible scoring run continues as he rescues Juventus

Feb 13th 2020, 10:25 PM 10,363 Views 9 Comments

Ante Rebic opened the scoring for Milan but the 10-man hosts were denied a first-leg victory at San Siro.

# football - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Napoli beat Inter to close in on Italian Cup final and PSG stroll into French Cup last four
# Coppa Italia
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# Coppa Italia

Napoli beat Inter to close in on Italian Cup final and PSG stroll into French Cup last four

Feb 12th 2020, 10:32 PM 4,082 Views 4 Comments

Elsewhere in Europe tonight there were cup wins for PSG, Ajax and Athletic Bilbao.

# football - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Pele depressed, reclusive because of poor health
# Problems
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# Problems

Pele depressed, reclusive because of poor health

Feb 11th 2020, 10:09 AM 6,269 Views 1 Comment

The football legend’s son says the star has been left unable to walk.

Juventus target worth at least €70 million
# Transfer News
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# Transfer News

Juventus target worth at least €70 million

Feb 11th 2020, 9:16 AM 10,383 Views 1 Comment

Bologna sporting director Walter Sabatini talked up the value of attacker Riccardo Orsolini.

# football - Monday 10 February, 2020

Woodward views summer transfer window as crucial because Man Utd are 'not where we want to be'
# Rebuild
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# Rebuild

Woodward views summer transfer window as crucial because Man Utd are 'not where we want to be'

Feb 10th 2020, 10:49 PM 7,039 Views 4 Comments

United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has outlined his plans for what he considers to be a crucial year.

# football - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Lukaku goal rounds off Milan derby as Inter come from two down for famous win
# Top Of The Table
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# Top Of The Table

Lukaku goal rounds off Milan derby as Inter come from two down for famous win

Feb 9th 2020, 10:21 PM 6,598 Views 5 Comments

A thrilling game sent Inter to top of Serie A.

# football - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Relief for Diego Simeone as off-colour Atletico Madrid win first game in in six
# Badly Needed
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# Badly Needed

Relief for Diego Simeone as off-colour Atletico Madrid win first game in in six

Feb 8th 2020, 11:04 PM 3,845 Views 1 Comment

Angel Correa scored his fourth La Liga goal of the season and Atleti’s first in four league games as they beat Granada at home.

Another Ronaldo record not enough as Juventus stunned by late turnaround
# Italia
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# Italia

Another Ronaldo record not enough as Juventus stunned by late turnaround

Feb 8th 2020, 10:27 PM 10,741 Views 2 Comments

CR7 broke yet another record, but Juve collapsed at Hellas Verona.

Error from ex-Real Madrid keeper sees Leeds slump to second straight Championship defeat
# On The Slide
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# On The Slide

Error from ex-Real Madrid keeper sees Leeds slump to second straight Championship defeat

Feb 8th 2020, 9:51 PM 7,219 Views 6 Comments

Kiko Casilla conceded another soft goal in his side’s defeat to Nottingham Forest.

Duffy returns to Brighton XI as Watford own goal rescues draw in bottom-of-the-table battle
# Premier League
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# Premier League

Duffy returns to Brighton XI as Watford own goal rescues draw in bottom-of-the-table battle

Feb 8th 2020, 8:32 PM 4,209 Views 2 Comments

A 1-1 draw at the Amex.

# football - Friday 7 February, 2020

Joshua King had 'difficult couple of days' after United interest came to nothing
# Return Of The King
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# Return Of The King

Joshua King had 'difficult couple of days' after United interest came to nothing

Feb 7th 2020, 4:15 PM 6,346 Views 0 Comments

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says the approach was a ‘huge compliment’ for the striker.

# football - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Holders Bayern survive late scare to see off Hoffenheim and reach last eight
# German Cup
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# German Cup

Holders Bayern survive late scare to see off Hoffenheim and reach last eight

Feb 5th 2020, 10:07 PM 2,749 Views 0 Comments

DFB-Pokal holders Bayern Munich fought into the last eight with a 4-3 win over fellow Bundesliga side Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena.

'Milner asked if he could come along' - Critchley
# Influence
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# Influence

'Milner asked if he could come along' - Critchley

Feb 5th 2020, 10:34 AM 15,558 Views 14 Comments

The Reds veteran was quick to offer his support despite being stuck on the sidelines during Liverpool’s FA Cup win last night.

Wayne Rooney will be 'ready' for Man United reunion
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Wayne Rooney will be 'ready' for Man United reunion

Feb 5th 2020, 10:23 AM 8,194 Views 3 Comments

Derby County will host the Red Devils in the FA Cup fifth round, with a goal from the experienced striker helping them get there.

Eriksen complains of being treated as a 'black sheep' during final months at Spurs
# Out In The Cold
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# Out In The Cold

Eriksen complains of being treated as a 'black sheep' during final months at Spurs

Feb 5th 2020, 8:54 AM 6,233 Views 9 Comments

The Danish playmaker has left for Inter Milan, but admits he held talks with Manchester United.

# football - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Mourinho: I went viral for the wrong reasons after VAR shambles
# Preview
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# Preview

Mourinho: I went viral for the wrong reasons after VAR shambles

Feb 4th 2020, 8:04 PM 7,446 Views 3 Comments

A spate of decisions angered the Spurs boss during their win over Man City.

Atletico facing injury crisis ahead of Liverpool clash
# Problems
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# Problems

Atletico facing injury crisis ahead of Liverpool clash

Feb 4th 2020, 12:08 PM 9,581 Views 6 Comments

Kieran Trippier and Alvaro Morata are the latest to be ruled doubtful for the Champions League last-16 tie with the holders.

# football - Monday 3 February, 2020

'He gives us unbelievable support' - Stand-in Critchley defends Klopp over FA Cup replay stance
# Stayaway
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# Stayaway

'He gives us unbelievable support' - Stand-in Critchley defends Klopp over FA Cup replay stance

Feb 3rd 2020, 5:36 PM 7,738 Views 12 Comments

The Liverpool U23 coach says there is no doubting the German’s commitment.

# football - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Lukaku scores twice as Conte's Inter close the gap to Juventus
# Big Rom
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# Big Rom

Lukaku scores twice as Conte's Inter close the gap to Juventus

Feb 2nd 2020, 10:12 PM 7,739 Views 9 Comments

After a run of three straight draws in Serie A, the Nerazzurri secured three much-needed points on the road thanks to the Belgian striker.

Former PSV striker nets debut goal as Mourinho's Spurs stun 10-man Man City
# Moving Up
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# Moving Up

Former PSV striker nets debut goal as Mourinho's Spurs stun 10-man Man City

Feb 2nd 2020, 7:05 PM 12,899 Views 18 Comments

Ilkay Gundogan missed a penalty and Oleksandr Zinchenko was sent off as Manchester City had a torrid afternoon at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

'Arsenal still very far from what I want' - Arteta demands improvement after Burnley draw
# Frustrated
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# Frustrated

'Arsenal still very far from what I want' - Arteta demands improvement after Burnley draw

Feb 2nd 2020, 6:18 PM 4,338 Views 3 Comments

The Gunners were underwhelming in attack at Turf Moor as their poor run of form continued.

Immobile fires Lazio second as striker matches scoring mark in Serie A
# Hot Streak
From The42
# Hot Streak

Immobile fires Lazio second as striker matches scoring mark in Serie A

Feb 2nd 2020, 5:38 PM 5,234 Views 1 Comment

Lazio are firmly in Scudetto contention thanks largely to Ciro Immobile, who is scoring goals at a rate not seen for decades.