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# football - Friday 17 January, 2020

Man Utd trigger two-year extension in Bailly's contract
# Show Of Faith
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# Show Of Faith

Man Utd trigger two-year extension in Bailly's contract

Jan 17th 2020, 8:10 PM 9,846 Views 5 Comments

The defender is set to remain at Manchester United until 2022.

Klopp seething as rescheduling of Africa Cup of Nations looks set to hurt Liverpool
# AFCON
From The42
# AFCON

Klopp seething as rescheduling of Africa Cup of Nations looks set to hurt Liverpool

Jan 17th 2020, 6:18 PM 9,569 Views 15 Comments

The Liverpool manager could lose several key players to the rescheduled Africa Cup of Nations next January.

Poll: Should children under the age of 12 be banned from heading footballs?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should children under the age of 12 be banned from heading footballs?

Jan 17th 2020, 8:31 AM 21,240 Views 64 Comments

The Scottish FA is expected to announce a ban on under-12s heading the ball in training later this month.

Man Utd target Bruno Fernandes worth a lot more than suggested insists Sporting coach
# WINDOW PAIN
From The42
# WINDOW PAIN

Man Utd target Bruno Fernandes worth a lot more than suggested insists Sporting coach

Jan 17th 2020, 8:21 AM 7,392 Views 15 Comments

The midfielder will play in the Lisbon derby tonight.

# football - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Scottish FA set to ban children from heading footballs
# Dementia
From The42
# Dementia

Scottish FA set to ban children from heading footballs

Jan 16th 2020, 3:11 PM 5,149 Views 15 Comments

The new ruling for U12s could be in place in a matter of weeks, it has been reported today.

# football - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Mbappe at the double amid VAR controversy in PSG-Monaco clash
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

Mbappe at the double amid VAR controversy in PSG-Monaco clash

Jan 15th 2020, 10:58 PM 4,927 Views 6 Comments

The reigning champions benefited from some contentious decisions this evening.

'That backfired' - Solskjaer rues substitution as Rashford hobbles off
# Injury Worry
From The42
# Injury Worry

'That backfired' - Solskjaer rues substitution as Rashford hobbles off

Jan 15th 2020, 10:54 PM 13,275 Views 12 Comments

Marcus Rashford will undergo tests on his back before a key trip to Liverpool, Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed.

'He has to leave with his head up,' Mourinho says of Inter target Eriksen should he depart Spurs
# Up In The Air
From The42
# Up In The Air

'He has to leave with his head up,' Mourinho says of Inter target Eriksen should he depart Spurs

Jan 15th 2020, 8:05 AM 5,574 Views 7 Comments

The boss was asked about the Danish midfielder and his future following Tottenham’s FA Cup win last night.

# football - Monday 13 January, 2020

Mourinho says 'I'm not an idiot' over Eriksen form
# Wantaway
From The42
# Wantaway

Mourinho says 'I'm not an idiot' over Eriksen form

Jan 13th 2020, 4:08 PM 7,032 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the Spurs boss is awaiting an update on the expected signing of midfielder Gedson Fernandes.

'I know it's not good what I did, but I didn't have any other option'
# Cynical
From The42
# Cynical

'I know it's not good what I did, but I didn't have any other option'

Jan 13th 2020, 10:23 AM 11,536 Views 14 Comments

Real Madrid’s Federico Valverde issued an apology to Alvaro Morata following his red-card challenge.

# football - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Neymar at the double but Leicester loanee thwarts PSG in six-goal thriller
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Neymar at the double but Leicester loanee thwarts PSG in six-goal thriller

Jan 12th 2020, 10:43 PM 10,613 Views 0 Comments

Islam Slimani secured a point for Monaco.

Ronaldo continues goalscoring form to help Juventus go top of Serie A
# Capitalised
From The42
# Capitalised

Ronaldo continues goalscoring form to help Juventus go top of Serie A

Jan 12th 2020, 10:09 PM 8,335 Views 3 Comments

Victory over Roma sees Juve overtake Inter.

Ramos scores the decisive penalty to win the Supercopa for Real Madrid
# Spot On
From The42
# Spot On

Ramos scores the decisive penalty to win the Supercopa for Real Madrid

Jan 12th 2020, 9:19 PM 5,791 Views 2 Comments

Sergio Ramos kept his cool as his side saw off Madrid rivals Atletico in a shootout in Saudi Arabia.

Aguero breaks two goalscoring records in City's trouncing of Villa
# Hit For Six
From The42
# Hit For Six

Aguero breaks two goalscoring records in City's trouncing of Villa

Jan 12th 2020, 6:40 PM 13,779 Views 15 Comments

Danny Drinkwater endured an Aston Villa debut to forget as the champions ran riot.

Rampant Watford climb out of drop zone for the first time this season
# Flying
From The42
# Flying

Rampant Watford climb out of drop zone for the first time this season

Jan 12th 2020, 4:16 PM 8,714 Views 6 Comments

Abdoulaye Doucoure, Troy Deeney and Roberto Pereyra scored to earn the Hornets a 3-0 win at Bournemouth.

Fabinho reveals he is close to Liverpool return
# Road To Recovery
From The42
# Road To Recovery

Fabinho reveals he is close to Liverpool return

Jan 12th 2020, 2:27 PM 11,814 Views 28 Comments

The 26-year-old has been out of action since November.

# football - Saturday 11 January, 2020

VAR was 'having a tea' - Mourinho says Liverpool's Robertson should have seen red
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

VAR was 'having a tea' - Mourinho says Liverpool's Robertson should have seen red

Jan 11th 2020, 11:00 PM 15,344 Views 41 Comments

The defender was not punished after a heavy tackle.

Malaga sack coach after explicit video emerges
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Malaga sack coach after explicit video emerges

Jan 11th 2020, 10:37 PM 19,082 Views 6 Comments

Victor Sanchez del Amo has been fired on disciplinary grounds.

Man Utd ready to 'pounce' in transfer market amid Bruno Fernandes rumours
# Olé
From The42
# Olé

Man Utd ready to 'pounce' in transfer market amid Bruno Fernandes rumours

Jan 11th 2020, 7:45 PM 15,297 Views 19 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also had his say on chants directed at United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at Old Trafford.

Jorginho, Abraham and Hudson-Odoi provide home comforts for Lampard
# Blues Cruise
From The42
# Blues Cruise

Jorginho, Abraham and Hudson-Odoi provide home comforts for Lampard

Jan 11th 2020, 5:35 PM 3,911 Views 3 Comments

Chelsea were 3-0 winners against Burnley in a game which saw more VAR controversy.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic inspires Milan on first start
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Zlatan Ibrahimovic inspires Milan on first start

Jan 11th 2020, 4:23 PM 7,943 Views 2 Comments

His team won and scored for the first time in four Serie A matches.

Barcelona confirm Suarez set for knee surgery
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Barcelona confirm Suarez set for knee surgery

Jan 11th 2020, 1:50 PM 4,864 Views 1 Comment

The striker will go under the knife on Sunday in order to try rectify an ongoing knee issue ahead of the season’s run-in.

'Livid' Rice says 'pretty much every Premier League player' wants VAR gone from game
# Out Out
From The42
# Out Out

'Livid' Rice says 'pretty much every Premier League player' wants VAR gone from game

Jan 11th 2020, 8:54 AM 10,420 Views 26 Comments

After a contentious call cost West Ham against Sheffield United, Rice and David Moyes slammed the decision.

# football - Friday 10 January, 2020

Harry Maguire is not out injured for a month - he might play tomorrow, says Solskjaer
# Warrior
From The42
# Warrior

Harry Maguire is not out injured for a month - he might play tomorrow, says Solskjaer

Jan 10th 2020, 1:00 PM 4,736 Views 9 Comments

‘You might’ve mistaken him for Harry Kane,’ says United manager.

Valverde not to blame for Barca's Supercopa loss – Suarez
# Collapse
From The42
# Collapse

Valverde not to blame for Barca's Supercopa loss – Suarez

Jan 10th 2020, 7:57 AM 4,078 Views 2 Comments

Luis Suarez defended Ernesto Valverde following Barcelona’s shock Supercopa de Espana semi-final loss to Atletico Madrid.

# football - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Kane blow for Mourinho as Tottenham striker to have hamstring surgery
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Kane blow for Mourinho as Tottenham striker to have hamstring surgery

Jan 9th 2020, 7:19 PM 7,383 Views 10 Comments

The striker will be out of action until April at the earliest.

PSG star Mbappe: 'It's not the right time' for contract discussions
# Future
From The42
# Future

PSG star Mbappe: 'It's not the right time' for contract discussions

Jan 9th 2020, 9:24 AM 5,652 Views 11 Comments

The French superstar was asked about his future following the Parisians’ Coupe de la Ligue rout of Saint-Etienne on Wednesday.

# football - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Iheanacho equaliser leaves Leicester's Carabao Cup semi-final with Aston Villa finely poised
# Honours Even
From The42
# Honours Even

Iheanacho equaliser leaves Leicester's Carabao Cup semi-final with Aston Villa finely poised

Jan 8th 2020, 10:13 PM 5,857 Views 1 Comment

It’s all to play for in the return leg at Villa Park.

Real Madrid breeze by Valencia into Supercopa final
# Three And Easy
From The42
# Three And Easy

Real Madrid breeze by Valencia into Supercopa final

Jan 8th 2020, 9:20 PM 6,434 Views 2 Comments

Kroos, Isco and Modric were on target in a game controversially staged in Saudi Arabia.

Lazio avoid serious sanction for Balotelli abuse
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

Lazio avoid serious sanction for Balotelli abuse

Jan 8th 2020, 7:44 PM 3,599 Views 5 Comments

The Rome club have been fined €20,000.

Guardiola wary of Man Utd comeback despite first-leg win
# On Guard
From The42
# On Guard

Guardiola wary of Man Utd comeback despite first-leg win

Jan 8th 2020, 8:42 AM 3,646 Views 9 Comments

Manchester City recorded a first-leg win at Old Trafford, but Pep Guardiola is still wary of Manchester United.

# football - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

United target Maddison will be at Leicester beyond January, says Rodgers
# Midfield Maestro
From The42
# Midfield Maestro

United target Maddison will be at Leicester beyond January, says Rodgers

Jan 7th 2020, 10:40 PM 6,062 Views 23 Comments

‘James is a very talented player and he will be here in January and beyond.’

Zidane backs struggling €70 million striker to shine
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

Zidane backs struggling €70 million striker to shine

Jan 7th 2020, 10:39 PM 17,175 Views 3 Comments

Luka Jovic has had a difficult time since joining Real Madrid last June.

Liverpool youngster joins Swansea on loan
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Liverpool youngster joins Swansea on loan

Jan 7th 2020, 10:28 PM 9,865 Views 13 Comments

Rhian Brewster will spend the rest of the season with the Welsh club.

Spanish side Malaga suspend boss after explicit video shared on social media
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

Spanish side Malaga suspend boss after explicit video shared on social media

Jan 7th 2020, 10:06 PM 13,946 Views 10 Comments

The club has suspended Victor Sanchez del Amo and will investigate the matter.

Liverpool star Mane lands African Player of the Year award
# Oooh Mane Mane
From The42
# Oooh Mane Mane

Liverpool star Mane lands African Player of the Year award

Jan 7th 2020, 8:59 PM 5,179 Views 18 Comments

The Senegal international beat Reds team-mate Mohamed Salah and Man City’s Riyad Mahrez to the accolade.

More injury woe for Tottenham
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

More injury woe for Tottenham

Jan 7th 2020, 5:56 PM 5,828 Views 0 Comments

Moussa Sissoko has had an operation on a damaged knee ligament and is not likely to return to action before April.

No bail out deal for FAI signed off on, but meeting with Uefa to be held next week
# Change The Guard
# Change The Guard

No bail out deal for FAI signed off on, but meeting with Uefa to be held next week

Jan 7th 2020, 12:00 PM 12,500 Views 21 Comments

A number of new directors to the FAI are to be in place by the end of the week.

Adama Traore approached by NFL teams, says Wolves team-mate Saiss
# Versatile
From The42
# Versatile

Adama Traore approached by NFL teams, says Wolves team-mate Saiss

Jan 7th 2020, 10:35 AM 13,489 Views 3 Comments

The pacy attacker is having the best season of his career.

Haaland reveals why he snubbed Man Utd for Dortmund
# Snub
From The42
# Snub

Haaland reveals why he snubbed Man Utd for Dortmund

Jan 7th 2020, 8:24 AM 20,125 Views 30 Comments

The forward opted to join the German side despite interest from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the Red Devils.