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# preview - Monday 9 December, 2019

Dealing with transfer speculation 'not hard at all', says higly-rated teen star
# No Hassle
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# No Hassle

Dealing with transfer speculation 'not hard at all', says higly-rated teen star

Dec 9th 2019, 8:02 PM 9,917 Views 2 Comments

Salzburg striker Erling Haaland has attracted interest from several clubs including Manchester United.

# preview - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Carty back at 10 as Connacht look for statement win on the road in Gloucester
# Kingpin
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# Kingpin

Carty back at 10 as Connacht look for statement win on the road in Gloucester

Dec 8th 2019, 1:00 AM 6,855 Views 3 Comments

Gloucester’s interest in the Champions Cup may be diminished but they possess real quality.

# preview - Saturday 7 December, 2019

'I wasn't living the way I should,' admits Sterling
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'I wasn't living the way I should,' admits Sterling

Dec 7th 2019, 1:25 PM 7,062 Views 3 Comments

The forward feels he was not always 100% dedicated to football as he is now.

# preview - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Manchester United is a 'closed chapter', says Jose Mourinho
# Don't Look Back
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# Don't Look Back

Manchester United is a 'closed chapter', says Jose Mourinho

Dec 3rd 2019, 8:34 PM 4,053 Views 6 Comments

The Portuguese boss is hopeful of another ‘beautiful reception’ when he returns to Old Trafford.

# preview - Monday 2 December, 2019

AJ 'reinvented' for Ruiz rematch after seeking Klitschko's advice
# Part II
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# Part II

AJ 'reinvented' for Ruiz rematch after seeking Klitschko's advice

Dec 2nd 2019, 11:08 PM 7,733 Views 12 Comments

Wladimir Klitschko has helped Anthony Joshua develop a new mindset ahead of his rematch with heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr.

Man City won't buy any players in January - Guardiola
# New Blood
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# New Blood

Man City won't buy any players in January - Guardiola

Dec 2nd 2019, 11:06 PM 4,384 Views 3 Comments

No new faces will be arriving at Premier League champions Manchester City next month, according to boss Pep Guardiola.

# preview - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

'I don't talk about things that are not real' - Wolves boss Nuno not distracted by Arsenal links
# Speculation
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# Speculation

'I don't talk about things that are not real' - Wolves boss Nuno not distracted by Arsenal links

Nov 27th 2019, 8:42 PM 3,689 Views 2 Comments

Unai Emery’s insecure position at Arsenal has led to suggestions Nuno Espirito Santo could take over.

Solskjaer to give Man United debuts to academy trio against Astana
# Teenage Kicks
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# Teenage Kicks

Solskjaer to give Man United debuts to academy trio against Astana

Nov 27th 2019, 3:54 PM 6,549 Views 6 Comments

There could be as many as 14 teenagers in United’s 18-player squad for the Europa League clash.

# preview - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

'You want to come?!' - Birmingham hit back at ex-boss Monk after Clotet blast
# Best Of Enemies
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# Best Of Enemies

'You want to come?!' - Birmingham hit back at ex-boss Monk after Clotet blast

Nov 26th 2019, 6:20 PM 12,798 Views 3 Comments

The Sheffield Wednesday manager was surprisingly sacked by the Blues in June.

# preview - Monday 25 November, 2019

Simeone: 'I don't think it will be just Ronaldo against Atletico'
# Opponent
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# Opponent

Simeone: 'I don't think it will be just Ronaldo against Atletico'

Nov 25th 2019, 10:17 PM 6,696 Views 1 Comment

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has told his players to focus on Juventus as a whole, not just Cristiano Ronaldo.

Bale is committed to Real Madrid despite Bernabeu boos, says Courtois
# Bale Not Out
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# Bale Not Out

Bale is committed to Real Madrid despite Bernabeu boos, says Courtois

Nov 25th 2019, 4:32 PM 3,514 Views 4 Comments

The attacker has been hammered by the Spanish press since appearing with a banner reading, ‘Wales, golf, Madrid.’

# preview - Monday 18 November, 2019

Hope rather than logic sustaining Ireland ahead of qualification finale with the Danes
# Preview
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# Preview

Hope rather than logic sustaining Ireland ahead of qualification finale with the Danes

Nov 18th 2019, 8:50 AM 16,813 Views 25 Comments

There is little evidence that Ireland can pull off the win they need against Denmark tonight – but that doesn’t mean it won’t happen.

# preview - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Injury-depleted Connacht out for stirring win on return to Champions Cup
# French Visitors
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# French Visitors

Injury-depleted Connacht out for stirring win on return to Champions Cup

Nov 17th 2019, 1:00 AM 11,175 Views 7 Comments

Andy Friend’s men welcome Top 14 outfit Montpellier to Galway this afternoon.

# preview - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Out-of-sorts Ospreys mean Munster have chance for perfect start in Europe
# On The Road
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# On The Road

Out-of-sorts Ospreys mean Munster have chance for perfect start in Europe

Nov 16th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,526 Views 15 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side must not miss their opportunity to begin with a win in Swansea.

# preview - Friday 15 November, 2019

Cork and Dublin derbies to shape the top of the table in Division 1A
# AIL Preview
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# AIL Preview

Cork and Dublin derbies to shape the top of the table in Division 1A

Nov 15th 2019, 7:49 PM 6,940 Views 2 Comments

It’s fourth versus first on Leeside and third versus second in the capital this weekend.

# preview - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Fringe players and prospects given chance to shine against NZ, but few spots against Denmark at stake
# Preview
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# Preview

Fringe players and prospects given chance to shine against NZ, but few spots against Denmark at stake

Nov 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 2,609 Views 1 Comment

Mick McCarthy has already named his team for tonight’s friendly with New Zealand – just don’t expect many of them to be involved on Monday night.

# preview - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'I'd imagine Sterling's not hugely enthusiastic about me' – Southgate
# Tension
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# Tension

'I'd imagine Sterling's not hugely enthusiastic about me' – Southgate

Nov 13th 2019, 6:43 PM 7,585 Views 6 Comments

The Man City star has been dropped by the England manager.

# preview - Friday 8 November, 2019

Emery: Xhaka 'not feeling good enough to play' against Leicester this weekend
# Xhaka Can't
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# Xhaka Can't

Emery: Xhaka 'not feeling good enough to play' against Leicester this weekend

Nov 8th 2019, 5:27 PM 5,191 Views 17 Comments

The now former Gunners captain told his manager this week that he does not feel in the right frame of mind to feature against the Foxes.

'You have got to back your style': Friend's Connacht looking within for motivation as Leinster head west
# Preview
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# Preview

'You have got to back your style': Friend's Connacht looking within for motivation as Leinster head west

Nov 8th 2019, 7:15 AM 5,423 Views 15 Comments

The Connacht boss isn’t getting his side all riled up for the visit of Leinster, he’s pushing for a big performance no matter who the opponent is.

# preview - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Lampard 'very happy' with Chelsea squad as transfer ban appeal date is set
# January Blues
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# January Blues

Lampard 'very happy' with Chelsea squad as transfer ban appeal date is set

Nov 5th 2019, 8:40 AM 3,896 Views 2 Comments

Chelsea’s transfer ban is “a little down my list”, says boss Frank Lampard ahead of his side’s Champions League clash with Ajax.

# preview - Monday 4 November, 2019

'Mane is not a diver!' Klopp defends his star after Guardiola criticism
# Contact Talks
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# Contact Talks

'Mane is not a diver!' Klopp defends his star after Guardiola criticism

Nov 4th 2019, 7:54 PM 4,321 Views 24 Comments

The Reds manager was frustrated to see criticism from the rival boss ahead of Liverpool’s Champions League meeting with Genk.

# preview - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Eddie Jones' England have qualities to secure World Cup against Boks
# Preview
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# Preview

Eddie Jones' England have qualities to secure World Cup against Boks

Updated Nov 2nd 2019, 12:57 AM 6,925 Views 16 Comments

Rassie Erasmus’ South Africans will back themselves to match the English power in Yokohama.

# preview - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England
# Slugfest
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# Slugfest

Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England

Oct 27th 2019, 1:15 AM 8,305 Views 22 Comments

The second semi-final in Yokohama promises to be a brutally physical affair.

# preview - Saturday 26 October, 2019

All Blacks clash with England shaping up to be a World Cup classic
# Thriller
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# Thriller

All Blacks clash with England shaping up to be a World Cup classic

Oct 26th 2019, 2:55 AM 11,242 Views 29 Comments

Today’s semi-final in Yokohama will see Eddie Jones’ team desperate to bring the Kiwis down.

# preview - Friday 25 October, 2019

'Tottenham haven't forgotten how to play football' - Klopp
# What Crisis?
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# What Crisis?

'Tottenham haven't forgotten how to play football' - Klopp

Oct 25th 2019, 10:58 PM 4,188 Views 1 Comment

Spurs have struggled to find their best form so far this season, but Jurgen Klopp is wary of underestimating them.

# preview - Saturday 19 October, 2019

All Blacks stand in the way as Ireland target first-ever World Cup semi-final
# Preview
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# Preview

All Blacks stand in the way as Ireland target first-ever World Cup semi-final

Updated Oct 19th 2019, 8:20 AM 23,707 Views 33 Comments

‘There’s nothing we can do about the previous results,’ said Ireland out-half Johnny Sexton.

# preview - Friday 18 October, 2019

It's do or die as Eddie Jones turns up heat ahead of England-Australia 'samurai' clash
# Warrior Code
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# Warrior Code

It's do or die as Eddie Jones turns up heat ahead of England-Australia 'samurai' clash

Oct 18th 2019, 9:13 AM 5,935 Views 6 Comments

The England chief is braced for the quarter-final meeting with rivals Australia in Oita.

# preview - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Liverpool receive double fitness boost ahead of Man United test
# KEY DUO
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# KEY DUO

Liverpool receive double fitness boost ahead of Man United test

Oct 16th 2019, 4:11 PM 9,249 Views 18 Comments

Alisson Becker and Joel Matip trained at Melwood on Tuesday ahead of the clash at Old Trafford.

# preview - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

McCarthy bemused by lack of positivity but few signs pointing to Irish win in Geneva
# Preview
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# Preview

McCarthy bemused by lack of positivity but few signs pointing to Irish win in Geneva

Oct 15th 2019, 12:00 PM 16,490 Views 34 Comments

Based on the evidence of last weekend, Ireland will struggle tonight to find the result that can send them to Euro 2020 with a game to spare.

# preview - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Prospect of win in Georgia puts Ireland tantalisingly close to Euro 2020 qualification
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# Preview

Prospect of win in Georgia puts Ireland tantalisingly close to Euro 2020 qualification

Oct 12th 2019, 8:00 AM 5,828 Views 3 Comments

It won’t be straightforward, but should Ireland win tonight, they will dance out of Tbilisi…Flatley-style.

Ireland out to clinch World Cup quarter-final with bonus-point win over Samoans
# Preview
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# Preview

Ireland out to clinch World Cup quarter-final with bonus-point win over Samoans

Oct 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 24,324 Views 16 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side can save themselves a nervous Sunday by winning with four tries in Fukuoka today.

# preview - Friday 11 October, 2019

Mancini warns Kean after red card against Ireland
# Temperamental
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# Temperamental

Mancini warns Kean after red card against Ireland

Oct 11th 2019, 9:08 PM 8,369 Views 3 Comments

The Italy U21 star was dismissed for pushing Republic of Ireland striker Troy Parrott in the chest.

# preview - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues
# Tensions
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# Tensions

Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues

Oct 10th 2019, 9:38 PM 1,961 Views 0 Comments

The Bulgarian FA chief was upset with remarks made by the England camp but Southgate has tried to defuse to the situation.

'They are fighting machines, they will get you by the throat' - Koeman wary of Northern Ireland threat
# Dutch Courage
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# Dutch Courage

'They are fighting machines, they will get you by the throat' - Koeman wary of Northern Ireland threat

Oct 10th 2019, 8:10 AM 2,971 Views 4 Comments

The Oranje host Michael O’Neill’s men in tonight’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

# preview - Friday 4 October, 2019

'If Liverpool put out a video of me like that, I'd leave' - Klopp slams Salzburg for releasing team-talk clip
# Not Having It
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# Not Having It

'If Liverpool put out a video of me like that, I'd leave' - Klopp slams Salzburg for releasing team-talk clip

Oct 4th 2019, 7:20 PM 22,645 Views 13 Comments

A clip of manager Jesse Marsch’s half-time talk was published on social media.

# preview - Thursday 3 October, 2019

'It doesn't matter if it's Russia or New Zealand - it's about getting back on the horse'
# Preview
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# Preview

'It doesn't matter if it's Russia or New Zealand - it's about getting back on the horse'

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:38 AM 6,255 Views 6 Comments

Ireland must bounce back from their shock defeat to Japan against Russia in Kobe today.

# preview - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'He doesn't talk much and neither do I, so it is difficult for us' - Griezmann trying to bond with Messi
# Friendship
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# Friendship

'He doesn't talk much and neither do I, so it is difficult for us' - Griezmann trying to bond with Messi

Oct 1st 2019, 5:44 PM 9,483 Views 1 Comment

The Argentinian’s injury problems have also made it difficult for the pair to build a connection.

# preview - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Solskjaer: Improving Manchester United is no 'quick-fix job'
# Long-term Plan
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# Long-term Plan

Solskjaer: Improving Manchester United is no 'quick-fix job'

Sep 29th 2019, 1:27 PM 6,156 Views 11 Comments

United host Arsenal in a crucial Premier League clash on Monday night.

# preview - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Ireland's top-level Test experience should prove too much for hosts Japan
# Preview
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# Preview

Ireland's top-level Test experience should prove too much for hosts Japan

Sep 28th 2019, 3:50 AM 11,808 Views 26 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men are looking to ramp up their performance in Shizuoka today.

# preview - Friday 27 September, 2019

Valverde reveals that Barcelona will appeal €300 fine over Griezmann transfer
# Griez Lightning
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# Griez Lightning

Valverde reveals that Barcelona will appeal €300 fine over Griezmann transfer

Sep 27th 2019, 5:53 PM 6,396 Views 4 Comments

Barca signed Griezmann in July for €120million but Atletico Madrid claimed they were owed a further €80m.