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    Mauricio Pochettino hails Tottenham’s return to winning ways


    Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino praised his side’s spirit after they got over their mini-slump with a 2-1 win at...

    Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino praised his side’s spirit after they got over their mini-slump with a 2-1 win at Brighton.
    Jurgen Klopp provides injury update on Virgil van Dijk as he toasts a seventh straight win

    Jurgen Klopp provides injury update on Virgil van Dijk as he toasts a seventh straight win


    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has played down fears that centre-back Virgil van Dijk may be set for a spell on the sidelines, after he was forced out of Saturday's 3-0 Premier League win against...

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has played down fears that centre-back Virgil van Dijk may be set for a spell on the sidelines, after he was forced out of Saturday's 3-0 Premier League win against Southampton.
    'I was expecting more' - Jose Mourinho questions his attacking players after draw against Wolves

    'I was expecting more' - Jose Mourinho questions his attacking players after draw against Wolves


    Jose Mourinho expressed his frustration with his Manchester United attacking players after a 1-1 draw against Wolves at Old Trafford saw them lose further ground on Liverpool and Manchester City in the Premier League title...

    Jose Mourinho expressed his frustration with his Manchester United attacking players after a 1-1 draw against Wolves at Old Trafford saw them lose further ground on Liverpool and Manchester City in the Premier League title race.

    Klopp has sympathy for substituted Shaqiri


    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits it was not easy to take off Xherdan Shaqiri at half-time after the Switzerland international had played such a pivotal role in the 3-0 win over Southampton at...

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits it was not easy to take off Xherdan Shaqiri at half-time after the Switzerland international had played such a pivotal role in the 3-0 win over Southampton at Anfield.

    We stood tall, took on the challenge and silenced the doubters – Dyche


    Sean Dyche praised his Burnley side for ‘killing the noise’ after they ended their winless start with their biggest ever Premier League victory against...

    Sean Dyche praised his Burnley side for ‘killing the noise’ after they ended their winless start with their biggest ever Premier League victory against Bournemouth.

    Guardiola hails ‘exceptional’ City after five-star showing in Cardiff


    Pep Guardiola hailed Manchester City’s “exceptional group” after his players reacted to their midweek Champions League defeat by romping to a 5-0 win at...

    Pep Guardiola hailed Manchester City’s “exceptional group” after his players reacted to their midweek Champions League defeat by romping to a 5-0 win at Cardiff.

    Jose Mourinho criticises Manchester United performance in Wolves draw


    Jose Mourinho accused his Manchester United side of taking their foot off the gas and ignoring “the basic law of football” after they were held 1-1 at Old Trafford by a tenacious...

    Jose Mourinho accused his Manchester United side of taking their foot off the gas and ignoring “the basic law of football” after they were held 1-1 at Old Trafford by a tenacious Wolves.

    Benitez says bottle-throwing Newcastle fan made a mistake


    Rafael Benitez said the Newcastle fan who threw a bottle at Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka “made a...

    Rafael Benitez said the Newcastle fan who threw a bottle at Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka “made a mistake”.
    Burnley register first win of the season after thrashing Bournemouth at Turf Moor

    Burnley register first win of the season after thrashing Bournemouth at Turf Moor


    Burnley ended their miserable start to the Premier League season in style with a thumping win over Bournemouth at Turf Moor to climb off the bottom of the...

    Burnley ended their miserable start to the Premier League season in style with a thumping win over Bournemouth at Turf Moor to climb off the bottom of the table.
    Manchester United held on Sir Alex Ferguson's Old Trafford return as Wolves fight back to earn point

    Manchester United held on Sir Alex Ferguson's Old Trafford return as Wolves fight back to earn point


    Sir Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Old Trafford on Saturday but Manchester United were unable to lay on a victory for their former manager, held 1-1 by a Wolves side who already look at home in the Premier...

    Sir Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Old Trafford on Saturday but Manchester United were unable to lay on a victory for their former manager, held 1-1 by a Wolves side who already look at home in the Premier League.

    Huddersfield bottom of the Premier League after Leicester defeat


    Huddersfield remain without a win this season and are bottom of the Premier League after squandering an early lead to lose 3-1 at...

    Huddersfield remain without a win this season and are bottom of the Premier League after squandering an early lead to lose 3-1 at Leicester.

    Angry Newcastle fans turn on owner Mike Ashley in Crystal Palace draw


    Newcastle’s bad-tempered protests turned ugly when a bottle thrown onto the Selhurst Park pitch struck Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka in the two clubs’ goalless Premier League...

    Newcastle’s bad-tempered protests turned ugly when a bottle thrown onto the Selhurst Park pitch struck Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka in the two clubs’ goalless Premier League draw.

    Manchester United held by Wolves on Sir Alex Ferguson’s return to Old Trafford


    Sir Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Old Trafford on Saturday but Manchester United were unable to lay on a victory for their former manager, held 1-1 by a Wolves side who already look at home in the Premier...

    Sir Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Old Trafford on Saturday but Manchester United were unable to lay on a victory for their former manager, held 1-1 by a Wolves side who already look at home in the Premier League.

    No Lyon hangover for City as the roar past Cardiff


    Manchester City bounced back from their Champions League defeat by coasting to an emphatic 5-0 win at...

    Manchester City bounced back from their Champions League defeat by coasting to an emphatic 5-0 win at Cardiff.

    Shaqiri shines as Liverpool ease past Southampton


    Xherdhan Shaqiri emphatically proved wrong those who doubted his suitability for Liverpool with a starring role in the comfortable 3-0 victory over...

    Xherdhan Shaqiri emphatically proved wrong those who doubted his suitability for Liverpool with a starring role in the comfortable 3-0 victory over Southampton.

    Fired-up Rice looking to stop Chelsea juggernaut


    Declan Rice has urged West Ham to carry over the momentum from their first win of the season for the visit of London rivals Chelsea on...

    Declan Rice has urged West Ham to carry over the momentum from their first win of the season for the visit of London rivals Chelsea on Sunday.

    I wanted to bring four subs on at half-time – Fulham boss Jokanovic


    Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic wanted to make four half-time substitutions following his side’s sloppy start in the 1-1 draw with...

    Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic wanted to make four half-time substitutions following his side’s sloppy start in the 1-1 draw with Watford.

    Sir Alex Ferguson receives huge standing ovation on Old Trafford return


    Sir Alex Ferguson received a huge standing ovation at Old Trafford on Saturday as the former Manchester United manager returned to the stadium for the first time since undergoing emergency brain surgery in...

    Sir Alex Ferguson received a huge standing ovation at Old Trafford on Saturday as the former Manchester United manager returned to the stadium for the first time since undergoing emergency brain surgery in May.
    'Liam Miller was loyal and he was kind - I hope we can do him proud'

    'Liam Miller was loyal and he was kind - I hope we can do him proud'


    Mick Ring remembers the moment vividly. The Cork City kitman was at Bishopstown starting preparations for the 2015 season when he got talking to John...

    Mick Ring remembers the moment vividly. The Cork City kitman was at Bishopstown starting preparations for the 2015 season when he got talking to John Caulfield.

    Mitrovic gets the point for Fulham


    Aleksandar Mitrovic’s second-half equaliser earned Fulham a 1-1 draw at home to high-flying...

    Aleksandar Mitrovic’s second-half equaliser earned Fulham a 1-1 draw at home to high-flying Watford.
    Richard Dunne: Jurgen Klopp's positive approach will help Liverpool challenge Man City for the title

    Richard Dunne: Jurgen Klopp's positive approach will help Liverpool challenge Man City for the title


    It’s all started to gel for Liverpool, people have more confidence now, defensively they know their duties a bit better, in Virgil van Dijk they have a leader who tells the other players what to do, bosses them around the...

    It’s all started to gel for Liverpool, people have more confidence now, defensively they know their duties a bit better, in Virgil van Dijk they have a leader who tells the other players what to do, bosses them around the field.
    Kevin Keegan reveals why he dressed in disguise to get into St James' Park

    Kevin Keegan reveals why he dressed in disguise to get into St James' Park


    Former Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan has revealed he dressed in disguise to sneak into St James' Park following his fall-out with owner Mike...

    Former Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan has revealed he dressed in disguise to sneak into St James' Park following his fall-out with owner Mike Ashley.

    Captaincy issue not a major concern for Chelsea boss


    Cesar Azpilicueta assumed the captain’s armband on Thursday night but Maurizio Sarri still will not confirm his permanent Chelsea...

    Cesar Azpilicueta assumed the captain’s armband on Thursday night but Maurizio Sarri still will not confirm his permanent Chelsea skipper.
    Richard Dunne: Cristiano Ronaldo was the victim of a referee trying to get noticed

    Richard Dunne: Cristiano Ronaldo was the victim of a referee trying to get noticed


    When Cristiano Ronaldo saw Lionel Messi score a hat-trick on the first night of the group stages in the Champions League, he’d have hoped to do something similar the following day in his first big game for...

    When Cristiano Ronaldo saw Lionel Messi score a hat-trick on the first night of the group stages in the Champions League, he’d have hoped to do something similar the following day in his first big game for Juventus.

    Clubs need help to cope with pressures of Europe, says Sarri


    Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri is the latest Premier League boss to call for assistance on fixture scheduling to boost English clubs’ chances in...

    Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri is the latest Premier League boss to call for assistance on fixture scheduling to boost English clubs’ chances in Europe.
    Revitalised Walcott would have no issue celebrating if he can find Gunners' net

    Revitalised Walcott would have no issue celebrating if he can find Gunners' net


    There was not a pause for thought or a moment's hesitation from Theo Walcott when he was asked whether he would celebrate scoring a goal against...

    There was not a pause for thought or a moment's hesitation from Theo Walcott when he was asked whether he would celebrate scoring a goal against Arsenal.

    Bray all but relegated as Limerick make them pay


    Barry Maguire and Connor Ellis clinically punished sloppy defending to win this basement battle for Limerick at the Carlisle Grounds to effectively relegate Bray...

    Barry Maguire and Connor Ellis clinically punished sloppy defending to win this basement battle for Limerick at the Carlisle Grounds to effectively relegate Bray Wanderers.
    Caulfield sees red as dominant Dundalk move within touching distance of title

    Caulfield sees red as dominant Dundalk move within touching distance of title


    On the night that a power cut affected a good portion of the city, the lights went out on Cork City's title defence. It will take a while for the darkness to...

    On the night that a power cut affected a good portion of the city, the lights went out on Cork City's title defence. It will take a while for the darkness to lift.
    Mourinho still predicting ‘a difficult season’ for United

    Mourinho still predicting ‘a difficult season’ for United


    Jose Mourinho believes that Manchester United must still prepare for a “difficult season” despite his side’s recent run of encouraging...

    Jose Mourinho believes that Manchester United must still prepare for a “difficult season” despite his side’s recent run of encouraging form.
    Puri strike ensures Waterford stay on track to make European return

    Puri strike ensures Waterford stay on track to make European return


    Waterford last night celebrated the 50th anniversary of their European Cup meeting with Manchester United as the current batch took another step towards ending their 33-year absence from the European...

    Waterford last night celebrated the 50th anniversary of their European Cup meeting with Manchester United as the current batch took another step towards ending their 33-year absence from the European stage.

    Guardiola avoids war of words with Warnock ahead of Cardiff return


    Pep Guardiola has refused to engage in an argument with Neil Warnock over tackling ahead of Manchester City’s Premier League trip to Cardiff on...

    Pep Guardiola has refused to engage in an argument with Neil Warnock over tackling ahead of Manchester City’s Premier League trip to Cardiff on Saturday.

    Puel: Leicester must protect Maguire from increased attention


    Leicester defender Harry Maguire is still coming to terms with the increased attention being paid to him, according to his manager Claude...

    Leicester defender Harry Maguire is still coming to terms with the increased attention being paid to him, according to his manager Claude Puel.
    European money likely to widen the gap in another spell of Dundalk dominance

    European money likely to widen the gap in another spell of Dundalk dominance


    If Dundalk avoid defeat in Cork tonight, the League of Ireland title race is over. Even if they lose, Stephen Kenny's side will still be long odds-on to claim a fourth league in five seasons and this could turn out to be the most significant of the...

    If Dundalk avoid defeat in Cork tonight, the League of Ireland title race is over. Even if they lose, Stephen Kenny's side will still be long odds-on to claim a fourth league in five seasons and this could turn out to be the most significant of the lot.

    City's European failings slow Pep's rise to true greatness


    A treacherous aspect of genius is that sometimes it goes missing when you need it most. Even worse, you might just happen to mislay it...

    A treacherous aspect of genius is that sometimes it goes missing when you need it most. Even worse, you might just happen to mislay it permanently.

    Nuno honoured by Mourinho praise ahead of showdown with Manchester United


    Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo is honoured by the praise given to him by former manager Jose Mourinho, who he has described as “a big inspiration” ahead of his side’s trip to Old...

    Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo is honoured by the praise given to him by former manager Jose Mourinho, who he has described as “a big inspiration” ahead of his side’s trip to Old Trafford.

    Manchester City boss Guardiola appreciates Aguero’s commitment


    Pep Guardiola is looking forward to continuing to work with Sergio Aguero after the prolific striker agreed a contract extension at the Etihad...

    Pep Guardiola is looking forward to continuing to work with Sergio Aguero after the prolific striker agreed a contract extension at the Etihad Stadium.

    Benitez calls on FA to look into Zaha’s protection plea


    Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has called on the Football Association to look into Wilfried Zaha’s plea for greater protection from...

    Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has called on the Football Association to look into Wilfried Zaha’s plea for greater protection from referees.

    Mohamed Salah form not a problem, says Liverpool boss Klopp


    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists there is no crisis surrounding Mohamed Salah’s form and does not expect the Egypt international to repeat his record-breaking goalscoring feats from last...

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists there is no crisis surrounding Mohamed Salah’s form and does not expect the Egypt international to repeat his record-breaking goalscoring feats from last season.

    Puel ignores calls for a change in system


    Leicester boss Claude Puel has vowed to stick with a four-man defence against Huddersfield despite calls from Foxes fans to switch to three at the...

    Leicester boss Claude Puel has vowed to stick with a four-man defence against Huddersfield despite calls from Foxes fans to switch to three at the back.

    Jose Mourinho vows to continue ‘process of adaptation’ for Diogo Dalot


    Diogo Dalot will have to wait for his Old Trafford bow as Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho intends to ease the highly-rated teenager into the...

    Diogo Dalot will have to wait for his Old Trafford bow as Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho intends to ease the highly-rated teenager into the fold.

    5 Premier League talking points as Liverpool look to extend winning run


    The Premier League table is starting to take shape at both ends, with the early front-runners blazing trails while other clubs struggle to secure positive...

    The Premier League table is starting to take shape at both ends, with the early front-runners blazing trails while other clubs struggle to secure positive results.

    Chelsea’s flight delay leaves short Premier League turnaround


    Chelsea’s preparations for Sunday’s Premier League clash at West Ham have been disrupted after the Blues were forced to delay their return from...

    Chelsea’s preparations for Sunday’s Premier League clash at West Ham have been disrupted after the Blues were forced to delay their return from Greece.

    Sergio Aguero commits to Manchester City until 2021


    Sergio Aguero has signed a one-year contract extension with Premier League champions Manchester...

    Sergio Aguero has signed a one-year contract extension with Premier League champions Manchester City.

    Drink-driving stress could have contributed to Lloris injury, says Spurs boss


    Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has claimed the stress of Hugo Lloris’ drink-driving conviction may have contributed to the thigh injury the goalkeeper suffered against Manchester...

    Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has claimed the stress of Hugo Lloris’ drink-driving conviction may have contributed to the thigh injury the goalkeeper suffered against Manchester United.

    Football rumours from the media


    Manchester United are said to be among the admirers of Ajax star Frenkie de Jong, according to The Sun. Scouts from Old Trafford travelled to France earlier this month to see the 21-year-old in action for Holland’s Nations League match against France,...

    Manchester United are said to be among the admirers of Ajax star Frenkie de Jong, according to The Sun. Scouts from Old Trafford travelled to France earlier this month to see the 21-year-old in action for Holland’s Nations League match against France, the paper says, promoting speculation Jose Mourinho is ready to battle Tottenham and Barcelona in January.
    Mauricio Pochettino: Drink-driving incident contributed to Hugo Lloris injury

    Mauricio Pochettino: Drink-driving incident contributed to Hugo Lloris injury


    Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that Hugo Lloris' highly-publicised drink-driving incident contributed to the thigh injury that is keeping him out of the...

    Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that Hugo Lloris' highly-publicised drink-driving incident contributed to the thigh injury that is keeping him out of the team.

    Firm managing Spurs' new stadium build deny claims of 'drinking and drug-taking' on site


    Tottenham Hotspur have been hit with fresh allegations over their delayed new stadium that workers on-site have been drinking and drug-taking and that the problems with the 60,062-capacity project have in part been caused by chaotic management of a...

    Tottenham Hotspur have been hit with fresh allegations over their delayed new stadium that workers on-site have been drinking and drug-taking and that the problems with the 60,062-capacity project have in part been caused by chaotic management of a workforce that peaked at 4,000.
    Old Gunners failings still linger but dominant showing lifts spirits

    Old Gunners failings still linger but dominant showing lifts spirits


    There is change everywhere this year at Arsenal. In the dugout, the boardroom and throughout the training ground; and yet the biggest constant so far this season had been out on the...

    There is change everywhere this year at Arsenal. In the dugout, the boardroom and throughout the training ground; and yet the biggest constant so far this season had been out on the pitch.
    Griffiths pounces late to give Bhoys home comforts

    Griffiths pounces late to give Bhoys home comforts


    Home has not been productive for Celtic against continental opposition and this outing against Rosenborg was proving another frustrating experience for manager Brendan Rodgers until a priceless victory was delivered by sub Leigh Griffiths in the final...

    Home has not been productive for Celtic against continental opposition and this outing against Rosenborg was proving another frustrating experience for manager Brendan Rodgers until a priceless victory was delivered by sub Leigh Griffiths in the final moments.
    Sarri not happy as Blues fail to take full advantage

    Sarri not happy as Blues fail to take full advantage


    Maurizio Sarri is a self-confessed fiend for nicotine and, six games into his reign at Chelsea, he must feel like he is chomping on...

    Maurizio Sarri is a self-confessed fiend for nicotine and, six games into his reign at Chelsea, he must feel like he is chomping on cigars.

    Anthony Knockaert opens up about battle with depression


    Brighton winger Anthony Knockaert has revealed he battled depression following the breakdown of his marriage and the death of his...

    Brighton winger Anthony Knockaert has revealed he battled depression following the breakdown of his marriage and the death of his father.

    Slavisa Jokanovic: No contact from Gareth Southgate over Tom Cairney


    Slavisa Jokanovic insists Gareth Southgate has not contacted him over the possibility of attempting to select Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney for...

    Slavisa Jokanovic insists Gareth Southgate has not contacted him over the possibility of attempting to select Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney for England.
    'We’re not women' - Emre Can under fire for alleged sexist comment while defending Cristiano Ronaldo

    'We’re not women' - Emre Can under fire for alleged sexist comment while defending Cristiano Ronaldo


    Former Liverpool midfielder Emre Can plunged himself into a sexism storm after he attempted to defend his new Juventus team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo following his sending off in the Champions League against Valencia on Wednesday...

    Former Liverpool midfielder Emre Can plunged himself into a sexism storm after he attempted to defend his new Juventus team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo following his sending off in the Champions League against Valencia on Wednesday night.

    Football rumours from the media: Arsenal eye Argentinian duo


    Arsenal have their sights on Boca Juniors winger Cristian Pavon, the Mail reports. Changes at the Emirates appear aloft following the appointment of Raul Sanllehi as head of football, with the new recruit reportedly interested in signing Pavon, who...

    Arsenal have their sights on Boca Juniors winger Cristian Pavon, the Mail reports. Changes at the Emirates appear aloft following the appointment of Raul Sanllehi as head of football, with the new recruit reportedly interested in signing Pavon, who featured for Argentina at the World Cup this summer.