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Pep Guardiola has said Kevin De Bruyne will know he has a fight on his hands to win back his place in the Manchester City team.

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Colombia's first division opened an investigation into possible match-fixing on Monday, two days after a scandal over promotion caused indignation.

40 min 36 sec

LA Galaxy's Julian Araujo could make his first appearance for Mexico in a Dec. 8 friendly against Chile.

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  • National League leaders to travel to Stamford Bridge
  • Ranieri returns to Leicester; Manchester United host Aston Villa

Chesterfield, one of five non-league clubs left in the FA Cup, have been handed a lucrative third-round draw at the European champions, Chelsea.

The National League leaders will travel to Stamford Bridge to tackle last season’s Cup runners-up in one of the draw’s most eye-catching ties.

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Substitute Jason Cummings scores two goals against Liverpool as Shrewsbury Town stage a magnificent fightback from 2-0 down to earn an FA Cup fourth-round replay.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær's time as Manchester United manager is over after just under three years in charge. During his time at the club there have been many highs and lows but doubts persisted over whether he was the right person to take United to the next level. The Guardian's Jamie Jackson takes a look back at his time at Old Trafford and what has gone wrong under the Norwegian's leadership

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Nuno Espírito Santo has been sacked by Tottenham Hotspur after four months in charge. The former Wolves manager had to contend with the Harry Kane transfer saga in the summer, and began the Premier League season with three 1-0 wins. Things quickly unravelled, however, with derby defeats to Arsenal and Chelsea and an embarrassing Europa Conference League loss to Vitesse. Saturday's home defeat to Manchester United proved the final straw, with Antonio Conte in talks to replace Nuno at Spurs.

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Brazilian’s rocket against Sevilla took Madrid top and suggested he is now among an elite group of game-changing players

“Vinícius has a motorbike beneath his boots,” Carlo Ancelotti said last week. What the Real Madrid manager didn’t know was that he has a traction engine down there too. But late on Sunday night there it was, when they needed it most. Madrid were entering the 87th minute against Sevilla, the score even and a place at the top awaiting the winner, when a long ball from Eder Militao dropped from the sky by the left touchline. Vinícius chested past Lucas Ocampos, controlling and coming inside in one move, dropped his shoulder, went beyond Gonzalo Montiel and sent the ball tearing through the air and Yassine Bono’s hand into the far corner, the Bernabéu exploding.

Four touches is all it took; four touches and then that...

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A home defeat by Atalanta and an investigation into transfers rounded off a dreadful week for The Old Lady

After losing 4-0 to Chelsea, Juventus’s week only went downhill. Tuesday’s Champions League drubbing was followed up by another loss at home to Atalanta on Saturday. In-between, the club’s offices were raided by police, who seized documents relating to player transfers and financial accounts.

A statement from the Turin prosecutor Anna Maria Loreto explained on Friday that these searches were part of a wide-reaching investigation. The present focus, she explained, was to assess whether Juventus, a publicly listed company, had issued false communications to investors and invoices for non-existent transactions. But Loreto noted that further matters were also under scrutiny, including services offered by agents and intermediaries.


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Mark Uth was the homegrown star on the pitch in the rout of Gladbach but the fans are eating out of the manager’s hands

An outpouring of emotion at FC Köln is always taken with a pinch of salt by the rest of German football. It’s boom or bust, on top of the world or on hands and knees on the floor. This was the former, with local boy and goalscorer Mark Uth telling Sky at full time he’d be lobbying Steffen Baumgart for “two days off and a beer,” a request that was swiftly validated. “If he’s asking for it,” said Baumgart, “he’ll definitely get it.” Yet even in the glow of derby day victory over Borussia Mönchengladbach this felt like something a little different.

Seeing the coach be so accommodating wasn’t the greatest surprise. Normally stoic on the touchline in his trademark flat cap – even when top scorer Anthony Modeste whips it from his head and attempts to instigate a samba with him – Baumgart had willingly approached the Südkurve and (literally) tipped his hat...

4 hours 21 min

Portland Timbers' win over Real Salt Lake on Saturday means that, for the first time, they will play host to Major League Soccer's grandest stage.

4 hours 28 min

Everton announced Marcel Brands had left his position as director of football but said under-fire manager Rafa Benitez has their "full support."

4 hours 40 min

Der Klassiker did not disappoint, but Barcelona did. Elsewhere, the Simeone family had an up-and-down time, while Liverpool left things late and West Ham upset another contender.

5 hours 4 min

Edouard Mendy will get his share of the blame, but West Ham exposed defensive lapses in Chelsea that have been adding up over the past few games.

6 hours 40 min

Ralf Rangnick hailed Cristiano Ronaldo's defensive work as his Manchester United reign began with a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace.

6 hours 58 min

Missing 11 players, the COVID-hit Philadelphia Union kept their Eastern Conference final close, only for New York City FC's expensively assembled bench to seal a late win.

6 hours 58 min

Chelsea have secured the domestic Treble after beating Arsenal 3-0 in the 2021 Women's FA Cup at Wembley on Sunday.

8 hours 4 min

RB Leipzig have released American head coach Jesse Marsch from his contract with immediate effect.

9 hours 28 min

Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-Min has recently taken to celebrating goals by imitating Spider-Man's trademark web-slinging action.

10 hours 58 min

Striker Erling Haaland fumed over the referee's decision not to award Borussia Dortmund a penalty in their 3-2 defeat to Bayern Munich on Saturday.

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Arsenal are reportedly in negotiations with Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Denis Zakaria over a summer move.

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Inter and AC Milan could go head-to-head to sign Manchester United left-back Alex Telles during the winter transfer window.

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Juventus are open to parting ways with Federico Chiesa next summer as they look to balance their financial books.

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Newcastle United have made an opening bid for Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard ahead of the January transfer window.

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Arsenal are reportedly keeping tabs on Benfica striker Darwin Nunez ahead of a potential summer move.

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Arsenal have identified Dominic Calvert-Lewin as a potential replacement for Alexandre Lacazette next summer.

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Chelsea are planning to revive their interest in Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos, according to Fichajes.

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Chelsea are prepared to hand a new long-term deal to goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, according to Football Insider.

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Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga could make a potential move to Serie A during the January transfer window.

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Manchester United have been linked with a shock move for Chelsea forward Timo Werner.

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We pick the best youngsters at each club born between 1 September 2004 and 31 August 2005*, an age band known as first-year scholars. Check the progress of class of 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | ...

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With the Next Generation 2021 picks out this week we look at the final updates for the class of 2016. How did they fare?

There was a time when going abroad wasn’t cool. It was a time when British footballers stayed at home, worried about how they might fare in Europe and beyond.

Gary Lineker helped to break the mould with his switch – and success – at Barcelona in the 1980s but Ian Rush’s struggles at Juventus around the same time seemed to put off many players.

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The ‘Tanzanian Mbappé’ and the next Kai Havertz are among our players born in 2003. Check the progress of our 2019 selection | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

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The women’s game deserves greater investment than the men’s, but instead the pay gap is only getting wider

When Chelsea’s Sam Kerr raced clear of Steph Catley in the FA Cup final on Sunday before delightfully dinking the ball over the Arsenal goalkeeper, Manuela Zinsberger, it was football at its finest – men’s or women’s.

To add some context to her impressively relentless performance, Kerr had flown to Australia, played twice against the US, the world champions, recovered from a stomach bug, landed back in the UK on Thursday and took part in one training session before the final.

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The holders Leicester will face their former manager Claudio Ranieri, while non-league Chesterfield were rewarded with a trip to Stamford Bridge

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  • Human Rights Watch and FairSquare have written to Fifa
  • Former Qatar World Cup employee is on hunger strike

Fifa has been urged to intervene in the case of Abdullah Ibhais, a former employee of Qatar’s World Cup committee, who is on a 21-day hunger strike after being detained by police in Doha, otherwise its human rights policy will not be “worth the paper it is written on”.

The warning comes from Human Rights Watch and FairSquare, who have written to Fifa for a second time to say they believe Ibhais’s confession was coerced and that he has been singled out because of his support for migrant workers in Qatar.


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  • Kit features QR code leading to page of information on Qatar
  • Football must ‘demand better protection for migrant workers’

The Norwegian top-flight club Tromsø have released a kit featuring a QR code that puts the spotlight on human rights issues in Qatar with just under a year until the World Cup there.

The club say the third kit has been created in collaboration with Amnesty International and is the world’s first to feature a QR code which will take those who scan it to a page featuring detailed information on conditions in Qatar.

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3 hours 34 min
  • Rangnick familiar with Armas from New York Red Bulls
  • 49-year-old was sacked by Toronto FC in July 2021

Ralf Rangnick is expected to make his first coaching appointment as Manchester United interim manager, with Chris Armas set to join after the departure of Michael Carrick.

Armas, 49, was the New York Red Bulls head coach from 2018-20. In 2019 Rangnick became head of sport and development for Red Bull, the MLS franchise owner, having been football director at RB Leipzig and RB Salzburg, so he is familiar with the American’s work.

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  • Move follows Guardian investigations in Afghanistan and Haiti
  • Campaigners sceptical whether body can be impartial and safe

A global investigative network intended to tackle sexual abuse across all sports is due to be established by Fifa and a United Nations agency next year in the wake of the scandals in Afghanistan and Haiti revealed by the Guardian.

Details of the plans are contained in a report commissioned by Fifa and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in response to what it described as “the challenging learnings of complex, devastating and serious sexual abuses in Afghanistan and Haitian football”.

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  • ‘Mo is fine, I am fine. What we all want is clear’
  • Liverpool will rotate squad for game in Milan

Jürgen Klopp has said Liverpool need time to finalise new contract terms with Mohamed Salah and the current impasse is “completely normal” for a player of his stature.

Salah reiterated his desire to extend his Liverpool contract beyond 2023 in an interview with Egypt’s MBC Masr TV last week. But he also said it was up to the club’s owners, Fenway Sports Group, to “solve this issue”. The 29-year-old added: “Your financial value shows how much the club appreciates you and that they are ready to do anything for you to stay.”

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18 hours 58 min

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes described Sam Kerr and Fran Kirby as “out of this world” after the star duo helped mark a significant anniversary in women’s football with a 3-0 win over Arsenal in the FA Cup final. The Women’s FA Cup showpiece fell exactly 100 years to the day since the Football Association (FA) […]

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20 hours 10 min

Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants to stay at Milan for “life” as the evergreen superstar eyes a Rossoneri contract extension. Ibrahimovic celebrated his 40th birthday in October but the veteran forward has shown no signs of slowing down amid Milan’s Serie A title bid. Out of contract at the end of the season, Ibrahimovic has scored six […]

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Everton insisted manager Rafael Benitez retains their “full support” amid an ongoing slump, but director of football Marcel Brands has left the Premier League club. Dutchman Brands joined Everton from Eredivisie outfit PSV in 2018 and signed a new three-year contract as recently as April. Reports emerged on Sunday he had left his Goodison Park post and […]

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21 hours 16 min

Adi Hutter apologised to supporters after his Borussia Monchengladbach team were trounced 6-0 at home by Freiburg, with all six goals coming in a remarkable first half. High-flying Freiburg became the first team ever in the Bundesliga to score five goals away from home inside the opening 25 minutes of a match, and Gladbach midfielder Patrick Herrmann […]

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Massimiliano Allegri acknowledged Juventus have to sharpen up in front of goal following their 2-0 Serie A win over toothless Genoa on Sunday. Juventus were in dominant form at Allianz Stadium – tallying 27 shots – but a combination of superb goalkeeping from Genoa’s Salvatore Sirigu and wasteful finishing ensured the scoreline did not truly reflect the […]

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22 hours 28 min

New York City FC will play Portland Timbers in the MLS Cup after coming from behind to beat Philadelphia Union 2-1 in the Eastern Conference final on Sunday. An Alexander Callens own goal was cancelled out by Maxi Moralez, and a late Talles Magno winner sent NYCFC to their first ever appearance in the championship game, which will […]

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As always, there was plenty of drama as the Premier League continued on Sunday. Ralf Rangnick made a winning start to life in the Old Trafford dugout as Manchester United saw off Crystal Palace. Tottenham and Aston Villa, meanwhile, continued their resurgences under Antonio Conte and Steven Gerrard respectively. Spurs enjoyed a commanding win over bottom […]

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Juventus moved up to fifth in Serie A as goals from Juan Cuadrado and Paulo Dybala sealed a 2-0 win over Genoa at the Allianz Stadium. Cuadrado got Juve on their way in the ninth minute of Sunday’s game, the wing-back whipping in straight from a corner for his third league goal of the campaign. Salvatore Sirigu made a string of saves […]

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Ralf Rangnick hailed Fred as a ray of sunshine after a fine strike from Manchester United’s much-maligned midfielder gave the interim boss a winning start. A 77th-minute strike from United’s Brazil international clinched a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace as Rangnick took charge from the dugout for the first time. The former Hoffenheim and RB […]

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Freiburg made Bundesliga history as they put sorry hosts Borussia Monchengladbach to the sword with a ruthless first-half display, moving 6-0 ahead at the break on Sunday. Struggling Gladbach were humiliated by high-flying Freiburg, who became the first team in the German top flight to score five goals away from home inside 25 minutes of a match. Freiburg […]

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Jude Bellingham’s post-match comments about the referee in ‘Der Klassiker’ are being investigated by the police after a criminal complaint was filed.

The Borussia Dortmund players were furious following their 3-2 defeat to Bayern Munich at home.

Bellingham didn’t hold back with his post-match comments

The winning goal, scored by Robert Lewandowski, came...

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There are some huge games this weekend in the Premier League and recently the cards have been flying in the big games – and we expect more of the same.

Smart Acca can help you choose the best bets for the action and we take you through how to utilise the tool on talkSPORT EDGE.

Tyrone Mings often finds himself getting his name taken down in the referee’s book

This week’s Smart Acca has tipped Ruben Neves, Luke Shaw, Danny Rose and Tyrone Mings to be carded at 47.96/1.

The Merseyside derby saw a whopping seven cards brandished on Wednesday...

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With the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) edging ever closer Liverpool are preparing to be without three of their star players.

Naby Keita will join Guinea providing he isn’t injured but more significantly, the Premier League title challengers will lose Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane for a prolonged period.

Mane and Salah will both depart Liverpool mid-way through the season

AFCON starts on the 9 January with Salah’s campaign for Egypt beginning on the 11th against Nigeria whilst Mane’s first game for Senegal will be on the 10th against Zimbabwe....

8 hours 50 min

David Moyes insisted West Ham are not a top four team at the moment despite a brilliant win over Chelsea at the weekend.

Moyes was delighted with the character his side showed to come from behind twice to beat the European champions 3-2 at the London Stadium.

Moyes has received plenty of plaudits for West Ham’s turnaround

It kept the Hammers’ place in the top four, with Tottenham breathing...

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Newcastle have reportedly identified Lille defender Sven Botman as the first transfer target of the new era of ownership at St James’ Park.

The Magpies finally got their first win of the season on Saturday as Eddie Howe’s men defeated Burnley 1-0 on home soil.

Botman has been earmarked as the first signing to kickstart the new era on Tyneside

Botman graduated from Ajax’s famed academy and...

9 hours 10 min

Leeds United are reportedly set for a lucrative takeover by the investment arm of NFL side San Francisco 49ers.

The Athletic have revealed an offer is on the table for Andrea Radrizzani to sell the club for around £400million in a deal which will see the club’s Elland Road stadium included.

Paraag Marathe, the president of the 49ers, is said to be the driving force behind the deal...

9 hours 16 min

The January transfer window is fast approaching and Premier League clubs are busy making their plans to spend this winter.

The mid-season market is always a hectic time for top-flight clubs as teams look to bolster their ranks for the second half of the campaign.

Salah has 144 goals since joining Liverpool

It’s more difficult to do business in the January window but several sides across the country may be forced to open their chequebooks after Christmas. 

What are the latest rumours and headlines? takes a look…

Mohamed Salah

Salah put...

9 hours 34 min

Ian Wright had to leave ITV’s FA Cup coverage of Rochdale vs Plymouth at half-time after being informed that his mum had died.

The Arsenal legend was part of the team covering the FA Cup second round clash on Sunday afternoon.

Ian Wright was part of ITV’s commentary team at the weekend

The 58-year-old had been in a good mood before the match, posing for photos with fans and also posting a picture with another person also called Ian...

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The 2021/22 Champions League group stages are coming to an end and that means attention will soon turn to the knockout rounds of the elite competition.

Following the climax of the group stage, the tournament will move into the last 16 as the winners and runners up of the eight pools face-off off in a knockout format leading up to the final at the Gazprom Arena.

Manchester City lost the final last season to Premier League counterparts...

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Aaron Ramsdale admitted he had to turn off social media notifications after seeing the ‘backlash’ from Arsenal fans following his move from Sheffield United.

Just seven months after suffering his second relegation in two seasons, with Bournemouth and then the Blades, the 23-year-old has emerged as one of the Premier League’s standout performers.

Ramsdale has been a revelation for the Gunners