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Dejan Lovren: ‘The only thing similar about Liverpool to 2014 is our name’

The Croatia defender played in the meek defeats by Real Madrid under Brendan Rodgers but says the club are very different nowMemories of Dejan Lovren’s last Champions League encounter with Real Madrid and the similarities with Saturday’s final might on…

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Liverpool will be like ‘11 animals’ in the final, claims Toni Kroos

• Real Madrid braced to face ‘tough’ and ‘aggressive’ opponents• Midfielder says Jürgen Klopp sides are always difficult to beatToni Kroos says that Real Madrid will face “11 animals” in the Champions League final on Saturday and insists that Liverpool…

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Rafael Benítez: ‘Liverpool can do it but they have to manage the pressure’

Rafael Benítez reflects on his greatest night in Istanbul and says before the final against Real Madrid on Saturday that a sixth European Cup is not beyond the Anfield clubRafael Benítez has already selected the shirt he intends wearing on Saturday eve…

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Gary Rowett: Stoke City name Derby County boss as their new manager

Stoke appoint Derby boss Gary Rowett as their new manager following the Potters’ relegation from the Premier League, replacing Paul Lambert.

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Stoke City appoint Gary Rowett as their new manager on three-year contract

• Rowett leaves Derby after clubs agree compensation package• 44-year-old replaces Paul Lambert who left club last weekStoke City have appointed Gary Rowett as their new manager on a three-year contract after agreeing a compensation package with Derby …

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Everything Toulouse? TFC set for relegation play-off

Toulouse FC face AC Ajaccio in the relegation play-off first leg on Wednesday, although the Corsicans” “home” fixture will take place at Montpellier Hérault SC’s Stade de la Mosson…

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Darnell Fisher: Preston defender signs contract extension with Championship side

Preston North End defender Darnell Fisher signs a new three-year deal at the Championship club.

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Leon Balogun: Brighton sign Nigeria international on free transfer

Brighton complete the signing of Nigeria international defender Leon Balogun on a free transfer.

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Chris Wilder: Sheffield United manager and assistant Alan Knill agree contract extensions

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder and assistant Alan Knill sign 12-month contract extensions with the club.

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Unai Emery: The story so far of Arsenal’s manager-in-waiting – video

Arsenal look poised to name the former PSG coach Unai Emery as their new manager. The Gunners are seeking their first boss since hiring Arsène Wenger in 1996. With a hefty CV to match, we take a look at how the Spaniard matches up to his possible …

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AFC East offseason grades: Patriots get C after free agent exodus, Jets get B+

After the 2018 NFL offseason, the AFC East remains the NFL’s most predictable division. But how we got back to this point was anything but ordinary — or for that matter, boring. The Patriots could be forced to relocate to Mars, give the league a million bucks and a couple draft picks because of

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AFC East offseason grades: Patriots get C after free agent exodus, Jets get B+

After the 2018 NFL offseason, the AFC East remains the NFL’s most predictable division. But how we got back to this point was anything but ordinary — or for that matter, boring. The Patriots could be forced to relocate to Mars, give the league a million bucks and a couple draft picks because of

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Martin Bain: Sunderland chief executive leaves as club scrap position

Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain leaves the relegated Championship club, who scrap the position.

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Hutton is a manager’s delight – Villa boss Bruce

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce praises Alan Hutton, a “beast of a defender” who “gives you everything he has got”.

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Update on the investigations following the McLaren reports

Following the publication of the McLaren reports, FIFA launched investigations into possible anti-doping rule violations by football players, prioritising high-level players against whom a suspicion had been raised, in particular those who might partic…

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Update on the investigations following the McLaren reports

Following the publication of the McLaren reports, FIFA launched investigations into possible anti-doping rule violations by football players, prioritising high-level players against whom a suspicion had been raised, in particular those who might partic…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/update-on-the-investigations-following-the-mclaren-reports