Category: Football

Football (Soccer) News

Feb 22

EFL: Transfer window to close on Thursday, 9 August

EFL clubs vote through proposals to shut the summer transfer window for permanent transfers on Thursday, 9 August at 17:00 BST.

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Feb 22

Margot Robbie’s ‘Aussie love’ in Focus predictions

Actors Margot Robbie and Allison Janney take on BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson in the Football Focus FA Cup predictions challenge.

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Feb 22

Gary Rowett says Derby County need to find more goalscorers in promotion push

Derby manager Gary Rowett calls for more support for leading goalscorer Matej Vydra to propel his side to promotion.

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Feb 22

Dean Smith: Brentford head coach and assistants extend deals

Brentford head coach Dean Smith and his assistants extend their contracts with the Championship club.

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Feb 22

Manchester United were dull but does Mourinho have a duty to entertain?

The Sevilla stalemate drew mention of betraying United’s identity. José Mourinho is entitled to play the way he believes will get results but football should be about more than successSome Manchester United fans saw a wonderful game in Seville; it just…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2018/feb/22/manchester-united-jose-mourinho-dull-entertain-sevilla

Feb 22

Shaun Harvey: EFL hopes partnership can lower mental health issues in football

The EFL hopes a partnership with charity Mind can reduce the number of players suffering from mental health issues.

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Feb 22

Stadium of plight: Sunderland at risk of their most shattering relegation | Louise Taylor

Chris Coleman spoke of rebuilding Sunderland but, with the club bottom of the Championship, a wantaway owner unable to sell and poor player recruitment, he now seems less certainWhen Chris Coleman walks into a room, one question invariably seems to ech…

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Feb 22

Leeds United: Club delays introduction of new crest until 2019-20 season

Leeds United delay the introduction of a new club crest until the club’s centenary year in the 2019-20 season.

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Feb 22

David McGoldrick: Ipswich striker set to miss rest of season with groin injury

Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick is set to miss the rest of the Championship season after tearing a tendon in his groin.

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Feb 22

Rooney: I chose Everton return because I wanted the pressure

Wayne Rooney says he chose to return to Everton because he relishes the pressure of being back at his boyhood club.

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Feb 22

Wayne Rooney: Everton striker says it would have been ‘easy’ to go abroad

Everton striker Wayne Rooney says it would have been “easy” for him to go abroad and earn “a lot of money” when he left Man Utd.

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Feb 22

Thiago Silva: ‘Atmosphere within squad is amazing’

Thiago Silva, the Paris Saint-Germain skipper, has a point to prove against Marseille on Sunday after losing his place in the side to Presnel Kimpembe against Real Madrid. Interview…

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Feb 22

Mbappé meets Weah and Macron at Elysée Palace

Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappé met Liberian president George Weah and French president Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Wednesday.

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Feb 22

De Gea? Azpilicueta? Pogba? Morata? Pick your combined Man Utd & Chelsea XI

David de Gea or Thibaut Courtois? Paul Pogba or Cesc Fabregas? Pick your combined Man Utd and Chelsea XI.

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Feb 22

Table tennis trickery, Bobby Moore on street football and showboating | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also features Elizabeth Swaney’s dreams coming true and Fabio Fognini dropping some magic1) It is the League Cup final on Sunday. Let’s harp back to 1988 and Arsenal v Luton: “Oh Dear, it’s Gus Caesar”. Also of yesteryear, Obafemi M…

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Feb 22

Mourinho dismisses claims he was ‘relieved’ to leave Sevilla with draw – video

José Mourinho dismisses claims he was ‘relieved’ to leave Sevilla with a draw, insisting Manchester United had opportunities to come away from the last-16 Champions League tie on top. David de Gea put in another fine display to thwart Sevilla on a numb…

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