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Bournemouth boss predicts a goal rush against Liverpool

Bournemouth boss predicts a goal rush against Liverpool

Eddie Howe has hinted another goal-rush could be on the cards when Bournemouth host Liverpool on Sunday. The two matches between the sides last season yielded a grand total of 11 goals, with the Cherries drawing 2-2 at Anfield before landing an unforgettable 4-3 victory at home. Howe’s side netted three goals in the final 15 minutes to gift gain ...

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Jose Mourinho asked to explain pre-Manchester derby comments

Jose Mourinho asked to explain pre-Manchester derby comments

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been asked by the Football Association to provide his observations on comments he made ahead of last weekend’s derby against Manchester City. Mourinho has until 6pm on December 18 to respond to the request, relating to comments made on December 8, two days before the match which City won 2-1 at Old Trafford. An ...

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Dominic Calvert-Lewin signs new Everton contract

Dominic Calvert-Lewin signs new Everton contract

Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin has signed a new long-term deal with the Premier League club. The 20-year-old, who arrived at Goodison Park from Sheffield United in August 2016, will remain with the Toffees until June 2023. Calvert-Lewin has formed an impressive partnership with Wayne Rooney in attack this season, scoring six goals across 28 appearances in all competitions. Everton boss ...

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Romelu Lukaku answers critics with winner as United bounce back from derby loss

Romelu Lukaku answers critics with winner as United bounce back from derby loss

Romelu Lukaku hit back at his critics by scoring the goal that got Manchester United back to winning ways after their controversial derby loss. The United striker, who endured a day to forget as United suffered a damaging and demoralising loss to Manchester City on Sunday, sank Bournemouth with a 25th-minute header at Old Trafford on Wednesday. United were not ...

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Why Pochettino has point to prove at Spurs

You can watch highlights of Manchester City v Tottenham and six other Premier League games on Match of the Day at 22:20 GMT on Saturday on BBC One and the BBC Sport website. Tottenham’s title hopes are over and, whatever happens when they play Manchester City on Saturday, they are just fighting to finish in the top four. But Mauricio ...

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Mauricio Pochettino believes Spurs can beat Manchester City in weekend showdown

Mauricio Pochettino believes Spurs can beat Manchester City in weekend showdown

Mauricio Pochettino insists containing Manchester City will not be on his mind on Saturday as he believes Tottenham can beat the Premier League’s unbeaten leaders. Spurs climbed back into the top four on Wednesday after grinding out a 2-0 win over Brighton and now they turn their attention to this weekend’s crunch visit to the Etihad Stadium. City’s 4-0 win ...

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German legend Kahn regrets not leaving Bayern for United

German legend Kahn regrets not leaving Bayern for United

To this day, Sir Alex Ferguson still hasn’t forgiven Oliver Kahn for refusing to join Manchester United, the legendary German goalkeeper revealed. Kahn claims Manchester United was eager to bring him to Old Trafford after he’d established himself as one of football’s best shot-stoppers during his illustrious career with Bayern Munich. Shortly after the turn of the century, the renowned ...

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Newcastle tight-lipped over takeover after slipping to another defeat

Newcastle tight-lipped over takeover after slipping to another defeat

Newcastle drew a veil of secrecy over the club’s proposed sale as manager Rafael Benitez was left fighting desperately to keep his head above water. Wednesday evening’s 1-0 home defeat by Everton, on a day when reports emerged suggesting owner Mike Ashley is close to agreeing a £300million sale to Amanda Staveley’s PCP Capital Partners, condemned the Magpies to a ...

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The new Ranieri? How Claude Puel is reviving Leicester

Claude Puel’s undemonstrative exterior did not allow him to bask excessively in the afterglow of victory – but the French manager Southampton disposed of after only one season will have felt a warm glow of satisfaction as he returned to St Mary’s with Leicester City on Wednesday to outclass his former club. “Are You Glad You Sacked Puel?” was the ...

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Wilshere: 'There's no update on the contract'

Wilshere: 'There's no update on the contract'

Jack Wilshere is still wondering about his future at Arsenal. On Thursday, Wilshere admitted that there’s no progress on contract talks with Arsene Wenger. The English midfielder was named to Arsenal’s starting lineup as the Gunners played out a scoreless draw at West Ham United, marking the first time that he started for his club since May 2016. His deal ...

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