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London – Mauricio Pochettino admitted his emotions got the better of him after Tottenham’s Premier League title challenge suffered a crushing blow in a controversial 2-1 defeat against Burnley on Saturday. Pochettino’s side would have moved within two points of leaders Manchester City with a win at Turf Moor. But they squandered the chance to
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London – Tottenham’s Premier League title challenge suffered a crushing blow as Ashley Barnes’ late strike sealed a shock 2-1 win for Burnley that ruined Harry Kane’s goal-scoring return on Saturday. Mauricio Pochettino’s side would have moved within two points of leaders Manchester City with a win at Turf Moor. But they squandered the chance
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London – Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea would have to sell one of their established wingers in order to satisfy Callum Hudson-Odoi’s desire for immediate first-team action. Teenage prospect Hudson-Odoi has grown restless at Stamford Bridge and handed in a January transfer request as offers came in from German champions Bayern Munich. The 18-year-old, who has
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Manchester – Pep Guardiola has admitted he is surprised by Chelsea’s revolving-door policy with managers as he prepares for Sunday’s League Cup final, the match that could seal the fate of the London club’s current boss Maurizio Sarri. There has been mounting speculation over the Italian Sarri’s future in recent weeks after a spectacular mid-season
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London – Harry Kane was on Thursday labelled an “animal” by Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino as the striker battles to prove his fitness in time for Tottenham’s weekend clash with Burnley. The England captain has returned to training from an ankle injury that kept him out for seven games, with his club sitting third in
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London – Everton defender Tyias Browning joined Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande for an undisclosed fee on Wednesday. Browning made just nine appearances in all competitions for Everton after emerging from the Premier League team’s youth academy. The 24-year-old played 29 times on loan for Sunderland during the 2017-18 season as the Black Cats
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London – Arsenal manager Unai Emery has challenged troubled star Mesut Ozil to prove his worth after a season marred by injuries and illness. Ozil has failed to repay Arsenal’s decision to hand him a lucrative new contract last season that made him one of the Premier League’s top earners. The German midfielder has spent
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London – Harry Kane is back in training ahead of schedule as the Tottenham striker targets a return to action at Burnley on Saturday. Kane has been sidelined since suffering an ankle injury in the closing moments of Tottenham’s Premier League defeat against Manchester United on January 13. It was initially expected the England captain
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London – The tragedy of the plane crash that killed Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala has now entered an ugly aftermath as Premier League club Cardiff City and French side Nantes threaten to go to court over his £15 million transfer fee. Sala, who was buried at the age of 28 in the Argentine village of
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London – The volley of abusive chants from Chelsea supporters were aimed in a different direction this time. Toward the sideline at Stamford Bridge. Players were spared on Monday, there was no need to dig out the “rats” banners from 2015, and supporters seem just fine with Eden Hazard and Co. Typically loyal to their
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David Ibbotson’s family said on a crowdfunding page to raise money for the search that divers would begin looking for the body “hopefully beginning of next week”. The fundraising page, which has so far raised nearly £250 000, said there would also be “helicopter searches of the coastal areas”. The small aircraft, which was carrying
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Cape Town – Everton are set to continue talks with Barcelona over a permanent move for Andre Gomes, according to reports in Spain. The Portuguese midfielder has made a huge impression at Goodison Park since arriving on loan in the summer and the Toffees are ready to step up transfer negotiations. Reports emanating from the
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