Categories Archives: Football / Soccer

Pep: I have made mistakes

Pep Guardiola admits he has made some mistakes since arriving at Manchester City but says he is adapting to English football. City progressed into the fourth round of the FA Cup on Friday with a 5-0 win over West Ham, but are fourth in the Premier League,

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Puel tight-lipped on Fonte future

Southampton boss Claude Puel refused to be drawn on why captain Jose Fonte was missing from the squad at Carrow Road as Norwich scored an injury-time equaliser to seal an FA Cup third-round replay. Portugal defender Fonte was left out of the third-round c

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Ranieri praise for Musa, Ndidi

Claudio Ranieri was impressed with the impact made by substitute Ahmed Musa after he scored twice to give Leicester a 2-1 victory at Everton in the FA Cup on Saturday. The summer signing has struggled to impress since joining from CSKA Moscow, but he prov

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WATCH: Seven-minute hat-trick

Bristol Rovers striker Ellis Harrison scored a seven-minute hat-trick against Northampton on Saturday as the Gas ran out as 5-0 winners. The 22-year-old actually netted four of the goals scored by the hosts in the Sky Bet League One match-up, with Billy B

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Koeman frustrated after defeat

Ronald Koeman bemoaned a lack of concentration from Everton as they were beaten 2-1 in the FA Cup third round by Leicester on Saturday. Romelu Lukaku put the Toffees ahead in the 63rd minute when he finished from substitute Gerard Deulofeu’s cross.

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Conte: Football is my life

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte understands Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola’s comments on retirement, but the Italian says he needs football. Conte began his managerial career in 2006 at Italian side Arezzo and went on to manage Bari, Atalanta,

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Draxler scores on PSG debut

Paris Saint-Germain got their Coupe de France defence off to a dream start on Saturday with new recruit Julian Draxler scoring in a 7-0 rout of Ligue 1 rivals Bastia. Unai Emery’s side advance to the last 32 of a tournament in which they are the two

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Hammers’ new Hogan bid rejected

West Ham have had a second bid for Brentford striker Scott Hogan rejected, Sky sources understand. The Hammers had a £10m offer for the 24-year-old turned down on Thursday. A “buttock injury” kept Hogan out of the Brentford squad for their FA

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La Liga: Sevilla go second

Sevilla moved into second place behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid thanks to a thumping 4-0 win over Real Sociedad. Wissam Ben Yedder scored a second hat-trick in three games and also set up substitute Pablo Sarabia before a stunned Anoeta Stadium, sendin

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