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Oxlade-Chamberlain Says It wasn’t Easy To Leave Arsenal

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had admitted it wasn’t an easy decision to leave Arsenal, but moving to Liverpool on deadline day was the only feasible option, with Jurgen Klopp being instrumental in his decision. The England international joined Arsenal at 18-years-old after coming through the youth ranks at St Mary’s. He has played for the North London side for six years making 198 first team appearances, scored 20 goals and won three FA Cup and Community Shield titles. “The first thing was the tough decision to leave Arsenal. That was the only…

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5 things to know about new PSG signing Kylian Mbappe

5) Ronaldo is his idol Like many football fans around the world, Kylian Mbappe is also a vehement fan of Cristiano Ronaldo. The attacker passionately follows Ronaldo and his style. He shares the Portuguese’s supreme dedication. Mbappe, a day after winning the Ligue 1 title, got back to recovery. He has set the bar so high for himself, asserting that one needs to always keep the bar high in order to progress.Fair to say, his dedication has not gone off the boil much like Cristiano Ronaldo’s ethos, who at 32 is…

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FIFA Order South Africa & Senegal Replay After Ref’s Lifetime Ban

The Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers has ordered a replay of the qualification match between South Africa and Senegal which took place on the 12th November 2016, following match referee Joseph Lamptey’s lifetime ban. Ghanaian ref Lamptey has been banned for awarding a penalty to South Africa for a non existent hand ball inside the 18-yard box, to unlawfully influence the match result. Replays clearly showed the ball hit Senegal’s Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly on the knee and dropped to the ground. South Africa went on to win…

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Wales Remain On Course To Qualify After 2-0 Victory Against Moldova

Wales remain on course to qualify for their first World Cup since 1958, after snatching a last minute 2-0 victory against Moldova in Chisinau on Tuesday night. It had been a frustrating start for Chris Coleman’s men as they struggled to break down the home defence, wasting every opportunity they had during the first half. West Bromwich Albion striker Hal Robson-Kanu, Real Madrid’s Gareth Bates and Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey’s all spurned chances to break the deadlock. Wales dominated the opening exchanges of the second half but aware of problems in…

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Southgate Praises Rashford After England’s 2-1 Victory

Gareth Southgate has praised Marcus Rashford for scoring the goal that has all but booked England’s place in next summer’s world cup finals, after their 2-1 victory over Slovakia on Monday night at Wembley. No sooner had the match commenced, the Manchester United forward made an error of giving the ball away just outside the area, which let Stanislav Lobotka score the opener for Slovakia inside 3 minutes. But after a slow start England bounced back with Eric Dier equalising just before the break as he flicked in a corner…

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La Liga Confirms UEFA To Investigate City Under FFP Rules

La Liga have confirmed reports via a statement, that their Spanish league president Javier Tebas has written to UEFA requesting an investigation into Manchester City’s spending, after the club broke the record for the biggest outlay in a single transfer window. Follow our football predictions here. It was also confirmed that the Spanish football governing body has asked UEFA to investigate French giants Paris Saint-Germain, (PSG) to determine whether either club is breaching Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules. The rules were first put into use in 2011 and are there…

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Neymar lit up Parc des Princes It looks like Neymar’s €222 million might well be a bargain as his PSG home debut showed what he can achieve when given a free role. Neymar looked lively throughout the 90 minutes and showed a few astonishing skills including the modified rainbow. Neymar started out on the left-hand side and was flanked by Di Maria on the other side while Cavani took center stage. Neymar played with assertion and made everything look easy on the eye.  With an incredible three assists to his name, Neymar…

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Newly promoted football clubs that can spring a surprise this season

5) Strasbourg Back in the Ligue 1 after a seven-year hiatus from the French top flight, Strasbourg have had quite a time in recent years. After being relegated to the fourth tier of the French football due to liquidation, the club are now back in the Ligue 1, winning back to back promotions. Not just that, the six-time French champions are determined towards building for the future. Having secured Thierry Laurey’s services last season, the club possess the exciting talent of Kamara, who is rated highly among Europe’s elite. Strasbourg…

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Why Chelsea should not have sold Nemanja Matic to Manchester United

  5. Title race It was obvious that Manchester United were seeing Michael Carrick nearing his career end and that they were seeking a quality player at the heart of their midfield and it was a huge shock when Matic was signed by United. It was reckless and silly from Chelsea to give United exactly what they needed. The signing could turn out to be a title decider as we know what a huge difference Matic can make.     4. Rare quality holding midfielder Matic is one of those…

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Steven Gerrard Praises Trent Alexander-Arnold After Reds 2-1 Victory

Former Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has praised Trent Alexander-Arnold, after the teenager scored a superb free kick to help the Reds beat Hoffenheim 2-1 in the first leg of the Champions League play off on Tuesday night. Alexander-Arnold grew up idolising Gerrard and the technique he used during Tuesday’s victory he had perfected in training, with the expertly taken set-piece finding the bottom corner of the home net in the 35th minute, to give him his first goal for the club. It was a dream come true for the young…

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