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Emery racks up 50 games as Arsenal boss but Leicester loss shows he will need a ton of luck to make it to 100

By | 9th November 2019

THEY played the last post just before kick-off on the eve of ahead of Remembrance Sunday. Many hard core Arsenal fans would have happily heard it played again at full-time for under-fire boss Unai Emery. The hapless Spaniard suffered another painful defeat on his milestone 50th game in charge of the Gunners as Jamie Vardy […]

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FA Cup tie massively delayed after TWO referees injured during Accrington vs Crewe sparking hunt for third official

By | 9th November 2019

CREWE ALEXANDRA’S 2-0 FA Cup win at Accrington ended with only one linesman after two referees got injured – forcing an hour’s delay to the second half. Original ref Neil Hair pulled out with a knock in the 23rd minute before confusion reigned at the interval when his replacement, fourth official Alan Clayton, was also […]

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Tottenham find themselves in another cul de sac with Poch’s side lucky to hold on against Sheffield United

By | 9th November 2019

Just when we thought Tottenham had turned a corner – they find themselves in another cul de sac. Mauricio Pochettino’s men were expected to kick on after Wednesday’s impressive 4-0 Champions League win at Red Star Belgrade. And it seemed the football gods were at last smiling on them when an error from Blades defender […]

Tottenham 1 Sheffield United 1: Spurs flops booed off as Dier own goal earns Blades a deserved point

By | 9th November 2019

TOTTENHAM were booed off again by their own fans as Eric Dier’s own goal preserved United’s unbeaten away record. And Blades will feel justice was done after harshly being denied a leveller earlier by the VAR. But it was another bad day at the office for Spurs as Son Heung-min fired them ahead against the […]

Sheff Utd denied goal by VAR for offside by length of a TOE in clash with Spurs

By | 9th November 2019

SHEFFIELD UNITED had a goal ruled offside by a TOE’S length in what incredulous fans are labelling the tightest VAR fans ever. David McGoldrick was denied his first Premier League strike after a three-minute delay as the Blades battled to get back into the game at Tottenham. Republic of Ireland striker McGoldrick was finally judged […]

Hertha Berlin erect amazing replica of the Berlin Wall on their pitch to celebrate 30th anniversary of its fall

By | 9th November 2019

HERTHA BERLIN marked the 30th anniversary of the city’s infamous wall being torn down with a spectacular replica splitting their pitch in half. Hertha also wore a special kit for their Bundesliga clash with RB Leipzig as Germany commemorates East reuniting with West after a concrete wall split the country from 1911-1989. With players warming […]

Kompany joins Sky Sports punditry team alongside Mourinho, Keane and Carragher for Liverpool vs Man City game

By | 9th November 2019

VINCENT KOMPANY will join Jose Mourinho in Sky Sports’ team for Manchester City’s clash at Liverpool tomorrow – 24 hours after revealing how much he enjoyed ruining the Reds’ title dream on the final day last season. Belgum centre-back Kompany became Anderlecht player-boss in the summer after 11 glorious years at the Etihad, winning the […]

Thierry Henry calls Laudrup ‘best No10 ever’ as he names his five greatest legends

By | 9th November 2019

THIERRY HENRY has named Michael Laudrup as the must under-rated player ever and the greatest true No10 – after naming the Dane as one of his five top footballing legends. Arsenal and Barcelona hero Henry also picked Diego Maradona, Pele, Johan Cruyff and Franz Beckenbauer but admitted he would find it too hard to include […]

Liverpool keeper Alisson calls on global stars to unite in fight against fixture congestion

By | 6th November 2019

LIVERPOOL keeper Alisson has called on the world’s leading players to take a stand against fixture chaos. Jurgen Klopp’s busy side face an avalanche of games this winter as they chase a string of trophies. The Reds will be forced to field separate squads for the Carabao Cup quarter-final at Aston Villa on December 17 […]

Walker comes on in goal as ten-man City cling on brilliantly for Champions League draw

By | 6th November 2019

KYLE WALKER ended the night in goal as Manchester City had a night of keeper calamities. First choice Ederson suffered an injury scare ahead of Sunday’s huge title showdown with Liverpool at Anfield. And his replacement Cluadio Bravo had another night to forget as he was red carded for hauling down Josip Ilcic. That meant […]