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Plenty for Ronald Koeman to be happy about after European win

Ronald Koeman insisted he could take plenty of positives from his side’s faltering start to their Europa League campaign after squeezing past Slovakian minnows Ruzomberok in the first leg of their third qualifying round tie at Goodison Park. Leighton Baines saved his side’s blushes with a heavily-deflected 65th-minute str… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF ...

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Tournament of surprises enters knockout stages

UEFA Women’s EURO quarter-final line-up complete Debutants Austria win group, Norway fail to win a single game for first time England’s Jodie Taylor leads goalscoring (4) The UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in The Netherlands has reached the end of the group stage and the tournament has already produced several surprising storylines. FIFA.com reviews all the action that’s taken place from the ...

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Joey Barton ban reduced to 13 months

Joey Barton’s 18-month ban for breaking Football Association betting rules has been reduced to 13 months, the governing body has announced. In April, the FA handed Barton the ban and fined the former England midfielder £30,000 after he admitted placing bets on 1,260 football matches. He was later released by c… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT ...

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Marco Silva: I expect to be at Watford for longer than a season

Marco Silva is confident he can survive the managerial graveyard at Watford. The 40-year-old Portuguese was this summer appointed as the ninth Hornets head coach in the five years since the Pozzo family took over the club. The previous two incumbents lasted just one season, despite both Quique Sanchez Flores and W… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ...

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England complete clean sweep of group to set up France clash

Toni Duggan and Nikita Parris struck early in each half as England made it three wins from three at the Women’s European Championship to set up a blockbuster quarter-final against France. On Sunday, England will be looking to end a winless run against France that dates back to 1974. This 2-1 victory over Portugal … England Football News PLEASE CLICK ...

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Leighton Baines gives Everton a slender lead in Europa League tie

Wayne Rooney‘s Everton return threatened to turn into embarrassment before captain Leighton Baines struck to give his side a slender first leg lead in their Europa League third qualifying round clash with Ruzemberok. The Slovakian minnows hit the… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Alexis Sanchez will return to training on Sunday says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has confirmed Alexis Sanchez will begin training on Sunday as the Arsenal striker looks to find full fitness ahead of the start of the Premier League season. Sanchez and Shkodran Mustafi are both behind most of their team-mates in their pre-season preparations after the pair’s involvement in the Confederatio… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT ...

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Sam Allardyce: Ruben Loftus-Cheek should have joined Palace sooner

Sam Allardyce is pleased Ruben Loftus-Cheek has left Chelsea for Crystal Palace – but believes he should have made the move sooner. The 21-year-old midfielder left the Premier League champions on a season-long loan two weeks ago, becoming Frank De Boer’s first s igning since he was announced as Allardyce’s successor last… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ...

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Stars and Stripes close gap on El Tri

USA crowned continental champions for sixth time Canada’s 16-year-old Alphonso Davies finishes top goalscorer USA earns berth in 2019 CONCACAF Cup for place in next Confederations Cup USA are CONCACAF Gold Cup champions for a sixth time and with their latest triumph moved to within one continental trophy of rivals Mexico’s record tally in the competition.  Surprisingly, they did it ...

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FIFA announces latest disciplinary sanctions for incidents during FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Following the latest meeting of the Disciplinary Committee, FIFA can today confirm the sanctions imposed for incidents that occurred during the latest round of the preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup. Details of the cases are available in the disciplinary overview document for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ preliminary competition, published on FIFA.com. <… FIFA.com PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT ...

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