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Klopp confident Liverpool will seal Champions League spot

London, United Kingdom | Jurgen Klopp is confident Liverpool will recover from a disappointing Premier League run to seal qualification for next season’s Champions League in their final game against Brighton. Defeat to Chelsea on Sunday, following damaging draws against Stoke and West Brom, has taken the race for Champions …

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Alex Ferguson ‘showing signs of recovery’ after haemorrhage

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson was sitting up and talking to his family, reports said Tuesday, as he recovers from emergency surgery following a brain haemorrhage. The 76-year-old, who suffered the haemorrhage on Saturday, remains in intensive care and there has been no …

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Steven Gerrard confirmed as new Rangers boss

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Rangers on Friday confirmed former Liverpool and England midfielder Steven Gerrard as their new manager, announcing he would join the Scottish Premiership club this summer on a four-year deal. Gerrard, who has previously only worked with Liverpool’s Under-18s, faces a daunting task in trying …

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Ex-footballer Ferdinand refused pro boxing licence

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand said Thursday he was “disappointed” after being refused a professional licence by British boxing authorities. Ferdinand, coached by former WBC super-middleweight champion Richie Woodhall, was being backed by betting company Betfair as part of the “Defender …

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Salah wins writers’ footballer of the year award

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Mohamed Salah was Tuesday named as the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year for 2017/18 after scoring 43 goals so far in an incredible debut season for Liverpool. The Egypt international narrowly topped the poll of the 400-strong FWA membership ahead of Manchester …

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Departing Wenger wants peaceful end to Mourinho rivalry

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger says he hopes his farewell match at Old Trafford on Sunday passes off “peacefully” but has admitted he is unsure he will ever be friends with Jose Mourinho. Wenger, 68, made the surprise announcement last week that he will end his 21-year …

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Wenger set for for Old Trafford farewell

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger is unsure of the welcome he will receive on his final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss on Sunday after many “great battles” against Manchester United during his two decades in charge. The 68-year-old Frenchman, leaving the club at the end …

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FA confirm shock £500 million offer to buy historic Wembley

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The Football Association have received an offer to buy iconic Wembley stadium in a shock move that increases the chances of an NFL team taking up permanent residence in London. Shahid Khan, who owns Championship club Fulham and the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars, is behind …

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