FIFA to pay Coleman’s wages

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FIFA will pay Seamus Coleman’s Everton wages while he recovers from his double leg break. The governing body’s Club Protection Programme enables teams to claim up to £112,731 (€143,836) per week of a player’s wages if he is injured while on international duty. Coleman is understood to earn around £45,000 … Read More

Man City crash out to Monaco

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Manchester City crashed out of the Champions League on away goals after a 3-1 defeat (6-6 on aggregate) to Monaco in their last-16 second leg on Wednesday. A desperate first-half display at the Stade Louis II saw the visitors squander their two-goal first-leg advantage earned from a 5-3 win at … Read More

Utd held by Rostov in Europa

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored on his return from injury as Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw by Rostov in their Europa League last-16 first-leg tie. The Armenia international had spent another spell on the sidelines with a hamstring injury, but started the game in Russia which went ahead despite … Read More

Chelsea win to go 10 clear

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Chelsea moved 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League table after a 2-1 win at West Ham on Monday Night Football. A flowing counter-attack was expertly finished by Eden Hazard on 25 minutes at the London Stadium and the visitors doubled the score when Diego Costa capitalised … Read More

Pep ‘happy’ with his ‘keepers

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Pep Guardiola says he is happy with his goalkeepers Willy Caballero and Claudio Bravo, and will make a decision over their Manchester City futures in the summer. Caballero is back in favour, having been second choice behind Bravo for much of the season. Although the 35-year-old Argentine is out of … Read More

Champions Leicester sack boss Ranieri

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Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as Leicester City manager just nine months after leading the club to the greatest triumph in its 133-year history. The East Midlands side defied the odds to be crowned Premier League champions for the first time last May in a fairytale season. But the club … Read More

Zlatan: I’m like Indiana Jones

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Manchester United’s hat-trick hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he is football’s Indiana Jones. The 35-year-old was in sensational form on Thursday night, banging in all three goals in United’s 3-0 Europa Cup victory over St Etienne at Old Trafford and they take his goal tally to 23 in all competitions since … Read More

Liverpool’s Divock Origi upbeat despite goal drought

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Liverpool striker Divock Origi insists his confidence has not been affected by his recent barren spell in front of goal. The Belgium international enjoyed the best spell of his career in late November and early December as he scored in five consecutive games. However, since netting against Sunderland, Leeds, Bournemouth, … Read More