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Tottenham's Lloris doubtful for Southampton game with illness

(Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur could be without goalkeeper Hugo Lloris for Sunday’s Premier League trip to Southampton, with the French international suffering from illness, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday.<p>The club captain has started all but one of Tottenham’s 23 league games this season …

English Premier League

Roy Hodgson: ‘Coaching is a sadistic pleasure – the suffering never stops’

Palace manager has revived the Eagles and his reputation, while his appetite is as keen as ever at 70 – despite the torment the job brings<p>Roy Hodgson is not one for sentimental reflection. Looking back has never really been his thing. If it were, as he admits, he might linger on his life going full …

English Premier League

Could Optus Stadium host an AFL Grand Final?

Optus Stadium head believes major renovations at the MCG could pave the way for Perth to host an historic AFL grand final.

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Fernandinho Pledges Future to Man City With New Contract to Summer of 2020

Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho has pledged his future to the club by signing a new two-and-a-half year contract that promises to keep him at …

Soccer

EPL Fixtures: Manchester City v Newcastle – injury news, kick-off time, form guide & betting odds

Manchester City host Newcastle in Saturday’s late kick off, reeling from their first Premier League defeat of the season.The runaway EPL leaders were …

Soccer

Red Devil fans have a few reasons to be optimistic

MANCHESTER – Manchester City aim to resume business as usual when they face Newcastle United at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League …

English Premier League

Rafa Benitez refuses to commit to Newcastle long term - but states how club can have 'bright future'

Rafa Benitez has refused to commit to Newcastle United long term - though he does insist the “future will be bright” at St James’ Park if the Magpies …

Soccer

Guardiola has no bitterness over failed Sanchez bid | IOL Sport

MANCHESTER - Pep Guardiola has said he feels no anger towards Alexis Sanchez despite losing out on the chance to sign him for Manchester City.<p>Sanchez …

Soccer

Essendon launches esports team for 2018, set to meet Adelaide Crows in March

MARK it in your diaries, Bombers fans — you’re facing off against the Crows on Saturday March 17 at 2pm.<p>And then six days later, it’ll be Essendon …

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Soccer: Otamendi extends Man City contract until 2022

(Reuters) - Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi has signed a contract extension until 2022, the Premier League club have announced.<p>The 29-year-old Argentina international has made 118 appearances for City since arriving at the Etihad Stadium from Valencia in 2015 and won the League Cup in his …

Soccer

Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United transfer news, Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal latest

THEY’VE got Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku on their books, but Alexis Sanchez is set to become the highest wage earner EVER at …

Soccer

Man City v. Newcastle United preview

Man City loss their first Premier League match last time out against Liverpool and will look to bounce back as Newcastle come to the Etihad Stadium.

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Paul Pogba now unbeaten in 35 PL games after starring against Stoke

Paul Pogba was brilliant in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Stoke at Old Trafford. Find out why the Frenchman is the Premier League’s …

Soccer

Man City target Fred waiting for Guardiola call

Fred played twice against City in the UEFA Champions League this season, Shakhtar losing 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium before beating Guardiola's men 2-1 …

Soccer

Alexis Sanchez: Why Arsenal striker will still end up at Man City, if he wants to

<b>It would be a huge coup for Manchester United if they snatch Alexis Sanchez from under Manchester City's nose, because they know Blues boss Pep Guardiola has been chasing him for a while now.</b><p>United's interest in the Arsenal forward came out of the blue when it was reported a few days ago but, from …

Soccer

Companies fight back against YouTube daredevils with legal action

Owners of some of the UK’s best known landmarks are pursuing legal action to fight back against YouTube daredevils who climb their iconic buildings.<p>Lloyd’s of London has revealed that it is working to secure a court injunction to stop so-called urban explorers from not only trespassing on their …

Alexis Sanchez tipped to get Manchester United No.7 jersey as Manchester City interest wanes

ALEXIS Sanchez will be handed Manchester United’s fabled No.7 shirt if he signs with the club.<p>Chilean outlet Cooperative suggest the iconic shirt, …

Soccer

Virgil van Dijk set to miss Liverpool’s clash with Manchester City

gossip<p>Virgil van Dijk is set to miss Liverpool‘s clash with Manchester City on Sunday, according to reports.<p>The £75 million signing from Southampton …

Soccer

'Records are there to be broken - we're ready to fight'

Pep Guardiola brings his team to Anfield on a run of 22 fixtures without defeat in the top flight since the start of the season, which has included …

Virgil van Dijk

Manchester City: Predicted Lineup matchday 23

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 09: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool smiles as Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the …

Soccer

Liverpool v Manchester City: match preview

Jürgen Klopp starts life without Philippe Coutinho with a request that Anfield forgets the departed Brazilian and concentrates on avenging September’s 5-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium instead. A key date in the season for both clubs, he says. “City used the momentum and we suffered,” the Liverpool …

English Premier League

Pep Guardiola pleased to see Premier League rivals coming round to his style of football

Pep Guardiola has suggested that English football is coming round to his way of thinking after a difficult first season at Manchester City.<p>Guardiola is pleased to see that the high-possession, high-pressing and high-intensity style he espouses has found popularity elsewhere in the Premier League, …

Soccer

Alexis Sanchez will snub Manchester United and sign for Manchester City, claims Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand fears Alexis Sanchez will snub Manchester United‘s late interest and sign for Pep Guardiola‘s Premier League leaders instead.<p>The Chile …

Soccer

I turned down Manchester United, reveals Klopp

Klopp replaced Brendan Rodgers in the Anfield dugout in October 2015, four months on from stepping down at Borussia Dortmund.<p>The 50-year-old's …

Soccer

Manchester United 'Close to Agreeing' Alexis Sanchez Deal Worth £124M

Manchester United are reportedly "close to agreeing" a deal to sign Arsenal contract rebel Alexis Sanchez and have moved ahead of Manchester City, who are hesitant to push for a move that could cost £124 million.<p>The <i>Mirror</i>'s Jacob Murtagh cited Sky Sports Italy and reported the Red Devils stepped …

Soccer

Liverpool vs Manchester City preview - Jurgen Klopp wants 'bravery' from Reds as they seek revenge

Jurgen Klopp has called for a show of bravery as Liverpool look to inflict a first Premier League defeat of the season on Manchester City.<p>The Reds …

English Premier League

Raheem Sterling's Rise Could Lead to Real Madrid Transfer

Raheem Sterling has never had it so good.<p>He is top of the Premier League, Manchester City's top goalscorer, and about to be offered staggering new terms on a fresh contract as reward for his sensational form.<p>Suddenly the haters have gone quiet and the snake emojis from Liverpool fans have (almost) …

Soccer

Renegades win toss, bowl first in BBL

Kevin Pietersen has delivered a vintage performance with the bat and in the field to lead Melbourne Stars to a 23-run win over Melbourne Renegades …

Peter Handscomb

The Nixon Hotel

Location<p>757 Bourke Street<br>(diagonally opposite Gate 3 of Etihad Stadium)<br>Docklands VIC 3008<p>Contact details<p>Opening hours<p>Mon: 11am – late<p>Tue: 11am – …

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Carabao Cup excitement, Coutinho's unveiling and VAR in action - Football Weekly Extra

Rate, review, share on Apple Podcasts,Soundcloud, Audioboom, Mixcloud, Acast and Stitcher, and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email. …

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