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Shaqiri Signs: What The Swiss Star Can Bring To Liverpool

<b>LIVERPOOL have confirmed the signing of Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City for a reported fee of £13million, so we took a look at what the Swiss</b> …

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Antonio Conte: Chelsea manager's exit continues title-winning trend

<b>Chelsea's sacking of boss Antonio Conte means for the sixth time in eight seasons the Premier League's title-winning manager has left his job the following summer - if not earlier.</b><p>Since 2009-10, Carlo Ancelotti, Roberto Mancini, Jose Mourinho, Claudio Ranieri and Conte have all been sacked - with …

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Bayern Munich's Niko Kovac: German football 'needs artists as well as craftsmen'

New Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac bemoaned German players' lack of flair and criticised youth development in Germany.<p>Kovac, who took over earlier …

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Possession Lost on the World Cup Stage As Defenses Learn to Adapt

No side, perhaps, is ever so much itself as when it is going out of the World Cup. When teams – or at least those with aspirations to the title – …

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Real Madrid Considering Keeping James Rodriguez After Bayern Munich Loan

Real Madrid are reportedly considering bringing back James Rodriguez from Bayern Munich following Zinedine Zidane's departure as manager.<p>Rodriguez is halfway through a two-year loan spell with the Bundesliga champions, and the club has the option to make the move permanent when the deal expires in …

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Manchester United and Arsenal enter race to sign Croatia midfielder Ante Rebic after World Cup finishes

gossip<p>Manchester United and Arsenal have entered the race to sign Croatia’s attacking midfielder Ante Rebic, according to reports in Germany.<p>The …

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Five reasons to be excited about the 2018/19 Bundesliga season

The 2018 FIFA World Cup has been a nice distraction, but we all know it has just been filling that long wait between the final Matchday of...

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Domagoj Vida: The Controversial Joker Beloved by His Croatian Teammates

For several years in the early 1990s, Rudika Vida did the grind with a couple of Croatia's unfashionable football clubs. He was a useful striker. His career peaked during the 1993-94 season, when he scored 26 goals in 34 league games for NK Belisce. For all his goals, the club still only finished …

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Where are they now? Every England and Croatia player from the game that ‘crowned’ the Wally with a Brolly in 2007

<b>Expectations across England have reached fever pitch as the Three Lions make it to a World Cup semi-final for the first time since Italia 90.</b>Gareth …

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Bayern Munich Manager Niko Kovac Confirms Key Defender Will Remain at the Club for Coming Season

New Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac has confirmed once and for all that Jerome Boateng will remain at the club this summer.<p>The 29-year-old …

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New Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac gets to work in pre-season training

Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac gets to work in pre-season training as Swansea flop Renato Sanches gets chance to prove himself to new boss<p><b>New</b> …

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Rebic focused on Eintracht Frankfurt and World Cup amid Bayern Munich links

Croatia and Eintracht Frankfurt star Ante Rebic praised former boss Niko Kovac but played down speculation of a reunion at Bayern Munich.<p>Kovac was …

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Niko Kovac expects Robert Lewandowski to stay at Bayern Munich

New Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac expects the club’s star striker Robert Lewandowski to stay and is eager to work with him.<p>Bayern Munich unveiled …

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Kovac holds first Bayern training session

Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac conducted his first training session on Wednesday since taking over from Jupp Heynckes in the off-season

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Bayern coach Niko Kovac eager to work with Robert Lewandowski

MUNICH -- New Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac says he is looking forward to working with Robert Lewandowski and Jerome Boateng, both of whom have been …

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Kovac hopes 'important' Lewandowski stays at Bayern | Reuters

(Reuters) - New Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac hopes the club can hold on to striker Robert Lewandowski and make a winning start against Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Super Cup final.<p>Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Japan vs Poland - Volgograd Arena, Volgograd, Russia - June 28, 2018 …

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2018-19 kits: Every new, official home and away jerseys for Barcelona, Man Utd, Liverpool & more

Ajax's home kit for the 2018-19 campaign retains the club's traditional red and white design, with a vertical red stripe flanked by white on either …

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World Cup 2018: Glory made Germany's class of 2014 soft, and only new blood can turn them into conquerors again

The fourteenth-century Arab historian, Ibn Khaldun, had a theory about the manner in which empires rise and fall. After a nomadic tribe had conquered …

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Both Bayern Munich and Germany miss Philipp Lahm’s leadership

Both Bayern Munich and the German national team share similar struggles that point back to the importance one man in particular: Philipp Lahm.<p>The …

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Bayern Munich ’18-19 Bundesliga fixture list announced

Niko Kovac can now begin preparations for his first Bundesliga match as Bayern Munich manager, which comes on August 24th against Hoffenheim.<p>Although …

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Michele De Bruyne, Kevin De Bruyne’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Kevin De Bruyne is a star to watch. The coach of the Bayern-Munich team, Jupp Heynckes, has called De Bruyne the best player in Europe. Other coaches …

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Complacency killed Germany's World Cup hopes

VATUTINKI, Russia (Reuters) - Charts, graphs and statistical analysis will not explain Germany's shock World Cup exit. The reason lies not in numbers but in German football's complacency in recent years.<p>Every aspect of the national pastime, and that includes clubs, the top league, the national …

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Colombia look for golden boy Rodriquez to be main man again

SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) - Colombia’s James Rodriquez, the star of the World Cup in Brazil four years ago, is once again looking to showcase his skills at the showpiece event and remind the world of his talent.<p>The 26-year-old, whose indifferent club performances have seen him meander out of the …

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7 Players That Achieved Greatness Both On and Off the Field

Trying to comprehend just how many people once dreamed of becoming a professional footballer boggles the mind. An unprecedented amount of kids will …

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From Modric to Muller: Best and worst combined XIs from gameweek two of World Cup 2018

<b>The second round of fixtures at the 2018 Fifa World Cup are now over.</b><p>As the final round approaches, we can look back at a thrilling set of games …

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Transfer news: Emre Can in Turin for medical at Juventus

Germany's Emre Can is in Turin for a medical as he looks to move from Liverpool to Juventus. Meanwhile, Gladbach have signed a promising young Danish …

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Germany's Thomas Muller should be dropped? He doesn't think so

World Cup winner Phillipp Lahm thinks Germany need to stand united following opening game loss to Mexico. Germany's Manuel Neuer insists the squad …

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Transfer news: Halil Altintop hangs up his boots

Former Turkish international Halil Altintop has called time on his 15-year career, while Gladbach have signed a promising young Danish left-back. …

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Transfer news: Stuttgart complete Castro and Didavi deals

It's a case of two in, one out for Stuttgart in their summer re-build, while Gladbach have added yet another Swiss international to their ranks. Get …

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Colombia sweating on fitness of star man James Rodriguez for Japan clash

Colombia sweating on fitness of star man James Rodriguez ahead of World Cup opener against Japan as he struggles with calf injury<p><b>James Rodriguez</b> …

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