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Middlesbrough's Ben Gibson attracting interest from Premier League clubs

Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson attracting interest from host of Premier League clubs<p><b>Middlesbrough missed out on promotion to the Premier League</b> …

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Tony Pulis furious as Aston Villa goalkeeper Sam Johnstone escapes red

'It's a disappointing decision from one of our top officials': Tony Pulis furious as Aston Villa goalkeeper Sam Johnstone escapes red for handling …

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Tony Pulis: 'People say Aston Villa are favourites, so Middlesbrough have nothing to lose'

Tony Pulis remains confident his Middlesbrough team are good enough to beat Aston Villa, as long as they play without any inhibitions in the second leg of their Championship play-off semi-final.<p>Villa looked the more accomplished side as they secured a 1-0 away win in the first leg, but Pulis …

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Middlesbrough v Aston Villa LIVE: Championship play off first-leg

Middlesbrough v Aston Villa LIVE: Follow the Championship play off first-leg action from the Riverside<p><b>Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis named unchanged</b> …

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Middlesbrough vs Aston Villa: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

Many believe that the winner of this tie will earn promotion to the Premier League<p>The Championship play-offs continue on Saturday as the first leg of Middlesbrough's semi-final with Aston Villa takes place at the Riverside Stadium.<p>Recent form is perhaps not worth reading into for this game as both …

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World Cup Countdown: 11 Weeks to Go - 'Cruyff, Champagne and Naked Girls'

As the seconds trickled away inside the Olympiastadion in Munich, West Germany's box was bombarded by unattractive, bland long balls that reeked of a …

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Sport24.co.za | Pardew leaves tailenders WBA

Alan Pardew has paid the price for a club record eight successive Premier League defeats by leaving his managerial role at West Bromwich Albion.

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Middlesbrough 1 Wolves 2: Nuno Espirito Santo forced to defend wild celebrations in front of Boro bunch

Nuno Espirito Santo was forced to defend himself amidst suggestions he had celebrated excessively after Wolverhampton Wanderers took another …

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Wolves receive Jorge Mendes support - from an ex-West Brom manager

Middlesbough chief Tony Pulis has become the latest manager to weigh in on the ongoing debate over Jorge Mendes' role at Wolverhampton Wanderers.<p>But …

Exclusive Garry Monk interview: 'It’s all about the belief' – Birmingham City manager confident they can stay up

Garry Monk is considering the question of why he wants to be a manager – and in particular at Birmingham City, or 'crisis club Birmingham City' as they have become known.<p>The answer, when it comes, is emphatic. “Because I am ambitious,” Monk says. “I want to be in the Premier League. I want to …

Middlesbrough Vs Wolves Preview

<b>Here’s one for you: When was the last time Wolves won at the Riverside?</b><p>The answer is never.<p>Admittedly I may have trotted that little gem out once or …

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West Brom's Championship-bound squad dissected as 2018/19 kit details are leaked

There’s expected to be quite an upheaval this summer as regards to a change in personnel at West Bromwich Albion.<p>With the Baggies a sizeable ten …

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Real Madrid to end Harry Kane interest as Robert Lewandowski becomes top target? Thursday's transfer news and gossip

Real Madrid are ready to ditch their plans to lure Harry Kane to the Bernabeu and make Robert Lewandowski their top target this summer.<p>Zinedine …

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Leon Wobschall: Less could well be more for Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday

WATCHING LEEDS UNITED and Sheffield Wednesday joust with the equivalent of paper swords on a snowy derby battleground on Saturday, it was inescapable …

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SUNDERLAND: Boro's 'Ashley Fletcher has found it tough in a struggling team'

CHRIS COLEMAN has admitted that Ashley Fletcher has found it much harder to repair his fractured confidence than had been hoped, with Sunderland left …

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Championship news: Man Utd to pay £40m for rising star, Aston Villa want ex-Liverpool man, Middlesbrough want double swoop

Sessegnon the new Shaw?<p>It’s been the transfer story that has dominated the headlines for weeks and weeks, and it shows no signs of going away. Now …

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Where it all went right for Brighton and all went wrong for Stoke City

<b>Stoke City, 10 years in the Premier League, appear to be heading in a different direction to Brighton, one year in the Premier League.</b><p><b>If Stoke go</b> …

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Ruben Neves shows class as rival boss admits they cannot cope with Wolves

It was the goal that doubled Wolverhampton Wanderers' lead and set them on their way to a 3-1 win over Burton Albion.<p>Benik Afobe the man who got it, …

Championship news: Newcastle will pay big to land Fulham star, James Maddison wanted man, Sunderland suspend Darron Gibson

Cairney a wanted man<p>Former Hull City midfielder Tom Cairney is attracting plenty of interest after a standout season for the promotion-chasing side. …

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Despite Manchester City’s dominance, the Premier League is getting better

This season, the Premier League has received its fair share of flack. Some of it is deserved, but arrives at the wrong destination.<p>There are several …

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West Brom: Alan Pardew speaks to club hierarchy about speculation on his future

<b>Alan Pardew has held "clear the air" talks with West Brom's hierarchy about the speculation surrounding his future as the club's head coach.</b><p>The Baggies are bottom of the Premier League, having won once since Pardew succeeded Tony Pulis in November.<p>They are eight points adrift of safety with eight …

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Southampton: Are Saints trying to 'do a Sunderland' to ensure Premier League survival?

<b>Southampton have gambled that sacking Mauricio Pellegrino with only eight games left is their best bet of staying in the Premier League.</b><p>The club are just one point and one place above the relegation zone, having won just one of their past 17 league games.<p>Former Stoke boss has taken over at St …

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Championship news: Leeds will copy Wolves' model, Norwich injury blows, Fulham teenager to MLS

Leeds want to copy Wolves<p>Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani is seeking clarification on the link between Wolves and agent Jorge Mendes with a view to …

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Who's going up? Wolves, Cardiff, Aston Villa, Fulham, Derby and Bristol City's promotion chances assessed

Wolves - Nathan Judah, Express & Star<p>It’s fair to say that for much of this season, the question has not been, ‘can Wolves win the Championship?’ …

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Axe falls on ninth PL manager as relegation fears grow

The south-coast club took action two days after losing 3-0 at Newcastle, following which Pellegrino said some of his players “gave up.” Southampton …

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Soccer: In Premier League mid-table, be careful what you wish for

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - There may be little glamour in being a mid-table Premier League team but this season suggests that those clubs who become bored with such an existence can find the alternative is far worse.<p>The temptation is understandable - top six status is nearly impossible for …

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Leeds United: Heckingbottom throws down gauntlet to players ahead of Wolves test

Paul Heckingbottom ordered Leeds United’s players to raise their standards and be “100 per cent up” for tonight’s meeting with Wolverhampton …

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Phil Hay’s verdict: Middlesbrough 3 Leeds United 0 - Bamford’s treble leaves play-off hopes in tatters

The Riverside beat the weather but by the end of the first half, Leeds United were wishing the snow had intervened.

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Middlesbrough v Leeds United: Here and now is the priority for Heckingbottom

HEAD COACH Paul Heckingbottom admits Leeds United’s transfer plans for the summer must remain on the back burner amid a run of fixtures that is …

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Football gossip: Lewandowski, Kane, Neymar, Courtois, Enrique, Fonseca

<b>Real Madrid</b> are considering a move for <b>Bayern Munich's</b> Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 29, in the summer, such is the difficulty involved in signing top striker target England's Harry Kane, 24, from <b>Tottenham.</b> (Independent)<p><b>Everton</b> are planning to sack manager Sam Allardyce in the summer and</b> …

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