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Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho Opens Up On His Row With Jürgen Klopp

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Jurgen Klopp (R), manager of Liverpool celebrates his team's 3-1 win with his player Mamadou Sakho (L) after the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on October 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

With Mamadou Sakho set to leave Liverpool in the next 24 hours or so, the French international has lifted the lid on why he was banished by manager Jürgen Klopp last summer. Sakho’s problems began last April when he was given a provisional 30-day ban while an investigation into a potentially banned substance was carried out – he was later given …

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Analysis: The FA Cup Fourth Round Was Certainly One To Remember

SUTTON, GREATER LONDON - JANUARY 29: Jamie Collins of Sutton United (L) scores his sides first goal from the penalty spot during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sutton United and Leeds United at Borough Sports Ground on January 29, 2017 in Sutton, Greater London. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

This weekend has brought about some shock results that will go down in FA Cup history, with Wolves, Lincoln City, Oxford, Millwall and Sutton United amongst those to hit the headlines. It is also the first time in the history of the competition that two non-league teams have progressed to the fifth round. The first game of the round saw …

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Watch: Schweinsteiger And Fellaini Combine Brilliantly To Put Man United 1-0 Up Against Wigan

Man United Wigan

Bastian Schweinsteiger and Marouane Fellaini have had odd seasons at Manchester United. One is widely adored by fans despite rarely playing, while the other has been booed at times this year despite being a favourite of José Mourinho. Both started in Man United’s FA Cup clash with Wigan Athletic at Old Trafford on Sunday, and combined to devastating effect to …

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Twitter Reacts As Non-League Sutton Utd Dump Leeds Out Of The FA Cup

SUTTON, GREATER LONDON - JANUARY 29: Jamie Collins of Sutton United (C) celebrates scoring his sides first goal with his Sutton United team mates during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sutton United and Leeds United at Borough Sports Ground on January 29, 2017 in Sutton, Greater London. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Sutton United, victors of one of the all-time great FA Cup shocks when they beat top-flight Coventry City in 1989, can add the scalp of Championship side Leeds to their collection. The U’s, currently 16th in the National League table, defeated Garry Monk’s heavily-rotated side 1-0 at Gander Green Lane on Sunday, 24 hours after Lincoln City from the same …

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Manchester United Vs Wigan: Confirmed Lineups As Mourinho Looks To Overcome Championship Strugglers

Manchester United

Manchester United have released the official team for their FA Cup fourth round clash with Wigan with some surprise names in store. Bastian Schweinsteiger makes his first start for the club in over a year, 386 days to be precise. The German veteran is partnered in midfield by Marouane Fellaini while Timothy Fosu-Mensah makes a long-awaited return to the first …

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There’s Some Very Exciting Early Team News For Manchester United’s Clash With Wigan

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With the seemingly straightforward task of getting past a team fighting for survival in the Championship at hand, it’s surely time for Manchester United to rotate their sizeable squad. If early reports are to be believed, Jose Mourinho has done just that. And then some. These claims, originating from Craig Norwood, a photographer who was often contracted by the club …

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Everton Reject £16m Newcastle Bid For James McCarthy [Report]

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: James McCarthy arrives before the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on December 19, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)

Newcastle United’s hopes of adding Everton’s James McCarthy to their squad before Tuesday’s transfer deadline could go right to the wire. The Irish international has been the subject of interest from a number of Premier League and Championship clubs this month, and according to the Daily Mail, Newcastle have offered Everton £16m for his services. Manager Rafa Benítez is determined …

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