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Rangers Universally Slated Following Embarrassing European Exit

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JUNE 29: Rangers Manager Pedro Caixinha during the UEFA Europa League first qualifying round match between Rangers and Progres Niederkorn at the Ibrox Stadium on June 29, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Steve Welsh/Getty Images)

Rangers have shockingly been dumped out of the Europa League at the first hurdle by Luxembourgian side Progrès Niederkorn.    Two second half strikes on Tuesday night saw the minnows progress 2-1 on aggregate at the expense of a Rangers team playing in their first competitive European tie for six years. The Glasgow club led 1-0 on aggregate heading into …

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Watch: Portugal Make A Holy Mess Of A Free-Kick Without Ronaldo

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Portugal were without star man Cristiano Ronaldo in Sunday’s Confederations Cup third-place playoff on Sunday – and their reliance on his set-pieces was never more evident. Granted, the Real Madrid forward doesn’t have the best record when it comes to free kicks (despite his insistence on taking them), but at least his demand to take them offers some sort of …

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Liverpool Target Oxlade-Chamberlain Rejects Offer From Arsenal

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Alex Oxlade-Chambelain of Arsenal takes on (L) Sadio Mane and (R) Nathaniel Clyne of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on March 4, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool target Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has refused to sign a new contract at Arsenal, adding fuel to the fire of rumours that he could be set to switch north London for Merseyside ahead of the new season. The Liverpool Echo report that he is eager to make the move, which would surely see him gain more regular playing time at Anfield …

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Arsenal Close To Breaking Club Record Fee For Alexandre Lacazette

France's forward Alexandre Lacazette (C) vies with Paraguay's goalkeaper Antony Silva (L) and Paraguay's defender Bruno Valdez during the friendly football match France vs Paraguay on June 2, 2017 at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

While Arsenal did pick up silverware last term in the form of the FA Cup, there are some underlying worries regarding just how they will fare this season.  This is not helped by rumours concerning the potential departure of Alexis Sanchez, which have been rife of late, and it now looks like the club are making contingencies for what would …

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From La Fábrica To The First XI, Real Madrid Have Never Been Stronger

Real Madrid's French coach Zinedine Zidane lifts the trophy after Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid at The Principality Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on June 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Filippo MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Champions of Spain and Europe. The world’s most successful club. The world’s second richest club. Real Madrid have had some extraordinary dynasties over the years, but their position in 2017 has arguably never been stronger. In a decade that started with the Pep Guardiola-led brilliance of great rivals Barcelona, Los Merengues have forced their way back into this Spanish arm-wrestle …

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Dani Alves Bids Emotional Farewell To Juventus As Next Move Beckons

Dani Alves has officially bid farewell to Juventus, exactly one year on from signing with the Serie A giants.  At the time of his arrival, the Brazil international signed a two-year deal with the option of a third, but this will now, of course, be cut short. Alves announced the news via his official Instagram account on Tuesday. Me gustaría agradecer …

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