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Championship Round-Up: Adams Double Ends Leeds’ Unbeaten Run

Leeds saw their unbeaten start to the Championship season come to a shock end as Che Adams’ brace gave Birmingham a 2-1 win at Elland Road on Saturday. Marcelo Bielsa’s side have set the pace in the race for promotion, but they suffered their first setback as former Leeds boss Garry Monk returned to haunt his old club, securing Birmingham’s …

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Manchester United Lose Further Ground To City And Liverpool

The six and four point deficits that Man United had to Liverpool and Man City respectively grew larger on Saturday afternoon. After three good away wins to Burnley, Watford and Young Boys, Jose Mourinho’s side would have fancied their chances of four victories in a row hosting Wolves today. Paul Pogba starred in their midweek Champions League triumph, scoring and …

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Luka Modric Reaches Spanish Tax Settlement To Avoid Jail: Report

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has reached a deal with Spanish prosecutors, admitting he evaded taxes and agreeing to an eight-month jail sentence likely to be converted into a fine, daily El Mundo reported Saturday. The Croatian star, one of the favourites to win the Ballon d’Or in December, has been accused of evading 870,728 euros ($1 million) on revenue …

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Kevin Keegan Had To Dress In Disguise To Return To Newcastle

Former Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan claims he had to use a disguise to watch his former club at St James’ Park after his fall-out with controversial owner Mike Ashley. Keegan had two spells as Newcastle manager and also helped the team win promotion to the top-flight during his time as a Magpies forward in the 1980s. But the ex-England coach, …

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Lyon Stun Favourites Man City In Champions League Opener

Pep Guardiola had to watch on in horror from the stands as Manchester City’s Champions League campaign got off to the worst possible start in a 2-1 home defeat by Lyon on Wednesday. Guardiola was serving a touchline ban for being sent-off in last season’s quarter-final exit to Liverpool and the competition favourites failed to live up to their billing. …

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Croatian Prosecutors Charge Dejan Lovren Over Possible Perjury

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren was charged on Wednesday over alleged perjury at the trial of Zdravko Mamic, the former Dinamo Zagreb boss. In line with Croatian law, prosecutors did not name Lovren but said in a statement they brought charges against a “Croatian citizen born in 1989 suspected of … giving false testimony” on September 1 last year before a …

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Pochettino Accuses The Media Of ‘Disrespecting’ His Players

Mauricio Pochettino was understandably annoyed at the loss his Spurs side suffered in the Champions League on Tuesday. Despite Spurs holding a 1-0 lead after 65 minutes, Inter Milan struck twice, including just before added time, to condemn the Londoners to their third straight 2-1 defeat after similar losses to Watford and Liverpool. The manager then turned his ire towards …

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Watch: Liverpool Take The Lead Against PSG As Sturridge Scores

With Roberto Firmino on the bench due to an eye injury, it was left to Daniel Sturridge to lead the line against PSG in the Champions League. While the perpetually crocked striker scored on the opening day of the season, he’s still very much in a transition period. His greatest moment in years has come on Tuesday night, however. Hosting …

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