Soccer

Steve Bruce is a dead man walking, who will replace him at Newcastle?

Lampard’s among the favourites, Gerrard is ‘looking on with interest’ and Favre’s still in the running… but with riches to tempt ANYONE, even bookies have no idea who will replace dead man walking Steve Bruce at Newcastle Steve Bruce is edging closer to a Newcastle exit after his side’s 3-2 loss to Spurs  Bruce’s Magpies […]

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Lukaku is simply a 'functional, DULL' player, says Di Canio

Romelu Lukaku is simply a ‘functional, DULL’ player – and Chelsea are NOT to blame for their £98m striker going five games without a goal, says West Ham legend Paolo Di Canio Romelu Lukaku started well for Chelsea but is currently on a goal drought  The Belgian rejoined the club from Inter Milan for £98million […]

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Kane 'loves Spurs' and is a key part of the rebuild, insists Paratici

Harry Kane ‘loves Tottenham’ and is a key part of the club’s rebuild, insists Tottenham’s director of football Fabio Paratici… and the Spurs chief coyly suggests £77m-rated Fiorentina striker  Dusan Vlahovic is ‘not in our plans… for now’ Harry Kane ‘loves Tottenham’ and is part of the club’s plans, Fabio Paratici says  The England captain, […]

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A tall order for Wade in Mike Hussey-like middle order role

Few players epitomise the muddle of Australia’s Twenty20 approach quite like Matthew Wade. Though he has only played in one T20 World Cup in 2012, his frequent recalls to the team are based on a superb Big Bash League record at the top of the order. But when picked for Australia, Wade invariably bats in […]

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A bit card happy but Kateryna Monzul got most of her decisions right

SAMI MOKBEL: A bit card happy but Kateryna Monzul got most of her decisions right… the Ukrainian led an all-female refereeing team with conviction for England’s win in Andorra Ukrainian referee Kateryna Monzul took charge of England’s game in Andorra She officiated with conviction and it was hard to notice she was in the game It […]

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Can Senegal shock the world (again) in Qatar next year?

Can Senegal shock the world (again)? A rock-solid spine of stars led by Mane, Mendy and Koulibaly are shaping up as Africa’s best bet to cause a big upset in Qatar next year – and finally eclipse their unforgettable class of 2002 Senegal boast a number of top players plying their trade in European football […]