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Saints put 2 defenders on IR, plus 7 coaches out

Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate FORT WORTH, Texas — The New Orleans Saints will be without seven assistant coaches Sunday in Carolina due to COVID-19 protocols and will be missing at least three starters due to injuries. […]

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Lilian Thuram's son Marcus has hit ground running for Monchengladbach

Lilian Thuram’s son Marcus has hit the ground running for Bundesliga leaders Borussia Monchengladbach this season… but will he be able to follow in his father’s footsteps? Borussia Monchengladbach’s Marcus Thuram is looking to emulate his father  The 22-year-old has hit ground running following move to Germany in summer  Attacker has started to make name […]

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Alan Shearer and Martin Keown concerned by Rashford’s form

‘I feel sorry for Rashford. He’s starting to despair in what’s around him… that team is AWFUL’: Alan Shearer and Martin Keown concerned by striker’s plight at struggling Manchester United Marcus Rashford cut a forlorn figure as Manchester United lost to Newcastle The 21-year-old has been a source of frustration for United fans this season […]

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Starring role for Canada put Fikayo Tomori on the FA’s radar

Starring role for Canada put Fikayo Tomori on the FA’s radar ahead of Gareth Southgate naming Chelsea youngster in the senior England team The Football Association kept a close eye on Fikayo Tomori playing for Canada  A game against England persuaded chiefs to quickly apply for his registration  Tomori has broken through at Chelsea this […]

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United stars want Rashford on penalty duty after Pogba miss

Manchester United stars want Marcus Rashford on penalties after Paul Pogba’s miss against Wolves Manchester United players are hoping Marcus Rashford will stay on penalty duty Paul Pogba controversially missed a late penalty against Wolves on Monday Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists it’s up to Rashford and Pogba to decide on the pitch  The England star […]