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Real's top brass will meet this week with a view to making one last big money bid to lure Hazard to Spain before the August 31 deadline. If you look at the result, you can think about an easy game, but in the first half we were in trouble for 15 minutes against a very physical team.
  • Tottenham boss Pochettino happy to keep Alderweireld

    Tottenham boss Pochettino happy to keep Alderweireld

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    Pochettino has labelled the club "brave" for their stance, stating his satisfaction at securing new deals for players including Harry Kane and Hueng-min Son. It's a courageous decision". It was assumed that Grealish would leave Villa this summer after the club lost their Championship Play-off final to Fulham at the end of the season.
  • British Women's Open: Guts, glory and other Lytham takeaways

    British Women's Open: Guts, glory and other Lytham takeaways

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    Georgia Kelly Hall was born in Bournemouth on April 12, 1996, two days before Sir Nick Faldo pulled off one of the greatest sporting comebacks in history to win his third Masters title over a luckless Greg Norman at Augusta National. An official with NBC/Golf Channel said the decision to air the broadcast in this manner was made based on the fact that Hall and Phatlum teed off in the final twosome at 9:30 a.m.
  • Crystal Palace Digging In To Keep Chelsea and Tottenham Target Wilfried Zaha

    Crystal Palace Digging In To Keep Chelsea and Tottenham Target Wilfried Zaha

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    Rory Hodgson has been eager to play down rumours linking his star player with a move away from Selhurst Park but the stories continue to come with the deadline to sign players fast approaching. Daily Mail is also reporting that Palace will not sell the Ivory Coast worldwide unless they are offered a huge sum to sell him for a second time in his career.
  • Anthony Martial offered in exchange for Bayern Munich star — SWAP DEAL

    Anthony Martial offered in exchange for Bayern Munich star — SWAP DEAL

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    Cape Town - Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has ruled out a move for unsettled Manchester United winger Anthony Martial . Instead, with a full pre-season behind him, the hope is that Sanchez displays a new lease of life having struggled to adapt in the final months of last season.
  • Crunch Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois talks planned for TODAY

    Crunch Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois talks planned for TODAY

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    Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri admitted on Friday he was unsure if Courtois, who is yet to feature in pre-season, would return to the club he joined in 2014. I am not happy about this situation but before I answer, I would like to speak to him", said Sarri. With Thibaut Courtois expressing his desire to move to Real Madrid, the FC crew debate whether he provides more than Keylor Navas has.
  • Has Richarlison dropped a hint over Everton's reported pursuit of Yerry Mina?

    Has Richarlison dropped a hint over Everton's reported pursuit of Yerry Mina?

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    With the new Premier League season kicking off on Friday Manchester United are still unsure whether they'll have the services of Paul Pogba . Meanwhile, United have recently approached to pursue Harry Maguire from Leicester City but the move likewise seems unlikely to happen with the Foxes said to have no plans of selling the Englishman.
  • Urban Meyer and the God Complex in College Sports

    Urban Meyer and the God Complex in College Sports

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    Meyer hired Smith to join him at Ohio State in 2012 and fired Smith last week after an Ohio court granted a domestic violence protective order to Courtney Smith against her former husband. Coach Jim Tressel was sacked in 2011 for lying to the NCAA and university of about rules violations committed by some of his players. She dropped the charges and later claimed it was because she was convinced to do so by a pair of Urban Meyer's mentors.
  • Alastair Cook out early as England bat first against India

    Alastair Cook out early as England bat first against India

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    This was after India quickly wrapped up the English innings, who lost their last seven wickets for a mere 71 runs. But Kohli's superb 149 took India to 274 all out, just 13 runs adrift of England's 287 . And after reaching the landmark, he paid tribute to his wife Anushka Sharma. First to go was Vijay (20 ), plumb LBW to a late inswinger, then KL Rahul (4 ) played on to leave the tourists on 54 for two.
  • ‘I Was 100% Open with Them’ - Lewis Hamilton

    ‘I Was 100% Open with Them’ - Lewis Hamilton

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    Dealing with that risk is very hard. "We are losing on the straights but I don't want to sound sore about it". The Briton recovered from a mechanical problem in qualifying at Hockenheim that left him down in 14th on the grid to take a surprise win that moved him back to the top of the world championship standings .
  • Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan election

    Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan election

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    Ahead of the final results, PTI chief Imran Khan said India and Pakistan should work together towards peace and end human rights violation in the region. Requesting the ECP to extend the polling time, under section 70 of the Election Act 2017, the PML-N has said that "we are receiving complaints on a large scale nationwide and PML-N would appreciate if this demand of the voters is accepted".
  • Neymar: I am 100 percent with PSG

    Neymar: I am 100 percent with PSG

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    I won't respond to this type of question because nothing happened", he scoffed. The Brazil worldwide became the world's most expensive footballer previous year after moving to PSG from Barcelona in a £200m deal. "And when I said something it was how I always talked [via Instagram]". "That's a free-kick!" screams the Brazilian breaking into fits of laughter.
  • Loris Karius Hits Back At Critics After Mistake In Pre-Season Friendly

    Loris Karius Hits Back At Critics After Mistake In Pre-Season Friendly

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    Now, Klopp has responded directly to suggestions that the Reds could move to sign Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund this summer. Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo had a chance to pad the lead on a solo opportunity in the 64th minute but his shot deflected off goalkeeper Marwin Hitz and then bounced off the crossbar.
  • Klopp's jigsaw puzzle almost complete with Alisson signing

    Klopp's jigsaw puzzle almost complete with Alisson signing

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    The 25-year-old signed a long-term contract with the Reds after undergoing a physical examination and completing the formalities of his switch at Melwood on Thursday. We are really happy to have him here now. Liverpool's first game of the new Premier League season is against West Ham on August 12. "I understand we have excellent players".
  • German GP: Sebastian Vettel has home win in his sights after pole

    German GP: Sebastian Vettel has home win in his sights after pole

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    Bottas had briefly held the provisional pole before Vettel's final effort secured the German a 55th career top starting slot. The Briton tried in vain to push the stricken auto back to the pits, with the help of some marshals, before then crouching in some distress next to it after it had been wheeled off.
  • Liverpool make world record bid for Roma goalkeeper, Alisson

    Liverpool make world record bid for Roma goalkeeper, Alisson

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    The Brazilian goalkeeper has cut short his post-World Cup holiday in Sardinia and flown to Liverpool to undergo a medical , while he will also pen terms on a six-year contract with the Merseysiders. As it seems, Jürgen Klopp is throwing the money to strengthen a position that has been one of the team's weak-links. The signing of Alisson is likely to be the last bit of business for Jurgen Klopp this summer, reports the Daily Mirror , even though Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ...
  • Oliseh ties France’s World Cup win to African talents

    Oliseh ties France’s World Cup win to African talents

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    French ambassador to the US Gerard Araud on Wednesday sent Noah a stern letter criticising the joke, saying "nothing could be less true". Some called on France to recognize the victory as a much-needed wake-up call for the country to adopt policies upholding the rights and dignity of migrants and Muslims.