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Ebbsfleet United to auction Mambo No5 shirt after social media campaign
Ebbsfleet United to auction Mambo No5 shirt after social media campaign

Popular demand to allocate 26-year-old defender Yado Mambo the team’s specific shirt number leads to charity auction by National League club

Popular demand to allocate 26-year-old defender Yado Mambo the team’s specific shirt number leads to charity auction by National League club

Ebbsfleet United are auctioning a special Mambo No5 shirt for charity, after defender Yado Mambo became an unlikely hit on social media.

The 26-yea...

November 17, 2017

Australia v Samoa: Rugby League World Cup quarter-final – live!
Australia v Samoa: Rugby League World Cup quarter-final – live!

Frank Pritchard: “It was always going to be a tough night, playing against Australia. We gave it our best shot and the boys can hold their head high. It wasn’t the greatest tournament but we’ve got a young squad. We’ve got to show faith in them and build towards the future.”

Australia win and will now play the winner of New Zealand v Fiji in the first semifinal.

Samoa will begin an autopsy of their winless World Cup campaign which ...

November 17, 2017

Arsenal vs Tottenham: Spurs may have to make one big tactical change - Danny Higginbotham
Arsenal vs Tottenham: Spurs may have to make one big tactical change - Danny Higginbotham

That is the view of Sky Sports pundit and former Premier League star Danny Higginbotham.

Tottenham are without star defender Toby Alderweireld, who will miss the rest of the year with a hamstring injury.

Pochettino has often played with three at the back this season especially against teams who play with a similar formation.

Pochettino might go ‘I’ll tell you what, for this game we are going to go with four at t...

November 17, 2017

Motorist flees police, drives wrong way down M1... then hides in CHRIS KAMARA'S garden
Motorist flees police, drives wrong way down M1... then hides in CHRIS KAMARA'S garden

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November 17, 2017

Man Utd news: Rui Faria wanted Jose Mourinho to INSULT Rafa Benitez all guns blazing
Man Utd news: Rui Faria wanted Jose Mourinho to INSULT Rafa Benitez all guns blazing

Manchester United are currently gearing up for tomorrow’s clash against Newcastle at Old Trafford.

Mourinho and Benitez’s fascinating rivalry is set to enter its latest chapter, with the duo being enemies dating back to their days in charge at Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid. 

The duo have exchanged verbal blows over the years, with Benitez’s wife once saying that her husband always had to tidy Mourinho&rs...

November 17, 2017

Liverpool news: Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson in training ahead of Southampton clash
Liverpool news: Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson in training ahead of Southampton clash

Liverpool have been training hard ahead of their clash with Southampton

Lallana has not played this season after sustaining a thigh injury during the summer, but the 29-year-old could make his first-team return this weekend.

Henderson was also spotted at Melwood during the session on Thursday, having missed the 4-1 victory over West Ham with a thigh injury of his own.

The Reds skipper is likely to come back into the side at A...

November 17, 2017

Man Utd news: Ibrahimovic may cause dressing room problems, he’s done it before - Ginola
Man Utd news: Ibrahimovic may cause dressing room problems, he’s done it before - Ginola

That is according to former France and Tottenham star David Ginola.

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho yesterday revealed Ibrahimovic is set to return to action by the end of 2017.

The Swede initially left the club in the summer but re-signed after proving he would be back in time to play a major part of this season.

Romelu Lukaku was bought as a direct replacement for Ibrahimovic and has scored 11 goals in his first 17 app...

November 17, 2017

Manchester United star catches taxi to training as Red Devils prepare for Newcastle clash
Manchester United star catches taxi to training as Red Devils prepare for Newcastle clash

Manchester United arrive for training ahead of their clash with Newcastle

Jose Mourinho and his players have arrived at Carrington for training ahead of their return to Premier League action.

The Red Devils were sunk by Alvaro Morata’s header in their final league match prior to the international break, and Mourinho will expect a response against the Magpies.

A small group of United players were seen arriving for traini...

November 17, 2017

Roger Federer thanks journalist for telling him rules… because he didn’t know
Roger Federer thanks journalist for telling him rules… because he didn’t know

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November 17, 2017

Chelsea news: Blues considering transfer deal after Alvaro Morata makes suggestion
Chelsea news: Blues considering transfer deal after Alvaro Morata makes suggestion

Chelsea could be set to invest in a new keeper at the end of the season with Thibaut Courtois’ future shrouded in uncertainty.

The Belgium international is a key part of Antonio Conte’s squad, having helped the Blues win the Premier League this year and back in 2015.

However, Real Madrid are circling with the La Liga champions set to show current No1 Keylor Navas the door come the end of the season.

Arrizabalaga h...

November 17, 2017

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss all smiles on return to training after hospital scare
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss all smiles on return to training after hospital scare

Jurgen Klopp has returned to Liverpool training after his hospital scare

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp returned to training at Melwood today after being taken to hospital before yesterday's session.

The German boss handed the reins over to his coaching staff before being given the all-clear on Wednesday night, and has resumed control on Merseyside.

Klopp was all smiles throughout the day with all of his international stars b...

November 17, 2017

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho plots SHOCK move for Chelsea star David Luiz
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho plots SHOCK move for Chelsea star David Luiz

Luiz has fallen out with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte after he dropped him for the match against United two weeks ago.

The pair had had a bust up after Chelsea were thumped 3-0 in the Champions League at Roma, when in a team meeting Luiz questioned Conte’s tactics.

The Italian manager had also been unhappy at Luiz’s angry reaction when being substituted in the home game against Roma.

Luiz is understood to be stil...

November 17, 2017


	Arsene Wenger: Cazorla injury 'worst I have ever known'
Arsene Wenger: Cazorla injury 'worst I have ever known'

The Spanish star almost lost his foot to gangrene after contracting a dangerous infection during his recovery from a serious injury that has resulted in him losing eight centimetres of tendon from his right ankle.

The 32-year-old has not played for Arsenal since October 2016 and Wenger described the midfielder's ordeal as 'horrific'.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted the horrific injury to Santi Cazorla is 'the worst I have kn...

November 17, 2017


	Man Utd's Smalling jokes with Stormzy about Lukaku at Gala
Man Utd's Smalling jokes with Stormzy about Lukaku at Gala

But it was United centre-back Chris Smalling who stole the show - at least on social media - with a photo alongside the musician.

'Fantastic night at Old Trafford raising money for @unicef and great hanging out with @rlukaku9,' Smalling wrote, alongside a picture of him with his wife, Sam, and Stormzy himself.

Chris Smalling joked about how Stormzy (centre) was once mistaken for Romelu Lukaku

The Irish Herald published a pict...

November 17, 2017


	Gareth Southgate took the sensible approach over Eric Dier
Gareth Southgate took the sensible approach over Eric Dier

Ruben Loftus-Cheek started for England against Germany and Brazil (above)

Danny Drinkwater spent the international break with his club, Chelsea

England boss Gareth Southgate had Eric Dier as captain against Germany and Brazil

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November 17, 2017


	Sri Lanka take initiative against India in delayed opener
Sri Lanka take initiative against India in delayed opener

Suranga Lakmal delivered a remarkable opening spell as Sri Lanka took control on day one of the first Test of their tour of India, despite only 11.5 overs of play being possible at Eden Gardens.

The 30-year-old seamer took three wickets without conceding a run from his six overs as the hosts slumped to 17 for three.

A green pitch and thick cloud cover offered plenty of assistance for the bowlers and Lakmal took full advantage in be...

November 17, 2017


	Antoine Griezmann 'wants to stay with Atletico Madrid'
Antoine Griezmann 'wants to stay with Atletico Madrid'

Antoine Griezmann said it would be a 'dream' to play with PSG duo Kylian Mbappe and Neymar

However Cerezo has poured cold water on any talk of Griezmann leaving the Wanda Metropolitano, insisting the Frenchman wants to remain an Atletico player.

But Cerezo believes his star player meant the comments as a joke. 'You do not understand Griezmann, or his sense of humour,' he added.

Griezmann has scored just three goals this seaso...

November 17, 2017


	2018 World Cup Kits: Adidas and Nike dominate the market
2018 World Cup Kits: Adidas and Nike dominate the market

Which is your favourite, which are little more than eyesores and which designs are truly thinking outside the box? Read on to find out...

 Champions Germany paid homage to another tournament they won - the 1990 World Cup

The reigning world champions have paid homage to a previous tournament where they came out on top - the 1990 World Cup in Italy. 

27 years on from victory as West Germany, the monochome look is back in a clas...

November 17, 2017


	10 Premier League stars with points to prove this weekend
10 Premier League stars with points to prove this weekend

Amongst it all, there are plenty of players who'll feel they have something to prove and we take a closer look at 10 of them.

Alexis Sanchez has often cut a frustrated figure at Arsenal during the early part of the season

With Arsenal down in sixth place and already trailing their bitter north-London rivals Tottenham, they need their talisman to turn in a sparkling, match-winning performance more than ever in Saturday's derby.

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November 17, 2017


	Ian Wright: I was bullied by Jim Cannon at Crystal Palace
Ian Wright: I was bullied by Jim Cannon at Crystal Palace

But life at Selhurst Park started off miserably for Wright, who at the age of 21 claims he was bullied by another Palace legend in Jim Cannon.

Ian Wright is a club legend at Crystal Palace, scoring 90 goals in six years after joining in 1985

But Wright claims in his early years at the club that he was bullied by Jim Cannon (left)

'When I told Steve Coppell [the manager] about it, he said he [Cannon] wouldn't be around for lon...

November 17, 2017