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  • Pep or Klopp don't do that - Lampard slams BIelsa over spying drama

    Marcelo Bielsa's decision to provide a presentation on Derby County annoyed Frank Lampard.

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    Source: www.goal.com | Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:30:27

  • Japan's Hajime Moriyasu unfazed by potential Asian Cup round of 16 clash with Australia

    Ritsu Doan added to Yuya Osaka's two goals to ensure Asian Cup favourites Japan kicked off their tournament with a 3-2 win. Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. Son-Heung min set up both goals as South Korea overcame China 2-0, with both teams still booking their place in the Round of 16. After failing to find the all-important winning goal against Jordan, Palestine must wait to find out their Asia Cup fate. After an opening Asia Cup defeat to Jordan, Australia looked much more comfortable in a 3-0 win against Palestine. Uzbekistan prevailed 2-1 over Oman in their 2019 AFC Asian Cup opener courtesy of Eldor Shomurodov's late winner. Japan are out to win their group in the Asian Cup, but not due to any fear of meeting defending champions Australia in the knockout stage. The Samurai Blue face Uzbekistan in Al Ain on Thursday needing a victory to avoid a second round clash with the Socceroos in the same city. The four-time Asian Cup champions have already secured their passage to the last 16 after winning their group matches against Turkmenistan and Oman. But they trail the Uzbeks on goal difference heading into Thursday's clash,...

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    Source: www.espnfc.com | Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:15:17

  • Australia hopeful Andrew Nabbout will be fit for Asian Cup round of 16 clashA-League

    Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. After an opening Asia Cup defeat to Jordan, Australia looked much more comfortable in a 3-0 win against Palestine. Jordan beat holders Australia in the opening match of the Asian Cup. Son-Heung min set up both goals as South Korea overcame China 2-0, with both teams still booking their place in the Round of 16. After failing to find the all-important winning goal against Jordan, Palestine must wait to find out their Asia Cup fate. Socceroos coach Graham Arnold remains hopeful attacker Andrew Nabbout will still feature in Australia's Asian Cup campaign. The 26-year-old Nabbout is yet to feature in the United Arab Emirates after he suffered a groin injury in the final training session before Australia's opener against Jordan on Jan. 6. He was expected to return to action in Tuesday's final Group B clash with Syria but aggravated the injury in the final training session before the match. A-League A-League Table The 2018-19 A-League season is starting to take shape. Check out where your team sits on the ladder.

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    Source: www.espnfc.com | Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:00:17

  • Lampard surprised by 'incredible' Bielsa

    Frank Lampard admits he was surprised by Marcelo Bielsa's "incredible" hour-long presentation detailing his research into opposition.

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    Source: www.skysports.com | Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 21:30:24

  • Papers: City eye Fernandinho replacement

    All the top stories and transfer rumours from the back pages of Thursday's national newspapers...

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    Source: www.skysports.com | Published: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 03:45:13

  • Hasenhuttl: We gave it away

    Ralph Hasenhuttl said Southampton gave away a big chance to reach the fourth round of the FA Cup after his side's penalty shootout defeat to Derby.

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    Source: www.skysports.com | Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 21:30:24

  • 'We always play to win' - Casemiro defends Real defeat

    Los Blancos were beaten by the underdogs but still stumbled into the quarter-finals

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    Source: www.goal.com | Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 21:15:23

  • Harry Kane injury won't alter Tottenham's winter transfer strategy - Mauricio Pochettino

    Harry Kane's injury couldn't have come at a worse time for Tottenham. Alejandro Moreno questions whether Spurs can cope without their star striker. David De Gea's 11 saves helped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer become the first Man United manager to win his first six matches with a huge win at Tottenham. Tottenham striker Harry Kane's ankle injury that will sideline him until March was tough to take but has not affected the club's January transfer window plans, manager Mauricio Pochettino told Sky Sports on Wednesday. Kane damaged left ankle ligaments near the end of the 1-0 loss to Manchester United at Wembley on Sunday after being sandwiched between Victor Lindelof and Phil Jones. Tottenham are already without their South Korea forward Son Heung-min, who left after the United game to join up with...

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    Source: www.espnfc.com | Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 21:15:16

  • Mike Mulvey challenges Central Coast Mariners to win again after drought-breakerA-League

    Central Coast Mariners grabbed their first win of the season and broke their 10-match losing streak being Melbourne City at the Central Coast Stadium. Kosta Barbarouses's hat-trick led Melbourne Victory to a comprehensive win over Brisbane Roar. Melbourne Victory forward James Troisi speaks on the team's tough schedule but insists they won't take any team for granted ahead of their match with Brisbane. Central Coast coach Mike Mulvey wants his team to maintain their hunger now that they've claimed their first win in more than 300 days in the A-League. The Mariners' 327-day drought was finally broken on Wednesday night, as Matt Simon tapped in a rebound from an 89th-minute penalty to claim a 2-1 victory over Melbourne City. A-League A-League Table The 2018-19 A-League season is starting to take shape. Check out where your team sits on the ladder. Australia Home Head to ESPN's home of everything A-League, W-League, Socceroos and Matildas! The win ensured the Mariners would narrowly avoid equalling two records by one match: Firstly for the longest losing streak at 11 and the most games without a win at 19. But...

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    Source: www.espnfc.com | Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 21:15:16

  • Melbourne City lost to 'better' Central Coast Mariners, not because of complacencyA-League

    Central Coast Mariners grabbed their first win of the season and broke their 10-match losing streak being Melbourne City at the Central Coast Stadium. Melbourne Victory forward James Troisi speaks on the team's tough schedule but insists they won't take any team for granted ahead of their match with Brisbane. Melbourne City coach Warren Joyce insists his side didn't fall victim to complacency in their shock 2-1 loss to the Central Coast on Wednesday night. Fourth-placed City struggled to make the most of their opportunities against the Mariners, who claimed their first win in 327 days with the victory and ended a 10-game losing streak. But Joyce maintained his men hadn't arrived on the Central Coast believing anything short of a strong performance would get them the points. A-League A-League Table The 2018-19 A-League season is starting to take shape. Check out where your team sits on the ladder. Australia Home Head to ESPN's home of everything A-League, W-League, Socceroos and Matildas! "I think if you look at...

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    Source: www.espnfc.com | Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 21:00:19