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Rooney tired of questions over best position

Wayne Rooney

The debate over whether Wayne Rooney is best as a striker, a number 10 or in midfield has become a tiresome subject for the England captain. Wayne Rooney insists he will have no influence over his role in the England team. Interim England manager Gareth Southgate confirmed Rooney would retain the captaincy of the national […]

Like Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola is out of line by Seun Bisuga

By Seun Bisuga Sometimes I wonder if Pep Guardiola, the Manchester City manager and his city rival, Jose Mourinho ask why football coaches are called managers in England? I guess they don’t know. And my reason for asking this question is hinged on Guardiola’s latest irritating outburst on Yaya Toure. Guardiola and Mourinho are two […]

Dele Alli signs new Tottenham deal

Dele Alli commits to Tottenham Hotspur till 2022
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Tottenham’s England international midfielder Dele Alli has signed a new deal to remain at the club until 2022. Alli, 20, signed a five-and-a-half-year contract when he joined from MK Dons for an initial £5m in February 2015. He made his first appearance for Spurs on the opening day of last season, scored 10 goals in […]

Mourinho drops Rooney from Man Utd squad

Wayne Rooney

Striker Wayne Rooney has been left out of Manchester United’s 20-man squad for Thursday’s Europa League tie in Rotterdam against Dutch side Feyenoord. Despite training on Wednesday, the 30-year-old captain will miss the club’s European opener, as will Luke Shaw, Antonio Valencia and Jesse Lingard. Manager Jose Mourinho said Rooney had been rested in advance […]

English footballer dies after collapsing on pitch


A non-league footballer died after collapsing on the pitch during a match on Monday, his club has announced. Shaw Lane defender Daniel Wilkinson, 26, collapsed during a cup game at Brighouse’s St Giles Road stadium. He was treated on the pitch before being taken to Calderdale Royal Hospital in Halifax. “He was such a great […]

Sunderland Didier Ndong for £13.6m #DeadlineDay

Didier Ndong

Sunderland have signed Gabon international midfielder Didier Ndong from Lorient for £13.6m (16m euros). The 22-year-old has signed a five-year deal at the Stadium of Light after 18 months at the French club. The fee is the highest Sunderland have paid up front for a player. “I am excited to meet everyone at the club, […]

Jack Wilshere to join Palace, as David Luiz eyes Chelsea return

David Luiz during his first stint at Chelsea

Paris St-Germain defender David Luiz could be in line for a shock return to Chelsea. The Premier League club have offered £30m plus add-ons for the Brazil international, who left Stamford Bridge for France two years ago in a £50m deal. (Sky Sports) David Luiz’s return to London will cost Chelsea £32m. (Daily Mail) England […]

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