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Coleman leaves Wales role for Sunderland

Chris Coleman has left his job as Wales manager to take over at Championship club Sunderland. Coleman will succeed Simon Grayson, who was sacked after 18 games in charge. The Football Association of Wales (FAW) confirmed: “Regretfully, Chris Coleman has resigned from his position with immediate effect.” Ex-defender Coleman, 47, succeeded the late Gary Speed in 2012 and guided them ...

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3 things to watch in the Premier League this weekend

3 things to watch in the Premier League this weekend

by Daniel Rouse 48m ago Alex Livesey / Getty Images Sport / Getty Let’s get back to business. Following an international break littered with goalless draws, we’re getting into the thick of the Premier League. Saturday kicks off with a north London scuffle, and concludes with a rivalry between two old blokes who should really know better. In between those ...

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Chris Wood Could Be Limited To Bench Role For Burnley

Chris Wood Could Be Limited To Bench Role For Burnley

Burnley striker Chris Wood may have to settle for a place on the bench for the visit of Swansea on Saturday. Wood only arrived back at the club on Friday after New Zealand’s World Cup play-off games against Peru in Wellington and Lima, where he made substitute appearances due to concerns over his hamstring. Nahki Wells sustained a minor knock ...

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O'Neill set for talks over Scotland job

Media playback is not supported on this device The Scottish Football Association is set to hold talks with Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill in the coming days about the vacant Scotland job. BBC Scotland understands the Irish Football Association has honoured a gentleman’s agreement and granted O’Neill permission to speak to the SFA. O’Neill, 48, is their preferred candidate to ...

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North London derby: Wenger's back-3 could masquerade as a tactical triumph

North London derby: Wenger's back-3 could masquerade as a tactical triumph

An argument can be made about the North London derby being the biggest local squabble in the division. The Championship’s Sheffield and Birmingham rivalries can be more vicious, but, in the Premier League, the Manchester derby is still maturing after City‘s decades of underachievement. The Merseyside tussle is relatively friendly, and the south-coast meetings never ripened due to the clubs’ ...

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Bournemouth To Check On Joshua King Ahead Of Huddersfield Clash

Bournemouth To Check On Joshua King Ahead Of Huddersfield Clash

Bournemouth will make a late fitness call on Joshua King because of a back problem ahead of the Premier League match against Huddersfield. Midfielder Junior Stanislas remains sidelined by a groin problem. Striker Benik Afobe, though, is back in contention after recovering from a thigh strain picked up before the international break. Defenders Brad Smith (hip) and Tyrone Mings (back) ...

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Conte confirms David Luiz's return after being dropped vs. United

Conte confirms David Luiz's return after being dropped vs. United

David Luiz was nowhere to be found in Chelsea‘s last Premier League match against Manchester United, but the Brazilian centre-back should be back in the squad for an upcoming tilt with West Bromwich Albion, confirmed Blues boss Antonio Conte. Luiz was replaced in the Chelsea backline by Andreas Christensen, prompting reports of a potential rift between the Brazilian defender and ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba ready to return for Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba ready to return for Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba will return to the Manchester United squad for the match against Newcastle on Saturday. Striker Ibrahimovic has not played since suffering career-threatening cruciate knee ligament damage in April, since when he has left the club and rejoined. Star midfielder Pogba has been sidelined for two months with a hamstring problem. But manager Jose Mourinho said ...

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Premier League votes for more live games

A minimum of 190 Premier League games will be televised live in Britain from the start of the 2019-20 season. Premier League chairmen voted unanimously for the package, with the rights set to go out to auction before Christmas. A new package of Saturday night games is likely to be offered to broadcasters, along with more midweek and Bank Holiday ...

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Manchester City's Aguero fit, available for selection after dizzy spell

Manchester City's Aguero fit, available for selection after dizzy spell

by Carlo Campo 42m ago Epsilon / Getty Images Sport / Getty Sergio Aguero suffered a scare while representing Argentina, but El Kun won’t skip a beat in the Premier League. Manchester Cityannounced that Aguero is fit and available for selection for the Citizens’ trip to Leicester City. After the product of CA Independiente suffered a dizzy spell during Argentina’s ...

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