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Eddie Howe: Bournemouth manager gets full support of chairman

Mostyn on new stadium & Howe relationship Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn has given his full backing to manager Eddie Howe as the Premier League club look for their first win in 2017. The Cherries have slipped to 14th, five points off relegation, and were thumped 6-3 by Everton on Saturday. But Mostyn said his relationship […]

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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal manager refuses to concede title fight is over

Arsene Wenger is serving a four-game touchline ban Arsenal must believe they can still win the Premier League title this season despite a 12-point gap to leaders Chelsea, says manager Arsene Wenger. The Gunners, who last won the league in 2004, slipped to fourth after a 3-1 defeat at Chelsea last Saturday. Wenger’s side host […]

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QPR discuss building new home on site of Linford Christie Stadium

QPR first moved to Loftus Road in 1917 Championship side QPR have confirmed they are looking into the possibility of building a new ground on the site of the Linford Christie Stadium. Following delays to the proposed regeneration of Old Oak, where the club had been seeking to build a stadium, they are now assessing […]

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Cheick Tiote: Newcastle midfielder joins Chinese second division side

Ivory Coast international Cheick Tiote made 156 appearances for Newcastle in all competitions Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote has joined Chinese second-tier side Beijing Enterprises Group FC for an undisclosed fee. The Ivorian made 139 league appearances for Newcastle after joining them in August 2010 from Dutch side FC Twente. The 30-year-old featured just three […]

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Manchester United announces record quarterly revenues

Image copyright Getty Images Manchester United says it remains on track for record revenues for the current financial year, after making record quarterly revenues. The Premier League’s new TV deal meant broadcast revenues were up 40.8% in the last three months of 2016, while match day income rose 27%. Total revenues were £157.9m, up 18% […]

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World Cup 2026: Uefa will ask for 16 places for European teams

Germany won the World Cup for a fourth time with victory over Argentina in Brazil in 2014 European football’s governing body will ask for its teams to be given 16 places at the expanded 48-team 2026 World Cup. Uefa will also request that the European teams who do qualify are kept apart in the first […]

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Gary Neville and Frank Lampard would be ideal administrators, says Gudni Bergsson

Frank Lampard announced his retirement as a player on 2 February Former England internationals Gary Neville and Frank Lampard would be ideal senior football administrators, says ex-Bolton defender Gudni Bergsson. Bergsson, 51, is standing for election as president of the Icelandic Football Association this weekend. He thinks the game would be better off having more […]

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Crotone 0-2 Juventus – BBC Sport

Juventus are chasing a record 33rd Italian championship Gonzalo Higuain’s 16th league goal of the season helped send Juventus seven points clear at the top of Serie A with victory at struggling Crotone. Crotone, second from bottom, held the leaders for an hour before Mario Mandzukic scored from close range after Kwadwo Asamoah’s header was […]